About Bayleaf Kitchen

One is never that far away from a great Indian restaurants in the UK, and from the top of the country in Scotland to the very bottom coast in Southampton, the standard is broadly superb. Is it world class though? Well, we’re not sure about every restaurant, but if you’re in Southampton and want a world-record Indian meal, then you need to head to the High Street and Bayleaf Kitchen. Their chef, Mukesh Sharma, is responsible for the world’s largest naan bread, cooked for charity back in 2014, and the rest of his fare is similarly spectacular. The menu at Bayleaf Kitchen is filled with Indian classics, from tandoor-fresh kebabs to begin, fried favourites such as samosas, aloo tikki and papdi chaat and vegetarian specialities that are sure to excite your whole party. Throw in a huge repertoire of curries, biryanis and house signatures – the dhaba gosht, with lamb on the bone cooked in a sealed pot, is particularly good – and you’re onto a world record winner at Bayleaf Kitchen. Book now.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Bayleaf Kitchen
56 High Street, Ocean Village
Southampton SO14 2NS

Menu Highlights



Papdi Chat

Papdi Chaat is an Indian street food snack that is relished a lot. Prepared with short crust flour cake,served with sweet yoghurt and tamarind sauce, with chopped onions and tomatoes.

Fish Amritsari

Named after the city where it originated, Amritsar, Punjab, Tilapia fillet marinated with lemon juice, caraway seeds, fenugreek and turmeric, coated with a batter of gram flour and deep fried served with salad and mint sauce.

Combo Platter ForTwo

Selection of Chicken tikka, Seekh kebab,onion bhaji and veg samosa served with tamarind sauce, mint sauce and salad.

62 Bayleaf Kitchen Reviews

62 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Great value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Chris R.3 days ago · 1 review

D e l i c I o u s f o o d a n d e x c e l l e n t s e r v i c e

Andy M.9 days ago · 1 review

We are a group of friends who meet every month or so - usually for a curry - and have been here several times before so knew what to expect. We weren't dissapointed on this visit. As usual, the food was excellent, as was the service. The restaurant is clean and bright and we especially appreciated the air-conditioning in the current hot weather spell! Thoroughly recommended!

Jenny B.2 months ago · 6 reviews

Another fantastic meal last night. Service is so good and friendly. I had the lamb and it was so tender and full of flavours. Definitely the best in Southampton 😊