I’ve heard mixed reviews about this restaurant on Wardour Street, but I am pleased to tell you that I thought it was shu-mazing* (hello new word!). Being Indian and going to countless Indian restaurants in central and north London means that I am an experienced critic of all things curry (only veggie though, sorry!). As I had realised that I had unintentionally completed Dry January due to the lack of going out, we immediately ordered some cocktails, which were 2 for 1 so double the fun (Dad joke alert).

I always find that the starters are better than the mains in Indian cuisine, but these starter dishes exceeded all my expectations! The one dish that I would really recommend is the grilled paneer and broccoli. I can never go to an Indian restaurant without ordering paneer; it’s my safe option, however I was a bit apprehensive about paneer being teamed with broccoli, but trust me it’s surprisingly scrumptious. I am a very fussy eater, so if I liked it, you are guaranteed to love it.  Unfortunately I couldn’t take pictures of all the dishes because the Kotecha cousins are like Monica from Friends – if you don’t eat fast, you don’t eat! So here is a selection of some of the starters we ordered.

All in all, I will definitely be visiting Imli again in the near future.

Shu-mazing factor – 8/10

* Shu-mazing: an adaptation of Nicole Scherzinger’s phrase Schmazing. No copyright infringement intended. 🙂imliimliLychee delight

a few of the starters

Papdi chaat

Papdi chaat
Aloo Matar ki Tikki Ragdo

Aloo Matar ki Tikki Ragdo

The famous grilled paneer and broccoli

The famous grilled paneer and broccoli

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2 Responses to Imli

  1. Kylie says:

    Oooo I love Indian cuisine. Not sure if you have been to the Dishoom? its nice there. I love the décor here. Xx

  2. Ashumi says:

    I love Dishoom! Try the Thumbs Up float next time you go, it sounds gross but definitely worth a try. I love your blog, been reading it for months xx

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