South Asian street food restaurant in Bradford set to shut its doors

Talhah Rana, the young entrepreneur behind Chaat Wala on Manchester Road, which is set to shut <i>(Image: Newsquest)</i>

Talhah Rana, the young entrepreneur guiding Chaat Wala on Manchester Street, which is established to shut (Graphic: Newsquest)

A SOUTH Asian street food cafe in Bradford set up by a younger entrepreneur is set to shut its doors.

Chaat Wala, based mostly on Manchester Highway, will close to shoppers for fantastic on Friday, February 17, the restaurant has declared.

The cafe was owned by Talhah Rana, a former Dixons City Academy scholar in 2021.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Inside Chaat Wala on Manchester Road

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Within Chaat Wala on Manchester Highway

Within Chaat Wala on Manchester Street (Graphic: Newsquest)

Chaat Wala, which serves diverse sorts of Chaat and South Asian street foodstuff, features savoury dishes like samosas, kebabs and gol gappa, also regarded as panipuri, as nicely as common desserts and drinks like mango lassi.

The company now hopes to relocate and expand the manufacturer, it added in a statement.

In a put up on its Fb web page, Chaat Wala wrote: “From a home begin-up all through Covid to opening doors to our Bradford retailer a yr later, it has been a insane journey.

“Over the earlier two-and-a-50 percent a long time we have been specified some humble activities, bonded with many people, grown a entire social media spouse and children, changed lives via our charity works and best of all developed a name for the greatest chaat in city!

“Businesses have to make incredibly tough choices working day to working day as we find methods to grow, industry and develop the business.

“On Friday, February 17, we will sadly be closing the doorways to our Bradford store as we ideally relocate and expand the brand around the following couple months.

“This has nevertheless been a tough determination but we promise to keep you all updated.

“We are eager to locate means to increase greater and industry out our brand name and are open to franchise enquiries across the Uk.

“This will arrive as a shock to a lot of of you but we would like to take this possibility to thank all people who have supported, proven like and helped the company develop, we are very little but appreciative and inshallah we cannot hold out to see the place the road normally takes us from here.”

No representatives from Chaat Wala ended up available when contacted by the Telegraph & Argus.

Talking to the T&A past year, Talhah stated: “During lockdown I began Chaat Wala from dwelling, marketing various chaats on social media and the response was epic.

“I began providing close to towns and within 10 months of commencing, we were being providing to 15 towns and cities throughout the Uk.

“I then began actively searching for a store and I never understood the reaction would have been this good.”

The road food items restaurant in Bradford gives seating for 30 individuals while Talhal has productively expanded into the marriage field.


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