Praveen & Swarna


Praveen & Swarna Kumar

Praveen & Swarna grew up helping on their family farm in South India and to this day they import the spices they need to create authentic Indian food from their Family farms back home. Praveen’s career within the hospitality industry has seen him travel across continents, working in some of the world’s most prestigious five-star establishments before settling in Perth, Scotland.

The couple’s city centre Tabla Restaurant is Perth’s only rosette standard Indian eatery and is a popular choice for locals and visitors alike.

Most importantly though, Praveen & Swarna are passionate and inspirational chefs, with a genuine love for the dishes he creates and the ingredients they use. They will draw you into their world of spices and authentic methods, teaching you how to embrace the very simple act of preparing and eating delicious Indian food.

Recent awards

4 Star’s from Visit Scotland: Cook School

Winner of “World Cuisine Chef of the Year – 2018 ” The Scottish Food awards & Academy

Winner of “Outstanding Curry Of the Year -2018” The Scottish Curry awards

Winner of “Taste Our Best” 2016/17/18 – Visit Scotland

AA One Rosette 2013/13/14/15/16/17/18

Praveen Kumar cooking demonstration at Indian Cook School Scotland

Read Praveen’s amazing journey on Small City, Big personality

Swarna Kumar of Indian Cook School Perth