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Bengal Brasserie

Indian Restaurant  |  Balsall Common near Coventry  |

A warm welcome awaits you at the Bengal Brasserie situated in the charming village of Balsall Common and already renowned for its excellent and varied Indian Cuisine.

Unashamedly individual, this elegant and luxurious restaurant has been designed to incorporate faded grandeur with ultimate in modern surrounding. With a young and professional team, service is always present but never intrusive.

Situated opposite the shell petrol station, next door to Co-op near the centre of Balsall Common, this perfect place to celebrate or entertain , a splendid venue for special occasions, weddings and important yet discreet meetings. 

The menu is most alluring serving fine Indian Cuisine as well as some interesting fish dishes.

The wine list is cleverly compiled to match the cooking with good depth in the new world wines.

There is a ample car parking space at the rear of the restaurant

Sunday Lunch
2 courses for just £5.95

Monday Night Buffet
Eat as much as you like for just £7.95 Adult / £4.95 Children

Thursday Night Thali
Non-vegetarian £9.95 / Vegetarian £8.95

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Celebration Appetisers
Served with continental salad tomato, cucumber, lemon and mint sauce
Soup of the Day £2.50
Tandoori Chicken £2.95
Chicken or Lamb Tikka £3.95
Tandoori King Prawn £5.25
Sheek Kebab £3.25
Mix Kebab £4.95
Spiced Stuffed Pepper £3.25 -- Grilled on skewer, chicken, lamb or vegetables
Cox Bazaari Garlic Crab £5.25 -- Succulent crab meat in a shell, cooked with tomato salsa and crushed garlic
Vegetable Platter V . £3.95 -- An assortment of samosa, onion bhaji, aloo pakora
Duck Garlic Feri . £5.25 -- Marinated in freshly pounded spice & yoghurt, lemon juice, coriander, touch of garlic, grilled over charcoal
Machli Ki Rang £3.95 (fish varies to availability of freshness) -- marinated in freshly pounded spice & yoghurt, lemon juice, coriander and a touch of garlic
Chicken or Paneer Shaslick £3.95 -- marinated cubes of chicken or cheese barbecued on a skewer with tomato, peppers & onions
Garlic Mussels in a Shell £3.25 -- Green mussel cooked garlic, ginger, spices & fresh lemon juice
Marinated Sweet Lamb Chop £5.25

Oriental Appetisers
Spicy Chicken Stir-fry £3.95
King Prawn on Puree £5.25
King Prawn Butterfly . £3.95
Shami Kebab / Reshmi Kebab £3.25
Onion Bhajee V . £2.95
Samosa - Meat or Vegetable . £2.95
Garlic Mushroom Puree £3.25
Chicken Pakora / Aloo Pakora V £3.25 -- Diced pieces of chicken breast marinated in spicy batter & fried crisp
King Prawn Chatt Poti . £5.25 -- King Prawn marinated in chatt masala, cooked with herbs & exotic spices
Chatt Poti Chicken/Lamb £3.25
Chicken/Prawn on Puree . £3.25
Chilli Chozay Sheek or shami £3.25
Aloo Tikkey V £3.25 -- Potato patties flavoured with ground spices & mustard
Chozay Nargis . £3.25

North Indian Tandoori Sizzling Specialities
Tandoori dishes are not curries. Tandoori chicken, lamb, kebab, duck, fish & nans leavened bread, are barbecued in a charcoal oven served with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, onion, lemon and mint sauce. It tastes delicious, sensational, taste which defies description.These dishes are marinated for 24 hours in special sauces sometimes blended with over 20 different fresh & aromatic herbs & spices.All dishes cooked medium to mild.
Chilli Chozay sheek -- mince chicken breast cooked in clay oven with fresh green chilli’s . £6.95
Chicken or Lamb Tikka . £6.25
Tandoori Chicken (Half) (on the bone) .£5.95
Tandoori King Prawn . £9.25
Tandoori King Prawn Garlic . £9.95
Grilled Sea Bass (Fish varies to availability of freshness) £9.95
Chicken or Lamb Shaslick . £7.25 -- Boneless chicken or cubes of lamb barbecued on a skewer with tomatoes, onions & capsicum
King Prawn Shaslick (Cooked with mediterranean peppers, tomatoes & onions) £9.95
Duck Garlic Feri . £8.95 -- marinated in freshly pounded spice & yoghurt, lemon juice, coriander, touch of garlic, grilled over charcoal
Tandoori Platter -- Our chef’s selection of Tandoor specialities . £9.25
Seafood Platter Combination of king prawns, whole fish and mussels . £9.95
Marinated Sweet Lamb Chop £9.25
Chicken or Lamb Tikka Fenugreek £7.25
Paneer Shaslick -- home made cheese cooked with mediterranean peppers, tomatoes & onions V . £8.25
Machli Tikka -- Chunks of Salmon, lightly marinated in a selection of sauces, barbecued in clay oven £8.25

Tandoori Breads
Nan / Roti V . £1.95 / £1.85
Keema Nan £2.50
Peshwari Nan N £2.50
Vegetable Nan V £2.50
Garlic Nan V . £2.50
Cheese & Garlic Nan V £2.50
Chicken Tikka Nan £2.50
Stuffed Katlama Chicken, Meat or Vegetables £2.50
Aloo Pudina Nan Stuffed with potato & Mint. V . £2.50
Garlic Mushroom & Cheese Kulcha V . £2.50
Sylheti Kulcha Nan Stuffed with banana & sultanas £2.50
Chilli & Cheese Nan V . £2.50

Brasserie New & Unique Special Dishes
Goa Garlic Chicken / Lamb (Medium) £6.50
Goa Garlic Haash Duck (Medium) £9.25
Goa Garlic King Prawn (Medium). £9.25 -- an excellent dish for people who love garlic, medium strength dish,thoroughly seasoned with fine onions, capsicum, tomatoes, garlic,fresh, coriander and selected herbs & spices, sprinkled with roasted garlic to give a most appetising taste.
Chicken / Lamb Chilli Masala (Madras Hot) . £6.50 -- seasoned tikka breast pieces and simmered in their own juices with chillies, coriander and freshly spiced to perfection.
Tandoori Jhinga Malayan £9.25 -- mild to medium strength curry cooked with fruit cocktails, mildspices, cream to create mouth-watering flavours
Malai Badami Chicken / Lamb (Mild) N . £6.50 -- tender pieces of breast tikka coated with spiced almonds & cashew nuts paste, aromatised with cardamom and cinnamon, cooked to perfection.
South Indian Garlic Chilli (Hot & Dry)
King Prawn £9.25
Chicken or Meat £6.50 -- Barbecued pieces of slightly hot king prawn or chicken cooked with pickled chillies, mediterranean peppers, garnished with spring onion.
Chicken/Lamb Goan Green Curry (Medium) £6.95 -- Cooked with spring onion, cumin, cinnamon, cardamom & a combination of green herbs
Tandoori King Prawn Shim . £9.25
Chicken or Lamb Shim (Medium) . £6.50 -- Barbecued chicken or lamb cooked in a specially prepared sauce,with french green beans.
Tandoori Chicken Muglai £6.50
Mild curry cooked with cream and egg.

Indian Sub-Continent Special
Jhinga Zalfiazi (Hot) . £9.25
Chicken or Lamb Zalfiazi (Hot) . £6.50 -- Very tasty dish cooked with selected spices, fried tomatoes, silver onions & peppers to give an exotic pungent taste
Bengal Chicken/Lamb Masala (Medium) £6.50 -- Succulent pieces of breast chicken & spicy minced lamb, peas, garnished & roasted with our Chef’s special herbs & spices, in medium sauce to perfection
Bengal Tikka Keema Masala (Mild) N £7.50
Chicken/Lamb Tikka Masala (Mild) N £6.50 -- Marinated and barbecued then cooked in spicy sauce, tomatoes made heady with aromatic herbs cooked to creamy perfection.
Butter Chicken/Lamb (Mild) N £6.50 --Boneless tandoori chicken cooked with butter & cream in mild exotic sauce
Tandoori Jhinga Masala (Mild) N £9.25 -- Roasted king prawns simmered in silky coconut cream & butter with garlic & fresh yoghurt,cinnamon, bayleaves, cloves and a touch of cream, delicious, sensational taste.
Tandoori King Prawn Korai Masala . £9.25
Korai Chicken or Lamb Masala (Medium) . £6.50 -- Spring onions, green peppers, tomatoes roasted in garam masala and turmeric, cooked with chicken or tender lamb flavoured with oriental herbs & spices, served in skillet. (Medium Hot)
Makhoni Chicken/Lamb (Mild) N £6.50 -- Marinated charcoal breast chicken in butter & cream with garlic and cinnamon, ginger and silky rich tomato & ground nut sauce, gives a sophisticated taste
Chicken or Lamb Pasanda (Mild) N £6.50 -- Slivers Chicken or Lamb marinated over night in spiced yoghurt, cooked to perfection in almond sauce flavoured with cardamom and cinnamon
Brasserie Staff Curry (Medium) . £6.50 -- On the bone leg and breast, medium to hot chicken or lamb curry cooked daily for staff. Subject to availability.
Jeera Garlic Haash (Medium) . £9.25 -- Marinated duck breast, cooked with garlic, ginger & royal cumin

Special Balti Dishes
From the North Western area of Kashmir and Punjab, we bring you the Balti style of cooking, cooked in the traditional Kashmiri Karai pan and served in a wok known as Balti, cooked with fresh blended spices, fresh tomatoes, green peppers, onions and flavoured with green herbs & seasoned with generous amount
Balti Special £7.95 Combination of chicken, meat and vegetables .
Balti Chicken or Lamb . £6.25
Balti Chicken Tikka or Lamb Tikka . £6.50
Balti Tandoori Chicken . £6.50
Balti King Prawns . £9.25
Balti Duck Brinjal . £9.25
Balti Prawns Chana £7.25
Balti Vegetables or Mushrooms . £5.95
Balti Aloo Keema . £7.25
Balti Chicken Bhindi . £7.25
Balti Shell on King Prawn Kashmiri . £9.25
Balti Shell on King Prawn Mango . £9.25

Biryani Dishes
Basmati rice cooked together with mild oriental spices and flavoured with saffron. These dishes are prepared from the finest Basmati saffron rice with almonds, sultanas, garnished with tomatoes and other ingredients, served with medium vegetable curry.
Chicken or Meat Biryani £7.95
Prawn Biryani . £7.95
King Prawn Biryani £9.25
Special Biryani £9.25
Chicken/Lamb Tikka Biryani £8.95
Tandoori Chicken Biryani £8.95
Mixed Vegetable Biryani £7.25
Aloo Keema Biryani £7.95

Traditional Regional Dishes
Why not create your own dish with any meat, chicken or prawn for an extra £1.50. Choice of vegetables can be added to the dishes for an extra £1.00. For example mushroom, cauliflower, potatoes, spinach, chana or bhindi.
King Prawn £9.25
Chicken or Lamb Tikka . £6.50
Chicken or Lamb or Prawn . £6.25
Keema (Mince Lamb) . £6.25
Tandoori Chicken £6.50
Vegetable or Mushroom £5.95
Chicken or Lamb Ceylon (Coconut & Lemon) £6.50
Chicken or Lamb Bengal (With eggs) . £6.50
Chicken or Lamb Kashmiri (Cooked with Banana) £6.50

Chicken, meat or prawns dipped in milk & cooked mildly in butter,coc onut, almonds, sultanas cream, to give a delicious rich, creamy sweet taste

Medium strength dish thoroughly garnished with onions, capsicum, tomatoes and a selection of herbs & spices to give a most appertised taste

A distinctive Persian dish with a sweet and sour taste

Medium strength dish garnished with maximum amount of diced onions, cooked with mixture of herbs and spices to create a unique taste

Medium dry in a thick sauce with fenugreek, an exotic eastern herb

Medium dry in a thick sauce cooked with spinach and garlic

Medium strength dish spiced, fried tomatoes and onions to create a delightful flavour, garnished with tomato, onion and spices

A mild to medium strength curry cooked with mixed fruits, mild spices, milk to create a mouth-watering flavour

A special preparation with lentils, pineapple and lemons with spices to produce a sweet, sour taste

Combination Dishes
Enable you to sample two dishes in small portions or select your own combination in chicken, lamb or prawn also mince lamb can be added to the chosen dish - Extra £1.00
Chicken or Lamb Zalfiazi & Lamb Sagwala £8.25
Chicken Chilli Masala & Lamb Rogan . £8.25
Garlic Chicken Masala & Lamb Pathia . £8.25
Chicken Dansak & Ghust Kata Masala £8.25
Chicken Tikka Masala & Lamb Bhuna £8.25
Makhoni Chicken & Lamb Malayan £8.25
Chicken Dupiaza & Achari Lamb . £8.25
Lemon Chicken & Methi Lamb . . . . . . . . . .£8.25
Bengal Chicken Masala & Prawn Pathia . £8.25
Chana Gusth & Baygoon Chicken Pathia £8.25
Lamb Bengal & Chicken Shim £8.25
Vegetable Pathia & Vegetable Sagwala V . £7.95
Vegetable Pasanda & Vegetable Masala V . £7.95

Brasserie’s Shaslick Curry Dishes
Marinated tender pieces of meat or king prawn mixed with freshly pureed tomatoes & a touch of tamarind, grilled in clay oven with Mediterranean mixed peppers, onions & tomatoes, then made in to a Traditional Delicious Curry
King Prawn / Fish Shaslick Chilli Masala £9.95
King Prawn / Fish Shaslick Bhona £9.95
Hash Shaslick Garlic Masala . £9.95
Chicken / Lamb Shaslick Bhuna . £8.25
Lamb / Chicken Shaslick Pathia £8.25
Chicken / Lamb Shaslick Chilli Masala £8.25

Exclusive Fish Menu
These exclusive dishes come highly recommended because of the unique selection of fish combined with traditional cooking techniques of the Bengal regions.
Katti Machli Special (Medium) £8.95 -- (Combination of mixed fish)
Cod Fish Madras / Bhuna / Pathia etc... . £7.25
Sylheti Pangus Satkora Curry . £8.95
Salmon Amli Dupiaza . £8.95
Pollock & Bringal Fish Curry £7.25
Pangus Curry in Green Mango Sauce . . . . .£8.95

Side Dishes Main Dishes £5.95
Mixed Vegetable Curry . £3.25
Mixed Vegetable Bhaji (Dry) £3.25
Mushroom Bhaji / Gobi Achari . £3.25
Motor Ponir peas & cheese) . £3.25
Sag Ponir (Spinach & cheese) . £3.25
Bhindi Bhaji (Okra ladies finger) . £3.25
Aloo Chana Bhaji (Potato & Chick peas) . £3.25
Chana Masala (Chick peas) . £3.25
Cauliflower Bhaji / Gobi Sag £3.25
Aloo Gobi (Potatoes & cauliflower) £3.25
Bombay Potatoes (Hot) . £3.25
Tarka Dall / Chana Dall (Lentils) £3.25
Sag Bhaji / Sag Aloo (Spinach) . £3.25

English Dishes
Served with Chips & Continental Salad
Sirloin Fillet Steak £12.95
T-Bone Steak £12.95
T-Bone Steak Indian Style £12.95
Fried Chicken £5.95
Fried Scampi £7.25
Chicken Omelette £5.95
Mushroom Omelette . £5.95
Prawn Salad . £5.95

Rice and Sundries
Vermicelli Rice Noodles £2.95 -- Cooked with egg and vegetables.
Boiled Steamed Rice . £1.95
Pilau Rice The finest basmati rice £2.25
Fried Rice . £2.25
Mushroom Pilau £2.50
Egg Fried Rice . £2.50
Vegetable Pilau £2.50
Keema Pilau . £2.50
Special Fried Rice . £2.50
Chapati Thin roasted wholemeal bread . . . . . . . . . . .£1.50
Stuffed Paratha . £1.95
Paratha . £1.75
Chips . £1.75
Mixed Raitha . £1.50
Papadom £0.60
Spiced Papadom £0.70
Chutneys & Pickles (per portion) . £0.50

Desserts & Drinks
Banana or Pineapple Fritters . £3.25
Fruit Cocktail, Mangos, Pineapple £3.25
Banana Boat Fruits & fresh cream . £3.25
Soft Drinks £0.95
Juices, J2O etc. £1.75
Mineral Water . £0.75

Bengal Brasserie
349-351 Kenilworth Road
Post Code
01676 533 883 | 01676 533
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Opposite the Shell petrol station, next door to Co-op in Balsall Common
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