Restaurant Review: Delhi, Finchley Road, NW3

15:20 14 May 2012

Delhi Restaurant

Delhi Restaurant

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The Delhi Restaurant on Finchley Road is a fairly small, unassuming little place. But it has clearly made a sizeable impression on the local population – the place already had customers and steadily filled up during our tea time visit.

Restaurant info:

Delhi Restaurant

13 New College Parade

Finchley Road

NW3 5EP

Tube: Swiss Cottage/Finchley Road

Tel: 020 7722 9976

Web: www.delhirestaurant.co.uk

Mains: from £4.95

Wine: from £10.95 a bottle

Children welcome: Yes

Disabled access: Yes but no toilet

The manager Sagar was friendly and welcoming, and happy to recommend things off the menu.

For starters we had a very tasty chicken chaat and an excellent garlic prawn and mushroom dish – both had plenty of good flavours competing for attention.

As our mains came out I had to do a double take – the tandoori mixed grill was a sizzling platter piled high with every kind of meat you can think of. It was impressive and delicious in equal measure and I am assured dry dishes are kinder on the wasteline.

Then my garlic chicken, which was as expected; a robust tangy garlic sauce with succulent pieces of fowl. Finally, worthy of special mention was the yoghurt dip that came with the poppadoms – minty, refreshing and uncommonly good.

Delhi Restaurant is better than your average Indian, and with mains for less than a fiver, it would take a stronger will than mine not to check it out.

Jon Dean

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