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The Drunken Munkey

338 E. 92nd St. (Second Ave.) Send to Phone
646-998-4600 | Order Now! | Menu
The British Raj and the Big Apple meet on the Upper East Side.


 
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The Drunken Munkey Restaurant Review

: The British Raj has time traveled to the Big Apple. Sort of. The Drunken Munkey is a cocktail bar and restaurant dedicated to the cuisine of British colonial India. The cocktail list is more extensive than the food menu and the British pub-like atmosphere and décor (think the supper clubs of colonial Bombay) make for a great setting to sip a drink and graze on curries. Gin, naturally, figures prominently in the cocktails, which is a good thing because the spirit goes well with subcontinental-inspired fare. Start with a round of pani puri, crispy flour puffs filled with chickpea chaat and tamarind-mint water, and a plate of mashed potato-stuffed peppers. Though it seems so on paper, the food isn’t particularly spicy, and any palate can indulge in tamarind-loaded fish curry or the creamy butter chicken tikka masala. End the meal with carrot pudding topped with a cardamom coconut cream.
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