Bundobust’s Indo Chinese Specials are Back!

From 4 March to 14 April, Bundobust are celebrating one of the world’s greatest culinary collabs with the return of their Indo-Chinese specials.

The popular specials include new dishes, a limited edition rice lager from Bundobust Brewery and two new cocktails.

Inspired by Kolkota’s legendary Chinatown district, each dish has been specially crafted in homage to this great meeting of flavours, and sealed with a signature Bundobust twist.

The Indo Chinese menu sees the return of some Bundo favourites alongside three brand new dishes. Of course, they have brought back the legendary Gobi Toast (£6). This veggie take on prawn toasts sees crispy fried toasts topped with garlic, ginger and minced cauliflower, finished with a sesame seed crust. Don’t miss the new Szechuan mayo dipping sauce, served on the side.

The brand new Corn Ribs (£6) are a standout hit on the menu. Corn ribs are deep-fried until crunchy, before being tossed in a gochujang, miso, tamarind and five-spice dressing. (You’ll need more napkins!)

Returning for 2024 are the Salt & Pepper Okra Fries (£5.75). The #1 Bundo dish goes down the Chinese Chippy (and tastes great with a cold pint of the new rice lager, Chokha). Crispy Okra Fries are tossed in a chilli salt and pepper seasoning, with peppers, onion and soy sauce.

Chow Chow (£6) is a new dish created in the Leeds kitchen by Bundo hero, Josh. This half-rice-half-noodle stir fry is cooked hard and fast with seasonal veg and soy dressing, before being topped with caramelised garlic and Desi chilli crisp.

Indo Chinese classic Chilli Paneer (£7.50) makes its first appearance on the Bundo menu. Fans of their Paneer Tikka dish must try this one! Paneer is cooked until crispy in a light batter before being tossed with peppers and onions in a spicy and sweet chilli honey dressing. This dish is a staple of Indo Chinese menus and is finally being served with a Bundo twist.

As ever, Gobi Manchurian (£7) makes its seasonal appearance on the Indo Chinese menu. This dish was so popular when it first appeared as a special, it was promoted to a permanent position on the Bundo menu. Think cauliflower and mushroom pakoras tossed in an umami-hot sauce and beloved by Bundo regulars.

All six Indo Chinese dishes are available as a combo designed for two people to share (£35). Guests ordering the combo will also receive two Bundo fortune cookies (with some lucky people winning a pint on the house).


Bundobust Brewery has taken inspiration from the ingredients found in Indo Chinese dishes to design a rice lager for the celebration. Clocking in at a sessionable 4.2%, Chokha is a supremely dry and crisp lager brewed with extra light malts and rice, alongside fruity and floral hops. A must-try with the Salt & Pepper Okra Fries!

Bundobust is also debuting two new cocktails this March, designed to pair with the Indo Chinese dishes. Jasmine Eastside (£9) sees Gin, jasmine green tea, ginger, cucumber and lemon served long over ice. Sesame & Ginger Old Fashioned (£10) is stirred with house-made sesame infused Buffalo Trace bourbon, rice syrup and ginger.

Available exclusively in Bundobust venues – Leeds, Manchester Piccadilly, Bundobust Brewery, Liverpool and Birmingham – the limited edition Indo Chinese menu is available from 4th March – 14th April. A selection of the dishes will be available for delivery via Uber Eats exclusively.

Bundobust venues are warmly welcoming to all – walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings can be made here. The restaurants are open all day, from 12 noon, seven days a week.

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