Tamarind, Mayfair

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The new tasting menu at Tamarind in Mayfair – the first Indian restaurant anywhere to receive a Michelin star – shows off head chef Peter Joseph’s skills perfectly, with a selection of six small but delicious courses, plus an amuse-bouche and petits fours

We started with channa chaat, a spiced salad of chickpeas with tamarind and yoghurt dressing, followed by a scallop served in its shell, garnished with peppers and tomato chutney.

After the spicy tandoori chicken breast, a glass of tamarind and date sorbet cooled down the palette before pink lamb chops arrived with naan, pulao rice and spinach and lentil curries.

Dessert was sticky carrot fudge and a mound of pistachio kulfi. At £65 per head this is epic fine dining at a reasonable price. A matching wine flight took the experience (and cost – now £115) to an even higher level. Helena Lang

Helena Lang is a member of IoD Central London
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Helena Lang

Helena Lang

Helena has been the restaurant columnist for Director magazine since June 2012 and is a Food and Beverage consultant. In addition she is Editor-in-chief of Sainsbury’s magazine, the most widely read glossy monthly paid-for magazine on the British newsstand. Always a lifestyle journalist Helena has worked within the fashion and features departments of some of the UK’s top lifestyle titles including Cosmopolitan, Red and Psychologies magazines.

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