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1 Kensington High St. Send to Phone
Underground: High St. Kensington
Smart Indian restaurant set in a former bank.
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Lunch Tues.-Sun., Dinner nightly

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Dining room at Zaika, London, UK

Zaika Restaurant Review

: The setting is grand, and like so many London restaurants was carved out of a former bank. So the space is airy and light, windows are large and it is decorated in rich, warm colours. There’s a great bar to start the evening. The menu is a mix of the traditional and the new. Adventurous diners will appreciate tandoori smoked salmon marinated in mango and cinnamon with cheese rice, or perhaps scallops wrapped in crisp wheat with a cauliflower mousse and sweet and sour chilli sauce. For mains, go for duck breast with garlic and chilli mash, and crisp ladyfingers in a duck sauce with cloves and cardamom. For dessert, we suggest the chocolate mousse with nut brittle or sticky toffee pudding with cardamom butterscotch sauce and coconut ice cream. The service is sophisticated, its expertise extending to proper handling of wines from the short, intelligent list. Set lunch 1 course £12, 2 courses £18.50, 3 courses £22.50; set menus £22.50-£47, 8-course menu £62.

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