Toasted wrap...rolled up & ready to have like the Kolkatan’s did but with our DESI twist... filled with salad & contrasting chutney.
Chicken Tikka Wrap
Lamb Kebab Wrap
Grilled Paneer & Pineapple Wrap (V)
Snacking before, during and after meals is the national pastime in the subcontinent, if not their national sport. Tempted... so do join in...
Vada Pau (V)
Endearingly exquisite - a spiced potato ball enrobed in a toasted brioche bun & a racy chutney. Inspired by Chowpatty...taken to another level at DESI! (in our opinion).
Paneer & Pineapple Tikka (V)
An amazing playful fayre of paneer & pineapple, marinated overnight in a lightly herbed creamy sauce, grilled in the tandoor.
Onion Bhajia (V)
The onion bhajia’s served at our cafe are the real McCoy – crispy, light & savoury. Served with salad & chutney
House Chaat (V)
Divinely scrumptious – moreish crispy vegetable samosa, on a bed of spiced chana, split into a cool sweet yoghurt. Dressed with tamarind & mint and coriander chutney. Topped off with pomegranate & spicy potato sprinkles.
Punjabi Pyramids (V)
The Punjabi Samosa - most famous of all the samosas. Lovingly filled with potatoes, peas & wonderful array of spices. Served with salad & chutney.
Chapli Kebab Slider
Tasteful twist of the traditional Pakistani inspired minced meat kebab in a toasted brioche bun, dressed with slaw & contrasting chutney.
Grilled Malai Chicken Tikka
Comfortingly alluring - tantalising tender pieces of chicken, marinated overnight in light creamy home ground spices. Served with Bombay bread, salad & chutney.
Papad Crisps (VGN)
Mint & Corriander Dip (VGN)
Bombay Ketchup Dip (VGN)
As eaten in the Cafes of Old India, our curries are home style - individually cooked - in its own juices and spices, to recreate flavours one would associate with home cooked food.
Nawabi Murgh Korma
A delicacy from the kitchens of the Royal Nawabs of Lucknow. Renowned for itssubtlety & aroma. Perfectly cooked chicken with gentle notes of mace flower & cardamom (mild)
Murgh Tikka Makhanwala
Chicken Tikka Masala originally derived from this speciality of Old Delhi. Rediscover this smooth & velvety dish, where the spices are veiled by rich blend of tomatoes (slight heat)
Delightfully capturing the essence of the scenic coast of Konkan. Impeccably packed with fragrant ground spices, tantalise your tastebuds (slight heat).
DESI Rañña Bañña
Sooo DESI - tender chicken on the bone will leave you licking the tips of your finger. Releasing all of the desirable tastes & juices, giving depths of showstopping loveliness. With distinct aroma of gram masala and fenugreek (slight heat).
Savour the flavour of the finest tender lamb, redolent with gentle ground herbs & spices and ever so gratifying. Cherished by the Raja’s & Rani’s (slight heat).
You’ll need to try this gem of the rail side. Lovely & hot with an abundant of dry roasted spices, needless to say it’s full of flavour (slight heat)
In the twisting & enchanting backwaters of Kerala, local fishermen adored this succulently spiced fish dish. A mild melody of coconut milk, tamarind & curry leaves (slight heat)
Blissfulness of Bangladesh epitomised - tossed & turned in a caramelised onion gravy, stir-fried prawns in a medley of spices & merrily mingled with lime leaf (slight heat)
Varanasi Veg (VGN)
A joyous array of enticing seasonal vegetables – pleasingly tasteful & flavoursome, satisfyingly lifted in light herbs (slight heat)
Old India and Biryani go hand in hand. Ever so moreish and perhaps what you’re not accustomed to…literally loved by all!
The Hubmle Biryani (VGN)
An engaging marriage of flavourful vegetables layered with basmati rice & dum-cooked to scrumptiousness. Served with house dhaal
Degchi Chicken Biryani
Tender chicken delicately cooked within its own juices & spices and layered with rice. Pakistani influenced. Served with slaw & tzatziki raita
Hydrabadi Lamb Biryani
Amalgamation of slow cooked lamb in its own stock & flavours, layered with fluffy rice. Inspired by the famous biryani’s of Hydrabad. Served with slaw & tzatziki raita.
DESI Dust Fries (VGN)
Crunchy fries kissed with rosemary, sea salt & chaat seasoning.
Gunpowder Potatoes (V)
A rapturous explosion of the tastebuds – a foremost companion on any table spread. Roasted baby potatoes sprinkled with DESI spice mix & spring onions.
House Dhaal (VGN)
Immensely indulging – an Old India home comfort food, brimming with a luscious parade of the most vaunted lentils.
DESI Slaw (V)
Tzatziki Raita (V)
Steamed Rice (VGN)
Bombay Bread (V)
Originated in the Indian subcontinent – Masala Chai is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian herbs & spices.
DESI Masala Chai
A perfect blend of spices brewed with Assam tea leaves and milk - slightly sweet.
Lychee Ki Shorbot
Traditional yoghurt-based drink, originating from India. One of the most popular drinks of the subcontinent.
Coconut & Mango Lassi
Summery blend of the subcontinent.
Rose & Cardamom Lassi
Subtle aroma of rose and taste of cardamom.
Rose Lemonade - Raspberry Lemonade - Traditional Lemonade – Cloudy Apple Juice.
Hildon Mineral Water Still or Sparkling
Coke Can 330ml
Diet Coke Can 330ml
Sprite Can 330ml
Fanta Can 330ml
1.5Ltr Bottle Coke
1.5Ltr Bottle Diet Coke