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Bhoomi is the new exotic Indian restaurant in Glebe that’ll have you hooked

Bhoomi is the step-up for Indian restaurants the cuisine needed. And once you’ve tried it, you’ll know why.

Bhoomi has so many elements that all harmoniously come together in the semi-recessed bunker restaurant on Glebe Point Road in Glebe, it’s no wonder it gets as busy as it does.

Hot pappadums smoked salmon mousse

They’re playing along with the whole Indian colonial-era war bunker theme in terms of the restaurant’s situation, which surprisingly, wasn’t purpose-built and already existed in the space. Exposed brickwork makes the bulk of the aesthetic of the restaurant, split into a little bit of a maze of two large dining rooms, punctuated with looming columns, partition walls, purple fluorescent lighting and a divine concave ceiling that really give you the sense of being hidden away.

Lamb vindaloo mini masala dosa

Bhoomi means ‘earth’ in Hindi, so a lot of elements of the natural world come into play, too. Looking around the restaurant can easily eat-up a quick 20-minutes from when you first sit down.

The menu is a continuation of the dream, too, which does Indian food, but not like you know it.

Lamb Shank

Created by Head Chef Chanaka Nalin Gunasekarage, they have the curries, they have the papdums, they have the jalebis, but it’s how it’s done that makes the difference, not what it is.

The menu at Bhoomi covers the whole Indian subcontinent, from the north in Nepal – they have the country’s famed momos on the menu – to the middle, working with dishes hailing from Hyderabad like biryani, to the south, offering goat curries and coconut rich vegetable kormas.

Scallop papdi with onion, capers and chilli

The menu is a full and complete trip around India that offers something for everyone – even the most unadventurous. Have a look at the full menu at the Bhoomi website.

You know the nicest thing about Bhoomi, too? They’re also avidly committed to caring for the earth and the community. Sustainable waste management practices, energy saving appliances and ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ training practices for staff are at the core of the restaurant’s operation. A proportion of Bhoomi’s business is also given to the I=CHANGE initiative, an organisation that supports the causes of feeding Australians in crisis, educating rescued children and ending violence against women.

Tandoori Lamb Rack

Bhoomi

134 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037

Wednesday to Sunday 12pm to 3pm for lunch

Monday to Sunday 5pm to 10pm for dinner

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