A new restaurant in Birmingham is set to open on the fourth floor of the Park Regis hotel in Five Ways, run by a chef who has worked in five-star hotels in India. Manish Patel is set to bring “family spice and years of tradition” to Indus, which is set to open on Friday, May 6.
The head chef will be supported by a qualified tandoor chef to bring the bespoke menu dishes to life. It features signature creations like Indus Haddi Wala Ghost, which is mutton on the bone, slow-cooked in rich almonds, onions and aromatic spices and a Goan Machhi, a fish curry simmered in coconut milk and vinegar. Grog.
Indus replaces the current 1565 restaurant on the hotel’s fourth floor, but the bar and terrace will remain. The name of the restaurant comes from the Indus river which crossed the Asian subcontinent.
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Indus says its menu will take guests on a culinary journey through northern India, “exploring the region’s rich tastes, contrasts and textures with centuries of tradition”.
Levi Bailey, Hotel Manager at Park Regis, said: “Our restaurant celebrates the traditions, life and culture of India and its wealth of beautiful flavors, aromas and spices through our specially selected menus of magnificent dishes. .”
The restaurant will have a traditional clay tandoor oven, producing classics like tikka and kebabs. Food prices are around £7.50 for street food like samosas and papri chaat (tortillas) while a biryani is priced at £17.
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