More than a year on, still no news about when chef-entrepreneur Atul Kocchar's first UK restaurant under the Not Really Indian (NRI) brand will open. (When it does, it will be serving cuisine developed by Indian cooks living abroad.) Kochhar pulled out of taking up space in Birmingham’s Mailbox development in 2018, but is apparently looking elsewhere; NRI was launched in Mumbai in 2016.
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Chef and restaurateur Atul Kochhar opened his first UK restaurant under the Not Real Indian (NRI) brand in autumn 2017. The new 180-cover venture in Birmingham’s Mailbox development serves Sri Lankan, Malaysian, and British-Indian inspired dishes. NRI’s first site launched in Mumbai in 2016.
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TBC, Birmingham, B1 1RS
8 am to 10.30 am & 12 pm to 11.30 pm.
Last orders: 11.30pm