Marylebone-based Trishna opened to huge fanfare back in 2008. The London arm of resto-entrepreneur brothers Karam and Jyotin Sethis world-renowned Mumbai seafood restaurant, it positioned itself a long way from the standard curry-in-a-hurry joints as Londons Indian cuisine pulled its socks up.
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Good for: pre-theatre; special occasion; first date; romantic; group dinner; work lunch/dinner
Style of food: Modern southwest Indian cuisine
Prices & Other Details at Trishna
Address: 15-17 Blandford Street, Marylebone Village, London, W1U 3DG
Opening hours: Lunch Monday Saturday: noon-2.45pm, Dinner: 18.00-22.45pm. Lunch Sunday: 12.00 15.15, Dinner: 18.30-22.00pm
Average price per person for two-course meal: £30
Set menu: Four-course menu from £25
Price of bottle of house wine: Touraine Sauvignon, Alain Marcadet 2010 £23 (white); Les Ormieres, Vin De Pays 2009 (red) £22.
Price of bottle of house champagne: Pierre Moncuit Grand Cru, £59; half-bottle of Joseph Perrier Cuvée Royal, £30.
Private dining? The basement has a private dining area for 12 people.
Garden/al fresco dining area? French windows open onto the street in warm weather while theres seating for 10 outside.
Bar: For diners only
Best tables? In the main restaurant strategically situated as near to the bar as possible
Who goes? Business types, couples and groups of locals
Nearest tube: Bond Street