We are at: 164, Addington Road,
Selsdon CR2 8LB

TUE - FRI
5.00PM - 11.00PM
SAT 12.00PM - 11.00PM
SUN 12.00PM - 9.30PM

 

 

About us

Yaalu Yalu is a Sri Lankan inspired eatery offers a unique peek to traditional, modern and street food.

 

  • “Cooking is an art, but all art requires knowing something about the techniques and materials”

    — Nathan Myhrvold

  • “Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.”

    — Josh Billings

 

 

Menu

Starters

  • HATHU & BATU

    Portobello mushrooms stuffed with hand-picked herbs and marinated aubergines in Yaalu Yalu special spices served with a dash of green salad leaves.

    £4.25
  • NAMASTE

    An Indian inspired chilli paneer dish truly in Yaalu Yaalu’s style served with seasonal greens

    £4.50
  • YAALU’S PUNCH

    Exotic mango and papaya salad with a dash of red onions, beetroot, sweet gherkins garnished with coconut meat dressed with coconut vinigarette

    £5.50
  • POTATO & BUTTONS

    Seasoned potatoes and button mushroom deep-fried in golden breadcrumbs served with sweet and chilli salsa dip.

    £3.95
  • HOiYA HOYA

    Sardines marinated in chef’s exclusive choice of spice blend; Deep-fried served with crunchy cucumber salad

    £4.95
  • BRATY SPRATS

    Deep-fried Sprats infused in herbs served on a bed of onions and shaved cucumber

    £5.50
  • EIGHT or TEN

    Crab and potato cake full of subtle yet irky essences covered in golden breadcrumbs; deep fried served with sweet and chilli salsa dip

    £5.50
  • JAIPUR

    Oven cooked succulent pink salmon cubes marinated in staple North Indian spices served with mint raita

    £6.95
  • CHILAW

    Devilled king prawns cooked in the classic Sri Lankan style garnished with full of rich surprises

    £6.95
  • STICKY PICKY

    Barbecued glazed ribs covered in sticky sweet ginger sauce

    £5.95
  • THE BOSS

    Spicy medium beef strips marinated in layers of spices then stir-fried for that oomph kick.

    £5.50
  • NAWAB’s CHICK

    Tender and luscious chicken cubes marinated in exclusive Nawab spices served with mint dip

    £4.95

Mains

  • HUMBLE MOGHULS

    Chilli paneer and baby aubergines cooked in Indian style; served with basmati rice and coconut roti.

    £8.95
  • SOY SOY

    A pure vegan delight; Soya meat cooked in pungent Yaalu Yalu spices served with red raw rice, coconut roti and sambal.

    £8.95
  • ROOT IN THE POND

    Lotus root curry is a modest dish in Sri Lanka but a luxury in the West this special curry is cooked in coconut milk inclusive of all that recalls authentic home cooking served with red raw rice, coconut roti and sambal

    £9.50
  • MALWANA

    Subtly spiced cashew nuts and green bean curry infused with chef’s choice of secret spices served with red raw rice and coconut sambal.

    £9.50
  • CATCHED...WRAPPED ...SEALED

    Mouthwatering and meltable whole sea bass marinated in aromatic Sri Lankan spices delicately wrapped in a banana leaf and oven-cooked served with egg fried-rice

    £13.95
  • ORNAMENTED LAGOON

    Lagoon king prawns cooked in authentic Sri Lankan style with a base of coconut milk and staple spices served with egg fried-rice and crispy caramelised red onion

    £13.95
  • FISHERMAN’S HEART

    sssshhhh...In-house discreet spiced salmon pieces with a contrast pinch of light creamy sauce served with fresh green beans and cumin mash potato

    £12.95
  • THE MAJESTY

    King fish curry cooked in a five spice sauce with coconut milk served with egg fried rice and coconut roti.

    £11.50
  • WALK IN THE MEADOW

    Lush and tender pieces of lamb stir-fried with chef’s choice of spice blend served with Sri Lankan greens (Kan Kun) and egg fried rice.

    £12.50
  • SPOT THE GOAT

    Slow cooked goat stew in Yaalu Yalu herbs and chef’s special choice of spices served with basmati rice, roti and pol sambal

    £12.95
  • WILDINGS

    The classic wild boar from the Sri Lankan culinary is highly infused in authentic spices massaged all over the boar meat releasing the surprises in your taste buds served with egg fried-rice, coconut roti and coconut sambal

    £13.50
  • THE CHICKEN SITUATION

    Corn fed British chicken cooked in five-spice Yaalu Yalu’s touch served with egg fried-rice, roti and coconut sambal

    £9.95
  • YOUR’s TRULY LAMPRAIS

    A well celebrated Dutch influenced Sri Lankan bonanza; bed of flavoured rice dish wrapped in banana leaf stuffed and topped with pickled aubergine, onion chutney, seasoned cashews, fish cutlet, plaintain chips, fried egg with a choice of Black pork curry or Tamarind Chicken

    £11.95

Sides

  • Spicy Potato Chips

    £1.95
  • That Sri Lankan Salad

    £2.95
  • Tossed Okra

    £3.95
  • Coconut roti

    £1.95
  • Egg Fried rice

    £2.95
  • Red Raw Rice

    £1.95
  • Red lentil curry

    £3.00

Desserts

  • WATALAPPAM

    An oven baked staple Sri Lankan dessert made with palm honey, coconut milk, nuts and spices

    £4.95
  • KIRI PANI

    Sri Lankan buffalo curd with sweet palm syrup

    £4.50
  • SWEET SURPRISES

    3 scoops of variety kulfi with a dash of glazed seasonal fruits

    £4.50
  • HOT & COLD

    Grilled pineapple with luxury coconut ice cream

    £4.50

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Contact Info

  • 0208 651 4528

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