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With a career that started in 1943, Asha Bhosle is the voice of a thousand Bollywood movies and the world’s most prolific recording artist. Today, thirteen landmark restaurants around the world bear her name and share her passion for authentic Indian cuisine in opulent style.

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Sun 12:30 – 10:00 PM
Mon to Thu 12:00 – 3:00 PM, 5:30 – 10:00 PM
Fri 12:00 – 3:00 PM, 5:30 – 10:30 PM
Sat 12:30 – 10:30 PM

Our Story

Bollywood royalty for over seven decades and now the inspiration
behind the world’s most glamorous Indian restaurants.

Award-winning culinary innovation

Since first opening in Dubai in 2002, our restaurants around the world have enjoyed a wealth of critical commendation and industry accolades. We love that our peers and food critics recognise our qualities but, when it comes right down to it, what we strive for the most is your approval and enjoyment of the Asha’s dining experience.

Tapas - Chicken Tikka Pickle


  • Michelin Star Guide Recommendation 2016
  • Experts Choice Awards 2016/2017
  • Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards 2016- Best Indian Restaurant
  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016/2017/2018/2019
  • TimeOut Restaurant Awards 2018 – Best Indian
  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016/2017/2018/2019
  • Luxury Travel Guide 2017 –  Indian Restaurant of the Year


  • Michelin Guide listed 2016/2017/2018/2019/2020
  • The Times Top 14 Indian Restaurant in the UK
  • British Curry Awards – Best Restaurant outside London 2019
  • Cheshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2017/2018 City Restaurant of the Year Winner
  • Opentable Diners Choice Award 2017/2018/2019/2020
  • English Curry Awards 2017/2018 Winner
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2016/2017/2018/2019/2020


  • Michelin Guide listed 2008-17-19-20
  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner 2013-2019
  • Toptable Top 100 Best Restaurants 2013 – Diners’ Choice
  • English Curry Awards 2011 – Best Midlands Restaurant
  • Hafta Asian Awards 2010 – Most Diverse Company
  • Toptable 2009-11 – Top 50 Best Indian Restaurant in the UK for under £25
  • Best British Curry Restaurant Finalist 2009-11
  • West Midlands British Curry Awards 2008-11 – Finalist
  • Top Table online diners award 2008-11 – Top Rated Indian Restaurant
  • Taste Birmingham 2007 – Best Newcomer
  • British Curry Awards 2007 – Best Newcomer
  • Best in Britain Award 2007 – Best Newcomer

Brimful of flavour

Championing authentic Indian food and culinary innovation in thirteen opulent restaurants across some of the world’s most iconic cities, Bollywood singing legend Asha Bhosle has married the two great passions of her life – music and food.

Opposite the Theatre Royal in Peter Street, Asha’s Manchester occupies one of the city’s finest Victorian palazzo buildings. Inside, elegant interiors and lavish comfort befitting an Indian palace await – a setting worthy of Michelin-listed Indian cuisine. The latest in a global chain of restaurants opened since 2002, the secret behind the success of Asha’s the restaurant is the same as that of Asha the recording artist – authenticity, beautifully refined taste and, above all, love.

In just 15 years, the global Indian restaurant chain has become a firm favourite of regional and international diners with 13 locations in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar in the Gulf, and Birmingham and Manchester in the UK.

A Michelin-listed menu of authentic Indian flavours.

The spice of life

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Unique blends, exquisite flavours

Under the personal supervision of Asha Bhosle herself, our spice master brings years of knowledge and experience to the creation of Asha’s trademark spice blends. Unique to Asha’s, these blends are embedded into the DNA of each of our restaurants, ensuring that every one of our guests enjoys the authentic Asha’s dining experience.

A harmony of sweet, sour and spicy, our blends combine fragrant cardamom, fiery chillies, earthy cumin, delicate coriander and an array of other beautifully balanced flavours to bring each dish vividly to life.

Tapas Selection

Re-writing the songbook of Indian cuisine

Respecting tradition and authenticity whilst pushing the boundaries of contemporary cuisine, Asha’s multi award winning formula combines heritage with innovation. Working closely with Asha Bhosle and presiding over the restaurants’ visionary menus, our three group executive chefs bring to the table years of cooking for royalty, presidents, celebrities and sports stars. Inspired by regional flavours and the culinary traditions of North West India, each of our recipes blends exquisite ingredients with authentic cuisine to delight the palate and tantalise the taste buds.


Fresh, sustainable and locally sourced wherever possible, at Asha’s we understand that the greatest dishes always start with the finest ingredients.

The food and service were fantastic. We weren't rushed but we didn't have to wait either. The ambience was great and very relaxed. Would definitely recommend.

Alastair T | Trip Advisor

Visited with family who are all vegetarians. Ordered Veg platter for starters that serves 2-3 and the Aloo Tikki was very tasty. Paneer was soft and perfectly balanced. Main course was mind blowing.

Nicedoc | Trip Advisor

I have just had the best, I say again, the best Indian dining experience ever. Asha's in Manchester has the friendliest staff THE best Indian food I have ever tasted.

Stephen P | Trip Advisor

We went here on a recommendation and it didn't disappoint. The food was amazing as was the service. The portions were really good and this place take Indian food to a new level.

WinkerRed | Trip Advisor

Quality Indian food and excellent service, in very nice surroundings, will definitely go back when in Manchester

mikey_a_68 | Trip Advisor

It was a wonderful experience, will definitely be taking my family to visit Asha's. The food was made to perfection and couldn't of asked for more. The customer service was faultless. Words can't describe how amazing the food actually is, I would recommend this place to everyone.

RiimaaB | Trip Advisor

A chance visit a couple of weeks ago, resulted in a return visit to this wonderful restaurant. The lunch special menu is amazing, full of interesting and unique flavours, served by the most attentive and polite staff in lovely sleek surroundings.

Annwithane1952 | Trip Advisor

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