Restaurant chain prepares to unveil a 300-seat venue - Newspaper Story
One of Yorkshire's highest profile Indian Restaurant chains is due to open in Birmingham on September 24th this year.
Located on Hagley Road in the suburb of Edgbaston , the new Akbars restaurant will seat 300 people, serve award-winning Asian cuisine and will have a private function suite that can cater for up to 200 guests.
Establishes in 1995 in Bradford, Akbars currently has restaurants throughout the Notth of England including Leeds, Manchester, York, Sheffield and Middlesbrough, The restaurant chain was named Business of the Year for the second year in succession at the 2009 Asian Business Development Network Awards.
Akbar's managing director Shabir Hussain was advised on the new Birmingham venue by Yorkshire law firm Gordons. Commercial property solicitor Simon Mydlowski and regulatory solicitor Satpal Roth provided counsel on the restaurant's lease and licensing agreements respectively.
Shabir Hussain said: "We have worked with Simon and the team at Gordons for the last five years and they have played an important advisory role in our continues growth. We always receive a prompt, Pragmatic service that provides clear guidance and enables us to achieve our business objectives.
"Our expansion into Birmingham is an exciting one, It already has an excellent reputation for Asian cuisine so we are looking forward to offering out particular style of food and service within such a vibrant city restaurant scene".
It is anticipated that Akbars will open a 300 seat restaurant in Newcastle city centre in January 2010 and Gordons is currently assisting the restaurant in securing the lease.