• Restaurant Petts Wood Menu
Menus

Indian Essence is Michelin starred Atul Kochhar’s restaurant in Petts Wood Kent, offering a gastronomic experience with tasting menus.

  • A La Carte

    APPETISERS
    MAKALI FRY

    Crispy fried squid rings with chillies and lime dressing

    £9.75
    JALPARI

    Pan seared scallops, kumquat chutney, sunflower podi

    £13.95
    TANGRA CHILLI PRAWNS (G)(C)

    Kolkata inspired batter-fried king prawns, peppers, spring onions, chilli garlic sauce

    £11.95
    KHASTA MURG (D)(G)

    Atul’s signature chicken tikka pie, mixed berry compote

    £9.95
    GILAFI LAMB SEEKH KEBAB (D)

    Fine spiced minced lamb coated with peppers and onions skewered in the tandoor

    £10.45
    BHATTI KA KHARGOSH (D)

    Chargrilled rabbit leg marinated with cumin and whole spices, served with stem ginger & cherry chutney

    £15.95
    MURG TIRANGA (D)

    Trio of chicken: lehsuni malai tikka hariyalli chicken tikka & chicken 65 with a zesty baby leaf salad

    £10.95
    TANDOORI RATTAN (D)(C)

    An assortment of our signature kebabs: lime scented king prawn, lamb chop and lehsuni malai tikka

    £17.45
    SUBZ THAAL (D)(V)

    Achari paneer tikka, tandoori portobello mushrooms, beetroot cutlet, murabba

    £9.25
    RAJ KACHORI (D)(G)(V)

    Regal streetfood, large wheat bubble splashed wtih mint and tamarind chutney, yoghurt, sev and fresh pomegranate

    £9.25
    MAIN COURSES
    KEBAB PLATTER (C)(D)

    A selection of kebabs – lime scented king prawns, lamb chop, mustard salmon, lehsuni malai tikka and hariyalli chicken tikka served with baby leaf salad

    £23.95
    TANDOORI JHINGA (C)

    Tandoori grilled king prawns in garlic and lemongrass marinade

    £22.55
    SAMUDRI KHAZANA (C)

    Pan seared king prawns, seabass, scallops and asparagus served with raw mango manga charu sauce

    £23.45
    MEEN MALABAR

    Kafir lime scented tandoori monkfish, spiced vermicelli, coconut and tamarind sauce

    £22.45
    TANDOORI LOBSTER TAWA MASALA(D)

    Tandoori cornish lobster tail, lobster stir-fried with a tangy tomato-onion masala

    £39.95
    MURG MAKHANI (D)

    Tandoori Corn-Fed Chicken Tikka in a Creamed Tomato and Fenugreek sauce

    £15.95
    KORI GASSI

    Southern Spiced Chicken Curry cooked with Kokum and Mace

    £15.95
    TANDOORI MURG (D)

    Chargrilled half a Spring Chicken with Mace and Cinnamon marinade, served with Makhni sauce

    £15.95
    RAILWAY LAMB CURRY (G)

    Anglo-Indian Lamb Rump curry with Masala Roast Potatoes, Lamb Samosa

    £21.45
    LAMB NIHARI (D)(G)

    Best cuts of Lamb Leg cooked with fresh Kohlrabi, Nihari sauce

    £17.95
    STEAK TWO WAYS (D)

    Angus Fillet Steak spiced Masala Chips and Beef Kosha Mangsho

    £23.45
    GOLMIRCH GOSHT

    Best cuts of diced Goat Leg cooked with fresh Peppercorns, Curry leaves – a coastal delicacy

    £17.95
    SHAHI MALAI KOFTA (N)(D)

    Spiced Vegetable and Kale Dumpling, with a tangy Saffron and Tomato sauce

    £13.25
    TANDOORI PANEER BUTTER MASALA (D)

    Achari Paneer Tikka cooked in a Creamed Tomato-Onion and Fenugreek sauce

    £12.95
    MIRCH BAINGAN (V)

    Baby aubergine, jalapeno, salan sauce a Hyderabad delicacy

    £13.95
    VEGETABLES
    CHAPATI ALOO GOBI MASALA (V)

    Spiced Cauliflower and Potatoes in a Tangy Tomato-Onion Masala

    £6.45
    AMRITSARI PINDI CHOLE (V)

    Spiced Chickpeas and Potatoes, Tomato Masala tinged with Caraway Seeds

    £6.95
    SAAG MAKAI (D)

    Creamed Spinach with Sweetcorn, tempered with Garlic

    £6.45
    KALONJI BAINGAN (V)

    Spiced Baby Aubergine cooked in a tangy Tomato-Onion sauce tinged with Onion Seeds

    £7.95
    ALOO BEANS PORIYAL (D)

    Spiced potatoes, fine beans, grated coconut, mustard seeds, dried red chillies

    £8.45
    DAAL

    Yellow or Black Lentil – speciality of the House

    £5.95
    GREEN CHILLI PAKODA

    Stuffed Jalapeno, deep-fried with spiced Gram Flour Batter

    £5.95
    RICE AND BREAD
    SADE CHAWAL (V) / JEERA PULAO (D)

    Steamed Basmati Rice / Saffron and Cumin Braised Rice

    £4.25
    LEMON RICE (V)

    South Indian Rice, tempered with Lemon, Split Grams, Curry Leaf and Mustard Seeds

    £4.75
    KATCHE GOSHT KI BIRIYANI (D)(G)

    Tender pieces of Lamb Biryani, served with Raita and sauce (Please ask for more Biryani options)

    £18.95
    TANDOORI ROTI (G) / NAAN (D)(G)

    Wholemeal Bread / Plain Bread

    £4.25
    PUDINA PARATHA (G) / PESHWARI AMRITSARI KULCHA (D)(G)
    £4.75
    KEEMA NAAN (D)(G)

    Naan, stuffed with Spicy Ground Lamb

    £5.25
    CHEESE AND CHIVES NAAN (D)(G)
    £5.25
    BREAD BASKET (D)(G)

    A selection of Garlic Naan, Pudina Paratha and Peshwari Naan

    £10.25
    ACCOMPANIMENTS
    POMEGRANATE RAITA OR SADA DAHI (D)

    Yoghurt: plain or with Cucumber and Pomegranate

    £3.95
    PUNJABI SALAD (V)

    Onion & Chilli salad with toasted Cumin and Lemon dressing

    £4.45
    PAPAD (V)

    Plain Poppadums served with Three Home Made Chutneys

    £4.45
  • Tasting Menus

    Paired wine servings are 100 ml, Dessert wine serving is 75ml.
    Tasting menu applies for the entire table and cannot be used in conjunction with the Á la Carte.

    TASTING MENU

    £59.95 PER PERSON
    £97.95 WITH PAIRING WINES

    AMUSE BOUCHE
    DELHI KI BHALLA PAPDI CHAAT (D)(G)

    Spiced lentil dumplings, wheat crisp chaat, splash of chutneys, Mumbai sev, pomegranate

    Atul’s Signature Prosecco, Italy
    SAMUDRI KHAZANA (C)

    Chargrilled lime scented king prawns, mustard & dil salmon, pan-seared scallops, kumquat chutney, malabar sauce

    Mango Wine, Ryhthm Winery, Pune, India

    Or
    TANDOORI TAWA MASALA LOBSTER (D)

    Tandoori Cornish lobster tail, lobster tawa masala (£18 supplement)

    Chablis Domaine Des Geneves, France
    EXOTIC SORBET
    DAKSHIN CHICKEN (D)

    Southern spiced chargrilled chicken supreme, mangalorean Sauce, cauliflower kempu bezule, lemon rice

    Organic Wildsong Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand
    NAWABI LAMB

    Fennel scented lamb chop, adraki bhuna gosht, chargilled asparagus, garlic naan

    Fleurie, Domaine J Devots Jean Loren, France
    ELDERFLOWER PARFAIT

    Poached rhubarb, strawberry vanilla sorbet

    Tokaji Beres Magita, Hungary
    PESCATARIAN TASTING MENU

    £59.95 PER PERSON
    £97.95 WITH PAIRING WINES

    AMUSE-BOUCHE
    DELHI KI BHALLA PAPDI CHAAT (D) (G)

    Spiced lentil dumplings, wheat crisp chaat, splash of chutneys, Mumbai sev, pomegranate

    Atul’s Signature Prosecco, Italy
    TANGRA CHILLI PRAWNS

    Kolkata Inspired Tangra Chilli & Garlic Prawns, Peppers, Spring Onions

    Mango wine, ryhthm winery, Pune, India
    EXOTIC SORBET
    SAMUDRI KHAZANA

    Chargrilled lime scented king prawns, mustard & dil salmon, pan-seared scallops, kumquat chutney, manga charu sauce

    Sancerre rose, domaine les chaumes, France
    MEEN MALABAR

    Southern spiced monkfish, pan seared asparagus, malabar sauce, garlic naan

    Organic Wildsong Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand
    ELDERFLOWER PARFAIT

    Poached rhubarb, strawberry vanilla sorbet

    Tokaji Beres Magita, Hungary
    VEGAN TASTING MENU

    £59.95 PER PERSON
    £97.95 WITH PAIRING WINES

    AMUSE-BOUCHE
    DELHI KI BHALLA PAPRI CHAAT

    Spiced lentil dumplings, wheat crisp chaat, splash of chutneys, Mumbai sev, pomegranate

    Atul’s Signature Prosecco, Italy
    TANDOORI SUBZIAN

    Chargrilled portobello mushrooms, cauliflower, onions and peppers

    Mango wine, ryhthm winery, Pune, India
    GRANITA
    KADHAI BAINGAN

    Baby aubergine with a tangy tomato-onion sauce, lemon rice

    Organic wildsong pinot noir, Marlborough, New Zealand
    SHAHI KOFTA

    Vegetable dumplings, cauliflower kempu, salan sauce, tandoori roti

    Fleurie, Domaine J Devots Jean Loren, France
    ELDERFLOWER PARFAIT

    Poached rhubarb, strawberry vanilla sorbet

    Tokaji Beres Magita, Hungary
    VEGETARIAN TASTING MENU

    £59.95 PER PERSON
    £97.95 WITH PAIRING WINES

    AMUSE-BOUCHE
    DELHI KI BHALLA PAPRI CHAAT

    Spiced lentil dumplings, wheat crisp chaat, splash of chutneys, Mumbai sev, pomegranate

    Atul’s Signature Prosecco, Italy
    TANDOORI SUBZIAN

    Achari cauliflower, chargrilled portobello mushrooms

    Mango Wine,Ryhthm Winery, Pune, India
    GRANITA
    TANDOORI PANEER BUTTER MASALA

    Chargrilled paneer, tikka masala sauce

    Organic Wildsong Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand
    SHAHI MALAI KOFTA

    Seasonal vegetable dumpling with a saffron and cashew nut sauce, served with dal makhni and garlic naan

    Fleurie, Domaine J Devots Jean Loren, France
    ELDERFLOWER PARFAIT

    Poached rhubarb, strawberry vanilla sorbet

    Tokaji Beres Magita, Hungary
    .

    Dishes are subject to availability.
    Please alert our staff if you have any food allergies before you order your food and drink.

    All prices are inclusive of VAT a discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill

  • Set Menus

    Dishes are subject to availability.

     

    WEEKEND LUNCH MENU

    SATURDAY – SUNDAY
    12:00 – 3:00PM

    2 COURSE £24
    3 COURSE £28

    STARTERS
    SPICED PRAWNS PEPPER FRY

    Crispy King Prawns, Garlic Chilli Chutney

    TANDOORI RATTAN

    An assortment of Tandoori Prawns, Lamb Boti Kebab and Malai Tikka (£4 Supplement)

    MURG TIRANGA

    Hariyali Chicken Tikka, Malai Chicken Tikka & Chicken 65

    ATUL’S SIGNATURE CHICKEN TIKKA PIE

    with Mixed Berry Compote

    RAJ KACHORI

    Regal Street Food Chaat

    ADDITIONAL NIBBLES (£4 EACH)
    CHICKEN HARIYALLI TIKKA
    ONION BHAJI
    CRISPY CHICKEN 65
    TANGRA CHILLI FISH
    MAINS

    All mains are served with Chef’s choice of Vegetable & Pulao Rice

    LAMB SUKKA

    Diced Leg of Lamb, Onions, Crushed Peppers, Mustard,
    Curry Leaves, served with Malabar Paratha

    SAMUDRI KHAZANA

    Pan-seared King Prawns, Seabass, Squid and Asparagus served with Manga Charu Sauce

    AMRITSARI CHARGRILLED SPRING CHICKEN

    Half a Spring Chicken, Makhni Sauce, Baby Leaf Salad

    CHOICE OF BIRYANI

    Coastal Seafood / Lamb/ Chicken / Vegetable

    STEAK TWO WAYS

    Angus Fillet Steak, Masala Chips and
    Beef Kosha Mangsho (£6 Supplement)

    SUBZ RATTAN

    Chargrilled Mushrooms, Stuffed Courgettes, Baby Aubergine, Peppers, Salan Sauce

    BREADS (£3.50 EACH)
    NAAN
    GARLIC NAAN
    TANDOORI ROTI
    ONION KUCHA
    PESHAWARI NAAN
    DESSERT
    SPICED APPLE & PLUM CRUMBLE

    with Cinnamon Ice Cream

    DARK CHOCOLATE FONDANT

    Salted Caramel Ice Cream

    COCONUT CREME BRULEE

    with Fig Compote

    AN ASSORTMENT OF PISTACHIO AND SALTED CARAMEL ICE CREAM
    WEEKDAY LUNCH MENU

    2 COURSES £18
    3 COURSES £22

    STARTERS
    ALOO TIKKI CHAAT

    Cumin Scented Potato cakes with Mint, Tamarind Chutney, Sweet Yoghurt & Sev

    MURG TIRANGA

    Trio of Chicken: Lehsuni Malai Tikka, Hariyalli Chicken Tikka and Chicken 65

    SPICED PRAWNS PEPPER FRY

    Crispy King Prawns, Garlic Chilli Chutney

    LAMB SEEKH KEBAB

    Fine Spiced Minced Lamb Coated with Peppers & Onions, skewered in the Tandoor

    ADDITIONAL NIBBLES (£4 EACH)
    CHICKEN HARIYALLI TIKKA
    ONION BHAJI
    CRISPY CHICKEN 65
    TANGRA CHILLI FISH
    MAINS

    All mains are served with a vegetable of Chef’s choice and Pulao Rice

    DAKSHIN CHICKEN

    Southern Spiced Chargrilled Chicken Supreme, Mangalorean sauce, Cauliflower Kempu Bezule

    LAMB SUKKA

    Diced Leg of Lamb, Onions, Crushed Peppers, Mustard, Curry Leaves, served with Malabar Paratha

    FISH MOILEE

    Pan Seared Fish (catch of the day), Spiced Vermicelli, Sauteed Asparagus, Moilee sauce

    PANEER CHOLE

    Chargrilled Cottage Cheese, Spiced Chick Peas with Malabar sauce

    BREADS £3.50 EACH
    NAAN
    GARLIC NAAN
    TANDOORI NAAN
    ONION KULCHA
    PESHWARI NAAN
    DESSERTS
    ROSE & RASPBERRY SCENTED BHAPA DOI
    DARK CHOCOLATE FONDANT

    Choc Chips, Salted Caramel Ice Cream

    COCONUT CREME BRULEE

    with Fig Compote

    DINNER MENU

    SUNDAY – WEDNESDAY
    5:45 – 10:00PM

    2 COURSE £26
    3 COURSE £29

    STARTERS
    SPICED PRAWNS PEPPER FRY

    Crispy King Prawns, Garlic Chilli Chutney

    TANDOORI RATTAN

    An assortment of Tandoori Prawns, Lamb Boti Kebab and Malai Tikka (£4 Supplement)

    MURG TIRANGA

    Hariyali Chicken Tikka, Malai Chicken Tikka & Chicken 65

    ATUL’S SIGNATURE CHICKEN TIKKA PIE

    with Mixed Berry Compote

    BEETROOT CUTLET

    Spiced Beetroot Cutlet, Beetroot Murabba & Beetroot Ketchup

    ADDITIONAL NIBBLES (£4 EACH)
    CHICKEN HARIYALLI TIKKA
    ONION BHAJI
    CRISPY CHICKEN 65
    TANGRA CHILLI FISH
    MAINS

    All mains are served with Chef’s choice of Vegetable & Pulao Rice

    LAMB SUKKA

    Diced Leg of Lamb, Onions, Crushed Peppers, Mustard, Curry Leaves, served with Malabar Paratha

    SAMUDRI KHAZANA

    Pan Seared King Prawns, Seabass, Squid and Asparagus served with Manga Charu Sauce

    AMRITSARI CHARGRILLED SPRING CHICKEN

    Half a Spring Chicken, Makhni Sauce, Baby Leaf Salad

    CHOICE OF BIRYANI

    Coastal Seafood / Lamb / Chicken / Vegetable

    STEAK TWO WAYS

    Angus Fillet Steak, Masala Chips and
    Beef Kosha Mangsho (£6 Supplement)

    SUBZ RATTAN (vegan)

    Chargrilled Mushrooms, Stuffed Courgettes, Baby Aubergine, Peppers, Salan Sauce

    BREADS (£3.50 EACH)
    NAAN
    GARLIC NAAN
    TANDOORI NAAN
    ONION KULCHA
    PESHWARI NAAN
    DESSERT
    SPICED APPLE & PLUM CRUMBLE

    with Cinnamon Ice Cream

    DARK CHOCOLATE FONDANT

    Salted Caramel Ice Cream

    COCONUT CREME BRULEE

    with Fig Compote

    AN ASSORTMENT OF PISTACHIO AND SALTED CARAMEL ICE CREAM
    .

    All prices are inclusive of VAT a discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill.

    Please alert our staff if you have any food allergies before you order your food and drink.

  • Party Menus

    All main courses served with saag corn, aloo gobi adraki, jeera pulao & assorted breads, salad & raita

    MAHARAJA MENU

    Lunch £39.95 per person
    Dinner £44.95 per person

    STARTERS
    Murg Hariyalli Tikka

    Chicken supreme marinated with fresh mint, coriander, basil and yoghurt

    Tandoori machhli

    Tandoori mustard salmon infused with dill leaves

    Lamb seekh kebab

    Fine spiced minced lamb skewered in the tandoor

    MAINS
    Dilli ka butter chicken

    Tandoori chicken tikka cooked in a creamed tomato and fenugreek sauce

    Adraki bhuna gosht

    Diced leg of lamb cooked with tomato -onion masala, infused with fresh ginger

    All main courses served with saag corn, aloo gobi adraki, jeera pulao & assorted breads, salad & raita
    DESSERT
    Dark chocolate fondant

    with salted caramel ice cream

    MAHARANI MENU

    Lunch £39.95 per person
    Dinner £44.95 per person

    STARTERS
    Achari paneer tikka

    Paneer tikka marinated in pickle spices, caramelised onions and peppers

    Beetroot cutlet

    Spiced beetroot croquettes, beetroot murabba

    Dilli ki aloo tikki

    Cumin scented potatocake, sweet yoghurt, mint and tamarind chutney

    MAINS
    Paneer butter masala

    Tandoori paneer tikka with tomato sauce tinged with fenugreek

    Shahi malai kofta

    Lotus stem and mixed vegetables dumplings with caramelised onion sauce

    Accompaniments:

    Main course is served with saag corn, aloo gobi adraki, jeera pulao & assorted breads, salad & raita

    DESSERT
    Dark chocolate fondant

    with salted caramel ice cream

    SHAHI DELUXE PARTY MENU

    Lunch £47.95 per person
    Dinner £53.95 per person

    AMUSE BOUCHE
    STARTERS
    Murg hariyalli tikka

    Chicken supreme marinated with fresh mint, coriander, basil and yoghurt

    Tandoori jhinga

    Tandoor grilled king prawns in chilli, garlic and lemongrass marinade

    EXOTIC SORBET
    MAINS
    Kori gassi

    Mangalorean chicken curry infused with kokum and mace

    Golmirch gosht

    Slow cooked goat cooked with fresh peppercorns and curry leaves

    Tandoori machhli

    Tandoori mustard salmon marinated with mustard infused with dill

    All main courses served with saag corn, aloo gobi adraki, jeera pulao & assorted breads, salad & raita
    DESSERT
    Dark chocolate fondant

    Orange curd ice cream, mango bhapa doi

    .

    Dishes are subject to availability.

    Please alert our staff if you have any food allergies before you order your food
    and drink.

    All prices are inclusive of VAT a discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill.

  • Weekend Lunch

    SATURDAY – SUNDAY
    12:00 – 3:00PM

    2 course £24
    3 course £28

    STARTERS
    Tangra Chilli Prawns (cr,so,d,g)

    Kolkata inspired King Prawns, Peppers, Spring Onions in Chilli Garlic Sauce

    Tandoori Rattan (£4 Supplement) (c,d)

    trio of Tandoori Prawn, Lamb Boti Kebab, Malai Tikka

    Murg do Tarike (d)

    an assortment of Amritsari Murg Tikka, Bhatti ka Tikka, Baby Leaf salad, Grape and Ginger dressing

    Pathar ke Kebab (d)

    24 hrs marinated, stonebaked roast Leg of Lamb, Mango & Chilli salad

    Mumbai Pao Bhaji (d,g)

    a combination of mashed vegetables and Potatoes served with hot fluffy buns, Kachumber salad – a Mumbai street food delicacy

    ADDITIONAL NIBBLES (£4 each)
    Onion Bhaji • Samosa Chaat (g) • Crispy Squid
    MAINS
    Lamb Ghee Roast with Dosa (d)

    Tender marinated Leg of Lamb, Garam Masala, Ghee Tadka served with a Lentil pancake

    Samudri Khazana (cr)

    Prawn, Seabass, Squid and Asparagus served with Malabar sauce

    Amritsari Chargrilled Spring Chicken (d,mu)

    half a Spring Chicken, Makhni Sauce, Baby Leaf salad

    Coastal Seafood Chettinad Biryani (d,g,cr)

    a melange of King Prawns, Seabass, Mussels dum cooked with Saffron Rice in Chettinad spices, Chettinad sauce and Raita

    Steak Two Ways Angus Fillet Steak (£6 Supplement) (d)

    Masala Chips and Beef Kosha Mangsho

    Paneer Khurchan (d)

    chargrilled Cottage Cheese, stuffed Jalapeno, Tomato-Onion sauce

    (more vegetarian options available upon request)
    All mains are served with chef’s choice of vegetable and Pulao Rice
    BREADS (£3.50 EACH)

    Naan • Garlic Naan • Tandoori Roti • Kadhai Chicken Kulcha • Peshawari Naan

    DESSERT
    Fig and Ginger Cheesecake, Ginger Cream, Caramelised Fig (g,d,n e)
    Dark Chocolate Fondant, Cinnamon Chocolate, Orange Curd Ice Cream (d,e)
    Pistachio Milk Cake, Cardamom Sponge, Mango Gel (d,e,n)
    An assortment of Pistachio and Salted Caramel Ice Cream (d,n)
    .

    Allergens: (CR)-Crustaceans ,(D)-Diary, (E)-Eggs, (GL)-Gluten, (MU)-Mustard, (N)-Nuts, (SO)-Soya, (V) Vegan

    Despite our best efforts and whilst we have strict controls in place, our food and drink is prepared in areas where cross contamination may occur, and therefore, we are unable to
    guarantee that our dishes are free from any allergens.

    Not all ingredients are listed in each dish, please inform your server of any allergies, or dietary requirements.

  • Weekday Lunch Menu

    AVAILABLE MON – FRI
    2 COURSES £18
    3 COURSES £22

    STARTERS
    Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat (d)

    Cumin scented Potato cakes and chickpeas with Mint, Tamarind Chutney, Sweet Yoghurt and Mumbai Sev

    Murg do Tarike (d)

    an assortment of Amritsari Murg Tikka, Bhatti ka Tikka, Baby Leaf salad, Grape and Ginger dressing

    Tangra Chilli Fish (s,g)

    Kolkata inspired fish, Peppers, Spring Onions, Chilli and Garlic Sauce

    Lamb Seekh Kebab (d)

    fine spiced minced Lamb coated with Peppers and Onions, skewered in the tandoor

    ADDITIONAL NIBBLES (£4 EACH)
    Onion Bhaji • Samosa Chaat (g)• Crispy Squid
    MAINS
    Kadhai Chicken

    pan roasted Chicken supreme, baked with Parmesan, Coriander and Garlic, Kadhai sauce, Samphire fritters

    Lamb Ghee Roast with Dosa (d)

    tender marinated Leg of Lamb, Garam Masala, Ghee Tadka served with a Lentil pancake

    FISH MOILEE

    pan-seared Fish (catch of the day), Beetroot and Potato mash, sauteed Asparagus, Moilee sauce

    Paneer Khurchan (d)

    chargrilled Cottage Cheese, stuffed Jalapeno, Tomato-Onion sauce

    (more vegetarian options available upon request)
    All mains are served with a vegetable of chef’s choice and Pulao Rice
    BREADS £3.50 EACH
    Naan • Garlic Naan • Tandoori Roti • Kadhai Chicken Kulcha • Peshawari Naan
    DESSERTS
    Mango Saffron Bhapa Doi, Orange Tuille, Fruit Gel (d)
    Fig and Ginger Cheesecake, Ginger Cream, Caramelised Fig (g,d,n e)
    Dark Chocolate Fondant, Cinnamon Chocolate, Orange Curd Ice Cream (d,e)
    Pistachio Milk Cake, Cardamom Sponge, Mango Gel (d,e,n)
    .

    Allergens: (CR)-Crustaceans ,(D)-Diary, (E)-Eggs, (GL)-Gluten, (MU)-Mustard, (N)-Nuts, (SO)-Soya, (V) Vegan

    Despite our best efforts and whilst we have strict controls in place, our food and drink is prepared in areas where cross contamination may occur, and therefore, we are unable to
    guarantee that our dishes are free from any allergens.

    Not all ingredients are listed in each dish, please inform your server of any allergies, or dietary requirements.

  • Dinner Menu

    Sunday – Wednesday
    5:45pm – 10pm

    2 COURSES £26
    3 COURSES £29

    STARTERS
    Tangra Chilli Prawns (cr,s,d,g)

    Kolkata inspired King Prawn, Peppers, Spring Onions, Chilli Garlic sauce

    Tandoori Rattan (£4 Supplement) (cr,d)

    trio of Tandoori Prawn, Lamb Boti Kebab, Malai Tikka

    Pathar ke Kebab (d)

    24 hrs marinated, stonebaked roast Leg of Lamb, Mango & Chilli salad

    Atul’s Signature Chicken Tikka Pie (g,d)

    with mixed Berry Compote

    Spiced Beetroot Cutlet

    Beetroot Murabba and Beetroot Ketchup

    ADDITIONAL NIBBLES (£4 each)
    Onion Bhaji • Samosa Chaat (g) • Crispy Squid
    MAINS
    Lamb Ghee Roast with Dosa (d)

    tender marinated Leg of Lamb, Garam Masala, Ghee Tadka served with a Lentil pancake

    Samudri Khazana (cr)

    pan-seared King Prawn, Seabass, Squid and Asparagus served with manga charu sauce

    Kadhai Chicken (d)

    pan roasted Chicken supreme, baked with Parmesan, Coriander and Garlic, Kadhai sauce, Samphire fritters

    Coastal Seafood Chettinad Biryani (d,g,cr)

    a melange of King Prawns, Seabass, Mussels dum cooked with Saffron Rice in Chettinad spices, with Chettinad sauce and Raita

    Steak Two Ways Angus Fillet Steak (£6 Supplement) (d)

    Masala Chips and Beef Kosha Mangsho

    Paneer Khurchan (d)

    chargrilled Cottage Cheese, stuffed Jalapeno, Tomato-Onion sauce

    (more vegetarian options available upon request)
    All mains are served with Chef’s choice of Vegetable & Pulao Rice
    BREADS (£3.50 EACH)

    Naan • Garlic Naan • Tandoori Roti • Kadhai Chicken Kulcha • Peshawari Naan

    DESSERT
    Fig and Ginger Cheesecake, Ginger Cream, Caramelised Fig (g,d,n e)
    Dark Chocolate Fondant, Cinnamon Chocolate, Orange Curd Ice Cream (d,e)
    Pistachio Milk Cake, Cardamom Sponge, Mango Gel (d,e,n)
    An assortment of Pistachio and Salted Caramel Ice Cream (d,n)
    .

    Allergens: (CR)-Crustaceans ,(D)-Diary, (E)-Eggs, (GL)-Gluten, (MU)-Mustard, (N)-Nuts, (SO)-Soya, (V) Vegan

    Despite our best efforts and whilst we have strict controls in place, our food and drink is prepared in areas where cross contamination may occur, and therefore, we are unable to guarantee that our dishes are free from any allergens.

    Not all ingredients are listed in each dish, please inform your server of any allergies, or dietary requirements.

  • Children’s Menu

    £13.95 PER CHILD

    APPETISERS
    ALOO TIKKI CHAAT
    MAIN COURSE
    MURG MAKHNI

    Chicken tikka cooked in a creamed tomato and fenugreek sauce

    SHAHI MURG KORMA

    Chargrilled breast of chicken cooked in a saffron korma sauce

    RAILWAY LAMB BURGER

    Spiced lamb patties burger served with thick cut chips and zesty salad

    CHEMEEN MANGA CHARU

    King prawns cooked with raw mango and coconut sauce

    PANEER MAKHNI

    Batons of cottage cheese cooked in a creamed tomato sauce

    NIZAMI VEG BURGER

    Spiced potato and green peas burger served with thick cut chips and zesty salad

    Main course is served with plain rice, naan and zesty salad (except the burgers)
    DESSERTS
    Hot chocolate brownie

    with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce

    Or
    Mixed Sorbet
  • Desserts

    SAMPLE DESSERT MENU
    MANGO SAFFRON BHAPA DOI (D)

    Orange tuile, fruit gel

    £8
    FIG AND GINGER CHEESECAKE (G,D,N,E)

    Ginger cream, caramelised fig

    £8
    PISTACHIO MILK CAKE (D,N,E)

    Cardamom sponge, mango gel

    £8
    ELDERFLOWER & RHUBARB PARFAIT (D,E)

    Poached rhubarb, strawberry vanilla sorbet

    £8
    CHOCOLATE FONDANT (D,E)

    Cinnamon chocolate, orange curd ice cream

    £8
    KULFI (MANGO / PISTACHIO) (D,N)

    Saffron rabdi, rose falooda

    £8
    ICE CREAM & SORBET

    Pistachio • Cinnamon • Orange Curd • Vanilla • Salted Caramel • Seasonal Exotic Sorbet

    £8
    DESSERT WINES 75ML
    CLOS DADY, SAUTERNES, FRANCE 2013
    £8
    TOKAJI BERES, MAGITA EDES CUVEE, HUNGARY 2013
    £9
    PORT 50ML
    LBV, TAYLORS, DOURO, PORTUGAL 2011
    £8
    SANDEMAN, FINE RUBY PORTO
    £6
    LIQUEURS 50 ML
    £6
    COGNAC AND ARMAGNAC 50 ML
    Martel VS, Hennessy VS
    £9
    REMY MARTIN VSOP
    £11
    HENNESSEY XO, REMY MARTIN XO
    £25
    ESPRESSO MARTINI

    Espresso shot, Vodka, Kahlua shaken

    £11
    CHOCOLATE MARTINI

    Vanilla Vodka and Chocolate Liqueur

    £11
    FLOATER LIQUEUR COFFEE

    Baileys, Jamieson Whiskey, Tia Maria and Brandy

    £9
    COFFEE

    100% arabica coffee beans from a single estate in Italy
    Espresso (Single/Double) | Americano | Floater Cappuccino Cafe Latte | Flat White

    £4.5
    CHAI

    Masala Chai Tea (made in the proper way) Green Tea | Assam | English Breakfast | Darjeeling Tea | Fresh Mint Tea

    £4.5
Restaurant Michelin Bib Gourmand Petts Wood
HOURS

Monday to Friday
Lunch: 12noon — 2:45pm
Dinner: 5:30pm — 10pm

Saturday
Lunch: 12noon — 3pm
Dinner: 5:30pm — 10:30pm

Sunday
Lunch: 12:30pm — 3:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm — 9:30pm

Restaurant Petts Wood reviews Indian Essence