A much-loved Indian restaurant has reopened and is again welcoming customers.
The Lansdowne closed last October citing a “severe shortage of staff” during the Covid crisis.
The restaurant has now reopened with a new menu and an invite to new and old friends.
The Lansdowne was taken over by the team at the renowned Mother India restaurant in 2019.
They retained much of the character of the basement space while refurbishing the business.
Head chef Amit Kumat Sharma said he was delighted to be welcoming customers back.
He said: "It's great to be back open and seeing so many familiar faces back at the restaurant and welcoming new customers too.
“We have a few new dishes that will keep you coming bock for more.”
The Lansdowne menu is famous for its tapas concept.
Small and medium plates form an extensive but freshly produced menu.
The new menu is inspired by the street food of Mumbai with favourite classies.
A sample menu this week included Pav Bhajji, Paneer Tikka Shashlik with fruit Chat and Cocktail Smosas.
Monir Mohammed, director of Mother India, said: "I have full trust in Chef Amit Sharma, as he loves food and creating new dishes.
“He is as obsessed with quality food, produce and service, just like me.”
The layout of the restaurant venue has been restored with large tables of group dining and cosy booths for quiet conversation.
At the back of the venue is the venue’s “hidden gem” - a large bright conservatory known as the Glasshouse.
The Lansdowne can accommodate private function for up to 60 people.