The guiding vision behind Rasa is Das Sreedharan. Born in Kerala, and never far from food being grown, food getting prepared and food building communities, Das moved to London to study accounting.
His infatuation with preparing food and building communities around food, soon became his calling. After starting Rasa, he started cooperative farms, where food is grown naturally, with no interference whatsoever. In London, he hosts 'An Evening with Das'- a series of well-received lectures, where he spreads his addictive cheer and inspires his audience to pay attention to how they eat and what they eat.
The firstborn of the Rasa babies, Rasa N16 remains an old favourite for many and has a huge percentage of repeat customers. Small and cosy, it is one of the best known vegetarian restaurants in London and specialises in South Indian food, always maintaining the same very high standards that twice earned it the title Time Out Best Vegetarian Restaurant.Read More
Pretty much along the same lines as Rasa N16 but a more upmarket restaurant and an ideal site with its various corners both for parties and intimate dinners. It began life as a vegetarian restaurant, but more recently the menu has expanded to include a meat-based section inspired by the cuisine of Northern Kerala.Read More
Travancore is the first Syrian-Christian restaurant outside of Kerala, which celebrates age-old recipes used by Christian families in the region, who, it is believed, date back to the first century AD. Over the following centuries, as Kerala began to trade in teak, spices, ivory and peacocks with people from the Mediterranean world, many Syrians, among others, remained. They eventually converted to Christianity, and developed a unique meat and seafood cuisine of their own. On the menu you will find chicken, duck, lamb, fish, prawn and crab all given the same fascinating treatment typical of food from this tradition, as well as a highly original vegetarian menRead More
asa's first association with IHG Hotels. Located at the Lobby level inside Holiday Inn Kings Cross Hotel, Rasa Maricham offers a variety of dishes from all across Kerala with an elaborate menu of delicious meat, seafood and vegetarian options. Ideal for family / casual / romantic dining. A carefully designed kids menu makes this place a firm favorite of children. As the restaurant has large dining area, its also ideal for parties or groups.Read More