London The Inside

Hidden away a short walk from London Bridge you’ll find a surprisingly nice open space, which in the summer will be a sweet little sun trap, perfect for drinking a mango lassi or two… Home to Est. India, a modern alternative to traditional Indian cooking the restaurant takes inspiration from the past and kicks it… Continue reading London The Inside

Square Meal Review

A recent addition to pedestrianised Flat Iron Square, Est India’s self-proclaimed ‘modern urban feel’ translates as bare walls, wooden furniture, long tables and cosy booths for intimate get-togethers. The cooking shows its debt to the subcontinent’s street food with dosas, naan rolls, puffs, utthapam and small plates (perhaps deep-fried corn and potato tikki), before offering… Continue reading Square Meal Review

The Telegraph Article

Curry: why the British are moving on from Chicken Tikka Masala – Experimentation by British Indian chefs and a desire to eat more healthily are behind growing consumer confidence when it comes to curry. Skate Cheeks Koliwada, sir? In 1997, Chicken Tikka Masala was reportedly being ordered by 11 million diners in Britain, about 22… Continue reading The Telegraph Article

East London Girl Review

Est India offers traditional Indian dining with a large twist of originality and flavour to the dishes. Located near Borough Market, the restaurant has a homely feel with a number of booths for small groups. Particularly with the small plates, the focus is on Indian street food including dosas and naan rolls. The main menu… Continue reading East London Girl Review

Eat With Steph Review

A sister restaurant to the more refined Mango Indian around the corner, Est India serves more “rustic” Indian dishes but with plenty of flavour attention to detail. It’s a classy restaurant but still with an intimate feel, with booths for small groups and just enough lighting in there to make you feel welcome but not… Continue reading Eat With Steph Review

Eat Travel Live Review

A whistle stop tour of Indian food with a few Anglicised twists and turns right here in London. Indian food has grown so much in the UK. Dishes that were made here are now being cooked out in India and we have evolved from choosing a sauce of varying spiciness and adding meat, fish or… Continue reading Eat Travel Live Review

Gipsy Toast Review

The team was going around the corner from our office last week, to the Globe to see Shakespeare’s Anthony and Cleopatra. This of course necessitated a pre-theatre dinner, after which we were going to be sat on hard wooden benches in the open top site. It was whilst researching somewhere new to go (having exhausted… Continue reading Gipsy Toast Review

Hari Ghotra Review

Like most people, I love trying different restaurants to experience the offering they have to share. Times have changed and so have Indian restaurants. Luckily, in London, there are many different types of Indian restaurants to choose from. The classic take away still exists and fulfils a very definite customer need, but we now have… Continue reading Hari Ghotra Review