Brave restauranteur opens new venue in Cheltenham

Mahal Restaurant

It’s a brave business person that opens a new restaurant in these tragic times.

But that’s just what Limon Rahman is doing in Cheltenham.

The Mahal, which he describes as “a fine dining Indian restaurant with a lavish differenc”e will open its doors on July 6.

Located on Montpellier Drive, The Mahal, meaning ‘palace’ will serve “refined, progressive and mouth-watering” Indian cuisine under the watchful eyes of Michelin-starred Chefs who have worked in some of London’s top Indian restaurants.

Mahal Restaurant dishOwned by the same company who own the popular contemporary Muse Brasserie in Cheltenham, partner Limon Rahman, said: “After the success of Muse, we are very excited to be opening The Mahal next week. Guests can expect glamour, opulence, sensational food and superior service to make their dining experience truly memorable.

“Our award-winning chefs use only the best quality seasonal produce to create a rotating menu based on traditional favourites and innovative conceptions of their own. A delicious variety of dishes not usually found in Indian restaurants will featured such as rabbit, quail and crab.”

Located in what was formally the popular Spice Lodge, which after 15 years closed its doors to the public due to the Covid pandemic, the building has undergone an opulent refurbishment.