Veeraswamy, the UK's oldest surviving Indian restaurant, has been restored to its former glamorous 1920s glory, thanks to the people behind Chutney Mary, Amaya and Masala Zone. The Masala World team has revamped the 80-year-old restaurant's interior and cuisine, fusing both contemporary and classical Indian dishes on the new menu.
Opened: 24 November
Owners: Ranjit Mathrani, Namita Panjabi and Camellia Panjabi of Masala World
Head chef: Gopal Kochak
General manager: Vilas Palnitkar
Capacity: 114, private dining 36
Food: Dishes from the north, south, east and west of the country, including many seldom served in the UK. Try the lobster tandoori, sea bream paturi, or oyster kebabs.
Prices: Lunch £30, dinner about £50, including drinks
Address: Victory House, 99 Regent Street, London W1B 4RS
Telephone: 0870 780 8137