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BIHARI RESTAURANT OPENS AT SOUTHERN SUN NEWLANDS
The new ‘exotic chic’ Bihari, one of three in the Western Cape, opened it’s doors in April 2009
at Southern Sun Newlands offering diners and curry lovers the finest North Indian cuisine
prepared by qualified chefs from this region.
The Bihari group bears testimony to the ever magical experience of Indian dining amongst the
mother city’s diverse locals. Upon entering Bihari Newlands the beautifully handcrafted and
noble Bengal Tiger, a significantly powerful and historical creature in India, welcomes guests
and transforms an ordinary experience into one of imagination.
Bihari’s offer an extensive menu of mild to fiery mouth watering fusions from Northern India as
well as regional cuisine. Food is prepared in authentic Indian style in the restaurant’s tandoor
ovens on hot open coals, providing its distinctive flavour. Meals served on heated clay plates
or in pots, are not only visually enticing but a culinary delight. Begin your feast with a selection
of delectable vegetable, chicken and tandoor starters, samoosas, a choice of no less than
seven (7) naan breads and shami kebabs. Mains include a variety of curries and Indian
Tandoor items guaranteed to tantalise the tastebuds such as Lamb Rogan Josh - simply mouth
watering for those virgin tasters, whilst Lamb Vindaloo is bound to heat things up a few
degrees. For seafood lovers, be sure to try the Prawn Korma cooked in an Indian white sauce.
Vegetarians will be equally satisfied with their meal, being spoilt for choice with a wide option
of curries and tandoor dishes to sample from.
26 year old Yash Bir Singh has been cooking in Bihari kitchens since the opening of their first
restaurant in July 2007 and has since been involved with the successful launch of an additional
3 Bihari’s across the Western Cape. Now at the helm of Bihari Newlands, Yash brings his divine
touch and inspiration to each dish on the menu with true North Indian hospitality and
commitment. Accustomed to working in 5 star hotels from his years of training and preparation
as a chef in India, Yash is confident about Bihari’s status as one South Africa’s best hotel
restaurants. With a Hotel Management Diploma from the Taj Institute and years of experience
in some of the countries top hotels such as the Fortune Hotel, ITC Kakatiya in Hyderabad; The
Oberoi in Mumbai; and Park Plaza, Goregaon East, Mumbai, internationally recognised for all-
round excellence and unparalleled levels of service, it’s not difficult to understand why Bihari’s
have done and will continue to do so well.
Bihari Newlands is equipped with a full bar and lounge with a central fireplace for those cosy
winter evenings, a private cellar and an outside seating and entertainment area. Smaller
intimate dining spaces and open plan seating, the restaurant capacity seats 132 people
comfortably, offers guests ample space for entertaining which makes Bihari Newlands the ideal
spot for dinner parties, corporate functions, weddings or simply a romantic night out. Bihari is
the place to be. Tantalising. Addictive. Indian cuisine never tasted better.
With a historical reputation of being industry leaders the cosmopolitan Southern Sun Newlands
is set in the lush garden suburb of Newlands is a Signature Conference hotel and offers
business and leisure travellers luxury accommodation. Bihari is Located on the ground floor,
Southern Sun Newlands, Main Rd, Newlands is close proximity to the world-renowned
Newlands Rugby and Cricket Stadium. Bihari is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Contact 021 674 7186 for bookings and more information about functions, conferencing or
Other Bihari Restaurants in the Western Cape include Bihari Fish Hoek a 30-seater boutique
restaurant and take-away situated conveniently on the Main Road in close proximity to the
beach, 021 782 1525 and Bihari Milnerton is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Visit
Bihari at SHOP 21, The Paddocks, Milnerton Bihari or contact 021 552 9894 for bookings or
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