Indian street food restaurant takes a step closer to Nottingham opening

Nisha Katona set up Mowgli in 2014

A fast-expanding restaurant group has taken a step closer to opening in Nottingham

Mowgli, the Indian street food group backed by investment company Foresight Group, has applied for planning application for signage at its new premises at 1 Stoney Street in Nottingham, while a licensing application has also been lodged with Nottingham City Council.

Owner and founder of the chain, Nisha Katona, confirmed on Twitter than the new restaurant would open at the end of July.

Mowgli’s new Nottingham premises in Hockley

Katona and is backed by investment company Foresight Group, which came on board last July. It invested to support the growth of the business and brought on board Karen Jones as chair and Matthew Peck, former head of finance at upmarket casual dining chain Byron as finance director.

Katona is a food writer featured in a number of publications including the Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Independent. Her YouTube cooking channel has an international following. In 2015 she published her first book Pimp My Rice followed by the The Spice Tree in 2017. The Mowgli Cook Book was published in April 2018

Mowgli has restaurants in two restaurants in Liverpool, as well as venues in Manchester, Birmingham and Oxford.