Kolkata 7th August 2018: Hakkaland, the renowned Indo-Chinese restaurant located at Harrow, has won the hearts & admiration of one of the most exciting and diverse restaurant capitals in the world. Hakkaland which is about to complete two successful years has now added new feathers to its hat.
Head Chef and owner, Mr. Steven Lee’s persistence, dedication and culinary skills have paid off with the restaurant winning many accolades, namely, ‘’Best Indo Chinese Restaurant in London 2018’’ at the TMP Business Awards, the ‘’2018 Runner Up’’ at the Timeout Love Awards London. Hakkaland has also been awarded the prestigious ‘’2018 Certificate of Excellence’’ by Tripadvisor.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Steven Lee, Head Chef and Owner, said, “When we started our journey a year ago, we never thought we will get so much love and support from our patrons. We are hopeful that we will be able continue this growth and take Hakkaland to new realms of success.”
Hakkaland has also become the go-to place for celebrities visiting London. Popular Bollywood actor Govinda, renowned Bangladeshi singer Runa Laila, Indian singer Anuradha Paudwal are among a line of famous names who have visited the restaurant. Hakkaland has also won celebrity endorsement Bollywood Star Suresh Bhagwat, Cricket Legend Sunil Gavaskar and many more.
Mr. Steven Lee who was born and brought up in Kolkata, went to the United Kingdom 17 years back and started the concept of Indo-Chinese cuisine in the UK. Being from Tangra, he is a pioneer in popularizing the unique taste and flavours of this special cuisine which was previously unknown in London. About a year back, he started his own venture, Hakkaland, which specializes in ‘Kolkata Chinese’.
About Hakkaland: Adapting Chinese cooking techniques to Indian flavours and tastes, Hakkaland draws on the vibrant culinary culture of India and China and use the classic Chinese wok to produce fantastic dishes that would leave one craving for more. Head chef and owner Mr. Steven Lee who has his roots from Calcutta (where Indo – Chinese cuisine was born) not only has inherited this cuisine but has also learned the trade by working at the famous “China Garden Restaurant” in Mumbai where he mastered this particular art. He has brought this amazing fusion cuisine to the limelight with restaurants like Dalchini, Spice n Ice, Bombay Wok & now Hakkaland.