Aagrah Garforth: The all-you-can-eat buffet is a tasty winner
Offering authentic dishes, it serves three courses every night, seven days a week, priced at £18.95 per person and £13.95 for children aged four to nine.
Children under four can eat for free, one child per adult paying for the buffet.
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Aagrah Garforth, a flagship of the largest chain of restaurants serving Kashmiri cuisine in the country, is part of one of Yorkshire’s best-known family restaurant groups.
It is accessible to the disabled, can accommodate up to 250 guests, with free parking for 100 vehicles and is open Monday to Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Sunday from 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The venue has a new purpose-built buffet bar, separate bar and reception area, serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The restaurant also offers take-out meals.
It prides itself on offering contemporary cuisine, a versatile menu and excellent wines and beers to accompany its dishes.
The restaurant chain was founded in Shipley in 1977, but now also has outlets in Leeds city centre, Garforth, Sheffield, Chapel Allerton, Midpoint, Skipton, Wakefield, Tadcaster and Doncaster.
It has a purpose-built conference and banquet centre, The Midpoint Suite, Pudsey, which can accommodate up to 450 people, and a UK-wide outdoor catering unit .
All Aagrah branches have their own online takeout website which makes it easy to order, delivery is available and special offers on collected orders.
Aagrah also has a share of the home food market with a range of authentic Tarka cooking sauces from Aagrah Foods, available at stores such as Asda and Morrisons.
It serves cocktails, international gins and international beers, crafts and IPAs. It recently introduced new house beer Halka, a collaboration with Leeds-based Kirkstall Brewery.
With a hand-picked team of award-winning chefs, balancing traditional dishes with culinary innovation, it offers restaurant dining, hosting private events and take-out,
Garforth was the fourth of the group, opened in 1993 in the former East Garforth Infants school building, a few minutes from the M1 motorway at Junction 47 – about 25 minutes drive east of the town center of Leeds.
A long list of regular customers testifies to the company’s high standards and attention to detail.
Manager Wasim Aslam says its popular daily buffet – available seven days a week – is one of the reasons the business recently expanded its operations to Garforth, nearly doubling its covers to 250 seats.
He said: “We opened here in 1993 and are proud to have grown with the community. I recognize a lot of second and third generation customers. It feels like home.
“It used to be the old East Garforth Nursery School and it’s been so popular we extended it last year. So it’s now a 250 seat restaurant and we have about 100 parking spaces. The parking is therefore not a problem.
“We started doing the buffet here seven days a week because that’s what our customers wanted, as well as the a la carte menu. They like the buffet because they can choose from a variety of foods, rather than to choose one or two dishes. We’re always adding new dishes, offering even more choices and we change the menu every three or four days, so that people don’t get bored and there are plenty of variety.
“We have bestsellers, house and chef’s specials including traditional Indian dishes and homemade dishes. Even that is on the buffet, so if you want to try some very traditional dishes, they are also there for you.
“And it’s not just about the food. We want to create an experience where people have a full dining experience – we also have cocktails, international gins and international beers, crafts and IPAs. We now selling beer from Kirkstall Brewery, just down the road from here, including a gluten-free beer.
“We use vegetable oils – we don’t use ghee or anything like that. We have dairy-free products. Everything is available in our restaurants.
“A lot has changed over the years, but our commitment to quality at all levels of the business has not changed. Our customers come back to us for our consistent quality of great food and excellent customer service.”
Address: Aberford Road, Garforth, Leeds, LS25 2HF, United Kingdom
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Sun, 4:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
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