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Popular venue Chaakoo Bombay Café reacts to winning Scotland’s ‘Best Indian & Nepalese’ restaurant by Deliveroo

30/05/2024
  • A popular Indian eatery has been awarded ‘Best Scottish Indian & Nepalese’ by Deliveroo 
  • 10 Scottish restaurants were recognised in the region’s best cuisine awards 
  • Launched in 2019, the awards celebrate the UK’s best and most-loved restaurants

A POPULAR Indian street food restaurant has been named Scotland’s best Indian & Nepalese restaurant by Deliveroo. 

Chaakoo Bombay Café, which has three restaurants in Edinburgh, Glasgow city centre and west end, took the title for its small plates and street food inspired by Mumbai. 

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On winning the accolade, Operations Manager at Hunky Dory Dining Group Iain Gallie said: “We’re thrilled to have been named Scotland’s best Indian and Nepalese restaurant by Deliveroo. The authenticity of our dishes is something we pride ourselves on, as well as the freshness of our food, which is made in batches from scratch.

“Curry is one of Scotland’s favourite dishes, and the country’s culinary scene is rightly known for having a strong Indian presence. There is no shortage of incredible restaurants in Scotland offering Indian and Nepalese cuisine, so we know how fierce the competition is and it’s an honour to be recognised like this.“

Hailed for its authentic offering and authenticity, popular dishes at Chaakoo include Keema Matar, a dish of minced lamb simmered with garden peas, garlic, and ground spices; and the fan favourite, Butter Chicken. 

The first Chaakoo opened on Glasgow’s St Vincent Street in 2016, and after a successful three years, its second premises in 2019 in Glasgow’s west end. After roaring success in Glasgow the team opened its Lothian Road, Edinburgh venue in Chaakoo in 2023.

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