Restaurants like Vinyasa are the reason why Britain’s favourite dish is curry. With delicious traditional Indian and Bengali fare all served up in beautiful surroundings with first-class service, if you’re craving curry in the old town, you can’t go far wrong with this eaterie.
Despite only being open for nine months, Vinyasa has firmly found its feet. The restaurant’s interior is modern, colourful and above all, comfortable. We received a warm welcome and as we deliberated over the menu – choosing from a list of tempting dishes was far from easy – the restaurant’s staff were patient yet attentive.
We finally settled on two starters. We devoured the Aloo Chop (£4.50), a delicious blend of potatoes, coriander and spices, which was deep fried and served with salad. The potato was light and fluffy and not at all heavy – we loved it. We also had the Sheek Kebab (£4.95), which was tender and packed with flavour.
For our main courses we enjoyed North Indian Chilli Garlic with Chicken (£9.95) and Chicken Pasanda (£9.95). Again, both of these dishes were delicious. Huge chunks of tender chicken featured in both dishes, with the Pasanda being deliciously creamy and the North Indian Chilli Garlic having the level of spice you’d expect in this sort of dish. To soak up all of that sauce we had a pilau rice (£2.95) and a garlic naan (£2.75). The naan had clearly been made moments before it hit our table – something I’ve rarely found in other Indian restaurants – as it was incredibly fresh tasting and piping hot.
The portion sizes at Vinyasa are incredibly generous, so we passed on desserts on this occasion, but if you do still have room for something sweeter, the dessert menu is very tempting.
Everything about the Vinyasa experience was five-star. I would thoroughly recommend a visit the next time you have a curry craving.0 likes