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Jamavar London: Thackeray family’s favourite dining destination

Thackeray family with Chef Surender Mohan at Jamavar London

After hectic schedule of election for Indian parliament, India’s top political leaders went on for relaxation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi preferred to meditate in a holy cave near Kedarnath Temple in Rudraprayag district. Shiv Sena chief Udhhav Thackeray along with his wife Rashmi and son Aditya went to London for relaxation.

Thackeray family chosen to visit London’s Michelin starred restaurant Jamavar at Mayfair. The Thackeray family relished classic meal designed by Chef Surender Mohan, Culinary Director of Jamavar and Bombay Bustle. He designed exclusive dishes as per their choice which comprised jamavar’s and London’s all-time favourite Old Delhi Butter Chicken. Other dishes served consisted of Shammi Kebab, Stone Bass Tikka, Laal Maas and Dum Nalli Biryani. Dessert included Rose and Lychee Kulfi, Jalebi Caviar, Malabar Coffee and Hazelnut Kulfi.

Chef Surender Mohan – Culinary Director Jamavar and Bombay Bustle said “Thackeray family is known for relishing exclusive dishes whenever they visit Jamavar.This time too everyone in the family preferred to have different dishes of their choices. Uddhav saheb loved and relished Stone Baas Tikka whereas Rashmi madam liked Dum Nalli Biryani. Aditya loved Laal Maas and Butter Chicken. In dessert everyone liked Rose and Lychee Kulfi, Jalebi Caviar, Malabar Coffee. Hazelnut Kulfi was made exclusively for Uddhav Saheb”.

Chef Surender further added “Jamavar is known for serving authentic Indian delicacies and is pne of the most favourite Indian restaurant. The restaurant is patronised by high profile celebrities from all over the world as well as Bollywood celebrities”.

Jamavar London at Mayfair

About Jamavar London:

Jamavar London is the culinary jewel of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts. Jamavar was awarded its first Michelin star within a year of its opening, in October 2017. A wonderful place, a piece of Indian culture with its atmosphere, perfect Indian cuisine, with friendly and helpful staff and soulful music!!! It gives a superb dining experience. People say, fantastic is an understatement for this place!!! Food, presentation and hospitality! Such diverse flavours and you can get a taste of each in every bite you have. Food is simply incredible, innovative, contemporary, unthinkable combinations, delicious and exquisitely-cooked. Chef’s menu is a popular choice. It is conceptualised by Dinesh Nair, co-chairman and managing director. His daughter Samyukta Nair plays an integral role to the portfolio towards excellence in every aspect.

About Chef Surender Mohan

Jamavar London is led by Culinary Director and Executive Chef Surender Mohan. His menu showcases his love of dishes from both the Royal kitchens of Northern India and the coastal cuisine from the Southern states, exploring pan-Indian flavours using a range of authentic cooking techniques. Chef Surender has been with the hotel group for 18 years. Now, he is responsible for overseeing the menu development and kitchen teams for all of the Jamavar restaurants across the group.

Jamavar London

8 Mount Street,
London, W1K 3NF
Reservations: 020 7499 1800


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