Inspired by the banquets of the Indian Royal Court, the food is cooked in traditional clay ovens in the open kitchen before being sent out to be considered, evaluated and then devoured.


From the £15 set lunch menu deal the butterflied prawns are the best – doused in a fiercely vibrant curry marinade and splintered open with heat.


The food at Zumbura is described as being from the Purab region of North East India, and is not unlike some of your typical Punjabi food with kofte, keema, sooji and gajar ka halwa.

Bombay Palace

This Marylebone based curryhouse is on the high end of the spectrum, and its cuisine is Punjabi-led, with regional input from other parts of India.