19th October 2016
Tapasya, the Hull-based, high-end Indian restaurant has opened a second site in the city. Tapasya founders Mukesh Tirkoti and Tapan Mahapatra have invested £1m in the new site in the CatZero building in Humber Dock Street. Tirkoti has run five-star hotels and restaurants in India and opened destination restaurants in London. Tapasya@Marina is the first restaurant in the region to offer Indian afternoon high tea, served by a dedicated tea butler. The teas are served alongside traditional Indian snacks, including naan khatai – Indian cookies – green pea and potato filler Punjabi samosas, railway lamb patties, and deep-fried tiger prawn pakodas.
Guests taking afternoon tea and high tea will be able to discover some of the world’s finest and rarest teas. High teas feature sweet and savories given a contemporary twist with an Indian influence” are served on a three-tiered silver stand.