With its numerous parks, green spaces and grounds, dining out in London doesn’t get much more scenic than Dulwich. That’s exactly where diners will find Chandni Raja, one of the city’s best kept secrets. The restaurant specialises in hearty traditional Indian dishes that are excellent value for money. Paired with their relaxed atmosphere and friendly service, it’s the perfect destination for family meals and get-togethers with friends.
Easily one of the most conveniently-located restaurants in London, diners will find the charming independent eatery right next door to West Dulwich train station. It’s more than ideal for families seeking a relaxed meal with the kids. The eatery sits on the border of Belair Park, just a short stroll from the children’s playground. While adults can enjoy paintings of the masters at the nearby Dulwich Picture Gallery at the opposite end of the park.
While diners might hear the occasional rumble from the train station next door, they’ll find that as places to eat in London go, Chandni Raja is one of the cosiest. It has all the creature comforts of a family-run restaurant with its traditional furniture and artwork and relaxed atmosphere. Staff are also very friendly and will be happy to help diners choose a dish to suit their tastes.
Like most traditional Indian restaurants, Chandni Raja uses time-tested techniques to create their dishes such as dry frying their spices to release their punchy aromas. Their vast menu has something for everyone such as hearty biryani served with veggie curry and sizzling tandoori meats. Curry lovers are also spoilt for choice with old school classics as well as specialities like their rich butter chicken, veggie-friendly saag paneer and spicy keema masala.
For some of the best curries, biryani and more in Dulwich, Chandni Raja should do the trick. Any occasion will be even more of a treat for tastecard members who can enjoy exclusive restaurant savings when they call to book ahead and present their cards upon arrival. It’s a good chance to treat themselves to a starter, extra rice or one of their tandoori mixed grills.
Please note: You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount.