Reviews & Awards

Harden’s Restaurant Guide

“Consistently good modern Indian cooking and engaging staff win firm praise for the lovely colonial-styled outfit near the river. From the first taste of the amuse bouche, on the table within seconds of sitting down, to the kulfi dessert, absolutely everything is excellent”.

Harden’s Restaurant Guide – 2022 

Square Meal

“Indian Zest is excellent and balances traditional Indian cuisine with contemporary technique.
Flavours are strong without being overly spiced and presentation is clean and eye-catching.’’

Square Meal – 2021

The Red Bible of Gastronomy

The Red Bible of Gastronomy has awarded Indian Zest with a coveted Michelin rating. ‘’Original in its decoration and food with interesting mix of modern Indian and traditional regional cuisine.’’

The Michelin Guide: 2017

Cobra Curry Guide

“Best Boutique Restaurant UK 2013”
Pat Chapman – Cobra Curry Guide 2013

Daily Mail

“Indian Zest among Top five – Great Indian Restaurants in Britain”
Tom Parker Bowles, Daily Mail – April 2013

The Elmbridge Life style & Kingston Magazine

“Indian Zest is a neighbourhood restaurant with the charm and ambiance more often found in celebrated city eateries. The menu reflects both traditional and contemporary dishes, executed with skill and presented with a flourish.”
Chrissie Walker (The Elmbridge Life style & Kingston Magazine – Oct 2010)

Eat Out Magazine

“All fiesta menus are served alongside a’ la carte menus blending contemporary and traditional Indian cuisine. Indian Zest is known for the quality of their dishes served in contemporary surroundings.”
Eat Out Magazine Nov – 2009 

The Sunday Times

Indian Zest chosen to be in the Top 10 Indian Restaurants List. 

The Times (The Knowledge) – Nov 2008

The Elmbridge Life Style Magazine

“The clientele cannot fail to recognise that they are witnessing something very special in Indian Zest, and have the opportunity to steep themselves not just in the delectable cuisine, but in the history and culture of India. How fortunate for the locals of Lower Sunbury, that they can stroll to and from the pearl of Indian cuisine!”
The Elmbridge Life Style Magazine – November 2008

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