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October Bulletin

Huge thanks to everyone for the amazing turnout at our Momo Party on Saturday! Thank you also for your cards, flowers, booze and well wishes on our anniversary. There will be cause for more celebration over the next few months. We can’t believe it, but our place on Magdalen Road is almost a year old! Watch out for that party, and the many celebrations and announcements to come.

In the meantime, October heralds a couple of changes in our industry which affect the way that we are operating going forwards:

1. Our ready meals are now fully compliant with Natasha’s Law, which comes into force on October 1. We’ve dressed up our boxes with fancy new stickers that contain a full list of ingredients and allergens. Reheating instructions are there too. We have a way to go before our freezer food is looking as slick as we’d like (full sleeves, Yeshi’s smiling face, etc.) but we’re loving the new look and hope you do too. These mid-week meal offerings are great value and an excellent gift for your self-isolating neighbour! Make sure you come and take a look.

2. During the worst of Covid, the government introduced a temporary reduced rate of VAT for certain hospitality supplies. This relief comes to an end on September 30th, so our prices have now gone up accordingly. We will always do everything we can to keep them as low as possible, but we can’t absorb the difference! Thank you for your understanding.

A side note about private catering – we receive a lot of enquiries about this. Right now our focus is on our restaurant, but we are able to provide family-sized boxes of our curries and momos for your special event. We can make these available hot for immediate consumption or chilled for reheating in your kitchen. Please email us for more details.

We are open Wednesday to Saturday as usual this week, and our full menu is live on the website now. Our opening hours will be as follows:

Wednesday: 5-9pm (dinner only)

Thursday – Saturday: 12-3pm (lunch) / 5-9.30pm (dinner)

For evening takeaway you can still pre-order any time from 4pm on the day. Please call us on 01865499318, ideally before we open – thanks. And a reminder that we don’t take table bookings (except for large groups – please email us if you’re a party of ten or more).

See you soon!

Julie and Yeshi

Opening hours this week:

Weds: 5-9.30pm

Thurs – Sat: 12-3pm 5-9.30pm

☏ 01865 499318

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