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Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar, London,

Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar

4.7
4.7
1772 Reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary Indian
Indian Essence by twice Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar brings vibrant flavours, subtle blends of spices and incredible aromas to the heart of Petts Wood with its contemporary Indian cuisine.

An array of delicious dishes are available including Tandoori Lobster Tawa Masala, Lamb Nihari and Chicken Khasta Murg. Guest can also enjoy Vegetarian and Pescatarian options from these specially designed menus and this Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 14 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Indian
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Mon–Sat 12:00–14:45 Sun 12:30–14:45 Dinner Mon–Fri 17:30–22:00 Sat 17:30–22:30 Sun 17:30–21:30
  • Phone number
    01689 838700
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Atul Kochhar
  • Catering
    <br>We specialise in Outdoor caterings where Chef Atul Kochhar will personally design the menu to make your evening a memorable one.
  • Private party facilities
    We have facilities for private dining for up to 35 guests.
  • Private party contact
    Jitindar Singh: 07809 724350
  • Area
    Petts Wood
  • Cross Street
    Petts Wood Road
  • Parking Details
    <br>We have adequate street parking opposite the restaurant and within 50 yards there is a huge car park that can accommodate 80 cars (free parking)
  • Public Transit
    <br />5 min walk from Petts Wood train station
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Wine

What 1,772 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

1,778 Reviews
  1. NatashaP

    Kent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff were very attentive, and we was celebrating an anniversary which they bought us desserts and an anniversary plate out which was lovely of them🙂. The food was really good and an all round good experience! Thank you

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  2. SophieF

    Kent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a lovely Sunday lunch here for my Mums birthday. We had a toddler in tow and staff were very accommodating and friendly. The set weekend lunch is brilliant value too.

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  3. HSingh

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Outstanding service, good food, good ambience. Thank you.

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  4. AnthonyW

    Devon

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very attentive and family friendly with great quality food

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  5. NeilR

    Kent

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We decided on the Tasting Menu of 7 courses which was superb, even accommodating by changing the lamb course to paneer. Highly recommended for special occasions.

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  6. JoBe

    Key West

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 27 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have always loved Indian Essence . We brought some friends last night and they were blown away with the wonderful food - the fantastic favours and delicious dishes . Everything was superb . Good value too with the mid week set menu. The black dhal and the bread basket too are firm favourites. Lovely staff too . Thanks for a fab evening 😊

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  7. Adam

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service provided by the staff, and the incredible dishes they produce, never fail to satisfy the palate. I had the taster menu with the Lobster, again. We've visited this restaurant numerous times and will continue to go back.

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  8. BethanyB

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Honestly the food here was lovely, we had the tasting menu. My only tincy remark is the semi-freddo style desert was quite grainy. But everything else and I mean everything was incredible. Perfectly cooked and very tasty. Service so nice as well - celebrated a birthday here and it was honestly lovely.

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  9. ColinL

    Kent

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Ridiculously noisy,and way too many staff which means it is far from a relaxing evening it is like a rush hour with people constantly rushing about and customers at full decibel level,food was good though but very overpriced for what claims to be top end,wouldn’t go again as other restaurants nearby look a lot calmer and quieter

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  10. KellyB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent food and service. We had the lunch menu and the choices were superb. Try the cocktails too... Really tasty.

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You can order delivery directly from Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar using the Order Online button. Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar also offers delivery in partnership with Just Eat and Uber Eats.

Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar is rated 4.7 stars by 1772 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 14 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar

176-178 Petts wood Road, London, BR5 1LG

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Petts Wood Road
  • Area
    Petts Wood
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Mon–Sat 12:00–14:45 Sun 12:30–14:45 Dinner Mon–Fri 17:30–22:00 Sat 17:30–22:30 Sun 17:30–21:30
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Indian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    <br>We have adequate street parking opposite the restaurant and within 50 yards there is a huge car park that can accommodate 80 cars (free parking)
  • Public Transit
    5 min walk from Petts Wood train station
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Atul Kochhar
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Wine
  • Phone number
    01689 838700
  • Catering
    <br>We specialise in Outdoor caterings where Chef Atul Kochhar will personally design the menu to make your evening a memorable one.
  • Private party facilities
    We have facilities for private dining for up to 35 guests.
  • Private party contact
    Jitindar Singh: 07809 724350
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