A new Indian restaurant will open in Aberdeen’s Union Square in the coming weeks.
Launched by the team behind former Indian eatery Cinnamon, Riksha Aberdeen will be based in Union Square and will open at the end of July.
The 110-seater restaurant will be open from 10am to 11pm and will be located between Pure Spa and Coast to Coast on the first floor.
The fast-casual Indian street food eatery will bring authentic dining to the north-east, introducing Indian breakfast items like masala omelette, pau bhaji, lunch time grab-and-go specials including salads, naan burrito’s an thali’s. In the evening, diners can expect a choice of Indian style tapas to enjoy.
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Inspired by Cinnamon’s offering, the menu will boast classics with a twist including pot cooked dum biryani, railway curry and railway rice. There will also be a range of gluten-free an vegan options to try.
As well as a staple food menu, the eatery will offer up exotic drinks and mocktails too.
Riksha is a completely halal restaurant and there will also be an sweet corner which will offer up fresh home-made rasmali, gulab jamun, as well as other daily special sweets and savouries.
Khalis Miah general manager at Riksha said: “Indian food has always been a subject close to our hearts and we pride ourselves in the preparation and presentation of it.
“Aberdeen is in for a real treat with what we have planned for them here at Riksha, bringing the true authenticity of Indian street food culture to the heart of the city in Union Square.
Ryan Manson general manager at Union Square added: “We’re very excited to bring this independent Indian street food offering to Union Square and we’re sure our shoppers will be looking forward to trying its authentic menu later this month.”
The firm will also give back to those in need locally, preparing 100 meals every week to distribute among the homeless and less fortunate by partnering with local charities.