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Sad reaction to closure of ‘fantastic’ King Karai

Posted on - 18th July, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Restaurants, Takeaways
King Karai

Blog Preston readers have reacted with sadness to the news that the King Karai is to close.

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The Indian restaurant, in Watery Lane, aims to close at the beginning of August so the owner can focus on retirement.

Deven Chauhan, son of the owner, said: “My father Babu Chauhan has decided to close the doors for good as he is now embarking on a new chapter of his life, retirement.

“He wanted to end the restaurant on his own terms instead of the other way round.”

More: King Karai announce plans to close

Below are some of the comments received by Blog Preston since the plans to close were announced. 

Kevin Elleray said: “This is a sad sad day, my favourite Indian restaurant by some margin. I heard this was imminent but was hoping one of the lads would take over and maybe retain the chef.

“I guess all good things come to an end and I wish Babu all the best and thanks for many many top meals, looks like that’s tea sorted this Saturday.”

Barbara Storey said: “We will be sorry to see it close, we really enjoy the food and the service there when we go.

“The people are great, plus the takeaway service was a really good touch and the food and service didn’t change.”

Lou Taylor said: “That really is a shame. Been going since I was a kid.”

Do you have memories of eating at King Karai? Let us know in the comments

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