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Boma: Our recommended restaurant in Fulham & Parsons Green

Boma Restaurant Wandsworth Bridge Road

Boma Restaurant Wandsworth Bridge Road

A vibrant meeting place along the pretty Wandsworth Bridge Road Boma can be distinguished by its sunny terrace, elegant bar and friendly staff.

Popular with residents and the team at James Pendleton Estate Agents’ Fulham & Parsons Green office alike, Boma caters for all occasions from breakfast meeting to evening soiree and boasts a diverse and well researched list of wines and cocktails to suit every occasion.  What’s more, Boma is an active and enthusiastic contributor to local events and offers its clients a variety of exciting offers: currently visitors to Boma on Sunday or Monday night will receive 50% off their food bill with a new ‘BFF’ scheme!

We spoke to Kieran, the manager of Boma restaurant on Wandsworth Bridge Road, about life in Fulham.

  1. What’s your most important ethos at Boma?

We’ve turned away from the expensive and overcomplicated cuisine for a drinking and dining experience that is accessible to everyone. Informal yet refined.

2.  Could you tell us more about the inspiration behind your food and drinks menus?

The design of the menu is based upon crowd pleasing classics as well as what we love to eat ourselves. We change the menu with the season and source all our produce locally. As for drinks, we all love cocktails and wine so we try and target likeminded people with our offerings. They tend to go down a bit too well!

3.  What is your BFF scheme and could you tell us more about the special promotions you offer to your customers?

BFF – Boma Friend Forever – is a scheme we launched to reward our loyal customers after 2 years of business. A £2 donation to breast cancer research gets you a BFF key ring. This allows you to get 50% off your food bill on Sunday and Monday evenings from 6pm. No questions asked!

4.  Do you have a favourite Boma dish?

Starter wise, our hand dived scallops are always a winner and for mains, I struggle to choose between the steak tartare and the rack of lamb.

5.  How do you feel about working on Wandsworth Bridge Road and do you have any favourite local haunts?

I love Wandsworth Bridge Road. The community spirit is so locally driven and hard to find elsewhere in London. If I wasn’t involved in Boma, it would be without doubt the kind of place I’d frequent. However with bias aside, I’m a huge fan of Thaiphoon and The Greedy Buddha is also a wonderful example of Nepalese cuisine.

6.  Do you have a favourite Boma story / which event at Boma has gone particularly well?

Boma tends to make people do some pretty funny things. What happens behind our doors tends to stay there but there are always the moments we fondly like to recant. Inebriated girls designing their own cocktails around their friends nicknames, wine tasting evenings, live music nights and people dancing to Meat Loaf like there’s no tomorrow. All in a Saturday night on Wandsworth Bridge Rd!

Best Local Businesses-Amirah’s Kitchen

The team at James Pendleton’s Wandsworth Town office recently had a fantastic evening out recently at Amirah’s Kitchen, a new Indian restaurant on Old York Road.

Amirah’s Kitchen came to Old York Road on 18th June and has quickly established itself as a friendly, quality restaurant serving exceptional Indian street food inspired dishes, and the head chef’s Michelin starred history promises exciting things for Wandsworth’s foodies.  The cuisine and hospitality at Amirah’s Kitchen certainly reflects an exceptional level of quality and we welcome this exciting new venue to Wandsworth Town.

Owner Arif Hussain kindly agreed to answer a few questions for us about his new business:

What inspired you to set up Amirah’s Kitchen?

I’ve always wanted to set up my own restaurant and after the birth of my first child I made sure I achieved it. I grew up watching my father and uncles working in their restaurants and worked in some myself during my teenage years and the inspiration came from that time.

Which dish(es) would you recommend to visitors?

All the food our chefs create are delicious but I would particularly recommend the Goan Fish Curry, Pepper Scallops, Punjabi Fried Fish, Lasooni Jhinga, Haryali Chicken Tikka, Saab Gosht and Dal Makhani. Of course we would love people to come and try the menu and let me know what they would recommend to others.

What are your food inspirations?

My inspiration is simple good cooking that everyone can enjoy and is taken from my travels to the Indian sub-continent, Nepal and the Far East. Our perception of good food depends on individual taste and we have included dishes from all around the Indian sub-continent to create a collection of street food inspired meals and appetisers.

 What are your impressions of Old York Road?

I love Old York Road. It has an amazing buzz and the locals have been incredibly supportive. I’m really glad to have had the opportunity to open Amirah’s Kitchen in Wandsworth Town and hope that we become a lasting local landmark.

What are the benefits of eating out in South West London?

I’ve lived in South West London since I moved from Weybridge 4 years ago and I’ve found I don’t need to travel into central London for good food and great ambience.