Gymkhana London

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14 expert recommendations


Bon Appétit

Deluxe, delectable Indian feasting. Full review →


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

If you really want a treat (that will blow a small hole in your pocket), hit this sophisticated, wood-panelled dining room for a seriously delicious Indian meal. Full review →



The latest modern Indian restaurant from chef-owner Karam Sethi (also of London’s beloved and respected Trishna) is quality Hindi home cooking dressed in an elegant, upscale setting. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

Indian curry virtuoso Karam Sethi invokes the last days of the Raj at London's finest top-end curry emporium in Mayfair. Full review →


Gayot 16.0

Go colonial at this smart Mayfair Indian restaurant that takes the British Raj style as inspiration. Full review →



Chicken butter masala had a brilliantly smoked quality – the result, apparently, of charcoaling tomatoes in the tandoor before putting them in the sauce. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Game gets its very own menu, but for lovers of variety, the seven course tasting menu (£65) is the way to go. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

If you enjoyed Trishna then you'll love Karam Sethi's Gymkhana - that's if you can get a table. Full review →

Ask to sit downstairs.

Not For Tourists

Posh four-star Indian with slightly disarming colonial flourishes. Full review →


The Guardian

Essentially this is tandoori lamb of the sort done so well at the Pakistani grill house Tayyabs in Whitechapel for a third of the price. Full review →


The Infatuation 9.1

Gymkhana is the best Indian restaurant in a city that’s famous for its Indian restaurants. Full review →


Time Out 70

Sethi lays on a splendid spread of modern Indian dishes based on regional masalas and marinades. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Combining traditional Indian cooking with British ingredients, and featuring a menu of cocktails infused with Asian spices, Gymkhana has been a game changer in how Indian food is perceived in the UK. Full review →



The pricey modern Indian menu majors on the tandoor oven and sigri charcoal grill at this cosy Mayfair venue designed to evoke the look of Raj-themed gymkhana clubs. Full review →

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