“Well-established yet still adventurous Modern Indian cooking” - AA Inspector



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In business since the mid-1980s, Babur is a pioneer of modern Indian cuisine. Outside there’s a life-sized model tiger on the roof, while inside is an upmarket, contemporary, brasserie-style space decorated with Indian artworks. Ingredients are never less than excellent, and they’re put to good use in exciting, original cooking. Well-chosen, spice-friendly wine list.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
119 Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, LONDON, SE23 1JP


  • Seats: 72
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: 26 December
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 3
  • Wines over £30: 40
  • Wines by the glass: 14
  • Cuisine style: Modern Indian
  • Vegetarian menu

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