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Some of these dishes do not contain dairy and some can be made without dairy on request. When you're ordering, please do let your server know about any allergies and we'll make sure you're looked after.

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Breakfast

Begin the day with ample and wholesome dishes, or perhaps just a drop of fresh juice. You might like to linger with a Monsooned Catuai coffee and a newspaper, of just come and go in a jiffy. Breakfast is served until 11.45am every day.

Parsi Omelette*

A crazy-paving three-egg omelette of chopped tomato, onion, coriander and green chilli. Served with grilled tomato and Fire Toast. *Fire Toast served without butter. (V) 7.20

The Big Bombay*

Your plate will be laden with abundant Akuri, char-striped smoked streaky bacon, peppery pork sausages, masala beans, grilled field mushrooms, and grilled tomato. Too good. *Served with vegan buns. 12.50

Akuri*

An Irani café staple. Three eggs, spiced, scrambled and piled up richly alongside home-made buns and grilled tomato. *Served with vegan buns. (V) (S) 7.20

Soy Keema Per Eedu*

Behold: a vegetarian breakfast of fortitude. Spiced soy keema with runny-yolked fried eggs, sali crisp-chips and home-made, toasted buns. *Served with vegan buns. (V) (S) 10.50

Date & Banana Porridge

Organic porridge oats cooked with oat milk, banana and sweet Medjool dates. A never-ending portion: if you wish for more, you need only ask. (V) 5.50

Fresh Fruit & Coconut Yoghurt

Fresh mango, grapes, strawberries, blueberries and honeydew melon, topped with coconut yoghurt infused with fresh vanilla pod and starflower honey. (V) 6.50

Coconut Granola

A Dishoom recipe, handmade with oats, seeds, cashews, almonds, pistachios and cinnamon, roasted in coconut oil. Served with fresh fruits and coconut yoghurt. (N) 7.20

Side Orders

Masala Beans

(V) 2.00

Grilled Mushrooms

(V) 2.50

Two Sausages

3.00

Four Rashers of Bacon

3.00

Vegan Black Pudding

2.00

Fire Toast

(V) 2.00

Hot Drinks

Green tea

Grown on the Bengali plains beneath the Himalayas. Gentle, fresh and sweet. 2.90

English Breakfast Assam

Assam is the most well-liked tea-leaf in India. Malty, brisk and bright. 2.90

Fresh Mint Tea

A spearmint steeper to cleanse the palate. 2.90

Guest Roast Filter Coffee

Consult your server kindly about our guest filter coffees. Hot or iced. 2.70

Cold Drinks

Bloody Mary

Made with feisty Mary-mix of Dishoom, pickled nicely with Luksusowa Vodka. The crown of breakfast tipples. 8.50

Virgin Mary

Feistiness abounds, but there is no swearing. 4.50

Cielo E Terra Spumante Ekuo, NV, Veneto

Classic delicate spumante from organic vines of Garganega and Trebbiano. Pleasantly pale yellow with fine bubbles, fresh stone fruit and soft dry finish. 150ml / 750ml 7.50 / 35.00

The Dhoble

A refreshing cocktail, named for the notorious party-pooping Assistant Commissioner of Police of Bombay, Vasant Dhoble. Fresh orange and lemon juice, Luksusowa vodka, jaggery, and a dash of orange bitters, served over cubed ice. 8.50

Monsooned Catuai Coffee

Arabica beans from a single estate in Sunticoppa, Karnataka, are bared on wood to the monsoon winds. A rich, aromatic coffee with very low acidity and pleasant spicy notes. Roasted by Union Hand-Roasted Coffee. Kindly ask for soy milk.

Espresso, Single or Double

2.50 / 2.70

Americano

2.90

Cappuccino, Caffelatte or Flat White

2.90

Fresh Juices

No Poppycock

Fresh Orange

3.90

Ruby-Red Grapefruit

4.20

Small Plates

Khichia & Chundo

A fine, crispy snack, not unlike papad. Dip happily in the spiced chutney made to an old family recipe. Made from dependable apple, not fickle mango. (V) 2.90

Lamb Samosas

Gujarati filo (not Punjabi shortcrust) stuffed with minced lamb, onions and spices. 5.20

Vegetable Samosas

Fine filo pastry, pea and potato filling warmly spiced with cinnamon and cloves. (V) 4.20

Okra Fries

Fine lady's fingers for fingers. (V) 4.70

Bhel

Cold and crunchy, light and lovely. Puffed rice, Bombay Mix and nylon sev tossed with fresh pomegranate, tomato, onion, lime, tamarind, mint. (V) (N) 4.50

Chilli Chicken

Some Irani cafés now aim to please with Indo-Chinese fare. A plate of crispy garlic-ginger-soy-chilli-chicken is now a café staple. (S) 6.20

Prawn Koliwada

Bombay's Koli (fishermen) Wada (district) recipe: a bowl of delicate, crispy morsels – perfect for chutney-dipping. (S) 6.70

Grills

First comes the marinade, then the open-air grill. Picture Bademiya in Colaba, a Bombay institution since 1942. A balmy night, with newspapers laid out on old car bonnets. You eat. Savour. Spill.

Dishoom Chicken Tikka

A family recipe, using a marinade of sweet vinegar, not yoghurt. Laced with ginger juice, turmeric, garlic and green chilli. (S) 8.90

Gunpowder Potatoes*

The seduction is in the tumble. Potatoes with brown skins, smoky-grilled, broken apart, tossed with crushed aromatic seeds and green herbs. *prepared without butter (V) (M) 6.90

Sheekh Kabab*

Minced lamb is marinated with pipli pepper and green chillies, then grilled. *prepared without butter  (S) 8.90

Masala Prawns*

Each one charred slightly at the edges, succulent and simple, nothing to bamboozle. *prepared without butter 12.50

Ruby Murray

Chole Puri*

Puffed puris lay next to hearty bowl of spiced chickpea curry, with sweet halwa alongside. Eat altogether. *made without butter (V) (S) 10.50

Rice

Steamed Basmati Rice

It means “the fragrant one”. (V) 3.20

Veg. Side Dishes

Fried Green Chillies

Do not confuse with lady’s fingers. Some may be fiery hot, some not. (S) (V) 4.20

A Bowl of Greens

Grilled broccoli, snow peas and kale tumbled with chilli and lime. (V) 3.90

No-Butter-Bhutta

Corn-on-the-cob, grilled over charcoal fire, rubbed with chilli, salt and lime, Chowpatty beach style. (V) 3.90

Kachumber

The name refers to beating someone up nicely — a messy to-do of cucumber, onion and tomato. (V) 3.50

Dishoom Slaw

A kachumber with shredded carrot, green peppers, and raisins dressed up with mint and honey. Fresh, feisty, crunchy. (V) 3.70

Salad Plates

Chilli Broccoli Salad

Toasted pistachios and shredded mint leaves with finest, greenest broccoli, fresh red chillies, pumpkin seeds, dates and honey. All is dressed up in lime and chilli. (S) (N) (V) 9.50

Chana Chaat Salad*

A tumble of chickpeas, couscous and baby sprouts studded with fresh pomegranate and pumpkin seeds. *served without bun toast (V) (M) 8.90

Puddings

Basmati Kheer

Silky caramelised basmati rice pudding cooked nicely with vanilla-infused coconut milk, cardamom and cashews. Cooled and layered with blueberry compôte. (V) (N) 5.90

Kala Khatta Gola Ice

Fluffy ice flakes steeped in kokum fruit syrup, blueberries, chilli, lime, white and black salt. The first spoonful tastes bizarre. The second spoonful is captivating. (V) 3.70

Please ask your server for information as to which wines, beers and ciders do not contain dairy. Food will be dishoomed to your table as it is prepared.

(S) Spicy (M) Mild (V) Suitable for vegetarians (N) Contains nut ingredients

Other dishes are made without nuts, but may contain traces. Dishes marked (V) may contain eggs. We make every effort to avoid cross-contamination, but sadly can’t guarantee dishes and drinks are allergen-free.

If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements please let us know. Vegan and gluten-allergy menus are available.

An optional service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill. Every penny of this is shared between the team in this restaurant. (Service charge is entirely optional. If you feel the service is in any way lacking, you need only ask, and the charge will be removed.)

Tipples

Colaba Colada

Pineapple and coconut-cream classic with a Bombay twist: a little coriander, chai syrup, lime juice and two rums. (N) 8.50

East India Gimlet

The old-established drink devised for sailors to evade scurvy. London dry gin with Rose’s lime and a touch of celery bitters. 8.50

Bollybellini

Raspberries, lychees, rose and cardamom with first-class sparkling wine. A very pretty missy.  7.90

Chandra Bose Sour

Self-governance against the British? Volatile combination of Indian and Japanese whiskies, very dry, with dashes of plum bitters and egg-white foam. Controversial alliances and conspiracies will abound. 8.90

Viceroy’s Old-fashioned

The sort of drink in which Mountbatten may have found welcome repose. A bottle-aged muddle of Woodford Reserve Bourbon, bayleaf reduction, green tea and so on. 9.90

Botal Soda

Thums Up

The cola of Bombay, in botals nicely worn from recycling. Mostly available. 3.90

Limca

Fizzy Bombay lemon drink. “Contains no fruit” — guaranteed. Mostly available. 3.90

PALLONJI’S RASPBERRY SODA

‘Parsi is raspberry and raspberry is Parsi!’ according to the effervescent Mr. Kohinoor. 300ml. 3.90

Frank Water – Still or Sparkling

Pure water that bubbles naturally to the surface from artesian springs in Devon. Botalled and supplied by FRANK, a charity that donates all profits to sustainable water projects in India and other developing countries. 3.70 750ml

Monsooned Catuai Coffee

Arabica beans from a single estate in Sunticoppa, Karnataka, are bared on wood to the monsoon winds. A rich, aromatic coffee with very low acidity. Kindly ask for soy milk.

Espresso, Single or Double

2.50 / 2.70

Americano

2.90

Cappuccino, Caffelatte or Flat White

2.90

Hot drinks

Green tea

Grown on the Bengali plains beneath the Himalayas. Gentle, fresh and sweet. 2.90

English Breakfast Assam

Assam is the most well-liked tea-leaf in India. Malty, brisk and bright. 2.90

Fresh Mint Tea

A spearmint steeper to cleanse the palate. 2.90