A taste of India in Mayfair

Spice fans of Mayfair, rejoice! Michelin starred chef Karam Sethi, of Trishna London fame, will be launching a modern Indian restaurant in Mayfair later this summer. The restaurant will be called Gymkhana, will bring a delicious selection of Indian cuisine to the streets of this prestigious district.

Dining culture is about sharing.

The inspiration for the name of the restaurant comes from Indian social and sports clubs of the same name. “Their dining culture is about sharing – frequently with copious amounts of alcohol. I wanted to capture that sense of opulence and celebration at Gymkhana,” Sethi explains. “I’m looking forward to the restaurant being a convivial and accessible addition to Mayfair’s iconic dining scene.”

A range of traditional Indian dishes.

With a range of traditional dishes, including seasonal curries, club style nashtas and sharing plates of tandoori kebabs. This is one restaurant that’s bound to light a fire in your belly. There’s even a ‘feast’ menu available for larger groups. Which comprises of a range of traditional Indian breads served with an impressive array of meat, including game bird, Goan suckling pig, Lucknowi kid goat and tandoori guinea fowl.

East Indian specialities.

The wine list is by respected sommelier Sunaina Sethi, and the bar menu will feature a range of modern interpretations of east Indian specialities, with spirits such as feni and arrack.

Gymkhana will be located on 42 Albermarle Street and is expected to open in late July/early August.

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