Indian Restaurant Petts Wood

ATUL KOCHHAR UNDERSTANDS THAT QUALITY, ETHICALLY SOURCED AND FINELY PRESERVED INGREDIENTS CREATE THE MOST FANTASTIC FOOD.
We are passionate about quality, ethically sourced and finely preserved ingredients and at Indian Essence, expect vibrant flavours, subtle spice blends and incredible aromas – a first-class taste of India.

Indian Essence pay homages to Atul Kochhar’s love of traditional Indian cuisine and exploring innovative and modern British touches, bringing gourmet excitement to the heart and neighbourhood of Petts Wood near Bromley. Explore Atul Kochhar’s contemporary Indian cuisine.

Proud recipient of Michelin Bib Gourmand 2016 - 2019.

Atul Kochhar


ATUL KOCHAR IS THE PIONEERING INDIAN CHEF WHOSE TALENTS HAVE SEEN HIM AWARDED TWO MICHELIN STARS (HE WAS THE FIRST EVER INDIAN CHEF TO RECEIVE A MICHELIN STAR – IN 2001).
At the forefront of the culinary industry for over 25 years, Atul is a television personality, book author and charity ambassador as well as an admired restaurateur.

Atul Kochhar's gastronomical creations are showcased in many brilliant recipe books. These are some of Chef's signature dishes that use the best of British produce in a modern Indian style.
Atul Kochhar

Atul Kochhar Restaurant Group


ATUL KOCHHAR’S GROWING RESTAURANT GROUP INVITES UK DINERS ON A JOURNEY OF INDIAN GASTRONOMICAL DISCOVERY.
In addition to Indian Essence in Petts Wood, Atul Kochhar Restaurant Group operates Sindhu at The Compleat Angler and Vaasu on Chapel St, both in Marlow, along with Hawkyns at The Crown Inn in Amersham.
Atul Kochhar Restaurant Group

Catering Services


INDIAN ESSENCE OFFERS GUESTS SUPERIOR CATERING SERVICES (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC).
Whether you are hosting a party at home or at an alternative venue, we offer a variety of top quality packages, individually designed to suit your specific needs. This includes canapé and large scale catering, drinks receptions and more. For an extra special occasion, add a touch of luxury with our exclusive premium services and have one of our talented in-house chefs create an authentic and unique meal right there in the comfort of your own home.
Catering Services

Gift Vouchers


FOR THOSE WHO ENJOY FINE FOOD AND WINE, INDIAN ESSENCE, MICHELIN BIB GOURMAND WINNER 2019, CAN EASILY SOLVE ANY GIFTING DILEMMAS.
Buy a Gift Card to use towards a meal, takeaway, book or masterclass and invite friends or family to make their own gastronomical discovery at Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar.
Gift Vouchers

Cookery at Home


Purchase one of Atul Kochhar’s cookery books to recreate his exquisite Indian cuisine at your own pace.
Curry is the nation's favourite dish, but too often it can seem daunting to attempt at home. In his latest book 30 Minute Curries, twice Michelin-starred chef and BBC Saturday Kitchen and ITV James Martin Saturday Morning favourite, Atul Kochhar shows readers how to create simple curries in their own homes in just 30 minutes, transforming boring weeknight dinners.

Dishes included showcase Atul's trademark mix of using the best and freshest British produce and his modern Indian style, and ensure that this book is one you will cook from time and time again.

Further Cookery books available include, Simple Indian, Curries of the World and Fish Indian Style.
Cookery at Home
Restaurant Michelin Bib Gourmand Petts Wood
HOURS
Monday to Saturday
12noon - 10pm
3pm - 5pm (Sharing Plates Menu ONLY)

Sunday
12noon - 9:30pm
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