(EURI 2024) Journey to promote Records in Europe – P22 – Veeraswamy (England): Europe’s Oldest India Restaurant


(WorldKings.org) Veeraswamy holds a storied history as one of London's most iconic dining establishments.

Veeraswamy was founded in 1926 by Edward Palmer, an Anglo-Indian entrepreneur. Palmer was inspired by his travels in India and sought to introduce Londoners to authentic Indian cuisine. The restaurant was named after the Maharaja of Kapurthala's son, Prince Veeraswamy.

Veeraswamy was groundbreaking in its time, introducing Londoners to flavors and dishes they had never experienced before. It quickly gained a reputation for its exquisite Indian cuisine and luxurious ambiance.

Veeraswamy, Regent Street, London W1 | Though the entrance (… | Flickr

Over the years, Veeraswamy attracted a distinguished clientele, including members of the British royal family, celebrities, and dignitaries from around the world. Its reputation for exceptional food and service only grew with time.

Veeraswamy's location on Regent Street in London's West End adds to its allure. Situated in a historic building, the restaurant's elegant decor and ambiance provide a unique backdrop for diners.

Inside Veeraswamy | stephenrwalli | Flickr

Despite changing trends and the evolution of London's culinary scene, Veeraswamy has remained a steadfast presence. It continues to serve traditional Indian cuisine with a modern twist, ensuring that its legacy endures.

Veeraswamy's status as the oldest Indian restaurant in Europe has earned it recognition and accolades over the years. It has been featured in numerous publications and guides, cementing its place as a culinary institution in London.

Overall, Veeraswamy's rich history, commitment to quality, and dedication to showcasing the diverse flavors of Indian cuisine have contributed to its enduring popularity and status as a landmark dining destination in Europe.

According to the Internet

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