The India Club

The India Club, The Strand, London 2018

‘The charmingly eccentric India Club Restaurant has remained much the same since its opening over 60 years ago.’

It is part of the Hotel Strand Continental which is accessed via a small passageway between two shops in The Strand.

Once inside you have to navigate some narrow, worn stairs to arrive in a 1970’s world of furnishing and decoration. A real ‘blast from the past’.

‘Hidden up a flight of stairs, India Club is part of London’s history. It was originally set up by the India League, as a symbol of post-independence friendship and understanding between India and the UK. In the post-independence era it quickly became a platform for India League activities and a meeting place for various Indo-British groups.

Today, enter a timewarp with portraits of the Independence era on the walls, bottle-green leather chairs, red lino flooring and wooden laminate tabletops. It is a British curry house of the first generation.’

I need to re-visit this location at a later date before it disappears all together.

www.strand-continental.co.uk/india-club

The India Club

The India Club

The India Club

The india Club

The India Club

The India Club, London36_600w

The India Club, London36_600w

The India Club, London36_600w

The India Club, London36_600w

The India Club, London36_600w