Kings Norton’s Mahfil Restaurant Wins Place in National ‘Tiffin Cup’ Final!


I am delighted that the Mahfil Restaurant in Kings Norton  has been chosen as one of the 13 national finalists in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition. I nominated Mahfil after visiting the restaurant earlier in the year, so it is brilliant that they have now made it into the final.

The Tiffin Cup is awarded every year by the Tiffin Club of MPs, formed in 2006. The aim is not only to recognise and celebrate the quality of South Asian food in Britain, but also to raise much needed money for charity. The Grand Final of the Tiffin Cup 2014 will be held in the House of Commons on Wednesday 8th July, and this year will be raising money for World Vision.

Whoever wins the Cup this year will have beaten off competition from 94 restaurants that have been nominated by local MPs. This is really prestigious award and I will certainly be there on 8th July to cheer on Mahfil.

I am sure everyone in Birmingham Northfield will join me in rooting for our restaurant to be crowned the 2014 champion.



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I was Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield between 1992 and 2019 and a former Shadow Transport Minister. I now chair Healthwatch in Birmingham and Solihull, and the West Midlands Board of Remembering Srebrenica. I also work as a public affairs consultant. I am an effective community advocate and stakeholder alliance builder with a passion for human rights. I am a trustee of the Balfour Project charity and of Citizens Advice Birmingham, and a former Chair of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

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