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About Pure Indian Cooking
The love for real Indian food has made us cook what we have eaten back home in India. We serve good quality and freshly made food from our kitchen, our dishes are made in a traditional style and our food is mild to medium spicy, medium for us is just enough for you to enjoy the flavours and have a memorable dining experience at our restaurant.
London, SW6 3JJ
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday : 12.00 noon - 2.30 pm
MONDAY - SATURDAY : 6.00pm - 11.00 pm
SUNDAY : 6.00 pm - 10.30 pm
£25 and under
020 7736 2521
4 minute walk from Putney Bridge
Pure Indian Cooking Ratings and Reviews
I have nearly worked my way through the complete a la carte menu at Pure..!! However, today my friend I sampled a couple of new dishes; the Tandoori Duck with spiced apricot chutney and tamarind sauce - mouthwatering! Also the Tandoori Chutney Paneer which was delicious, as was the Lamb Sukke. Washed down with a couple of bottles of Pinot Noir, heaven!
This is, quite simply, the best Indian food you will taste. The new menu is full of creative, delicious dishes; many of which are Shilpa's own recipes. I have sampled most of them and never been disappointed! The service is attentive without being intrusive, good wine list, cocktails and beers. The staff are knowledgeable about ingredients in every dish. As each dish is freshly cooked, there's time to enjoy a drink prior to lunch or dinner in relaxed surroundings.
Pure Indian cooking never disappoint with the high standard of creative cuisine from Shilpa, the Head Chef. Don't be confused by the 'Chicken Roast' on the menu - it's not Roast Chicken as we know it!! The 'roast' refers to Shilpa's blend of roasted spices! It's absolutely delicious; a tender breast of chicken roasted in the Tandoor and covering in a spicy sauce; I thoroughly recommend it. A new addition to the menu - Pulled Lamb Hara Pyaaz is a winner too, as is all of the menu. Good wine choice, fabulous food, attentive service service, cocktails, ambience.....what's not to like???
That I eat here at least twice a week, this week it will be 3 times, is testament to the fabulous food. There is no dish I have tried that hasn't been absolutely delicious. The menu contains a variety of mouth-watering dishes that I have never seen in any other Indian restaurant , and which are cooked with a very modern twist and all contain freshly cooked products. The service is friendly and attentive without being obtrusive and there is a good selection of wine, beers, spirits and cocktails. There is a set lunch and early bird menu which is very reasonable and which doesn't cut back on quality.
It was a difficult decision to steer myself away from the tiger prawn masala which is one of my absolute favourites, but did so with the Halibut Curry which is Shilpa's own recipe. Was too busy busy salivating to ask what was in it, just try it - it's amazing. One of the most amazing dishes is the naan bread, which is home cooked and tastes like biting into a cloud - again, total perfection from Pure Indian Cooking, I cannot extol any greater accolade on this wonderful place.
The food and service at Pure Indian cooking is second to none. There are some new additions to the menu asparagus and quail's eggs and a shredded lamb with garlic naan straws as well as a halibut curry which is the recipe of Shilpa, the Chef. The set lunch menu at £10.95 for 2 courses is excellent value and contains a number of tasty options, the A la Carte menu is full of creative, modern and delicious Indian dishes which include a number of tasty vegetarian options. Well worth a visit.
Four of us lunched today and once again the food here is totally 'out of this world', we all frequent Pure Indian Cooking regularly and agree, without any bias, that we are now totally spoiled after eating here and won't eat Indian food anywhere else! I have eaten my way through most of the menu over the past couple of years and recommend scallops, squid chilli fry, samosa chat, prawn masala (massive tiger prawns) lamb sukke, coconut lamb, keema kebab, Mangalorean chicken, Seabass and the baked yogurt to name a few. There's a good wine list and the bar serves cocktails and spirits. The service is second to none, with friendly unobtrusive staff. Try it for yourself and I promise you'll be converted!
Pure Indian Cooking continues to improve and expand an already very good menu. The choices are interesting and the food of the highest quality, cooked with imagination and skill. In my opinion, I would like to see them introduce a weekly specials menu ? This is definitely 'fine dining' and a cut above any other Indian restaurants in this area. Excellent
Pure Indian Cooking is brilliant but the name is a little deceptive. When you order samosas you do not normally expect three little goats cheese packets sitting in their own little glasses of sauce dips or asparagus and pine nuts as a vegetable side. This is fusion food with a strong Indian bias. We chose a variety of dishes all of which were delicious. Sumptuously flavoured marinated lamb chops, garlicky Dahl and a coconut based chicken curry were some. We ate everything because the portions were the right size often not the case in Indian restaurants. Service excellent. Though a little pricier than a bog standard Indian, it is well worth it. You'd pay a lot more for the same in the west end.
This restaurant has, without a doubt, the most exquisite menu which is a true delight to the tastebuds. If you have not experienced the scallop starter with strawberries and rhubarb puree - the chef's special creation - then you haven't lived. The scallops are cooked to perfection. You will find it very difficult to experience Indian cooking in this genre in London. Maybe only in Mayfair and the surrounding areas.
It was a rather small restaurant, very intimate atmosphere. The service was great although there was some waiting. Maybe it was because we came an hour early, and not surprisingly a dozen other people arrived sametime. Anyhow, once they delivered they delivered excellence. Every bit of the food tasted fantastic. I love indian food and this was a reminder why.
We have been coming to Pure since just after it opened and despite a few hiccups along the way whic have all been addressed, the food is excellent, interesting and of the highest quality. I would still like a bit more choice but cannot fault the freshness, flavours and attention to detail of both the food and service. A cut above your average Indian restaurant. If you are looking for something different - you really need to try it. Highly recommended
We really enjoyed the food at Pure Indian Cooking. The staff were friendly and informative of the food on the menu. The starter sharing board,the lamb shank main course and the garlic naan were our favourites of this meal. Really liked the fact the food wasn't overloaded with fat and oil. Will definitely being back soon.
This small place was very quiet on a Saturday bank holiday evening - only one other table occupied - but the choice of dishes was unusual, interesting, and high quality. The decor is modern and simple. Service was friendly and attentive - noticing that we were new to the area the waiter even gave us a free mini-starter and selection of desserts.
When I made the reservation here for my colleagues and I, it was only because its quite close to our offices. Little did we know we were in for a treat! The Food was very delicious, fresh and authentic Indian.
Like its name, it is indeed Pure Indian Cooking and they exceeded our "palate" expectations.
Amazing Amazing food and I highly recommend.
This contemporary Indian restaurant has an emphasis on using only fresh ingredients on their menu. Each order from their menu is freshly cooked and sauces made according to taste, if required. The meat dishes are tender, sauces are delicious and the naan bread is the fluffiest I've ever eaten. The lunch time set menu changes regularly so there is always some new to try. Staff are knowledgeable about the way in which each dish is cooked and the service here is excellent. Food is not rushed here because it's freshly cooked, so there's time to have a glass of wine (or two) while waiting for your order!
We went in pretty early for dinner ahead of a film in Putney.
We were warmly welcomed, seated and then asked about the sorts of things we wanted to eat so that they could recommend dishes. The mango Bellini went done very well :)
We had a fantastic meal here! The staff all come with amazing CVs having worked in some of the finest restaurants around. This place is run by friends and has only been going 5 months but I am sure it will go from strength to strength!
I'll be going back in the not too distant!
I cannot praise the standard of cooking in this restaurant highly enough. The chef is 'West End of London' league, the food is fresh and cooked with the most mouth-watering sauces your taste buds can imagine. The 2/3 course set lunch menu at £12 includes a glass of wine or beer and the samosa starter is unlike anything you will have tasted before. The lamb is always tender and delicious and the baked yoghurt desert is bliss. The staff are attentive, without being intrusive and it is a pleasure to dine here.
The quality of food in Pure is 5* and second to none. The food theme is modern Indian, magnificently cooked, with a 'home cooked' twist. The lamb and chicken is of the highest quality and the evening menu contains dishes where it's difficult to choose. I have lunch here at least twice a week and cannot understand why the restaurant is not full! The lunch set menu is £10.50 for 2 courses with an extra £1.50 for a glass of wine or beer. I thoroughly recommend the vegetable samosa chat with tamarind and yoghurt as starter from this menu. Try it, you won't be disappointed
The food is superb. The lunch menu at £10.50 for 2 courses and £15.50 for 3 courses is excellent value and is not the usual 'curry and rice' lunch dishes served on most Indian lunch time menus. The prawn starter was delicious and the lamb dish was tasty and tender. The evening menu looks even more delicious - we will most certainly be visiting Pure on a regular basis.
There are many restaurants in this area of London but few that combine very good, creative cooking, with friendly/attentive service all at very reasonable prices. Whilst the interior is perfectly pleasant, it does feels and look like a local restaurant. I personally like that but it may not be ideal for a business lunch or a special event.
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