The restaurateur behind Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant Gunpowder will open a Bollywood disco restaurant in Notting Hill in March.
After launching Gunpowder, a handcrafted Indian kitchen inspired by childhood family recipes in 2015, Harneet Baweja now looks to India’s disco days and memories of his father to inspire his next venture. is getting
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Bawaja said: “When disco was big in India, my dad would hit the streets in silk floral shirts and bell-bottoms. Often he would eat, drink and dance under one roof. I did.”
With Empire Empire, Bhawaja, who wants to create a venue that “brings together the golden age of Indian music, art and food”, will bring Punter to food, drink and entertainment when its doors open on All Saints Road in Notting Hill. invite you to dance
Equipped with a bespoke jukebox, Bollywood Bangerz illuminates the night with works by two of the most revered Indian artists of the 20th century, Jorgen Chowdhury and Rabin Mondal, and wall coverings of vintage Indian LP covers. play the soundtrack of For example, the Disco His Dancers soundtrack featuring Bollywood disco pioneer Vappilahiri.
With 40 covers, the restaurant has a cozy style reminiscent of a classic Indian curry house.
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Behind the bar, you’ll find natural wines, craft beers, ciders, and a wine list curated by Berber & Q and Carmel’s Mattia Bianchi.
The kitchen features Northwest-style cooking found in the old Punjabi Empire. Think slow-charred kebabs, malai curry, and lobster dum biryani (crustacean heads) as signature dishes of the restaurant.