Sheraton Skyline Hotel
Hayes UB3 5BP
Tel: 0208 564 3380
Food type: Indian
Nearest tube: Heathrow (then take public transport)
Website: Madhu’s Heathrow
If you ask Joe Blogg’s on the street where you would find excellent Indian cuisine they may point you towards Southall or perhaps even Tooting. Ask the Michelin man and he might suggest Mayfair (Benares or Gymkhana). I don’t many would name Heathrow, in particular a restaurant located in an airport hotel to serve some of the best Indian cuisine in London. After all, I have always been under the impression that restaurants located in airport hotels are cynical operations – there to make a quick buck from passing by travellers who are unlikely to return.
Situated in the Sheraton Skyline Hotel, is Madhu’s Heathrow an ambitious venture by the same people who run Madhu’s in Southall – a well-respected Indian restaurant who are also suppliers to the Royal Family. Please note, there are two different Sheraton’s located near Heathrow so make sure you go to the correct one as I am sure I will not be the first, nor the last to make the mistake of confusing the two hotels. A lot of care has been put into the opening of this restaurant with celebrity blogger Andy Hayler roped in to put together their wine list. I would love to moan about the wine list, but I did not check it out – I find the pairing of curries and wines just do not go together no matter how well thought out the pairing is. Continue reading