The Michelin Guide and TheFork have joined forces – combining the gastronomic expertise of the Michelin Guide with the easy-to-use restaurant booking system of TheFork. Together we bring you ‘Michelin Specials’ – a set of offers available exclusively for Michelin readers.
In Part 1 we focus on Indian restaurants. Part 2 is on Global cuisine and Part 3 on European restaurants.
Click on the restaurant’s name to view further details and secure these exclusive offers, which are only available when booked via the Michelin Guide website.
Kanishka, 17-19 Maddox Street, London, W1S 2QH
The focus is on northeast India at this boldly decorated restaurant. Chillies play a prominent role in the cooking and the chicken tikka pie is a speciality. The ground floor is the most fun place to sit.
Offer: Atul Kochhar’s Tasting Menu with a Glass of Champagne £110pp
Available Lunch and Dinner until 30th September
Glass of Champagne
Scallops (d) – Seared scallops, spring peas, mosdeng serma, caviar
Atul‘s Chicken Tikka Pie (d) (g) – Tikka masala in puff pastry, cumin-scented berry compote
Monkfish – Grilled monkfish, kol phool, malai curry
Sorbet (vg) – Strawberry chaat sorbet, elderflower foam
Venison – Venison steak, peach, hinkejvu, black sesame sauce
Goat – Cumin and timur pepper spiced country goat curry served with saffron rice, bread and Kanishka’s signature black daa Mishti (v)
Choice of: Coconut Mishti Doi, Passion Fruit Compote
Or, Chocolate Chilli Melt, Salted Caramel
The Cinnamon Club, 30-32 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BU
This smart Indian restaurant housed in the listed former Westminster Library attracts one and all, from locals and tourists to businesspeople. Dishes have an elaborate edge and arrive fully garnished, with subtle spicing.
Offer: Tasting Menu with a Glass of Champagne £85pp
Available Lunch and Dinner Monday-Saturday until 30th September
Pithog Saag – Chickpea and yoghurt gnocchi, spinach crumble, tamarind and coriander chutney
Carpaccio of home-cured Shetland salmon, mustard caviar, curry leaf snow
Clove-smoked Anjou pigeon, pumpkin, peanuts (g)(n)
Spiced lamb millefeuille
Grilled Spencer Gulf king prawns, Alleppey curry sauce
Choice of: Tandoori-spiced Balmoral Estate venison, black stone flower reduction
Or, Raan – Slow-braised lamb leg, nutmeg and pepper sauce
Alphonso mango kulfi, mango mint salad
Farzi Café, 8 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4BP
This glitzy, buzzy, two-floored restaurant serves modern, reinterpreted versions of classic Indian dishes, with some interesting global touches. Spicing is clean, distinct and multi-layered – and zodiac-themed cocktails add to the fun.
Offer: 3 Course Fixed Price Menu with a Champagne Cocktail or Mocktail £25pp
Available Lunch Friday and Dinner Tuesday-Sunday until 30th September
Avocado and Pomegranate Tacos (v)
Dal Chawal Arancini (v)
Madras Pepper Prawns
Guntur Chilly Chicken
Tandoori Paneer and Mushroom Butter Masala (v)
Jhol Momo (vg)
Chicken Tikka Masala
Goat Shawarma Pulav
Steamed Rice (v)
Naan Bread (v)
Fig and Ginger Pudding (v)
Coconut Rice Kheer (vg)
Benares, 12a Berkeley Square, London, W1J 6B – One Michelin Star
Arriving via a red carpet sets the tone, before you are escorted up past the flower-filled pool and busy bar into the cleverly textured restaurant. Cooking shows confidence, freshness and vitality, and the kitchen skilfully balances modern techniques with recognisable flavours.
Offer: Tasting Menu with a Glass of Champagne and a Box of Petit Fours to Take Home £98pp
Available Lunch and Dinner Tues-Sat until 30th September (vegetarian option available)
Glass of Champagne
Summer Truffle Shorba, Chana Papdi
Porlock Bay Oyster and Cured Sea-Bream Chaat
Baked Malabar Hand-Dived Scottish Scallop, Crispy Bread Podi
Char-Grilled Chicken Momo, Beetroot Salsa, Smoked Tomato Chutney
Tawa Masala Wild Halibut, Clam Moilee
Tandoori Lamb Chop, Saag Aloo, Crispy Anchovy
Box of Petit Fours per Table to Take Home