of Hungryhouse presents the
trophy to Patricia Tillotson
Victory celebrations at Akbar's Cafe
POPULATION : 467,665 - 78.3% are registered as
'white' with 18.3% from India/Pakistan/Bangladesh.
Bradford is a city full of surprises. Recently
titled a UNESCO City of Film, Bradford is a thriving cultural
destination with a packed events calendar, award winning museums and
galleries and impressive theatres.
The many beautiful Victorian buildings found
throughout the city illustrate the city's impressive past and include
the area known as Little Germany and the Wool Exchange. Also not to
be missed is Bradford Cathedral the city's place of worship for
centuries, an oasis of calm in the city centre.
The surrounding area of Bradford also has a lot to
offer including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saltaire, a perfectly
preserved Victorian village and home to Salts Mill. Nearby is the the
former spa town of Ilkley an elegant town set in the Yorkshire Dales,
a perfect base for those who enjoy walking. Magnificent countryside
can also be enjoyed near the village of Haworth, the former home of
the Brontës and the Brontë Parsonage Museum.
Bradford district has lots to offer whatever your
taste, with restaurants covering every corner of the world. Bradford
has a well earned reputation for some of the finest Asian food in the
UK. Award-winning restaurants can be found throughout the city, with
cafe style favourites like the Karachi, to impressive restaurants
such as Mumtaz in Bradford and Aagrah in Shipley. There's fantastic
curry to be found for every budget.
There are also some great city centre bars and
comfortable Yorkshire pubs, many of which are situated in the
district's beautiful countryside. Fanny's Ale & Cider House in
Saltaire and Bar T'at in Ilkley are just two of the many pubs in the
district serving local real ale.
You can also purchase fresh Yorkshire produce at
one of the many Yorkshire markets in Bradford district.
BRADORD CURRY SCENE PROFILE
Curry is a serious undertaking in Bradford and
there is an active manufacturing sector as well as educational and
restaurant. Mumtaz has become a worldwide
force in the industry and Aagrah has grown
to be one of the biggest groups in the country. Prashad became the
star of Gordon Ramsay's TV show and other popular restaurants include Akbars,
Kiplings, Thaal, Omar Khans, Karachi and Shimla Spice. 55 of
the 271 restaurants listed on Trip Advisor are Indian giving some
idea of the importance of the sector. and Yell list 150.
TEAM TO REPRESENT BRADFORD :
Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of
your votes to represent Bradford for judging purposes.
for your favourite city on email@example.com
The team voted to represent Bradford 2016 is
Akbars 1276 Leeds Road Bradford
BD3 8LF Tel : 01274 773311 www.akbars.co.uk
Bradford Road, Cleckheaton BD13 Tel : 01274 878866 www.aakashrestaurant.co.uk
Kiplings 834-836 Harrogate Road
Bradford BD10 Tel : 01274 622 332 www.kiplingsrestaurant.co.uk
Shimla Spice 14 South Street
Keighley Tel : 01535 602204 www.shimlaspice.co.uk
Other Indian restaurants in Bradford receiving
considerable votes :Prashad, Omar Khan, Karachi, Kashmir, Mumtaz,
Aagrah, Azeems, Lahore Cafe, Kebabesh.: