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Date(s) - 20th November 2016
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

East India Cafe


Open Air Restaurant in Lahore

A special five-course Sunday lunch for members of Friends of Pittville at the East India Cafe.  10% of the cost will be donated to us as their local charity.

Here is the delicious menu for the day.

From the street of Kolkata
A round hollow puri, masala chickpeas, baby potato, tamarind & birds eye chilli pickling water
From the Kitchen of Bombay Cafe
Sustainably caught salmon mousse, carom seeds, gremolata, sweet potato
From the street of Lahore
Apple wood smoked wood pigeon cutlet, cucumber & mustard salad
Lemon & Lime in 3 ways
From The Kitchen of Indian Railway
Diced Lamb, East India Cafe mix masala curry, with dall, kachumber & Afghani pilaf
From Memsahib’s Kitchen
Lal Mohan with chilli chocolate truffle, ginger and lemongrass chai

The cost of the meal is £29.95 a head, with drinks and tips to your own account.

The Café will be open from 12.00 with the lunch beginning at 12.30. In the interval there will be some wonderful entertainment, written, as at our evening event in 2015, by John Simpson.

The restaurant was recently shortlisted for the Taste of Gloucestershire Food and Farming Awards and appears in 3rd place in the TripAdvisor rankings for Cheltenham restaurants.

The deadline for bookings is Thursday 10 November but as places are limited to 30, please get your booking in as soon as possible. Send your name/s and a cheque (£29.95 per person, made out to Friends of Pittville) or cash to Judie Hodsdon, 49 Pittville Crescent Lane, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 2RA

We look forward to seeing you there for what we hope will be a memorable occasion.

Recent Tripadvisor reviews about this unique restaurant include:

  • “The East India Cafe is extremely special. The menu is small but perfectly authentic. The service is beyond exceptional, you really are treated like royalty.”
  • “If you have yet to experience this formidable yet intimate, premium yet authentic restaurant then you should consider going at your soonest opportunity. Put simply it is absolutely awesome from the moment you enter to the moment you leave. Food is brilliant, ambience as close to India as you can get.”
  • Simply fantastic food, service and ambience. The best Indian food that we have eaten in the UK. Every course was excellent, as were all the little extras. Each course came with an explanation.”
  • “It’s not your run-of-the-mill Indian restaurant, and all the better for it.
    Authentic dishes with wonderful ingredients, a relaxed atmosphere and attentive staff.”