Media Release: Indian Platform steams ahead with fast track to Glasgow southside

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JUST four months after opening in Glasgow’s West End, the enterprising founders behind The Indian Platform have opened a second restaurant in the rapidly expanding chain – The Indian Platform 2 (Southside) – in Newton Mearns today.

The owners have transformed the former Ivy India Restaurant on Ayr Road into The Indian Platform 2 (Southside) with the 130 cover eatery, including a 150-seat function room and a 50-seat private suite, benefitting from a fresh and luxuriant makeover to bring it up to the standards of the popular Indian Platform branding.

And a new menu includes an extensive tandoori selection, including such dishes as: murgh tikka; tandoori jhinga and tandoori machi, its house specialities include: murgh palakdaar; roshan lal; ginger chicken and saag; keema mutter; karahi king prawns; lamb rogan josh; biryani; machi masala and south Indian chilli garlic chicken.

Former Scottish Asian Businesswoman of the Year, Nasreen Aksi, co-founder of the Indian Platform brand alongside Chetan Parmar, said: “The opening of our second Indian Platform restaurant just four months after the launch of the brand, signals our intention to go full steam ahead with our fast track growth plans.

“The Indian Platform 2 (Southside) is a new family-friendly restaurant for Glasgow’s southside, offering both buffet and a la carte menus, with a large function room and private suite allowing us to cater for a range of social and business occasions.”

Set apart from the main dining area, The Indian Platform 2 (Southside) features an upstairs chef’s table offering an exclusive, fine dining option where head chef, Neeraj Dhatwalia, presents his exclusive tasting menu and offers individually prepared dishes to diners to suit their unique tastes.

The Indian Platform 2 (Southside) is located at 340 Ayr Road Newton Mearns. To make a reservation call tel 0141 639 9779.


For further information contact Chetan Parmar on tel 0141 639 9779

Issued on behalf of The Indian Platform by Liquorice Media tel 0141 297 1699

Date: 7th August 2014

Notes to Editors

  • The first Indian Platform took its name from its location; a building on Glasgow’s Great Western Road which originally housed Kelvinside Railway Station. It offers diners a taste of exotic Indian cuisine in an environment inspired by the building’s railway heritage.

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