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Tawa Roti: A Culinary Journey to the Heart of West Indian Cuisine

Nestled in the vibrant streets of Clapham, London, Tawa Roti stands as a beacon of West Indian culinary tradition. This family-owned gem brings the authentic flavors of Trinidad and Tobago to the heart of South West London. The restaurant’s name, ‘Tawa,’ refers to the traditional cast iron pan used to cook roti, a staple in West Indian cuisine. This flatbread is more than just food; it’s a cultural symbol, representing the fusion of Indian and Caribbean culinary practices.

At Tawa Roti, each dish is a testament to the rich heritage of West Indian cooking. The menu boasts a variety of traditional dishes, from the hearty curry goat and stew chicken to the flavorful aloo pholourie and fried fish. But the star of the show is undoubtedly the roti, made on-site with a recipe passed down through generations. The roti at Tawa Roti is not just a meal; it’s an experience, with each bite taking you on a journey through the twin islands’ history and culture.

The restaurant prides itself on its commitment to tradition, ensuring that every roti is crafted on a traditional Tawa, locking in the rich essence and transforming humble dough into golden-brown perfection. This dedication to authenticity is what sets Tawa Roti apart, offering a taste of the islands that is both original and infused with signature flavors.


Clapham, London

Additional Details
Food Served
  • Caribbean
Seated Area
  • Takeaway
  • Accepts Cards
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