Cochin Finchley Central

Traditional South Indian Cuisine

Closed Mondays

Every day our ingredients are freshly purchased on the market to only serve you the most fresh ingredients and highest quality meals. We use mostly authentic ingredients, and only choose readymade if the product is far superior. We make our food from scratch on our own premises and select seasonal UK, European & Indian produce wherever possible.

Opening times:
Lunch: 12.00 to 2.30pm Tuesday - Sunday.
Tuesday - Saturday: Dinner: 6.00 - 11.00pm
Sunday: Dinner: 6.00 - 10.00pm

  • Minimum Order Amount: £20
  • Delivery Fee: FREE
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  • Starters - Vegetarian

    £5.99 Chilli Garlic Mogo (DF)
    Cassava chips stir fried in garlic and chilli powder paste.
    £6.75 Chilli Paneer
    South Indian version of soft cottage cheese stir fried seasoned with house sauces, mix peppers and onion.
    £5.50 Crispy Bhajiya (G, DF)
    Crispy potatoes, perked up with green chillies and coriander.
    £5.25 Goats Cheese Samosa
    Crispy flaky vegetable filled triangles with goat's cheese herbs and spices
    £5.45 Hara Bhara Kebab (G/N)
    Mouth watering kebabs made with potatoes, peas, spinach and unique spices.
    £4.99 Lemon & Pepper Rasam (DF)
    Spicy lentil and tomato soup with lemon and black pepper.
    £4.99 Mango & Avocado Salad (DF)
    Mangoes and spices combine brilliantly in our chefs avocado salad in a kick.
    Small £5.25
    Large £8.25
    Masala Dosa
    Crispy sour pancake roll stuffed with potato and onion filling served with sambar and chutney.
    £6.75 Mushroom 65 (G, DF)
    Mushrooms sautéed in tangy and spicy sauce.
    Small £5.95
    Large £8.95
    Mysore Masala Dosa (G, DF)
    Crispy spicy pancake roll stuffed with potato and onion filling served with sambar and chutney.
    £5.25 Onion Bhajis (G)
    Popular Indian dish made from finely shredded onion mix deep fried with spices.
    £6.75 Paneer Tikka Shashlik
    An intoxicating mix of spices coated on Indian cottage cheese cooked in our clay oven.
    Small £4.99
    Large £7.99
    Plain Dosa
    Rice and lentil savory crepe with cilantro, served with sambar and chutney.
    £6.75 Tandoori Mushrooms
    Velvety mushrooms marinated with spices, baked in tandoor and filled up with Indian cottage cheese.
    £5.95 Veg Croquettes (G)
    Deep fried small cake of smashed potato, vegetables and cottage cheese with bread crumb.

    Starters – Non Vegetarian

    £5.75 Chicken Samosa (G)
    Crispy flakey minced chicken filled triangles with herbs and spices.
    £6.75 Chilli Chicken (G)
    Chicken tempered with house sauces, mix peppers and onion.
    £8.25 Fish Amritsari (G)
    A street food from Amritsar, the fish fillets are coated with a thick batter of spices, gram flour and deep fried.
    £6.25 Kozi (Chicken) Melagu
    Crispy chicken marinated in Chef’s special combination of Indian spices.
    £8.90 Lamb Pepper Fry
    Boneless cubes of lamb cooked with black pepper and Chef’s special sauce.
    £7.99 Prawn Pepper fry (Starter)
    King Prawns cooked with black pepper and chef's special sauce.

    Our Platters

    Ideal for sharing

    £16.50 Tandoori Mix Grill
    A selection of non vegetarian starters from our Chef’s special tandoor (Chicken Tikka, Murgh Malai Tikka, Tandoori Chicken, Sheekh Kebab, Lamb Chops, King Prawns).
    £12.95 Vegetarian Platter (N)
    A mouth watering selection of four vegetarian starters served with accompaniments (Veg Croquettes, Hara Bhara Kebab, Paneer Tikka Shashlik & Onion Bhajis).

    Grilled from our “Tandoor”

    We have focused on sophisticated Indian grilling techniques, seasoned with subtle complex marinades using time honored Indian methods.

    Starter £6.75
    Main £8.75
    Chicken Tikka (DF)
    Chicken breast pieces marinated overnight in Indian spices and cooked in our tandoor.
    Starter £6.75
    Main £8.75
    Murg Malai Tikka (N)
    Boneless chicken cubes marinated in cashew nut paste, yogurt with a cream finished.
    Starter £6.75
    Main £10.25
    Sheekh Kebab (DF)
    Minced lamb rolled in finely chopped onions, peppers & spices grilled in our tandoor.
    Half £7.25
    Whole £13.25
    Tandoori Chicken (DF)
    Chicken on bone marinated overnight in special Indian spices, cooked in clay oven.
    Starter £8.95
    Main £12.95
    Tandoori King Prawns
    King Prawns marinated in yoghurt and fresh & light spices.
    Starter £8.50
    Main £11.99
    Tandoori Lamb Chops
    Tender lamb chops marinated in yoghurt and fresh & light spices.

    Main Course - Vegetarian

    £6.99 Aloo Broccoli (N)
    A medley Broccoli cooked in traditional Indian spices.
    £7.25 Avial
    A delicious preparation made with mixed vegetables, curd, coconut and seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves.
    £7.35 Baigan Bharta (DF)
    A preparation of chargrilled aubergines cooked with a combination of spices and herbs.
    £6.99 Bhindi Fry (Okra)
    Crisp fried okra tossed in tangy chat masala sizzled with coriander leaves.
    £7.50 Chana Bhatura
    Crispy fried puffed bread served with Chana Masala
    £6.99 Chana Masala (DF)
    Chick peas cooked with chefs special onion and tomato based sauce.
    £7.25 Cheera Kootu
    Spinach cooked with finely chopped vegetables, lentils, coconut and mustard seeds.
    £6.99 Dal Makhani (G)
    Black lentil delicacy flavoured with tomatoes, ginger, garlic and cream.
    £6.99 Gobi Mutter (N)
    Punjabi style light gravy dish made from potato, cauliflower and green peas, with typical South Indian onion tomato gravy.
    £7.35 Paneer Makhani
    Indian cottage cheese cooked in a unique sauce rich in spices, crushed almonds and cream.
    £7.35 Paneer Tikka Masala (N)
    Clay - ovened cottage cheese cooked in mildly spiced rich tomato and creamy sauce.
    £6.99 Saag Aloo (DF)
    Potatoes marinated in spices and cooked with spinach and onions
    £6.99 Saag Paneer
    Indian cottage cheese cubes marinated in spices and cooked with spinach and onions.
    £6.99 Vegetable Jalfrezi (N)
    A medley of fresh vegetables sautéed with tomatoes and peppers in a spicy tomato flavored sauce, finished with green chilli and coriander.

    Main Course – Poultry (Kozhi)

    £8.45 Butter Chichen (N)
    Boneless breasts chicken cooked in Tandoor and finished in butter nuts with aromatic Indian spices and cream.
    £8.35 Chicken Bhuna (DF)
    Medium dry dish cooked with onion, peppers, tomato, spices and herbs.
    £7.95 Chicken Jalfrezi(N)
    Chicken breast marinated in hot spices, cooked in a tomato based sauce with onions and peppers, finished with green chili and coriander.
    £7.75 Chicken Kali Mirch
    Spice rich chicken curry cooked with distinctive flavors of black pepper corns and curry leaves.
    £8.99 Chicken Korma (N)
    Marinated boneless chicken breast in a mild and creamy coconut sauce with cashew nut purée and special Indian spices.
    £7.85 Chicken Madras
    A South Indian preparation of hot chicken curry.
    £7.45 Chicken Saag
    Breast pieces cooked in a medium sauce with tomatoes, fresh spinach and garlic.
    £7.95 Chicken Tikka Masala
    Tender freshly marinated chicken breast pieces creamy tikka masala sauce
    £7.75 Chicken Vindaloo
    Spicy hot chicken curry cooked with potatoes and vinegar.
    £7.75 Cochin Chicken
    Chicken breast pieces marinated and cooked in mild coconut flavored gravy.
    £7.75 Kozhi Chettinadu Curry
    From Tamil Nadu in South India, chettinadu chicken is a fiery curry with chilies, garlic and ginger.
    £7.99 Nadan Chicken (DF)
    Kerala chicken style with gravy, roasted coconut & spices.

    Main Course – Lamb

    £8.95 Cochin Lamb
    Lamb cooked in coconut milk along with onion and South Indian spices.
    £8.75 Karahi Lamb
    Lamb slow cooked with ginger, onions and tomato garnished with herbs and spices.
    £8.75 Keema Mutter (DF)
    Minced lamb cooked with green peas, onion, garlic and ginger.
    £8.75 Lamb Bhuna
    This Curry has a heightened flavor due to prolonged stir fry of spices.
    £8.65 Lamb Lababdar (DF)
    Traditional lamb curry cooked in tomato and onion based sauce with ginger garlic and spices.
    £8.99 Lamb Malabar
    Lamb cooked in medium spiced Malabar style curry.
    £8.99 Lamb Rogan Josh
    Lamb cooked in cardamom flavoured tomato and onion based spicy sauce.
    £8.85 Lamb Vindaloo
    Spicy hot lamb curry cooked with potatoes and vinegar.
    £8.99 Madrasi Lamb
    Lamb cooked in a spicy madrasi sauce with ginger, onions and tomato.

    Main Course – Seafood

    £9.65 Alleppey Fish Curry (G)
    An thrilling fish curry from Alappuzha, the Venice of the East, tangy and spicy.
    £11.25 Goan Balacho
    Traditional goan prawn curry cooked with onion, tomato, tamarind and vinegar.
    £11.25 King Prawn Cochin
    Chef’s special preparation of King Prawns in coconut milk with onions and spices.
    £9.65 Machi (Fish) Rai Tomato(G)
    Slices of fish gently cooked with fresh tomatoes, tempered with mustard seeds.
    £9.65 Meen Pappas (G)
    A creamy curry of fresh fish cooked with curry leaves and coconut.
    £11.55 Prawn Pepper fry
    King Prawns cooked with black pepper and chef's special sauce.

    Main Course – Chef's Special

    £8.25 Egg Curry (DF)
    Delicious vegetarian tomato based curry packed with boiled eggs.
    £14.95 Keralan Non Vegetarian Thali (G)
    An assortment of lamb, chicken, sambhar, thoran of the week, raitha, paratha all served with coconut rice & poppadum.
    £13.50 Keralan Vegetarian Thali (G)
    An assortment of vegetarian dishes: cheera kootu, avial, thoran of the week, paratha, sambhar, raitha all served with coconut rice & poppadum.
    £9.25 Malabar Chicken Biryani
    North Keralan style chicken and rice preparation with fennel, coriander and mint served with a mix vegetable sauce & Raitha.
    £10.25 Malabar Lamb Biryani
    North Keralan style lamb and rice preparation with fennel, coriander and mint served with a mix vegetable sauce & Raitha.
    £8.25 Malabar Vegetable Biryani
    North Keralan style mixed vegetable and rice preparation with fennel, coriander and mint served with a mix vegetable sauce & Raitha.
    £11.25 Prawn Biryani
    King Prawn & rice cooked with fennel, coriander and mint served with a delicate vegetable sauce & Raitha.

    Side Dishes

    £2.50 Plain Yogurt
    £3.15 Poppadom basket with pickle selection (DF)
    £6.75 Saag
    Spinach tempered with fried garlic and fenugreek leaves.
    £5.75 Sambar (DF)
    The good old south Indian curry that goes well with everything.
    £6.75 Tarka Daal (DF)
    Two types of lentils double tempered with garlic and cumin.
    £6.25 Thoran of the week
    Seasonal vegetable stir fried with coconut, mustard, curry leaves and south Indian spices.
    £2.99 Vegetable Raitha
    Indian side dish of yogurt containing chopped cucumber or other vegetables and spices.

    Rice Dishes

    We only use the finest Basmati rice

    £3.99 Coconut Rice
    Rice cooked with herbs, spices.
    £5.25 Egg Fried Rice
    Boiled rice mixed with scrambled egg and spices.
    £3.75 Lemon Rice
    Rice cooked with herbs, spices & lime juice.
    £4.25 Mushroom Pilau
    Rice stir fried with sliced mushrooms herbs and spices.
    £3.75 Pilau Rice
    Rice cooked with cumin and saffron.
    £2.75 Steam Rice (DF)
    Plain steam cooked rice.


    £5.95 Bread Basket
    Plain Naan, Paratha, Small Tandoori Roti
    £3.50 Butter Naan
    £2.99 Chapatti (DF)
    £3.50 Garlic & Corriander Naan
    £4.25 Kheema Naan
    £3.99 Kulcha
    £2.25 Malabar Paratha
    £3.75 Peshwari Naan
    £2.75 Plain Naan
    £9.50 Royal Bread Basket
    Peshwari, Garlic & Coriander Naan, Any Naan
    £2.75 Tandoori Roti

    Beers & Ciders

    £10.99 King Cobra – Sparkling Beer
    £2.75 Non Alcoholic Beer
    £3.99 Cobra Lager
    330 ml
    £3.99 Komban Beer
    Lager - Craft beer
    £3.99 Komban Beer
    Blonde - Craft beer
    £4.15 Dunkertons Premium Organic Cider
    33 cl
    £4.15 Sam Smiths Premium Organic Ale
    35 cl

    Red Wines

    £13.99 Dragora, Tinto, Spain
    From the sun-drenched Spanish plains of La Mancha comes this hearty, versatile red.
    £16.50 Stellar Live-a-Little Really Ravishing Red
    Western Cape, South Africa The dark and intense colour of this wine, belies the fact this Shiraz (with a splash of Merlot) wine is supple, soft and easy drinking in style. The ripe blackberry and blueberry fruits display a subtle peppery edge, and there is plenty of mellow, yet jammy sweetness on the palate to enjoy.
    £17.50 Organic Roots Rouge
    Languedoc-Roussillon, France Blended from choice Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Syrah / Shiraz. Southern French, organic red that has fans from Aberdeen to Truro. Much loved wine that is full of soft, bright fruits.
    £21.50 Merlot, Adobe, Chile
    The colour is brilliant ruby red. The nose presents aromas of red fruits elegantly combined with black pepper notes. Good body and structure in palate, with soft and rounded tanins, being easy to drink.
    £21.95 Syrah (Shiraz), Adobe, Chile
    Chile is home to some beautiful vineyards and great value wines. This Shiraz (or Syrah as the French call it) has smoky blueberry and blackcurrant fruits with a very soft, voluptuous mouth feel.
    £24.95 DOC Rioja Livor, Viña Ijalba, Spain
    This top-selling Rioja is made from 100% Tempranillo. It's popularity in no doubt due to the beguiling raspberry jam character which has no rough edges. Velvety smooth from start to finish.
    £27.95 Domaine de Brau Gabriel Merlot, France
    Maceration is closely controlled to ensure the wine is both supple and fruity. Excellent fruit extraction means that this Merlot is full of gently spiced black fruits. Tannins are well rounded, leaving a soft, easy-drinking wine.
    £31.95 Reserva Malbec, Jean Bousquet, Argentina
    You can pick up the vanilla and spice that the oak brings without losing any of the fantastic black plum, blackberry and dark cherry fruits that Malbec is famous for.

    White Wine

    £13.99 Dragora, Blanco, Spain
    Native Airen grapes are used to make this fresh fruity white. Soft citrus fruits with a clean crisp acidity make this a great food wine and an equally great apéritif.
    £22.95 Chenin / Sauvignon Blanc, Natural Star, South Africa
    This Fairtrade wine is made from a selection of Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon to give a fruit driven but dry white that is perfect with creamy dishes.
    £26.95 Touchstone, Pinot Grigio, Italy
    Here, the tropical fruit character of Italian organic Pinot Grigio is perfectly captured. Sweet green pea and summer orchard fruits are the striking qualities of this well-balanced, easy-going wine.
    £29.95 Domaine St Paul, Viognier, France
    Savour the juiciest white orchard fruit in this lovely wine with a hint of apricot. Great with any dish.
    £31.95 AOC Petit Chablis, Domaine Goulley, France
    With a well-defined, crisp citrus fruits and the minerals qualities that you would expect from the region it has won itself a loyal following in the process.

    Rosé wine

    £13.99 Dragora, Rosado, Spain
    Dragora is produced with the best grapes, which offers great value wines and easy, pleasurable drinking. The wine shows intense red fruit aromas. The palate is fresh, with wild fruits and sweet finish.
    £23.95 Alpilles Rosé, Mas de Longchamp, France
    French rosés are always popular and this light style is perfect by itself or with some of the lighter spiced dishes.

    Sparkling & Champagne

    Bottle 75cl £46.95
    Half 35cl £28.95
    AOC Champagne Carte Rouge NV
    Where would we be without Fleury and his magnificent Carte Rouge? We love it, our customers love it and so do the critics. It's a bold, bready, raspberry flavored Champagne that exudes class.
    £28.95 Mont’albano Prosecco NV
    Absolutely cracking organic Prosecco from north east Italy. Packed full of upfront lively lemon sherbet flavor’s with fizz! A great apéritif not only thirst quenching but refreshing.
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