Angela nominates Jholpai Indian Fusion for Tiffin Cup

Lanark and Hamilton East MP, Angela Crawley, today nominated Jholpai restaurant in Lanark to enter the annual Tiffin Cup.

The Tiffin Cup is a prestigious competition in which members of Parliament are asked to nominate the most popular South Asian restaurant from across their constituency.

Angela said:

“Last year I nominated Mushtaq’s in Hamilton for the award and was delighted that the restaurant won the Scottish heat. This year we are going for a clean sweep and I think Jholpai can bring home the award. 

Once the nominations are made, ten entrants from across the country are short-listed and invited to a special cook-in at the renowned Bellamy’s Restaurant in Mayfair, London – with the Speaker of the House, John Bercow, presenting the prize.

Angela added:

“The Tiffin Cup is a fantastic initiative, not only does it give the restaurants the credit they deserve, but it also makes a substantial contribution to charity. This year all of the proceeds from the competition will be donated to WaterAid – the charity aiming to give clean water to those in need.

“Having looked through the previous winners, no restaurant from Scotland has ever lifted the trophy – Lanark and Hamilton East has many fantastic restaurants that would definitely be deserving of such recognition”

“I think this year has the potential to be different – it’s time Scotland was represented in the Tiffin Cup”

Manager of the restaurant, Jahed said:

“I’m delighted that Angela has nominated Jholpai Indian Fusion for the Tiffin Cup.

“It’s great to receive recognition from our new MP for the hard-work we do – both in preparing top-quality South-Asian food for our customers and in employing staff from the local area.

“It’s a big challenge, but I’m looking forward to competing and I’m hopeful we can be Scotland’s first winner.