Drop in to La Porte des Indes for lunch and dig in to any of our lavish spreads. Choose from three mouth-watering menus filled with a variety of special delicacies to satisfy your dining desires. From a light lunch to a feast fit for a king, we have something for all appetites.

A 12.5% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill.

Tasting platter

Small portions accompanied with Saffron Basmati Pillav rice, Onion Naan Bread and Carrot & Mustard Raita that will give you a taste of our Indian cuisine with a difference for only £23.00.

Curry & tandoor

Tandoori Jhinga

Prawn marinated with whole spices and grilled in the tandoor

Paneer Tikka

Chargrilled cottage cheese wedges filled with mint and mango relish.

Tandoori Barra Chops

British lamb marinated with caramelised onions, garlic and spices.

Dhaba Murgh

Home style chicken curry braised with red chillies, herbs and tomatoes.

Punjabi Chole

Chickpeas and potatoes tempered home style with tamarind and garam masala.

Tandoori mixed grill

Tandoori Murgh

Chicken leg marinated with roasted spices, mustard and fenugreek.

Achari Macchi

Salmon steaks marinated in robust spices and grilled in the tandoor.

Tandoori Barra Chops

British lamb marinated with caramelized onions, garlic, spices.

Paneer Tikka

Chargrilled cottage cheese wedges filled with a minty relish.

Mumbai Aloo

Seed potatoes sauteed with smoked red chillies, cumin, tomatoes and fresh coriander.

Seafood & more

(Supplements £7.00) 

 Rubiyan Jhinga

King Prawn marinated with chilli, garlic, star anise and chargrilled.

Achari Macchi

Salmon steaks marinated in robust spices and grilled in the tandoor.

Kerala Meen Kari

Tilapia fish fillets with roasted spices, smoked tamarind and coconut.

Tawa Subzi

Stir fried vegetables with kadai spices.

Tadka Dhal

Tempered yellow lentils.

Vegetarian platter


Steamed gram flour cake and pan fried colocassia leaf roulades. Served with green herb chutney.

Rougail d' Aubergine

Smoked aubergine crushed with red chilli, ginger and green lime.

Paneer Matter Masala

Cottage cheese and green peas in a rich gravy.

Saag Aloo

Stir fried spinach and potatoes with cumin and ginger.

Tadka Dhal

Tempered yellow lentils.

Light lunch

After all the partying, wining and dining of the holiday season, January is the perfect month for detox lunches and light lunch menus which are tasty, nutritious and calorie controlled.

For £24, sample our 750 calories light 3 course lunch with a healthy juice.


Salade du Métis

A salad of mixed leaves, tomatoes, mushrooms, banana flower and strips of chicken breast in tamarind dressing – High in fibre, Vitamin E, Lycopene, Potassium, Selenium, B-Vitamins.


Tandoori grilled florets marinated with green lime and lemongrass and yoghurt – Rich in Iron, Calcium and Vitamin A, C.

Main courses

Wild Salmon

Steaks rolled in mustard, fennel, chillies and aniseed and grilled to perfection. – Rich in Omega 3, 6, 9 and Zinc.


Portobello Mushroom

Marinated with green herbs and grilled in the tandoor served with omato rougail – Highest source of Selenium, B-Vitamins, Tomatoes rich in Lycopene and Potassium.


Lychee and Rose Sorbet (no added sugar)

“Rich in antioxidants and free radicals.”

Healthy juice

An Apple a Day…

Freshly squeezed Green Apple, Orange and Ginger.
“Rich in Antioxidants, Vitamin A , B & C, Folic Acid, Anti-inflammatory and aids in


Asian Cooler

Yakult, Mixed Berries, Peach, Ginger Ale.
“Antioxidant, Cholesterol Free, Nutrient Rich & Probiotic Bacteria“


Red Rice

Steamed Organic Red Rice.
“Naturally high in Fibre, Vitamin B, Magnesium and Potassium.”


Wholemeal bread infused with thyme and cooked in the tandoor.
“Nutrient rich in complex B-Vitamins Thiamin and Niacin.”

Leaf Spinach & Seed Potatoes

Tempered with garlic and cumin.
“Rich in Protein, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B and Iron.”

Lunch with a difference

Drop in to La Porte des Indes for lunch and dig into this lavish spread! Choose from a varitety of starters, main courses, desserts and so much more!


The cost of each starter is  – £9.90

Served with Garlic and Coriander Naan

Sea Scallops

Lightly seared with a hint of garlic in a mild saffron sauce.

Crab Malabar

A warm salad crab meat and corn spiked with mustard seeds, turmeric and fresh curry leaves and served in its own shell.

Parsee Fish

Fillet of sole encased in mint and coriander chutney and lightly steamed in banana leaves. Chef Mehernosh Mody’s speciality.

Murgh Malai Tikka

Chicken tikka marinated with cream cheese, mace and fresh green peppercorns and grilled in the tandoor.

British Lamb Seekh Kebabs

With smoked red chillies, sun dried tomatoes and herbs. Served with a fruit chutney.

Swiss Chard and Water Chestnuts

Beignets with gramflour, green chillies, coriander, turmeric and caraway seeds.

Cottage Cheese

Wedges filled with a mint and mango relish and char-grilled to perfection.

Purple Aubergine

Smoked and crushed with chilli, ginger and a touch of lime.

Chestnuts Mushroom

And leaf spinach sautéed in butter with green chillies and ginger.

Black Lentils

Slow cooked overnight on live coals with robust spices and finished with cream.

Main courses

These main courses cost – £16.00

Served with Saffron Basmati Pillav Rice, Multi Seed Naan Bread, Carrot and Mustard Raita.


Assadh curry as in Pondicherry with turmeric,ginger, green chillies, coconut, mustard seeds and green mangoes.

Monkfish (Supplement – £6.00)

Coastal curry enlivened with roasted coconut, red chillies, coriander, ginger and smoked tamarind from Kerala.

Barbary Duck

Grilled and served rosé with a chilli and ginger infused tamarind sauce tinged with jaggery.


Slices marinated in yoghurt and red spices, grilled and served in a creamy sauce. Poulet Rouge, spécialité de notre maison.

British Lamb Chops

Chargrilled with cinnamon, cardamom and cloves finished with caramelised onions.


Braised home style as in Pondicherry with robust spices and laced with coconut milk.

Hereford Beef Tenderloin

Stir fried with roasted cinnamon, cloves, aniseed, black pepper, and coconut chips.


Gloucestershire Old Spot belly vindaloo slow cooked with Goan red chillies, garlic and malt vinegar prepared by our chef Fransisco Marques.


Sautéed with onions, tomatoes and a touch of spice.

Punjabi Chole

Chickpeas cooked home style with garam masala, rustic spices, and tinged with tamarind.

Cottage Cheese

Sautéed leaf spinach in butter with green chillies and ginger.

Purple Aubergine

Smoked and crushed with chilli, ginger and a touch of lime.

Chestnuts Mushroom

And leaf spinach sautéed in butter with green chillies and ginger.

Black Lentils

Slow cooked overnight on live coals with robust spices and finished with cream.


Red Rice  – £5.00

Steamed organic red rice.

Pomegranate Raita  – £4.50

Natural yoghurt with pomegranate, a touch of cumin and paprika.

Kachumber  – £4.50

Traditional salad of red onions, cucumber and tomatoes with a touch of lime.

Kulcha  – £4.50

  • Naan breads with a filling of your choice.
  • Mango and Coconut
  • Onion and Garlic
  • Chilli and Coriander
  • Fruit and Nuts
  • Herb Potatoes
  • Three Cheese
  • Spiced Lamb

Papadum  – £1.00

Crisp yellow lentil flat breads spiked with cumin seeds, served either crisp fried or roasted.

Selection of Pickles & Chutney  – £2.00


The cost of these desserts are  – £8.00

Passion Fruit

With a white chocolate and yoghurt pannacotta infused with cardamom.

Cinnamon (Gulab Jamun)

Flavoured syrup with caramelised milk and cereal nuggets.


Pistachio kernels crushed with Basmati rice and clotted cream.

Belgian Dark Chocolate – 55% Cocoa Solids

Mousse served in traditional leaf cup.

Jersey & Guernsey Milk Kulfi

Infused milk with poached fresh cheese dumplings served with fresh raspberries.

Jersey & Guernsey Milk Kulfi

The Indian answer to ice cream, home made with no artificial flavourings or stabilizers.

  • Valrhona Chocolate & Chestnut
  • Rose & Pistachio (contains nut)
  • Alphonso Mango
  • Black Cherry and Mixed Berries

Discover the flavours of Asian fruits through this range of “Artisanal” ice creams and sorbets developed by the Blue Elephant Group.


  • Indian Tamarind
  • Lychee & Rose (no added sugar)
  • Imperial Passion Fruit

Ice Cream

  • Green Tea & Mandarin
  • Black Sesame & Nougat
  • Salty Caramel