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Fine Indian Dining at Salaam Namaste, Bloomsbury

Last week I was invited for dinner at Salaam Namaste in Bloomsbury. As with most reviews, I always try not to read up too much on the restaurant or its menu in advance, so it comes as a nice surprise. I knew that it was an Indian restaurant (one of my favourite cuisines) but that was about it. My friend Kelly joined me and we met at Russell Square station and walked for just under 10 minutes to the restaurant. It was a little bit in the ‘middle of nowhere’ down a side street and to be completely honest, it didn’t look to be anything particularly exciting or different from the outside. But we were still looking forward to seeing what food would be on offer. We were dining fairly early (6.30pm) on a Thursday, but there were already a couple of tables occupied, and by the end of the evening it was pretty much full. As soon as we sat down and opened our menus, it was clear that this wasn’t going to be your …