• Restaurant  Kanishka Mayfair Menu

Menus at Indian Restaurant Mayfair


Above all, we cook with honesty and passion.

  • Four – Hands Dining Experience

    MICHAEL CAINES MBE AND ATUL KOCHHAR

    May 30th 2024

    £150 PP
    Wine flight £100 • Prestige wine flight £175

    Tartar of Scallops Tomato Jelly

    smoked salmon mousse, honey and soy vinaigrette

    Albarino, Lagar de Pintos, Rias Baixas, Spain
    Prestige Wine: Unplugged’, Weingut Tesch, Nahe, Riesling, Germany 2020
    Roasted Quail

    with onion and truffle confit, morel mushrooms, Wye Valley asparagus Madeira jus

    Pinot Noir, Tinpot Hut, New Zealand
    Prestige Wine: Volnay 1er Cru `Les Santenots’, Domaine Georges Glantenay, 2019
    Braised Brixham Turbot

    with shellfish chowder, Exmoor caviar, oyster velouté

    Chablis, Domaine Vrignaud, 2021
    Prestige Wine- Chablis 1er Cru “Vaucoupin” Domaine Corinne Perchaud 2019
    Spiced Norfolk Chicken Supreme Pasty

    wild garlic, tomato & fenugreek sauce

    Gamay, Fleurie, Dominique Morel, Beaujolais
    Prestige Wine: Gevrey Chambertin, Joseph Drouhin 2019
    Roast best end of Devon lamb

    boulangère potatoes, roast garlic, peas, broad beans lamb jus

    Thelema Vineyards, Stellenbosch, Shiraz, South Africa 2020
    Prestige Wine: Brunello Di Montalcino, Geografico 2014
    Poached Peach

    negroni sorbet and walnut oats crumble

    Fontanafredda, NV Moscato d’ Asti DOCG
    Prestige Wine: Chateau Laville, Sauternes, France, 2018
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    Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 15% service charge will be added to your bill.

    If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please inform your server when ordering. Whilst we have strict controls in place, unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee our dishes will be 100% allergen or contamination free. Fish dishes may contain small bones.

  • A La Carte

    At Kanishka, the menus are inspired by Atul Kochhar’s love of traditional Indian cuisine, brought to life by his continuous research into ever-evolving regional recipes, combined with his dedication to using only the finest ingredients. The result is a totally unique and innovative style of modern Indian cuisine.

    STARTERS AND KEBABS
    Devon Crab Bonda (g)

    Devon crab fritter with chickpea sundal, tomato chutney with Isle of Wight tomatoes

    £20
    Jal Tarang (d)(n)

    Scallop, chicken jus, hazelnut and crispy chicken skin

    £22
    Lasooni Jhinga (d)

    Tandoor grilled tiger prawns with wild garlic, black garlic, pickled artichoke

    £22
    Tandoori Monkfish (d)

    Chettinaad spiced grilled monkfish tail, creamed kale korma

    £21
    Nimbu Mirch Chicken Tikka (g)(d)

    Cornfed grilled chicken supreme, lemongrass, burani cheese raita, chicken skin and puffed rice

    £19
    Chicken Tikka Pie (2006) (g)(d)

    Speciality of the house served with spring berry chutney

    £20
    Batyer ki Galawati (g)(d)

    Norfolk quail galettes, flaky warqi paratha, chilli tamarind caviar and micro herbs

    £18
    Dhuyen Ki Batak (g)(d)

    Home smoked Margret duck breast, orange and spring onion chaat

    £19
    Khargosh 65 (d)(g)

    Rabbit, curry leaf, Guntur chilli, coconut pachadi

    £20
    Rosemary Sheekh Kebab (d)

    Grilled ground lamb kebab with British accent, mint, onion pickle

    £21
    Telugu Paneer Tikka (2019) (v)(g)(d)

    Andhra spiced paneer tikka, pastry crust, melon, chia seed & lemon dressing

    £18
    Raj kachori (v)(g)(d)

    Wheat bubble, smoked yellow peas and potato, mung beans and signature chutneys

    £18
    Nadru Ki Chaat (v)(d)

    Lotus stem kebabs and crisp with tamarind, cherry chutney, yoghurt

    £14
    Malai Broccoli (v)(d)

    Grilled broccoli, marinated in nutmeg garam masala, served with parmesan shards

    £18
    CURRIES AND BIRYANI
    Kadhai Jhinga (d)

    Stir fried prawns with peppers, ginger and tomatoes

    £35
    Turbot Alleppey (d)

    Pan seared turbot, fried idli, sea vegetables and coconut sauce

    £36
    Meen Mappas (d)

    Pan fried sea bass with coconut, curry leaf, garlic sauce, enriched with caviar

    £34
    Purani Dilli Ka Butter Chicken (d)

    A classic of old Delhi – chicken tikka in rich tomato sauce

    £29
    Chettinaad Kodi Curry

    Chicken curry with Malwan spice blend of peppers, chillies and cumin

    £28
    Ahuna Gosht Curry (g)

    East Indian lamb curry with chillies, fennel and stone flowers

    £32
    Kashmiri Roganjosh

    Lake District braised lamb curry with, onions, tomato & Kashmiri spice blend

    £32
    Paneer Aur Palak Makhani (v)(d)

    Spiced fig filled paneer tikka, baby spinach and rich tomato gravy

    £26
    Kathal Kofta (v)(n)(d)

    Jackfruit dumpling in coconut korma, golden raisins & lotus seeds

    £28
    Hindostanee Biryani (g)(d)

    Choice of biryani – vegetable, chicken, lamb

    £26 | £32 | £34
    KANISHKA SPECIALS
    Lobster Caldine (d)

    Butter poached lobster, monks bread, masala uttapam, caviar with coastal Goan sauce

    £52
    Hiran Ki Boti (d)

    Spiced fallow venison, pickled heritage carrots, rainbow swiss chard and jus

    £38
    SUBJI
    Aloo & mutter (vg)

    new potatoes, green peas onion and tomato

    £11
    Gobi Adaraki (vg)

    spiced cauliflower, ginger and onions

    £11
    Achari Chole & Baigan (v)

    Punjabi chickpea curry with baby aubergine

    £11
    Kanishka signature black dal (v)(d)
    £11
    Yellow dal (vg)
    £11
    AUR SAATH ME
    Saffron Rice (vg) Steamed Rice (vg)
    £6
    Cheese and chilli naan (v)(d)(g)
    £6
    Peshawari naan (v)(d)(g)
    £6
    Paratha (v)(d)(g)
    £6
    Naan (v)(d)(g)
    £5
    Roti (vg)(g)
    £5
    Cucumber – onion raita (v)(d)
    £5
    Masala onion salad (vg)
    £5
    Poppadom (vg)(g)
    £5
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    (vg) vegan (v) vegetarian (d) contains dairy (g) contains gluten (n) contains nuts (a) contains alcohol

    Prices include VAT at the current rate. Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill. If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please inform your server when ordering.

    Whilst we have strict controls in place, unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee our dishes will be 100% allergen or contamination free. Fish dishes may contain small bones. Game dishes may contain shot.

  • Kanishka Tasting Menu

    At Kanishka, the menus are inspired by Atul Kochhar’s love of traditional Indian cuisine, brought to life by his continuous research into ever-evolving regional recipes, combined with his dedication to using only the finest ingredients. The result is a totally unique and innovative style of modern Indian cuisine.

    TASTING MENU £105

    £75 WINE PAIRING

    NASHTA (d)(g)
    Atul Kochhar Blanc de Blanc Champagne NV, France
    NADRU KI CHAAT

    Lotus stem kebabs and crisp with tamarind, cherry chutney, yoghurt

    Riesling, Wild Earth, New Zealand

    Or
    DEVON CRAB BONDA (g)

    Devon crab fritter with chickpea sundal, tomato chutney with Isle of Wight tomatoes

    Mango Wine, Rhythm Winery, India
    TELUGU PANEER TIKKA (v)(d)(g)

    Andhra spiced paneer tikka, pastry crust, melon, chia seed & lemon dressing

    Sauvignon Blanc, Tinpot Hut, New Zealand

    Or
    JAL TARANG (d)(n)

    Scallop, chicken jus, hazelnut & crispy chicken skin

    Chablis, Domaine Vrignaud, France

    Or
    DHUYEN KI BATAK

    Home smoked Margret Duck breast, orange and spring onion chaat

    Pinot Noir, Tinpot Hut, New Zealand
    MALAI BROCCOLI (v)(d)

    Grilled broccoli, marinated in nutmeg garam masala, served with parmesan shards

    El Coto, Rioja, Verdejo, Spain

    Or
    JOHN DORY (d)

    Cornish John Dory with Isle of Wight tomatoes

    La Smilla, Gavi di Gavi, DOCG, Piedmont

    Or
    CHICKEN TIKKA PIE (d)(g)

    Speciality of the house served with spring berry chutney

    Chardonnay, Silver lining, South Australia
    KATHAL KOFTA WITH KORMA SAUCE (d)(v)(n)

    Jackfruit dumpling in coconut korma, golden raisins & lotus seeds

    Riesling, Unplugged, Weingut Tesch, Nage, Germany

    Or
    TURBOT ALLEPPEY (d)

    Pan seared turbot, fried idli, sea vegetables and coconut sauce

    Pouilly- Fume, Cuvee De Boisfleury, Alain Cailbourdin

    Or
    PURANI DILLI KA BUTTER CHICKEN (d)

    A classic of old Delhi – chicken tikka in rich tomato sauce

    Gamay, Fleurie, Dominique Morel, Beaujolais

    Or
    DO TARIKE KA GOSHT

    Lamb chop, Lamb loin, Swiss chard and jus

    Shiraz, Thelema Vineyards, South Africa
    Served with black daal (g)(v), aloo and mutter (vg), bread (d)(g) and rice (vg)
    TEXTURES OF YOGHURT (d)
    PISTACHIO KULFI WITH CHOCOLATE MOUSSE (d)(n)

    Royal Tokaji Late Harvest, Tokaj, Hungary

    Or

    CARDAMOM CHAI CRÈME BRÛLÉE (d)

    The Ned, Marlborough, New Zealand

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    (vg) vegan (v) vegetarian (d) contains dairy (g) contains gluten (n) contains nuts (a) contains alcohol

    Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

    If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please inform your
    server when ordering. Whilst we have strict controls in place, unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee our dishes will be 100% allergen or contamination free. Fish
    dishes may contain small bones. Game dishes may contain shot.

  • Set Menu

    LUNCH
    £42 two courses | £47 three courses

    Available
    Monday  to Sunday 12pm – 2:15pm

    DINNER
    3 Courses £45

    Available
    Monday to Sunday- 5pm to 6;30pm

    STARTERS
    ALOO MUTTER KI TIKKI (d)

    Maris piper and green peas gallete, lotus seed with cherry chutney

    CHIDIYA SAMOSA KI CHAAT (g)(d)

    Vegetable mini samosa with smoked yellow pea curry and chutneys

    ROSEMARY SEEKH KEBAB (d)

    Grilled ground lamb kebab with British accent, mint, onion pickle

    NIMBU MIRCH CHICKEN TIKKA (d)

    Cornfed grilled chicken supreme, lemongrass, burani cheese raita, chicken skin and puffed rice

    KHARGOSH 65 (g)(d)

    Rabbit, curry leaf, guntur chilli, coconut pachadi (£5 supplement)

    MAINS
    PUNJABI CHOLE, BAIGAN AND KULCHA (v)(d)(g)

    Slow cooked white chickpeas, baby aubergine with onion kulcha and raita

    MEEN MOILEE (g)(d)

    Pan fried sea bream, sea vegetables, moilee and vermicelli

    PURANI DILLI KA BUTTER CHICKEN (d)

    A classic of old Delhi – chicken tikka in rich tomato sauce

    HINDOSTANEE BIRYANI (d)(g)

    Choice of biryani – chicken, lamb or vegetable (£6 supplement)

    Served with black daal (g)(v), bread (d)(g) and rice (vg)
    DESSERTS
    Mango Bhapa Doi (d)(n)

    Or

    Dark chocolate brownie (d)(g)

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    Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill

  • Weekend Brunch Menu

    Friday 11:30am to 2:00pm
    Saturday 11:30am to 2:00pm
    Sunday 11:30am to 3:00pm

    A welcome seasonal Kanishka punch cocktail
    Bottomless red, white wine or beer with food – £65pp (2 hrs)
    Brunch food only – £50pp (min 2 persons)

    SHARING DISHES
    Khari paneer tikka (v)(g)(d)

    spiced paneer tikka baked with pastry, rocket leaves, chia seeds

    Chole samosa (v)(g)(d)

    mini samosa with smoked yellow peas & potato curry

    Makhan makai ki chaat (v)(d)

    spiced butter corn kernels, lime and coriander

    Malai broccoli (v)(d)

    grilled broccoli, marinated in nutmeg garam masala, served with parmesan shards

    Nimbu mirchi chicken tikka (d)

    tandoor grilled chicken supreme marinated in lemongrass & cheese

    Atul‘s fried chicken

    pickle mayonnaise

    Lamb sausage & akuri pao (g)(d)

    lamb sausages & Parsi style scrambled egg in brioche

    Machhi amritsari

    Punjabi carom seed and gram flour coated fried fish

    ADD ON
    Changezi champen (d) (1 piece £15)

    tandoori lamb chops, mint chutney, onion salad

    Ajwaini jhinga (d) (2 pieces £12)

    tandoor grilled tiger prawns with wild garlic, black garlic and pickled artichokes

    CHOOSE ONE MAIN DISH TO SHARE
    Hindostanee biryani (d)(g)

    vegetable or chicken served with raita

    Ahuna gosht

    East Indian lamb curry with chillies, fennel and stone flowers

    Chole baigan (v)

    Punjabi style chickpeas cooked with aubergine

    Palak paneer (d)(v)

    beans poriyal bharwan paneer tikka, baby spinach & tomato sauce

    Subj makahne (d)(n)

    seasonal vegetable & lotus seeds

    Mains served with daal, rice and naan
    DESSERT PLATTER (for the table)
    Trio of desserts (n)(d)(g)

    chocolate hazelnut choux, bhapa doi, carrot halwa

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    (vg) vegan (v) vegetarian (d) contains dairy (g) contains gluten (n) contains nuts (a) contains alcohol.

    Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

    If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please inform your server when ordering. Whilst we have strict controls in place, unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee our dishes will be 100% allergen or contamination free. Fish dishes may contain small bones. Game dishes may contain shot.

  • Father’s Day Menu

    £45 per person
    Sunday 16th June 12:00 – 19:00

    STARTERS

    (choose any one)

    Kale & Ratte Potato Chaat (vg)(d)(g)

    Mint, tamarind and rose yoghurt

    Earl Grey Smoked Rainbow Trout (d)

    Plum, puffed quinoa bhel

    Tarragon Chicken Tikka (d)

    Mung bean sprouts kachumber and grilled piquillo pepper

    Rosemary Sheekh Kebab (d)

    Cumin feta and baby rocket leaf salad

    MAINS

    (choose any one)

    Oven Roasted Lamb Rump (d)

    Lamb keema with spring greens

    Delhi Ka Butter Chicken (d)

    Norfolk chicken cooked in tomato & fenugreek sauce

    Codling Fish Paupiette (d)

    Sweet heart cabbage & coconut sauce

    Lotus Stem & Seasonal Vegetables Dumpling

    Lotus seed and malai sauce

    Served with naan (v)(d)(g) and Kanishka’s signature black dal (v)(d)
    DESSERTS

    (choose any one)

    Vanila Bean Bhapa Doi (d)(g)

    Almond fudge and raspberry gel

    Gulab Jamun Brulee (d)(g)(n)

    Vanilla crème and berry gel

    Chocolate Rasmalai

    Spongy soft cheese dumpling, cardamom meringue & berry compote

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    (vg) vegan (v) vegetarian (d) contains dairy (g) contains gluten (n) contains nuts (a) contains alcohol

    Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill

    If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please inform your server when ordering. Whilst we have strict controls in place, unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee our dishes will be 100% allergen or contamination free. Fish dishes may contain small bones. Game dishes may contain shot.

  • Desserts

    At Kanishka, the menus are inspired by Atul Kochhar’s love of traditional Indian cuisine, brought to life by his continuous research into ever-evolving regional recipes, combined with his dedication to using only the finest ingredients. The result is a totally unique and innovative style of modern Indian cuisine.

    DESSERTS
    Malai Kulfi (d)(n)

    Malai kulfi, basil jelly, strawberry and rose caviar

    £12
    Chocolate ‘Jaffa’ (v)(d)(g)

    Equatoriale chocolate mousse, orange curd, cinnamon ice cream

    £12
    Coconut & Pineapple (d)(g)

    Coconut cardamom rice pudding with tandoori pineapple & sorbet

    £12
    Rasmalai (d)(g)

    Saffron milk poached cottage cheese dumpling, William pear

    £12
    Pistachio Kulfi With Chocolate Mousse (n)(d)

    Dark chocolate mousse, pistachio kulfi, filo and chocolate caramel sauce

    £12
    Chai Crème Brulé (d)

    Creamy custard infused with aromatic chai spice, chantilly cream & chocolate tullie

    £12
    HOT DRINKS £6 (each)
    HOUSE SPECIALITY

    Kanishka masala chai

    INFUSIONS

    Fresh mint / chamomile / lemon & ginger

    LOW CAFFEINE

    Green tea / jasmine

    BLACK TEA

    Breakfast / earl grey / assam / darjeeling

    COFFEE

    Espresso / macchiato / americano / latte / cappuccino
    Decaff options are available

    AFTER DINNER COCKTAILS
    AK Espresso Martini

    AK Vodka, coffee liqueur, espresso

    £15
    Rasmalai & Rhubarb

    Whitneil’s gin, rasamalai cream, rhubarb

    £15
    Old Fashion

    John Crabbie 12yr, bitters, maple syrup

    £15
    LIQUEURS – 50ML
    Baileys Irish Cream
    £15
    Disaronno
    £15
    Frangelico
    £15
    Grand Marnier
    £15
    Kahlua
    £15
    Tia Maria
    £15
    Drambuie
    £15
    BRANDIES & CALVADOS – 50 ML
    Hennessy VS, Cognac
    £13.5
    Hennessy XO, Cognac
    £38
    Remy VSOP, Cognac
    £14.5
    Remy XO, Cognac
    £40
    Baron de Sigonac, VSOP, Armagnac
    £13.5
    Chataeu de Breuil VSOP, Calvados
    £13.5
    WHISK(E)Y – 50 ML
    Atul Kochhar Whiskey – Coal Ila 7yrs
    £12.5
    Crabbie 22yrs Orkney Single Malt
    £60
    SPEYSIDE
    Balvenie Double Wood 12yrs
    £12.5
    Macallan 12yrs Double Cask
    £14
    Balvenie 30yrs
    £150
    HIGHLAND
    Oban 14yrs
    £16
    Glendronach 21yrs Parliament
    £35
    LOWLAND
    Auchentoshan 3 Wood
    £15
    Bladnoch Adela 15yrs Sherry Cask
    £24
    ISLAY
    Laphroaig 10yr
    £12.5
    Lagavulin 16yr
    £16
    ISLAND & CAMPBELTOWN
    Jura 7 Wood
    £19
    Highland Park, The Dark 17yrs
    £45
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    Prices include VAT at the current rate. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

LOCATION
HOURS

Monday to Thursday
Lunch: 12noon – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5pm – 10pm

Friday and Saturday Brunch
Lunch: 11.30am – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5pm – 10pm

Sunday Brunch
11.30am – 3pm

Sunday
Lunch: 11:30am – 3pm
Dinner: 5pm – 9pm

RESERVATIONS