Behind the scenes

On 7th February 2008, the scenic area around Sunbury upon Thames welcomed a new culinary gem—Indian Zest. Nestled by the picturesque River Thames, Indian Zest is the brainchild of Bhanu Pratap, a passionate connoisseur of authentic Indian cuisine.

Bhanu Pratap’s journey into the culinary world is a tale of dedication and exploration. His passion for real Indian food has taken him on extensive travels across India, where he immersed himself in the diverse regional cuisines. From private homes and stately palaces to bustling street vendors, Bhanu has experienced the best of India’s culinary heritage. This deep dive into India’s rich gastronomic landscape is reflected in Indian Zest’s menu, which features regional recipes traditional ingredients, and use of rare spices.

With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Bhanu’s career is marked by excellence and innovation. A graduate in Hotel Management, he honed his skills with prestigious luxury hotel brands like Oberoi and Taj Hotels in India. This extensive training and experience laid the foundation for his dream venture—Indian Zest.

Under Bhanu’s leadership, Indian Zest has become a beloved destination for those seeking an authentic taste of India. His commitment to quality and authenticity ensures that every dish is a culinary journey, inviting diners to experience the true essence of Indian cuisine.

”Come and experience the true India,
welcome to Indian Zest.”
– Bhanu Pratap