Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar

(190 Reviews)
176-178 Petts Wood Road, Petts Wood, Kent, BR5 1LG
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Main course: £12
Food spend: £28

Opening hours

Monday: 12:00 - 14:45 & 18:00 - 22:45
Tuesday to Thursday: 12:00 - 14:45 & 18:00 - 22:45
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 14:45 & 17:45 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00 & 18.00 - 22.45

Restaurant description

Indian Essence offers a polished, modern take on Indian cuisine. The spotless dining room features bold magenta lighting and a chic glowing bar.

Alongside gourmet curries and succulent dishes served straight from the tandoor oven, the Indian Essence menu includes many of Atul’s favourites, including Kori Gassi and Railway Lamb Curry. like lobster in coconut sauce, or Goa-style sirloin steak with coriander chips. Classic European Desserts are served with a twist at Indian Essence in Petts Wood, like cardamom-infused dark chocolate fondant, or rose & raspberry-scented Calcutta cheesecake.

A range of slick, refreshing cocktail mixes are offset by a bold wine list: perfectly matched to complement the intense flavours of the dishes. Regularly changing vintage bottles are available from the bar at Indian Essence near Bromley, as well as cooling masala iced tea, or passion fruit and chutney martini.

Found in a leafy London suburb, Indian Essence restaurant by Atul Kochhar is a 3-minute walk from Petts Wood Rail Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar
(based on 190 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (2)
  • al fresco (4)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (46)
  • child friendly (21)
  • dinner (159)
  • entertainment (20)
  • large parties (41)
  • lunch (86)
  • luxury (74)
  • private dining (46)
  • romantic (60)
  • trendy (25)
  • value (30)
  • views (2)
  • By Munish K from London
    24 November 2019

    Fantastic experience!

  • By Karen B from Petts Wood
    13 November 2019

    Delicious food

  • By Amanda C from Offham kent
    1 November 2019

    Yet again fabulous evening at Indian Essence. Not your average Indian, Indian dining at its finest.

  • By Andy J from Petts Wood
    5 October 2019

    Lovely food let down by poor service

  • By Neil A from Petts Wood
    2 October 2019

    The food was OUTSTANDING. Sadly the beers on their beer list did not match those available!

  • By Vicky G from Petts Wood
    21 September 2019

    Food was great and amazing service.

  • By John P from Bromley
    18 August 2019

    Food and service excellent as usual. Only slight issue was that the restaurant card machine was not working some had to go to as nearby cash machine in order to pay for the meal in cash. No advance warning of this but luckily had my debit card to hand - not sure what we could have done if I hadn't!

  • By Noel L from Sidcup
    24 July 2019

    Delightful cuisine. Friendly staff. Relaxed atmosphere. Drinks are rather expensive

  • By P D R from Chislehurst
    3 June 2019

    Yes we had a good meal. The menu is rather static and found the choice rather uninteresting.

  • By John P from Bromley
    11 May 2019

    Excellent food from an Indian restaurant menu with different twist

Restaurant Location Map
Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar
176-178 Petts Wood Road, Petts Wood, Kent, BR5 1LG

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