Chaakoo Bombay Cafe

Bombay Small Plates
Lamb Samosa
Crispy pastry, minced lamb, onions & spices.
Sabjee Samosa (v)
Crispy pastry, green peas, mashed potatoes, green chilli & fresh coriander
Fish pakora in a coriander & green chilli batter
Crispy fried chicken pakora
Shakahari (vgn)
Crispy fried veg pakora
Indian Salads
Aloo Chana Salad (vgn)
Spiced potatoes, delicate chickpeas & rocket, splashed in a sweet tamarind dressing
Chaakoo House Salad (vgn)
Sweet pineapple and mango rocket salad tossed in our house mango chilli dressing
Chaakoo Style Roomali Roti
Chaakoo Style wrap made using a warm soft tortilla with the filling from your choice below. All tiffins served with Bombay slaw & chutney, served 12-4pm.
Sabjee (v)
Green peas, crushed potato, coriander and Chilli
Hariyali Chicken Tikka
Yoghurt, coriander, ginger and garlic marinated grilled chicken
Smoked Chicken Tikka
House smoked chicken, doused in tikka dry rub
Lamb Keema
Minced lamb with green peas and cumin
Seekh Kebab
Minced lamb with lime, coriander and chilli
Paneer & Vegetable (v)
Hot cubes of paneer cheese with mixed spiced vegetables.
Chef’s Café Special Curries
Kerala Monkfish
From the land of spices; monkfish curry with coconut, ginger, garlic & mustard seeds
Jinga Kushrang
A rich velvety prawn curry with onion, green and red peppers, shaved ginger and tomato
Dum Biryani
Awadhi lamb is slow cooked in spice stock & layered with rice. An abiding cafe favourite
Rara Gosh
Roasted lamb pieces, steeped in a spicy minced lamb curry with punjabi spices, onions and tomatoes, exceptional flavour and regal in taste
Keema Matar
Minced Lamb simmered with garden peas, garlic and ground spices, enriched with a splash of cream
Aloo Baigan
Sweet baby aubergines, cooked with a blend of rich spiced potatoes
Irani Kebabs
In times gone by, street vendors cooked on khule grills. Marinated meats smoked as hungry punters ate from newspapers & supped cold beer Hindi style, we use tandoor, robata & khule type grills in our kitchens.
Smoked Chicken Tikka
Our own whisky chip smoked chicken, drowsed in our tikka dry rub served with homemade mint chutney
Bhara Kebab
Flamed grilled pieces of chicken thigh marinated with potli masala, garlic and yoghurt
Seekh Kebab
Minced lamb marinated with lime, coriander & cumin, grilled over the coals with mint sauce
Tandoori Chaat (v)
Take a skewer & pierce pineapple, capsicum & paneer, dip it in garam masala, vinegar & cumin then grill
Cauliflower (v)
Marinated in yogurt & classic tandoor spices, slowly grilled over coals
Spiced Honey Lamb Chops
Steeped overnight in a middle eastern blend of honey and spices with ginger and garlic, finished over open coals
Tandoori Spiced Wings
As good as they get chicken wings, tossed in our Bombay house sauce
Tandoori King Prawn
King prawns steeped in our house smoked tandoori rub, flash flamed on the robata grill and finished in citrus lemon
Hariyali Chicken Tikka
Chicken pieces marinated with yoghurt, coriander, ginger and garlic then chargrilled over open coals
Humble Curries
Rogan Josh
Long cooked lamb, onions, peppers & tomatoes, Kashmiri style with yogurt
Lamb Madras
Everyone’s favourite old style curry originally from Madras (tamil / nadu)
Butter Chicken
Tandoor chicken & tomatoes, cashews, green cardamom in mildly spiced butter sauce
From Turkish origin, braised chicken in mildly spiced sauce made with yogurt & ground cashew
Chicken Tikka Masala
Tandoor chicken tikka with a mixed spice, tomato, coriander and creamy yoghurt sauce
Lamb Achari
Spiced Punjabi lamb curry made with mixed pickle, onions, garlic and garam masala
Railway Chicken
A rich, savoury chicken curry of tomato, garlic and north indian spices
Chicken Madras
Originally from Madras (Tamil/Nadu) Fairly hot curry, with fresh ground spices & chilli powder.
Saag Paneer (v)
A classic jalfrezi dish of spiced spinach, studded with cubes of creamy fried paneer cheese
Daal Makhni (v)
Overnight cooked black lentils & red kidney beans on tandoor, tomato puree, fresh ginger & cream
Bombay Potatoes (v)
Baby potatoes cooked with onions, mustard seeds & curry leaves.
Garlic Lamb Bhuna
A deep rich tender lamb curry of tomatoes, onion and garlic, laced with dried fenugreek
Garlic Chilli Chicken
A garlicky and spicy south Indian specialty, flavoursome and laced with curry leaves, garlic, tomato and onion.
Chana Mushroom (vgn)
North Indian chickpea, mushroom and tomato curry
Café Sides
Indian chopped salad, cucumber, onion & tomato.
Chaakoo Slaw
Spicy Bombay style coleslaw
Yogurt, cucumber, fresh coriander & spices
Jeera Rice
Basmati rice, cumin seeds, onions
Lemon Rice
Basmati rice, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, fresh lemon juice.
Masala Fries
Skinny fries with masala seasoning
Mixed Pickle


Bombay Bakery

Peshwiri Naan

Garlic Naan

Café Puddings
Crunchie Chocolate Mousse

Gulab Jamon
Hot cardamom sugar dusted doughnuts with honey rose syrup
Mango & Banana Crumble

Our house rice pudding, flavoured with cardamom and vanilla
The Café’s Ice Cream & Shakes
Ice Cream (per scoop)
Vanilla, raspberry sorbet, toasted coconut, pistachio, turkish delight
Milkshakes (all made with Crolla’s ice cream)
Toasted coconut, pistachio, turkish delight, raspberry & oatmilk (vg)
Glasgow west end

61 Ruthven Lane
Opening Hours

Mon-Thu 12–9pm
Fri & Sat 12–10.30pm
Sun 12-9pm

Indoor only, no terrace

Sun–Thu 12–9pm
Fri & Sat 12pm–10:30pm