Gymkhana: British Raj-Style Indian Club

By Richard Vines - 2013-09-30T17:52:32Z

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Karam Sethi

Chef Karam Sethi planned to recreate the ambience of a British Raj-style Indian Club at Gymkhana, which opened in Mayfair last month. The result is one of London’s most exciting restaurants.

It’s difficult for an Indian establishment to set the pulse racing. There are more than 9,000 -- 46 percent of them in the capital -- according to the Federation of Specialist Restaurants.

The menu encompasses dishes from across India, respecting culinary traditions without being reverential. Dinner will get to about 30-40 pounds and the Quinine Sour cocktail (10 pounds) is definitely worth a try.

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