Diners can get a taste for what mealtimes were once like for India’s Maharajas.
The Last Days of the Raj restaurant at Dinnington, on the outskirts of Newcastle, is dishing up a feast fit for a king or queen, courtesy of a special banquet which offers partakers a surprise selection of everything from soups and starters to mains, sides and sundries.
Guests who opt for the dinner presented in a way which conjures up the spirit of a Maharaja’s table, have their own dedicated member of staff to look after them and serve them course after course of speciality dishes, some of which are not available on the main menu.
The banquet, which is available for a minimum of four people, includes a glass of red or white wine per person and is followed by desserts, coffees, after-dinner mints and a palate cleanser called supari pandan.
Last Days of the Raj owner, Imran Khan, says: “The Maharaja’s Banquet offers our guests the unique chance to sample a variety of Indian cuisine and try things they wouldn’t normally have the chance to.
“It will definitely be a night to remember with some very special food on offer.”
The banquet is priced at £34.95 per person and must be booked 24 hours in advance by calling 01661 598 181.
Last Days of the Raj recently reopened at Main Street, Dinnington, at the site of the former Bay Horse pub. For more information go to www.lastdaysoftheraj.co.uk