Gunpowder | Indian Brunch in Tower Bridge
Gunpowder One Tower Bridge haven’t just added one dish to their menu.
They’ve added a whole brunch.
Now, if you head over there on a Sunday, you can score a mid-morning meal with, refreshingly, absolutely no smashed avocado on it. The space itself is sizeable, spread over two floors, and has the feel of a modernised gentlemen’s club, with sleek wood panelling and burgundy booths.
On that menu, they’ve added brunch-only dishes such as South Indian style baked eggs with salli and toasted brioche; and outstandingly good cardamom pancakes with caramelised banana and honey yoghurt. If you’re in the mood for something a little larger – and your group has the numbers to back it up – you can get a whole suckling pig vindaloo (for 6-8 people), some Kashmiri duck with ginger, aloo Bukhara (plums) and walnuts; or tandoori chicken pulao with egg butter masala.
Of course, they’re also serving the full menu of their classics as well – the same that they serve at their tiny, lavishly praised Indian restaurant in Spitalfields, with the likes of Madras-style chicken lollipops; spicy venison and vermicelli donuts; crispy pork ribs with tamarind kachumber; and their cult broccoli dish, smothered in a mustard yoghurt marinade and sizzled on the grill.
To drink with all of this, there’s coffee from Ozone Coffee Roasters, and brunch cocktails including their smooth Cardamom Mimosa, a Kitty Party Bellini, or a Bloody Batra, which involves lime juice, chilli, and ground mustard seeds.
Which is a bloody good idea.
NOTE: Gunpowder One Tower Bridge is open Mon-Sat, 12-2.30pm and 5.30-10pm, and is walk-in only. You can find out more at their website HERE.
Gunpowder | 4 Duchess Walk, SE1 2SD
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