Wonderful news for Sunderland’s hospitality scene!
My Delhi, the renowned Indian street food restaurant that has claimed National Awards, welcomed cricketing legend Chris Gayle to the table and won countless fans for their food, is to open a second restaurant here in Sunderland City Centre.
Here’s everything you need to know about My Delhi Sunderland…
CONFIRMED: Award-winning Indian restaurant to open a colourful restaurant in Sunderland
Sunderland’s burgeoning hospitality scene will be welcoming a new face to the streets in the coming weeks, as the region’s beloved Indian street food restaurant, My Delhi, has confirmed it will open a second site in the city centre.
Arriving in Newcastle city centre in May 2019, My Delhi has been at the forefront of the region’s food offering, creating authentic dishes that celebrate the rich traditions and unique ingredients from Delhi.
Armed with multi-national-award-winning Executive Chef, Gaurav Dayal, My Delhi boasts a world-class team of culinary experts who have scooped some of the UK’s biggest accolades in recent weeks.
My Delhi was recently crowned the Best Street Food Restaurant of the Year at the Asian Curry Awards in London back in November.
This was the second highly-coveted accolade the team picked in such a short space of time, as the streetery won the Best Street Food Restaurant of the Year at the English Curry Awards in Birmingham, October 2021.
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Transporting diners to the streets of Delhi…
My Delhi team at the Asian Curry Awards in London, November 2021.
Elahi Shah Amin, Director of My Delhi, said in November:
“We are absolutely delighted to have been crowned the Best Indian Street Food Restaurant in the UK for the second time in a month.
The Indian restaurant scene is highly competitive so to win two prestigious awards so soon is a great honour and testimony to the quality of our food, our service and the vibe our amazing staff love to create.
We are different to traditional British Curry House restaurants in that our food is not changed to suit a Western palate. We serve authentic Delhi and North Indian food that our native chefs grew up with.
We wanted to create a different dining experience that would transport diners to the streets of India’s capital city. And it’s not just the food, we’ve got street drinks and Indian inspired cocktails and mocktails.
Winning these awards wouldn’t be possible without our amazing diners who continue to support us, and our brilliant team who work tirelessly to provide the My Delhi experience.”
What’s on the My Delhi Sunderland menu?
Although the finer details of My Delhi’s Sunderland menu are still being created and due to be announced in the coming weeks, diners can expect to find spectacular morsels of authentic cuisine from the street corners of Delhi.
From delicious butter chicken to daal makhani, traditional chana bhatura to lip-smackingly good chaats, tasty momos and tandoori kebabs, My Delhi is bursting with a rich array of aromatic dishes that offer diners a contemporary take on traditional Indian cuisine.
Patrons will also be able to enjoy a wide range of cocktails, carefully selected wine lists, spirits, beers and ciders to match. Prices are fair, food is served up super-quickly, the attention to detail is exquisite and the tasting experience is, simply put, out of this world.
A key player in the community…
My Delhi’s restaurant in Newcastle city centre.
Since opening in the city, My Delhi has been a hive of positivity in the community, and even the doom and gloom of a global pandemic didn’t stop the team from showing their love for the North East community.
During various lockdowns, My Delhi volunteered to help support the most vulnerable in our community by preparing, cooking and delivering meals free of charge.
They surpassed 500 donated meals and Chef Gaurav created low-cost meal options for under a fiver to help families during difficult times.
It’s a wonderful example of community spirit, and for a restaurant to give so much in such difficult circumstances offers a taste of what Sunderland diners can expect when the shutters rise on My Delhi Sunderland.