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Plans for London's historic India Club cook up a storm

The India Club, a restaurant and bar on the Strand near London's West End, is trying to use its storied history to block proposals by owners Marston Properties to turn the seven storey building into an upmarket boutique hotel. Loyal longtime customers have been voicing their support. A petition launched by the club had garnered over 14,000 signatures by Monday.


PLANS to renovate a historic and beloved Indian restaurant in central London are causing a stir, pitting the developers against high profile defenders, including intellectuals, Anglo-Indian businessmen and lawmakers from both countries.

The India Club, a restaurant and bar...

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