The owner and restauranteur of the Empress of India proudly welcomes you to his Surrey establishment. Creative chefs set to work to deliver sublime plates of food with a passion for Indian cookery that is plain to see. The generously proportioned menu is filled with delicious foodstuffs to tickle the palate. Featuring classic Indian fare, the experienced chefs add creative recipes to the cooking pot to showcase another dimension of India's rich gastronomy. Appetisers of deep fried onion bhaji; mixed kebab, and lightly spiced king prawn butterfly whet the appetite for what is to follow. Try a whole tandoori trout; coconut and almond passanda, or one of chef's own recommendations such as the Empress special with diced and sizzling aromatic spiced chicken. The house specials of tikka flamed chicken and fried methi lamb are delicious additions to the burgeoning menu. Fish lovers have a good choice of dishes with salmon the primary component to many of the options on show. Exotic Balti dishes originating from north Pakistan are a true treat, while curry-holics are well and truly satisfied by a plethora of spicy pates. The Empress of India in Surrey affords diners an ambient setting conducive to pleasurable dining. The intimate setting is cosy with a timeless neutral decor creating a soothing space in which to eat. The presence of a fish tank adds further to the tranquillity of the surroundings, while affordable waiting staff attend to diners needs. Experience authentic Indian cuisine delivered courtesy of experienced and artistic chefs, and enjoy what the Empress of India in Surrey has to offer its inquisitive patrons.