Chefâs Table star Asma Khan has confirmed that her celebrated Indian restaurant Darjeeling Express will reopen at a much bigger premises in Covent Garden in October. London: The Darjeeling Express announced the appointment of Julien Angot as General Manager for new Covent Garden Restaurant. Julien Angot, who recently worked for PPHE Hotel Group (PPHE), has joined the Darjeeling Express team and owner, Asma Khan. She announced that the restaurant would not return to its Kingly Court address, having closed in March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in June.. Bloombergâs Richard Vines tweeted news of the relocation on Friday, â¦ Darjeeling Express is a cosy Indian restaurant in Soho that started out as a supper club. Darjeeling Express, London: See 378 unbiased reviews of Darjeeling Express, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #776 of 22,839 restaurants in London. Darjeeling Express, London: See 378 unbiased reviews of Darjeeling Express, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #772 of 22,827 restaurants in London. If you turn to the left after the front door, you enter the large restaurant with room for 120 diners. âS ome people come for the food, some people come for the story,â says Asma Khan, in a quiet moment at her new restaurant, Darjeeling Express, near Londonâs Carnaby Street.The food is â¦ The pop-up in Soho was wildly successful and led to a permanent restaurant location at Kingly Court, Carnaby in London. The restaurant will be offering new tasting menus for sit-down dining Wednesday through Saturday, a Sunday brunch and a new Deli with take-away available 7 days a week serving all the dishes Darjeeling Express has become famous for. Here there's a choice of three eight-course tasting menus. Inside Darjeeling Express's new dining room. Darjeeling Express started out life as a supper club in lawyer-turned-chef Asma Khanâs Kensington home, and this Kingly Court restaurant is its first â¦ Darjeeling Express Menu Asma Khan, of Indian restaurant Darjeeling Express in Soho, is the first British chef to feature on Netflixâs Chefâs Table.Khan opened the restaurant in June 2017 to much acclaim after five years hosting supper clubs, both in her own home and across London, including what is now seen as a restaurant pilot with a residency at Sohoâs Sun & 13 Cantons pub. If you want a taste of Darjeeling Express but haven't managed to snag a booking, this is a great option. Award-winning Darjeeling Express Restaurant is reopening on 18th November in a new home in Covent Garden! Darjeeling Express, the popular London restaurant founded by Asma Khan, started as a dinner for a dozen guests in a home where Indian food was lovingly cooked from family recipes going back generations. The chef-owner, who ran the original dinners before turning pro, has brought along an all-female staff of home cooks to run the kitchen, and the result is an experience that will remind you of â¦ Darjeeling Express Soho Menu - View the Menu for Darjeeling Express London on Zomato for Delivery, Dine-out or Takeaway, Darjeeling Express menu and prices. What about the main restaurant?