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When the Portuguese arrived in India, they didn’t come empty-handed — they brought spices, now seen as an essential part of Indian cuisine.

Over the course of four centuries, iconic Portuguese dishes evolved using Indian culinary techniques and tastes. Savoury favourites transformed into tempting, comforting delights.

So go ahead, try Luso-Indian cuisine perfect combination of both countries on one plate. Stop on by for a Pao Bun , lunch or stay late into the night for slow-cooked vindaloo pork ribs, coated in our vindaloo chutney.

Whatever you choose, you write the next chapter.

Appetite for adventure

Let’s begin


WHILE YOU WAIT

PAPPADS 3.95
A selection of cumin, black pepper & green chilli pappadams. (G)

GORDAL OLIVES 3.95
Gordal olives stuffed with guindilla chilli.

TOMATE NAAN 4.50
Chunky tomato chaat with green chilli, olive oil and coriander, on a fluffy naan bread. (G) (E) (D)


COD & PIQUILLO CROQUETTE 6.95
Mildly salted cod with roasted piquillo peppers in a velvety sauce, served with roasted garlic & chilli aioli. (G) (E) (D)

WILD MUSHROOM CROQUETTE 5.95
Wild mushrooms in a velvety sauce, with a lightly curried aioli. (G) (E) (D)

PRAWN RISSOL 8.95
Wild Atlantic prawn & provolone cheese pastry, oozing with a delicately spiced samaar sauce. (G) (D)

SPICY CHOURICO 8.50
Portuguese sausage with garlic and paprika. Charred and served with Indian style-slaw, and spicy chutney. (G)

PEA & POTATO CHOP 6.95
Green pea and potato balls, coated in rice flour, served with spiced pea curry. (G) (N)

IBERICO VINDALHO PORK RIBS 7.95
A Goan favourite. Barrancos pork ribs, slow cooked & coated in our vindalho chutney. (D)

KERALAN SQUID 6.95
Crispy calamari rings in an aromatic curry leaf and mustard seed masala. With lemon and fresh coriander. (D)

MASALA MUSSELS 7.95
Parsi style mussels, cooked in an aromatic green gravy infused with cardamom, chilli, coconut and fennel.

SORPOTEL NAAN 8.95
Goan spiced mutton mince, spread over a fresh naan and topped with a soft poached egg. (G) (E) (D)

To follow


CHORLA BEEF CHEEK 14.95
Soft & tender ox cheek marinated in ginger and garlic atop a beef bone masala. (D)

PORK VINDALHO 14.95
A Goan classic, dried Kashmiri chillies, zingy coconut vinegar with ginger and garlic. (D)

PANAJI LAMB CUTLETS 19.95
Grilled lamb cutlets marinated in chilli, ginger & garlic served with tamarind & cured onion. (D)

BEEF SHORT RIB ESPETADA 15.95
Off the bone, grilled beef short rib. Served with an onion & mustard chutney. (G)

GOAN LAMB 15.95
Diced mutton in a silky gravy, with a flavourful infusion of classic Goan whole spice with the heat of kashmiri chilli. (D)

CHICKEN KARI 13.95
French trimmed free range chicken breast, simmered in a red gravy, infused with black pepper & cloves finished with coconut milk. (D)

CHICKEN CAFREAL 15.95
Char grilled free range chicken, coated with garam masala, lemon, garlic & coriander marinade. (D)

DUROC PORK BELLY 15.95
Duroc Pork Belly marinated with Kashmiri chilli, black peppercorns & cinnamon. Grilled to crispy perfection.

Seafood


GOAN KING PRAWN 21.95
Fresh water king prawns filled with lightly spiced black pepper masala and roasted, served with a koshimbir salad. (D)

OCTOPUS CALDINHO 19.95
Grilled octopus and potato in a smooth, lightly spiced traditional Goan coconut curry. (D)

FISH KARI 13.95
Fried Tilapia simmered in a spicy red gravy, flavoured with dried red chilli, mustard seed & finished with coconut milk. (D)

PRAWN MOILEE 17.95
Fresh water prawns in a lightly spiced coconut & tomato gravy, with diced potato & bok choy.

Vegetarian


CAULIFLOWER XACUTI Small 6.95 / Large 9.95
Cauliflower tossed in a fine blend of xacuti marination with flavours of lemon, coriander and coconut. (D)

KONKAN DAL Small 6.95 / Large 9.95
An earthy mix of urad and chana lentils, slightly soured with tamarind and tempered with toasted cumin. (D)

CHILLI TAMARIND POTATO Small 6.95 / Large 9.95
Quartered mid season potatoes and black mustard seeds, tossed in a chilli-tamarind sauce. (G)

GREEN BEANS CURRY Small 6.95 / Large 9.95
Green beans in a shallots, green chilli and coconut curry. (D)

COURGETTE MOILEE Small 6.95 / Large 9.95
Fresh courgette in a lightly spiced coconut & tomato gravy. (D)

Sides


MASALA FRIES 3.95
Crispy fried chips doused in south Indian style mustard seed and citrus curry.

LEMON RICE 3.95
Fluffy basmati, lemon juice, mustard seed and curry leaf with toasted peanuts. (N)

CHANA RICE 3.95
Fluffy basmati rice with chana lentil & coconut, tempered with black mustard seed.

PLAIN RICE 3.50
Fresh fluffy basmati.

NAAN BREAD 3.75
(G) (E) (D)

Something Sweet


PASSION FRUIT KULFI 6.95
Homemade passion fruit kulfi ice cream, served with fresh kiwi salad. (D)

CHOCOLATE FONDANT 7.50
Chocolate fondant with caramel ice cream & vanilla tuille biscuit. (G) (E) (D)

KARANGI 7.50
A delicious pastry filled with coconut, cashew & sultanas served with a coconut sorbet and berry crème. (G) (D) (N)

RASPBERRY PASTEL DE NATA 6.95
A Portuguese classic. Rich creamy egg custard tart, with sharp raspberry sweetness, served with vanilla ice cream. (G) (E) (D)


Products and or prices may vary between online and in-house menus. Please check at the time of ordering.

(G) Gluten (E) Egg (D) Dairy (N) Contains Nuts
Allergenic ingredients are present in our kitchen. Not all ingredients are listed on the menu and we cannot guarantee the total absence of allergens. View our full allergen chart here.

10% discretionary service charge applies.

Nothing heats up a date like a fiery sense of adventure. So grab that special person and immerse yourselves in the captivating atmosphere. Leave the outside world at the door, and dine out on delectable dishes and strong drinks.

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A taste of Portuguese India doesn’t have to include a plane ride anymore. Estado da India is the perfect combination of vibrant colours, intricate patterns, iconic imagery, and of course, comforting smells and flavours.

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