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Chutney Mary Restaurant Review: CHUTNEY MARY IS RELOCATING TO ST. JAMES’S STREET IN THE WEST END IN SPRING 2015. IN LATE MARCH 2015, MASALA GRILL WILL OPEN IN THIS SPACE. Chutney Mary seems to have been around forever, though it has only been since 1990. One of the first Indian restaurants to get rid of the flock wallpaper and cook in a modern, inventive way, it has remained glamorous and romantic with sepia prints, wall hangings with lots of sparkle, and lush greenery in the conservatory. Much of this is due to the owners, whose personal interest in each of their three main venues (Veeraswamy and Amaya are the other two) has never waned. Regional cooking has always been the restaurant’s major culinary attraction. Try the likes of patties of duck with chilli and blueberry chutney and giant tandoori prawns. Classics such as tandoori sea bass remain at the top of the hit list. Desserts are a cut above the normal Indian restaurant offerings. The wine list is exciting; the service is delightful and the atmosphere calm enough to soothe the most fevered brow. Set 3-course lunch £24.