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Imli Street

167-169 Wardour St. Send to Phone
020-7287 4243
Underground: Tottenham Court Road
The smaller sister of Tamarind, serving tapas-style Indian dishes.

Mon.-Sat. noon-11pm, Sun. noon-10pm

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Imli Street Restaurant Review

: Imli’s menu, divided into sections like Light and Refreshing, fish and seafood, pork and beef, and so on, includes all the favourites: mushroom tikki kebabs; a bulgur wheat, yellow beans and watercress salad in a garlic-lemon dressing; and a seafood platter of garlic prawns, squid and salmon fishcakes. Preparations are imaginatively conceived and well cooked and with such a choice the idea of ordering a whole slew of dishes to share is a very attractive one. The top Indian restaurants are now among the most stylishly decorated in the capital and Imli is no exception. It's a large space and combines antiques and contemporary objects with bright splashes of colour. Service can be chaotic at times. Freshly made juices or Indian beers are ideal, or go for a selection from the moderate wine list. There’s a good children’s menu and periodic special offers. Lunchtime deals include a curry platter for £8.50, a grilled fish platter at £10.50, and a seafood platter for £12.50.


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