Heritage Dulwich opens with Chef Dayashankar Sharma

Heritage Dulwich is set to put West Dulwich on the map for fine-dining cuisine

Heritage Dulwich

Inspired by India’s ancestry and cultural past, the rich and varied traditions of the subcontinent are reimagined into modern Indian dining. After many months of waiting, the restaurant is opening on Rosendale Road on 18th May with acclaimed Executive Chef Dayashankar Sharma at the helm.

With over 30 years of experience – much of it gleaned in Michelin-starred Indian kitchens including Tamarind and Zaika – Chef Sharma has created a menu that celebrates the rich and varied culinary traditions of the sub-continent, including lesser-known regions.

Evolving and elevating recipes passed through the generations, dishes on the à la carte menu are masterclasses in vibrant and interesting flavour combinations. Herbs and spices in the authentic Kashmiri lamb, Jodhpuri tawa chicken and venison badal jaam are balanced with punchy spicing whilst the charcoal grill brings intensity and depth to kebab dishes such as the Keralan grilled duck breast, and Lucknow murgh with saffron, coriander and chilli, cooked in a traditional tandoor oven.

For a true journey across the sub-continent, Heritage’s exquisite tasting menus reflect the region’s myriad cuisines. From the intensity and depth of flavour of North India with Dhaba wala Murgh to the delicate and fragrant spicing of the coastal South’s Nariyalwala Jhinga and Sarsebata Maach– the innovative dishes are elegant in flavour and presentation.

Complementing the food is a high-calibre cocktail list with aromatic choices such as The Rajawra Old Fashioned – Rampur Indian rum, bourbon-soaked cherries, bay leaves and aromatic bitter; The Gentleman – a rich blend of whiskies stirred with coffee liqueur, chocolate bitters, smoked with Indian spices and orange; and the non-alcoholic Thandai lassi, a traditional Indian yoghurt with saffron, pistachio and berries.

A well balanced selection of Wines have been chosen to perfectly pair with the flavoursome dishes and diverse range of fine wines selected from popular wine regions including Bordeaux and Burgundy. An extensive range of Single Malt Whisky and Bombay Pale Ale is also available.

The elegant interior blends the traditional with the modern to mirror the dishes on the menu. An intimate dining room is thoughtfully furnished with hand-crafted walnut chairs and tables and deep leather brown fluted banquet seating, which seamlessly blend with the contemporary central copper bar. Outside, Heritage Dulwich offers 12 covers for al fresco dining.

101 Rosendale Road, London, SE21 8EZ

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