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41 Buckingham Gate Send to Phone
020-7821 1899
Underground: Victoria
Exciting, unusual southwest Indian coastal cooking.
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Quilon Restaurant Review

: Chef Sriram Vishwanathan Aylur has worked for Taj for some 20-plus years, trained like many of London’s top Indian chefs at the hotel group. Here he specializes in something slightly different: the coastal cooking of Kerala, Goa and Karnataka in southern India. If you like chilli hot tastes, then pick the dishes marked with an asterisk. But most of the cooking is silkily mild with subtle flavours that suit the fish dishes like squid and shrimps inspired by Alleppey cooking, stir-fried with spices and coconut. The chef’s own inspiration produces the likes of the Quilon salad, mixed greens with patty pan in lavender and kokum infusion, and guinea fowl supreme in coriander with green chilli and tomato masala. There are also good vegetarian choices, perhaps grilled squash and soya bean with banana and sweet potato in tomato, onions and poppy seed. Wines are restrained on price and match the spiced food well. Set 3-course lunch £24.

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