Our Menu

At the Banyan Tree, we have a passion for bringing the authentic taste of India to our discerning customers. Our chefs deliver a wide range of choice from your firm favourites to a whole host of specialities, all made with the freshest and highest quality ingredients.

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POPADOMS AND PICKLES

  • 1. POPADOMS

    60p

  • 2. MASSALA POPADOMS (spicy)

    60p

  • 3. ASSORTED PICKLE TRAY

    £2.10

    Mango chutney, mint yoghurt, onion salad, & chilli sauce.

  • 4. PICKLES

    90p

    Mango chutney, hot mixed pickles, onion salad, mint sauce, sweet chilli sauce.

  • 5. ONION & CUCUMBER RAITA

    £2.10

STARTERS

  • Served with Salad, Mint and Chilli sauces. (Except, Prawn Cocktail and Garlic Mushrooms)

  • 6. SEEKH KEBAB

    £3.40

    Minced lamb mixed with fresh green herbs and spices. Cooked on skewers in the tandoori clay oven.

  • 7. SHAMI KEBAB

    £3.40

    Minced lamb blended with green spices and herbs then grilled in pan.

  • 8. CHICKEN OR LAMB TIKKA

    £3.55

    Off the bone tender pieces of chicken or lamb marinated in herbs, spices, tamarind and yoghurt, then grilled in a clay oven.

  • 9. PRAWN COCKTAIL

    £3.45

    Prawns in a cocktail sauce, served with salad

  • 10. VEGETABLE OR LAMB SAMOSA

    £2.90

    Pastry triangles with spices, fresh coriander and either minced meat or vegetable filling, deep-fried.

  • 11. BANYAN TREE MIX

    £5.50

    Lamb cutlet, Chicken Tikka, Lamb Tikka and Seekh Kebab served with salad and mint sauce.

  • 12. KING PRAWN SIZZLER

    £5.55

    Juicy king prawns cooked with onions and peppers in a sauce specially prepared by our chef.

  • 13. KING PRAWN BUTTERFLY

    £5.00

    Tender king prawns in spicy butter, bound together with egg, coated in golden breadcrumbs and fried crisp.

  • 14. MIXED KEBAB

    £3.95

    Chicken Tikka, Lamb Tikka and onion bhaji.

  • 15. ALOO PAKORA

    £2.65

    Potato, Spinach, and spices deep-fried in golden breadcrumbs.

  • 16. KING PRAWN PAKORA

    £4.90

    King prawns wrapped in fresh spinach and golden breadcrumbs then deep-fried.

  • 17. CHICKEN PAKORA

    £2.90

    Tender pieces of chicken breast, dipped in lightly spiced batter then fried until crisp.

  • 18. CHICKEN SAAG PAKORA

    £2.90

    Lightly spiced chicken tikka wrapped in spinach bound together with egg, coated with breadcrumbs and deep-fried.

  • 19. ONION BHAJI

    £2.65

    Chopped onions, gram flour and mixed spices, deep-fried.

  • 20. GARLIC MUSHROOMS

    £2.65

    Sliced mushrooms gently spiced and cooked Indian style, Garnished with coriander and sliced lemon.

  • 21. LAMB CHOPS (3 pieces)

    £3.95

    Served on the bone, marinated and cooked in the clay oven, served with salad.

  • 22. TANDOORI CHICKEN (Quarter)

    £3.95

    Served on the bone, marinated and cooked in the clay oven, served with salad and mint sauce.

  • 23. SEEKH KEBAB WRAP

    £3.65

    Seekh kebab wrapped in chapatti, served with salad and sauce.

PUREES

  • All Purees can be made as a Main Dish with 3 purees or a Plain Nan or Pilau Rice.

    Your choice of ingredients from the list below, stir-fried with finely chopped onions and tomatoes in medium spices. (Served on deep fried Indian flat bread).

  • 24. PRAWN PUREE

    Single: £3.45. Main: £9.50

  • 25. KING PRAWN PUREE

    Single: £5.00. Main: £10.50

  • 26. CHICKEN CHAAT PUREE

    Single; £3.45. Main: £9.50

  • 27. HOT LAMB PUREE

    Single: £3.45. Main: £9.50

TANDOORI SPECIALITIES

  • Tandoori dishes are marinated overnight in a tandoori sauce (consisting of yoghurt, garlic, ginger and spices) then cooked in a clay oven. All tandoori dishes are served with salad and mint sauce.

  • TANDOORI CHICKEN

  • 28. Two pieces on the bone.

    £6.95

  • 29. Four pieces on the bone.

    12.95

  • 30. CHICKEN TIKKA (off the bone)

    £8.80

  • 31. LAMB TIKKA (off the bone)

    £8.80

  • 32. TANDOORI MIXED GRILL SPECIAL

    £11.80

    Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seekh kebab and lamb chops

  • 33. CHICKEN TIKKA NAN KEBAB

    £8.80

    Small pieces of chicken tikka cooked with onion and kashmiri paste, served on a nan bread with salad and sauce.

  • 34. TANDOORI KING PRAWN SPECIAL

    £12.60

    King Prawns Marinated in a mild sauce and grilled in the tandoori oven.

  • 35. CHICKEN OR LAMB SHASHLIK

    £10.30

    Tender pieces of diced chicken or lamb marinated with spices, cooked in the tandoori oven on skewers together with tomatoes, cubed onions and fresh green peppers.

TRADITIONAL CLASSICS

  • 36. KORMA: (MILD)

    A delicate preparation of coconut, ground almonds and fresh cream go into this dish to create a very mild, but rich, creamy sauce.

  • 37. DOPIAZA: (MEDIUM)

    Cooked with cubed onions, green peppers and our own special pickles.

  • 38. ROGAN JOSH: (MEDIUM)

    A north Indian recipe, with a combination of herbs, spices, garlic, ginger, tomato, coriander and butter, giving a thick sauce. Garnished with fresh tomatoes and coriander.

  • 39. BHUNA: (MEDIUM)

    A popular dish from the Indian sub-continent of Madras consisting of onions, capsicums, tomatoes, spices and herbs, creating a unique spicy taste, in a thick sauce.

  • 40. MADRAS: (FAIRLY HOT)

    Originating in the southern city of Madras and consisting of a special selection of spices and herbs.

  • 41. PATHIA: (HOT

    A Hyderabad recipe, popular in the Indian sub-continent, garnished with a mixture of spices, shredded onions, tomatoes, fresh herbs with a touch of coconut and lemon juice giving a hot sweet and sour taste.

  • 42. DANSAK: (HOT)

    A Persian dish with a combination of Indian spices, lentils, pineapple, lemon juice and herbs, producing a hot sweet and sour taste

  • 43. VINDALOO: (VERY HOT)

    Related to Madras but involving a greater use of garlic and lemon. It owes its name, and in part its contents to the early Portuguese settlers.

  • Choose your dish from the above:

  • Vegetable

    £5.95

  • Chicken

    £6.50

  • Lamb

    £6.95

  • Chicken or Lamb Tikka

    £8.20

  • Prawn

    £6.95

  • King Prawn

    £9.30

BALTI DISHES (HOT)

  • Originating from the Punjab (Northern India). Cooked using fresh cubed onions, green peppers and tomatoes, garlic, cumin & fresh coriander with our usual traditional balti herbs & spices. The following prices include Pilau Rice and Nan Bread

  • 44. CHICKEN OR LAMB BALTI

    £11.75

  • 45. GARLIC CHILLI CHICKEN

    £11.75

  • 46. TANDOORI KING PRAWN BALTI (with spinach)

    £13.85

  • 47. BANYAN TREE SPECIAL BALTI

    £12.80

  • 48. VEGETABLE BALTI

    £9.30

CHEF’S SPECIALITIES

  • All chef's specialites can be made as:

  • Vegetarian Option

    £6.80

  • Paneer (Indian cheese)

    £6.10

  • Prawn Option

    £7.90

  • King Prawn Option

    £11.05

  • 49. CHICKEN OR LAMB TIKKA MASSALA

    £8.50

    (MILD) Succulent pieces of chicken or lamb tikka or tandoori chicken (on the bone), cooked with minced lamb in a creamy sauce with almonds and coconut, creating a wonderful combination of flavours.

  • 50. CHICKEN OR LAMB PASSANDA

    £8.15

    (MILD) Juicy pieces of marinated chicken or lamb cooked in purified Indian butter, ground almonds and mild spices with a dash of cream.

  • 51. CHICKEN MAKHANI

    £8.80

    (MILD) Juicy pieces of marinated chicken with ginger and garlic, grilled, then gently cooked with cream and a blend of Indian cheese.

  • 52. CHICKEN MISHTI

    £9.20

    (MILD) Chicken marinated in our chef’s special sauce with cashew nuts, cooked with cream, coconut and almond.

  • 53. SPECIAL MALAYA CHICKEN OR LAMB

    £8.95

    (MILD) Cooked in a mild creamy sauce with bananas and ‘pineapple.

  • 54. TANDOORI BUTTER CHICKEN

    £8.95

    (MILD) Tandoori chicken pieces cooked in a creamy butter sauce, made with almonds and plum tomatoes.

  • 55. SPECIAL CHICKEN OR LAMB TIKKA AMLA

    £8.95

    (MILD) Cooked with mild spices and mango purée.

  • 56. CHICKEN DARJEELING

    £9.35

    (MILD) A traditional recipe consisting of onions garnished with pure butter ghee and ten different spices, fresh cream and almond powder producing a sweet flavour.

  • 57. PODINA LAMB OR CHICKEN

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM) Tender pieces of chicken or lamb cooked with spices and herbs with garden mint in a rich yoghurt sauce.

  • 58. SPECIAL SYLHETY

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM) Marinated chicken with potatoes, spinach and chickpeas, cooked in a thick sauce.

  • 59. MINT SPECIAL KARAHI

    £10.30

    (MEDIUM) Chicken or lamb tikka, cooked with onion green pepper, tomato and fresh garden mint (with our own spice compliment).

  • 60. SPECIAL SABJI CHICKEN

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM) Chicken tikka, cubed onions and peppers with mixed vegetables and spinach

  • 61. BINDIA

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM) Chicken or lamb tikka cubes cooked with mango chutney, garden mint, lemon juice, with a blend of selected spices.

  • 62. SPECIAL MURGI MASSALA

    £9.25

    (MEDIUM) A traditional dish with fried minced lamb and tandoori chicken pieces, cooked in a thick spicy curry sauce.

  • 63. CHICKEN LENTILS

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM) A Gujarati dish cooked with channa daal and fresh lemon juice.

  • 64. CHICKEN OR LAMB CHANA

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM) Chopped onions and peppers cooked with chickpeas in chef’s special sauce

  • 65. SPECIAL TANDOORI CHICKEN CURRY

    £10.25

    (MEDIUM) Made to the chef’s own recipe, this dish is cooked using tandoori chicken pieces.

  • 66. CHICKEN OR LAMB TIKKA SAAG

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM HOT) A most popular dish in the Indian sub –continent consisting of tender pieces of chicken or grilled lamb with a combination of freshly chopped spinach, onion, capsicum and tomatoes.

  • 67. SPECIAL TANDOORI MIXED GRILL CURRY

    £12.10

    (MEDIUM HOT) Cooked with chef’s special thick sauce, chicken tikka, Chicken tandoori on the bone, lamb tikka cutlets and seekh kebab.

  • 68. CHEF’S SPECIAL

    £9.95

    (MEDIUM HOT) Cooked with minced meat, diced chicken and lamb, with chef’s special spices

  • 69. DHAKA SPECIAL

    £11.35

    (MEDIUM HOT) This dish is made with diced chicken and minced lamb. Cooked to our chef’s secret recipe.

  • 70. BANYAN TREE SPECIAL

    £10.40

    (MEDIUM HOT) This dish is a combination of chicken and lamb tikka, tandoori chicken strips, prawns and mushrooms in a thick curry sauce with fresh garlic, onion and green pepper.

  • 71. ROYAL MUGHLAI CHICKEN

    £10.30

    (MEDIUM HOT) Specially prepared herbs and spices. Made by our chef for the Banyan Tree.

  • 72. TANDOORI LAMB CHOP BHUNA

    £9.95

    (MEDIUM HOT) Lambchop marinated overnight and then cooked in the clay oven in a special sauce.

  • 73. SHAHI SHASHLIC BHUNA CHICKEN OR LAMB

    £9.95

    (MEDIUM HOT) Tender pieces of chicken or lamb marinated overnight together with mustard seeds, onion, pepper and tomatoes, grilled on skewers in the tandoori and then gently cooked in a thick sauce.

  • 74. SPECIAL KING PRAWN SIZZLER BHUNA

    £11.80

    (MEDIUM HOT) Juicy king prawns (in the shell) cooked with onions and peppers in a spicy thick sauce specially prepared by our chef

  • 75. CHICKEN OR LAMB KARAHI

    £8.95

    (MEDIUM HOT) Cooked with cubed onions and capsicum, fresh ginger and a special Karahi spice mix to produce a rich full flavour.

  • 76. CHICKEN OR LAMB NAGA

    £8.95

    (HOT) Very hot dish cooked with Naga chillies.

  • 77. CHICKEN OR LAMB CHILLI MASSALA

    £8.95

    (HOT) Diced chicken or lamb cooked in a thick spicy sauce with minced lamb fresh tomatoes, onions, green chilli and herbs.

  • 78. CHICKEN OR LAMB JALFREZI

    £9.35

    (HOT) Tandoori chicken or lamb tikka, cooked in a thick sauce with fresh garlic and ginger, chopped green chillies, onions and peppers.

  • 79. SHIM BICHEE SPECIAL

    £8.95

    (HOT) Chicken or lamb cooked with uri bichee (Bengal broad beans), whole chillies, aromatic herbs and spices, finely chopped onions and coriander, an authentic and favourite of Bengal.

BIRYANI

  • Stir fried with basmati rice and spices, garnished with tomato and cucumber and served with a vegetable curry sauce to the strength of your choice.

  • 80. CHICKEN

    £9.15

  • 81. CHICKEN TIKKA

    £9.95

  • 82. LAMB

    £9.55

  • 83. LAMB TIKKA

    £10.05

  • 84. PRAWN

    £9.10

  • 85. KING PRAWN

    £11.80

  • 86. BANYAN SPECIAL BIRYANI

    £10.45

  • 87. SPECIAL GARLIC BIRYANI

    £9.70

    Chicken or lamb

  • 88. SPECIAL VEGETARIAN BIRYANI

    £8.40

VEGETARIAN DISHES

  • 89. TARKA DAAL (with lentils)

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Tiny pink lentils with turmeric and clarified Indian butter, garnished with fried garlic.

  • 90. GARLIC SAAG

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Spinach steamed together with garlic and aniseed then stir-fried with sliced onion and peppers, garnished with coriander

  • 91. SAAG ALOO

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Stir-fried spinach served with steamed potato.

  • 92. BHINDI BHAJI

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Green okra, cooked with onion and peppers.

  • 93. MUSHROOM BHAJI

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Mushrooms cooked Goan style, with onions, peppers in a thick sauce.

  • 94. SAAG BHAJI Spinach

    Main Dish: £2.25. Side Dish: £3.00

  • 95. SAAG CHANA

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Stir fried spinach with small chick peas

  • 96. CHAANA MASSALA

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish £3.00

    Small chickpeas cooked with lemon juice and tamarind sauce.

  • 97. ALOO GOBI

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Steamed potatoes and cauliflower, stir-fried with aromatic spices.

  • 98. VEGETABLE BHAJI

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Mixed vegetables cooked in Goan style in a thick sauce.

  • 99. CAULIFLOWER BHAJI

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish £3.00

    Cauliflower cooked Goan style in a thick sauce.

  • 100. SAAG PANEER

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Spinach with cheese.

  • 101. BOMBAY ALOO

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Steamed potatoes cooked aromatic style with fresh herbs & garlic.

  • 102. BRINJAL BHAJI

    Main Dish: £7.25. Side Dish: £3.00

    Aubergine cooked with onions and peppers.

RICE DISHES

  • 103. BOILED RICE

    £2.20

  • 104. PILAU RICE

    £2.60

  • 105. VEGETABLE RICE

    £2.90

  • 106. MUSHROOM RICE

    £2.90

  • 107. EGG RICE

    £2.90

  • 108. LEMON RICE

    £2.90

  • 109. GARLIC RICE

    £3.05

  • 110 PEAS RICE

    £3.05

  • 111. FRIED RICE (with onions)

    £3.05

  • 112. COCONUT RICE (sweet)

    £3.30

  • 113. KEEMA RICE (with minced lamb)

    £3.30

  • 114. SPECIAL RICE (with vegetables & prawns)

    £3.30

INDIAN BREADS

  • 115. NAN

    £2.40

  • 116. PESHWARI NAN (Sweet with coconut and almond paste)

    £2.60

  • 117. KEEMA NAN (with minced lamb)

    £2.60

  • 118. STUFFED NAN (with vegetables)

    £2.60

  • 119. GARLIC NAN (with garlic)

    £2.60

  • 120. KULCHA NAN (with cheese & onion)

    £2.60

  • 121. CHEESE NAN

    £2.60

  • 122. TANDOORI ROTI (made with chapatti flour, cooked in clay oven)

    £1.65

  • 123. PARATHA (round deep fried Indian bread)

    £2.60

  • 124. KEEMA PARATHA (with minced lamb)

    £2.80

  • 125. EGG PARATHA

    £2.70

  • 126. VEGETABLE PARATHA

    £2.65

  • 127. CHAPATTI (Dry thin unleavened bread)

    90p

  • 128. PUREE (Deep fried thin Indian Bread)

    £1.05

SUNDRIES

  • 129. CHIPS

    £1.75

  • 130. CHEESY CHIPS

    £3.65

  • 131. GREEN SALAD

    £1.75

  • 132. ANY CANS OF SOFT DRINK

    £1.00

  • 133. DIET DRINKS

    80p

  • 134. WATER

    80p

BANQUET FOR TWO: ONLY £25.95

  • Mixed Kebab X 2

    onion bhaji, chicken tikka, lamb tikka.

  • Tandoori Butter Chicken

    (mild)

  • Lamb Tikka Bhuna

    (medium)

  • Saag Aloo

    (side dish)

  • Pilau Rice x 2

  • Nan Bread

  • includes: 2 Popadoms & pickle tray

BANQUET FOR FOUR: ONLY £52.40

  • Mixed Kebab X 4

    onion bhaji, chicken tikka, lamb tikka.

  • Chicken Tikka Massala

    (Mild)

  • Chicken Darjeeling

    (Medium)

  • Royal Mughlai Chicken

    (Medium Hot)

  • Lamb Tikka Rogan

    (Medium)

  • Saag Aloo

    (side dish)

  • Vegetable curry

    (side dish)

  • Pilau Rice X 4

  • Nan Bread X 2

  • includes: 4 popadoms & pickle tray

SPECIAL THALI: ONLY 20.90

  • Try out 4 Dishes of your choice with pilau rice and nan bread.

    Please add £2 for king prawn and lamb chop dishes.

KIDS MEALS

  • Scampi, Nuggets, Fish Fingers

    £5.95

    Served with chips and salad

  • Fried Chickens, Omolette

    £5.95

    (plain, chicken, Prawn or mushrooms) Served with chips and salad

Ring 01347 479 996 or call in at the Banyan Tree if you have any questions about the Menu