• Tuesday, September 27, 2022


New Dishoom Kensington is owner’s ‘plushest, most luxurious’ space yet

Shamil Thakrar is the co-owner of the successful Dishoom restaurants (Photo by: John Carey)

By: Lauren Codling

By Lauren Codling ONE of Britain’s leading restaurant owners has said India is “slightly misrepresented” in the UK as he prepares to open the sixth branch of his popular eatery in central London. Shamil Thakrar, the co-owner of Dishoom, told Eastern Eye: “We always felt India, both in terms of food and culture, needs to be represented much more fully or much more interestingly.” Thakrar, who comes from the family that founded the popular rice brand Tilda, described the newest Dishoom restaurant in Kensington as being the “plushest, most luxurious” space yet. Known for its distinctive design, reminiscent of vintage…

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