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Once upon a time in Bombay… the story behind Indian restaurant Dishoom

11 November 2016 by
Once upon a time in Bombay… the story behind Indian restaurant Dishoom

The intricate back story and minute attention to detail in creating each site in the Dishoom chain falls to two of its founders, Shamil and Kavi Thakrar. Neil Gerrard talks to them about being the authors of the group's next restaurant in Edinburgh

"Rules are a very Irani café thing," explains Shamil Thakrar, one of Dishoom's four co-founders, as he offers The Caterer a whistlestop tour of the 350-cover venue, a meticulous, loving and, above all, fun recreation of Bombay (now Mumbai) in the 1920s and 1930s.

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