An Indian Restaurant With A 'Floating Temple' And Living Trees Is Opening In Manchester This Month

This sounds so cool...

Mowgli 2 Development Shot Exterior

Founded back in 2014 and currently operating sites in Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford and Nottingham, University Green will be the second restaurant in Manchester for Indian street food giant Mowgli...the seventh restaurant in total.

Their new University Green site situated on Oxford Road will open 21st January 2019, unveiling a magnificent 3,294 sq foot, 100 cover restaurant which will be open seven days a week.

Part of the vibrant growth area within the Oxford Road Corridor neighbourhood of Manchester, University Green is lined with universities, museums and galleries and is a centre for innovation and learning - and Mowgli will be the newest addition to the newly thriving scene, bringing their award-winning Indian street food to the neighbourhood.

University Green

The restaurant will continue Mowgli’s trademark, beautifully designed and carefully considered style with bespoke and handmade features throughout. The whole interior is designed by founder Nisha Katona herself who designs the restaurants obsessively and individually for each location, as though she ‘is going to live in them’.

Features of the new Oxford Road restaurant include a floating Indian Temple ‘door on the wall’, a living tree, as well as hand carved pillars and signature lighting.

The menu is all about fresh, vibrant, fuss free, home-kitchen style Indian cooking. As usual, founder and dedicated curry evangelist, Nisha will be banishing Indian food stereotypes with a stunning menu of fresh and authentic, healthy, flavour-packed dishes with tonnes of vegetarian and vegan options. Nisha still handpicks her kitchen team ensuring that they are complete ‘curry virgins’ so that each and every Mowgli chef can be trained from scratch with no preconceptions.

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Andrea George Head of Retail and Leisure at Bruntwood says:

“Mowgli is a perfect match for our University Green development – fresh, fast, fantastic Indian food for busy, talented people on the go. Nisha’s story is incredibly inspiring. Her dedication to quality, authenticity and service embodies exactly the sort of ethos that create thriving cities and neighbourhoods. Mowgli will enhance the eclectic mix of retail, bars and restaurants coming to the area, all of which is great news for Oxford Road.”

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