Acclaimed Punjabi restaurant Sachins is celebrating its 30th anniversary this weekend.
And as part of the celebrations Sachins will be holding a 30th birthday party on Sunday, October 5 at the venue, perched at the top end of Newcastle’s Forth Banks, with guests including loyal clients, celebrities, family and friends.
Sachins is run by husband and wife team Bob and Neeta Arora, who bought the popular eatery in 2000 from Dinesh Rawlley after falling in love with it as diners.
Thirteen years on and Sachins (the name means ‘Truth’ in Punjabi) has retained its crown as one of the region’s best loved Asian restaurants, which has in part been helped by the launch of an outside catering arm and a take-away outlet in Fenwick Food Hall offering some of the outlet’s most popular dishes to cook at home.
Bob and Neeta have also been in talks with manufacturers to take their curries to the masses and are hoping to make an announcement regarding this by the end of the year.
Sachins’ longevity is no mean feat in an era when restaurants seem to open and close with frightening regularity.
Bob and Neeta put their continued success down to their use of both the finest local and international ingredients and their enthusiasm for creating memorable recipes.
Bob says: “We have always looked to provide a unique experience from the atmosphere in the restaurant to the food we serve up. We hand cook every dish to make it extra special- after all that’s the thing that keeps customers coming back.
“Thirty years later, we are still here so we must be doing something right!
“Having been regular customers before we bought Sachins, I feel that we knew what was expected to give our patrons the best experience possible.
“I think we have created a great venue not only for a meal, but as also as a celebration or get together.”
Neeta adds: “It really is a labour of love and we can’t imagine life without our beloved Sachins, so celebrating our birthday is something we are extremely proud of. We’re so grateful to our loyal clientele that keep coming back for more.”
For further information visit www.sachins.co.uk .