One of London’s most popular and instagrammable Indian restaurants is coming to Manchester

Dishoom. It’s a name associated with quality and class. It’s also a name associated with one of London’s top restaurants and a food photographer’s dream.

More than any other social media platform, Instagram is all about food and you’re more than likely to have scrolled through a few of the Dishoom dishes on your feed.

All of the dishes at this top notch restaurant look and taste the part.

The restaurant opened with the aim of bringing a slice of cool Bombay living to London, inspired by the disappearing old cafés that were an important part of life in India’s commercial capital throughout the last century.

They’re now seeking planning permission to open up in Manchester Hall in the former Freemason’s Hall building

Dishoom serves dishes that foodies go mad for. Think first-class breakfasts, fragrant biryanis and fabulous curries. They serve up the likes of grilled green chilli cheddar cheese toast or gingery slow-cooked black lentils simmered with cream, butter and tomatoes.

One of the most eagerly awaited dishes is the bacon naan roll – Ginger Pig’s smoked streaky bacon dry-cured for five days with rock salt and Demerara sugar then cold-smoked over oak chips. Add freshly baked naan, cream cheese, chilli tomato jam and fresh herbs. It’s a Dishoom signature dish and it could be coming here.

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Dishoom is also known for its rather inventive take on traditional drinks. Think an East India Gimlet or a Viceroy’s Old Fashioned. They also serve up an array of daru-walla recommendations like the Chaijito or the Bollybellini.

The curry offering is second to none. Whether its a slow-cooked, layered and aromatic pot of biryani or a tantalisingly tender chicken makhani, there’s something for every taste, palate and spice craving.

There’ll also be plenty of Dishoom signature dishes to look forward to like the house black daal cooked over 24 hours for a deep, rich flavour, a dish that sent the foodie scene into a frenzy not so long ago.

Although nothing is yet set in stone regarding the licence application, we really hope our city gets a slice of the curry action.

Keep you eyes peeled and your Insta-hand strong. Click here for more info.

Manchester Hall, 32 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BT


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