Enjoy a Taste of Café Spice Namasté!
Café Spice Namasté welcome you once again into our beautiful Grade II listed building in East London where chef Cyrus Todiwala have handpicked an array of delicately spiced Indian and Parsee favourites for you to enjoy. We pride ourselves in supporting the use of Sustainable & Ethically sourced produce from all over the United Kingdom. Our produce showcases some of the best of what this small but great country has to offer.
FRIED OR ROASTED PAPAD £1
KALE & ONION BHAJIA £6
Small fritters of thinly sliced shallots & shredded kale in chickpea batter, flavoured with carom seed and coriander.
DAHI SAEV CHANA POORI £6
Crisp puffed poories filled with crushed potato and chickpeas, topped with spiced yoghurt, fresh green chutney, tamarind & date sauce and sprinkled with chickpea vermicelli.
BEETROOT & COCONUT SAMOSA £6
A South Indian style filling of diced beetroot blended with diced potato, tossed with freshly grated coconut and sizzled with mustard seeds, curry leaves, cumin and chilli.
HAGGIS SAMOSA CHAAT £8
Curried Macsweens haggis filled in pastry fried, crushed lightly and served-drizzled with spiced yogurt and tamarind-date chutney.
MASALA DOSA £8
Crisp white lentil and rice pancake filled with a traditional potato bhaji. Served with sambaar (vegetable pot pourri with lentils).
FRANKIE LAMB DOSA £9
Crisp white lentil & rice pancake filled with diced organic Lamb cooked in a rich spiced Bombay style, yoghurt based sauce. Served with sambaar (vegetable pot pourri with lentils).
STARTER PLATTER FOR TWO £24
A selection of our personal favourites comprising of 9 different items.
(2pcs of each
PANEER TIKKA £7 / £13
Cubes of Whey cheese marinated in tandoori masala and chargrilled.
CHICKEN TIKKA £8 / £15
Cubes of chicken marinated in traditional tandoori masala and chargrilled.
ROLLED THIGH OF CHICKEN PIRI-PIRI £8 /£15
Diced and served on a bed of oriental Cole slaw.
TANDOORI LAMB CHOPS £10 /£19
Lamb cutlets marinated with red chilli, cumin, coriander and ginger. Skewered and chargrilled
GOOSNARGH DUCK SAUSAGE £9 /£17
Duck Sausages prepared in Goosnargh using our special spice blend, chargrilled and served on a bed of Keralan potato mash.
DUCK TIKKA £10 /£19
Barbary duck, marinated in tandoori masala and chargrilled.
BUCCULEUCH BEEF TIKKA £12 /£23
Fillet of aged Scotch Beef marinated in masala with crushed
red chilli and black pepper chargrilled to medium-rare.
BOMBAY STYLE FRIED FISH £20
Fillet of white fish marinated lightly with chilli, garlic, turmeric and lime juice, crumb-fried and served with steamed rice and Goan curry sauce. Due to us using only sustainably caught fish, we cannot fix the name the fish.
GOAN PRAWN DUMPLING CURRY £16
Tiger prawns minced with chillies coriander and a touch of mint formed into balls and simmered in classic Goan coconut curry flavoured with curry leaves and butter nut berries.
BUTTER CHICKEN £16
Chargrilled chicken tikka simmered in a rich tomato & roasted cashew nut sauce. Also known as Chicken Tikka Makhani.
CHICKEN IN GINGER, GARLIC & SWEET CHILLI £16
Chicken drumsticks marinated in soy sauce with ginger extract and honey. Roasted and simmered in an Indo-Chinese hot sweet and slightly sour sauce.
LAMB DHAANSAAK £21
We are delighted to offer you this all-time classic lamb dish, prepared in an authentic Parsee style. Dhaansaak is composed of two words “Dhaan”
meaning rice and “Saak” meaning the puréed spiced lentils & vegetable combination cooked with lamb. Served with meat ball, onion salad & caramalised
onion rice as it should be.
ASSADO DE PORCO VINDALHO £16
Spiced and roasted collar of British Lop simmered in Goan Vindaloo sauce.
MASALA NU ROAST VENISON £21
Venison shank roasted and braised in a Parsee style tomato-based sauce flavoured with cassia bark cloves and cardamom.
THE VEGETARIAN THALI £24
A vegetarian meal, comprised of three vegetable preparations, plus lentils, rice, roti, raita, a piece of street food snack.
THE NON-VEGETARIAN THALI £27
A complete main course. This platter consists of one meat, one chicken, one prawn dish, one vegetable, plus lentils, steamed rice, naan, raita and a piece of street food snack.
THE CAFÉ SPICE EXPERIENCE MENU £40
Relax and let us do all the hard work – including the ordering! Your meal begins with Papads, home-made chutneys and pickles, a selection of six different starter items in the first two courses, our soup of the day as an intermediary course, followed by three non-vegetarian main dishes plus a vegetable and daal, along with naan and rice, followed by a selection of our desserts.
VEGETARIAN / VEGAN
TADKA DAL £8
Yellow, pink lentils & split moong cooked and sizzled with chopped garlic & cumin.
PALAK PANEER £8
Partly pureed & partly chopped spinach cooked with diced Indian whey cheese.
VEGETABLE KOFTA MAKHANI £9
Mixed vegetables and potato croquette, filled with spiced whey cheese and simmered in a creamy tomato sauce with pureed roasted cashew nuts and flavoured with crumbled fenugreek leaves and cardamom.
POTATO BHAJI £8
A lightly spiced bhaji made with English Heritage potatoes.
Fritters of split yellow peas and shredded spinach simmered in a coconut- based curry
BAINGAN BHURTA £9
Smoked & Chargrilled aubergine peeled chopped fine & cooked with shallots, spices & pulped tomato.
RICE / BREAD
PLAIN NAAN £4
TANDOORI ROTI £4
CHILLI CHEESE £5
COCONUT RAISIN & ALMOND NAAN £5
MASALAEDAR NAAN £5
Naan with chopped chilli, nigella seeds, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, chopped garlic, chopped nuts, fresh coriander.
NAAN MAHARAJA £8
Naan filled with chopped chicken tikka, egg and topped with our chilli cheese combination then baked
STEAMED RICE £9
SAFFRON RICE £9
DHAANSAAK RICE £5
Rice flavoured with star anise and black cardamom cooked with caramelised onion to give it the traditional brown colour.
An optional12.5% service charge will be added to your bill. Price includes VAT. Please inform us when ordering
if you have any allergies or dietary requirements