Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Resturant
  • Year established:
    2010
  • Website:
    http://www.dishoom.com
  • Contact
    • Dishoom Level 2, 141-143 Shoreditch High Street, London, E16JE

About Dishoom

Dishoom pay homage to Bombay’s old Irani cafés - big-hearted, barmy and bustling places that bring people together from all walks of life, and where everyone is welcomed with warmth.

The Old Irani cafés of Bombay have almost disappeared. Their faded elegance welcomed all: courting couples, sweaty taxi-wallas, students, artists and lawyers. At their prime, there were almost 400 hundred cafés; now, fewer than 30 remain.

These cafés broke down barriers by bringing people together over food and drink. Bombay was more welcoming and more cosmopolitan for their existence. Dishoom pays homage to the Irani cafés and the food of all Bombay.

Customers think of Dishoom as their own world - a world where differences are celebrated, rather than judged. Restaurants are full to the brim with Bombay food and culture.

There are currently seven restaurants across the UK, including Edinburgh, Manchester, Kensington, Shoreditch, King’s Cross, Carnaby and Covent Garden.


What is it like to work for Dishoom

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Everything Dishoom do comes from Seva. This is a sense of big-hearted love, balanced with first-class execution that fuels how they challenge themselves, support one another and redefine what a restaurant is.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Across all of their restaurants, Dishoom have implemented procedures that mean paper, glass and food waste are recycled. They have also limited the amount of drinks that use straws, and those which do use paper straws.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Dishoom have a number of reward and recognition schemes, from weekly initiatives in their restaurants to annual company-wide awards. They celebrate long service by inviting those who have been with the company for two years or more to a formal gala dinner.

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    Charity Activities

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  • Development
    Development

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Company Statistics

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Staff Turnover:

    45%

  • UK sites:

    6

  • Male : Female:

    66% / 34%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

  • Staff:

    804

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