Very frequently we take the time to rejoice in our location. A rather lovely ten minute walk from the Barons brings you to the heart of Twickenham. To most people Twickenham says ‘rugby’. And we are fiercely proud of our Rugby heritage. But did you know Twickenham is the centre of the curry world in our corner of West London? If you love curry, you will love Twickenham. Curry houses abound in this great town. There are a dozen or so in an area roughly the size of two football pitches. They range from Nepalese to Bangladeshi to Vegetarian to South Indian. The biggest conflagration of them is in Church St Twickenham rather incongruously. This beautiful old pedestrianized cobbled street looks quintessentially English and is known for its beautiful architecture, fascinating independent shops and vibrant local community) as well as being close to the fabulous St Marys church and the enigmatic and musically-iconic Eel Pie Island. (see our other Blog. We like to think that Twickenham’s brilliant curry culture epitomizes the long-standing relationship between the UK and Asia. But back to the food on offer in Twickenham, as we love curry @ 20 The Barons and rarely go that long without thinking about it. There are TRADITIONAL offerings: Marble Hill Tandoori (19, Richmond Rd, Twickenham TW1 3AB), Delhi Durbar (21 Church St, Twickenham TW1 3NJ, UK), Taste of Mogul (Taste of Mogul, 47 York Street, Twickenham) and Sheesh Mahal : SOUTH INDIAN offerings of Kochi and then there are more MODERN restaurants such as Tangawizi at the bottom of Richmond Bridge and Atithi.
And if we’ve whetted your appetite for curry and you are feeling just too comfortable and content in your fabulous apartment at The Barons, why not get a takeout delivered to your door from one of the curry houses listed above. Or, for a special occasion you could try a Barons Curry. Our owner Ali is known for being a wonderful curry cook. Specialities include Rendang (Malaysia), Vindaloo (Goa), Green curry (Thailand) and Madras (India). So do bear in mind if you have guests, we can deliver a bespoke curry banquet for a party in your apartment!
So really, we have curry covered at The Barons. Just another string to our rather wonderful and diverse bow.