Luton’s market gems: Roti Tabanca

At the heart of Luton Market, there’s a hidden gem that transports your taste buds to the vibrant islands of Tobago and Trinidad. Welcome to Roti Tabanca Restaurant, where owner Adesh has brought a culinary experience like no other to the town.

Adesh’s mission is simple: to introduce the wider community to the wonders of Caribbean cuisine and challenge the notion that all Caribbean food is the same. With Roti Tabanca, he aims to capture the hearts and palates of those who have never tasted the flavours of this tropical paradise.

Step inside Roti Tabanca, and you’ll embark on a gastronomic journey that will leave you longing for more. The star of the show is, of course, the roti—a warm, flaky flatbread hugging a tantalizing blend of curried meats or vegetables. Each bite is a symphony of aromatic spices and tender, flavourful fillings that pay homage to the culinary heritage of Trinidad and Tobago.

But Roti Tabanca is more than just a restaurant; it’s a heartfelt tribute to the Trinbagonians living in Luton who yearn for the taste of home. The name itself reveals the heart behind the venture: “Roti” represents the beloved Trinidadian dish, while “Tabanca” captures the melancholy feeling of missing something you deeply love.

So, whether you’re a curious food adventurer eager to explore new culinary horizons or a homesick Trinbagonian craving a taste of tradition, Roti Tabanca is the place to be. Adesh and his family welcome you with open arms and a menu that promises authentic ingredients and techniques. Get ready to experience a burst of flavour and a touch of Caribbean magic right here in Luton.

Roti Tabanca, The Mall, Unit 7 Market Hall, Luton LU1 2TA