As die-hard Indian food fans, we can rarely resist a thali. They’re a great way to try a little bit of everything – perfect if you’re indecisive or just greedy. If you fancy adding a bit of spice to your summer, here are five top thalis to try in London.
This east London restaurant has been a hit with London locals and visitors alike for over 20 years. It’s owned and run by celeb chef Cyrus Todiwala and his wife Pervin. Using locally and sustainably sourced British ingredients wherever possible, the team recreate authentic dishes from Goa, Kashmir, and beyond. Priced at £19.95, their thali includes three vegetable curries, plus lentils, rice, papad, raita, farsaan (a savoury snack), and roti.
Woodlands has evolved over the years to offer a diverse pan-Indian menu, but it’s perhaps best known for its South Indian specialties. Their restaurants in Piccadilly, Marylebone, and Hampstead are also fully vegetarian – perfect for your meat-free mates. The Madras Thali includes South Indian treats like idli, Hyderabadi aubergine, coconut sambol, and a mini masala dosa. There’s also a Delhi Thali, if you prefer the sound of paneer tikka masala and dal makhani.Continue Reading