LONDON EATERIES – Grand Trunk Road Appoint Arup Dasgupta as Head Chef

Maintaining a reputation as one of London’s finest Indian dining venues, Grand Trunk Road recently received a Michelin plaque for 2021 and are celebrating their recent reopening by announcing their new Head Chef, Arup Dasgupta.

Expertly skilled for many years in the complexities of Western and Classical Indian fare, as well and the many varied avenues of Asian cuisine, Chef Dasgupta’s work is renowned from the exclusive Michelin star eateries of the French Riviera to the very best London hotels such as The Lalit’s Pan Indian Baluchi, where his culinary expertise has continued to bring sumptuous character and unforgettable flavour.

Launched in 2016 and famed for pairing ancient dishes with traditional cooking methods, via recipes collated from the legendary trail across hundreds of years, Grand Trunk Road have become a singular experience renowned for setting the standard for Indian food in the capital.

Chef Dasgupta’s creativity and flair for delicious imagination will be introduced into the Grand Trunk Road menu with new dishes including the Stone Bass marinated with light Kasundi mustard & coconut, steamed and served with pickled fennel salad, the Lahori Chicken Kebab, with roasted garlic and crushed spices with mint & coriander chutney, and the Five-spice chocolate cake with Orange & lime Ice Cream. An Eight Course tasting menu will be introduced in the very near future. 

Owner, Rajesh Suri, says: “Following an intense lockdown period, it is such a thrill to start this new chapter of Grand Trunk Road with Chef Dasgupta as part of the fold; his work will continue to make Grand Trunk Road one of the finest restaurants in the city.”

For reservations at Grand Trunk Road call 020 8505 1965.