Award winning Cannock restaurant hosting Diamond Jubilee celebrations in honour of the Queen

Pictured: (l-r) Shabul Miah, head waiter and Islam Uddin, manager, get ready for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations being held at The Dilshad

An award winning Staffordshire Indian restaurant has named four curry dishes in honour of the Queen and to help celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.

The Dilshad Restaurant, in Chadsmoor, near Cannock, is hosting five days of Diamond Jubilee celebrations to mark the momentous occasion.

The restaurant will be serving up a jubilee jalfrezi, diamond dupiaza, ceylon coronation and monarch masala during the five days of celebrations taking place between June 1 and 5.

Anyone who orders one of the four special curries will receive a free starter or dessert of their choice.

On the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee (June 5) customers are being encouraged to join in the fun and come into the restaurant wearing something patriotic including hats, clothing, jewellery or simply waving a Union Jack flag.

Anyone who does so will receive a free beer, wine, short drink or soft drink of their choice.

Tony Uddin, owner of the Dilshad, said: “We wanted to do something to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee as it is a really momentous occasion. We want people to come in to the restaurant and really soak up the atmosphere.

“Customers who purchase one of our four special curries will have a choice of either a free starter or dessert throughout the five days of celebrations.

“And on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee day we will be serving customers who dress up for the occasion a free drink each each.

“All of the staff are really looking forward to a very special five days of celebrations.”

The Dilshad is the most established Indian restaurant in the Cannock area having been open for more than 30 years.

Since its opening in 1979 the Dilshad has won a clutch of trophies for its excellent food and service.

This includes winning the Midlands Curry Cup back in 2008 after the restaurant impressed the Midlands Balti Association with its choice of spices and presentation methods.

And back  in 2010 The Dilshad chef Babul Miah was named Chef Of The Year in the Midlands Curry Awards beating chefs from over 50 restaurants in Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

It is also home to the UK’s hottest curry – The Dilshad Inferno.

To book a table at the Dilshad restaurant ring 01543 570264.

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