Cuisine of India Restaurant and takeaway, Wigston, Leicester

Diary -
Fundraising events:

Please note that these charity nights do not mean that the restaurant is closed to other customers. If tables are not needed for the charity event other customers will be able to reserve them. Please call as usual to reserve a table.

Events in 2012


Opening Hours:

Mon - Thur 5:30 to 11:30
Fri - Sat   5:00 to 11:30
Sunday - 1pm to 11:30
(Buffet from 1pm to 5pm)

food standards agency logo
As expected, we have been awarded the Agency's highest level following inspections in June 2013.
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takeaway service
Cuisine of India offers a full takeaway menu with a 15% discount if you collect your meal from us.
We will deliver to your home if you are within a 5 mile radius and your order is for more than £12.

sunday buffet
1pm to 5pm
Eat as much as you like!
Choice of 12 dishes, now plus dessert! £9.50
(Children under 10 £5.00)

Visit our sister restaurant

Hinckley Road
Leicester LE3 5PG
Tel: 0116 242 2240

Fundraising at Cuisine of India

When Syed opened the restaurant he had a plan to raise £100,000 within ten years. In March 2008 the Leicester Mercury reported on this plan and detailed Syed's 'phenomenal' fundraising efforts. Highlights of the report »
   In an update in May 2009 the Mercury reported that Syed now expected to reach his target by 2012, three years earlier than forecast. Read the report»
   November 2012 the target has been reached! After four years of hosting dozens of events Syed and the team at Cuisine have reached his target of raising £100,000 for charities and good causes. Leicester Mercury Report»

Are you a fundraiser? We want to help you raise money for local and national good causes. At our fundraising buffets you and your guests can enjoy our delicious food while raising funds from the ticket price. You are also welcome to hold raffles and auctions to raise even more money! Contact Syed (email)for more details.

Fundraising Events in 2012

Other Years:  2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

November 12 LRI Neonatal Unit
michelle & familyThis was the third fundraising evening organisd by Michelle Haggerty-Wood in support of the neonatal unit at Leicester Royal Informary. Her son Ziggy was treated in the unit after his birth.
(left Michelle & Ziggy in Nov. 2010)

Raised tonight: £3,000
Previous events: 7 Nov.2011 | 1 Nov. 2010


November 5 Green Care Zambia
green care logoGreen Care (Z) is a non-profit making organization that aims to provide education through building and supporting schools, rights sensitisation (e.g. children’s right to clean water organisersand and education), providing clean water, good sanitation and food and clothes to the less privileged.

Raised tonight: £650 Photo Album»


October 22 In aid of the New Neville Preparatory School Trust in Ghana.
nev maggs and olympic torchThe evening was co-organised by Mr Neville (Nev) Maggs and the Cuisine of India. Through ticket sales, a raffle and an auction it raised a massive £1,500.
Nev Maggs has been an inspirational personality locally for many years having raised thousands for charity and taken part in many sporting events. From the age of 48 Nev has run in 25 marathons, numerous half marathons and has competed in five gruelling 'Tough Guy' assault course competitions.
His fundraising efforts, especially for this school in Ghana (see, were recognised this year when he was an Olympic torchbearer.
Raised tonight: £1,500

October 15 Coping With Cancer
coping with cancer logoorganisers
Providing practical and emotional support for anyone affected by cancer. "We are an independent local charity that provides support for cancer patients, their families and carers. Our services are free and available from the moment a diagnosis is made."
Organised by Kalv Garcha, Chair of the charity (right of photo)
Raised tonight £747 Total raised to date: £99,314

October 8 Menphys

Raised tonight £760 Total raised to date: £98,567

October 1 Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research
This funraising event was organised by Mrs Sonal Patel on behalf of the Parents of Leicester Grammer School and raised £900.

Raised tonight £900 Total raised to date: £97,807

September 24 Leicester & Rutland Play Festival Committee
This event was organised by Mrs Cherry Stephenson on behalf of her committee which promotes drama in the community. A total of £620 was raised.

Raised tonight £620. Total raised to date: £96,907

September 17 Help a Capital Child In aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

Raised tonight £500 Total raised to date: £96,287

September 10 MIND, for Better Mental Health.
Mind is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales. They provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem and also campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Read more:

Raised tonight £990 Total raised to date: £95,787

conductive educationAugust 13 Conductive Education UK
debbie & emilyOver 90 supporterd attended the event and raised a total of £1,014 from ticket sales, a raffle and a contribution from bar takings. Photos»
Left, organisers Emily and Debbie
The aims of the charity are to publicise and promote Conductive Education both in the UK and across the world and to highlight the current provision of Conductive Schools in the UK whilst providing a network for parents to access this service. Read more»      Website:
Raised tonight £1,014 Total raised to date: £94,807

July 16 South East Leicester Cub Scout - Our Space Appeal.ourspace logo
An exciting project to create a world-class Children and Young People’s Cancer Unit. Together with Teenage Cancer Trust and with support from the Robbie Anderson Cancer Trust, the target is at least £1.4 million to transform our children and young people's cancer unit on ward 27 at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
Read more and donations»

Raised tonight £520 Total raised to date: £93,793

July 2 Scouting Expedition (for the Iceland 2012 Explorer Belt Team) leaders


Raised tonight £570 Total raised to date: £93,273

June 25 Lodge of Welcome
Previous evenings: 16 May 2011» 10 May 2010» 2 Nov 2009»

Raised tonight £1,172 Total raised to date: £92,703

June 11 GEMS of Os
gems logoorganisersA charity founded in June 2012 with the aim to raise funds for the Leicester Royal Infirmary Oncology Unit to ‘help the patients and their supporters visit to the suite more comfortable.
This evening was the charity's very first fundraising effort.
GEMS Website»
Raised tonight £1,170 Total raised to date: £91,531

wishes for kids logoApril 16 Wishes 4 Kids
Wishes 4 Kids was created to grant a wish for children and youngsters in Leicestershire who are life limited, terminally ill, have experienced life-changing physical or emotional traumas, have suffered major abuse or are diagnosed as HIV Positive. The Charity grants wishes for those of eighteen years and below.
Photo Album»  Website:
Previous Wishes4Kids fundraising events: October 5 2009» March 7 2011»
Raised tonight £1,367 Total raised to date: £90,361

April 2 rainbows logo Rainbows Hospice
Rainbows Hospice organisersRainbows is dedicated to meeting the needs of the children and young people from the East Midlands who come to the Hospice. These children and young people are all affected by life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.
Photo Album» Website:
Raised tonight £1,130 Total raised to date: £88,994

March 26 Home-Start
homestart logoorganisersHome-Start supports almost 77,000 vulnerable children across the UK and last year 17,000 volunteers gave support to their families. They help them cope with post-natal illness, isolation, bereavement, disability, domestic violence and much more. Photo Album»

Raised tonight £1,073 Total raised to date: £87,864

March 19 leicester-gondar link logoLeicester-Gondar Link
organisersThe Link's aim is to help improve education and health care through training and support. It is a partnership between Leicester health and educational professionals and Gondar's university and hospital in Ethiopia. See their website for more information for information about the many successful projects undertaken by the link. This is the second successful event at Cuisine of India see last year»
Above, Organiser Nichole Bruce, left, and supporters Photo Album»
Raised  tonight £836 Total raised to date: £86,791

March 12 mayor linda broadleyLeicestershire Branch of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
The Mayor of Oadby and Wigston, Councillor Linda Broadley and her Consort Councillor Frank Broadley hosted this event which raised a magnificent total of £1,883 for the Mayor's nominated charity. Many fellow councillors leukaemia and lymphoma research logoand county officials also attended.

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Website»

Oadby & Wigston logoPhoto Album» Feedback from Guests»
Raised  tonight £1,883 Total raised to date: £85,955

February 27 British Lung Foundation
british lung foundation logobritish lung foundation organiser Sam Stocks with Syed Website:

Photo Album»

Left, Organiser Sam Stocks with Syed.

Raised  tonight £1,381 Total raised to date: £84,072

nacc organisersJanuary 30 NACC (National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease) 
nacc logoCrohn's and Colitis UK aims to improve life for everyone affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the most common forms being Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Together these conditions affect about 250,000 people in the United Kingdom. NACC Website»
Photo Album»

Raised  tonight £1,100 Total raised to date: £82,691

organisersJanuary 16 Team Ghana 2012

Photo Album»

Raised tonight: £1,060 Total raised to date: £81,591

The Cuisine of India Restaurant and Takeaway, Kelmarsh Avenue, Wigston, Leicester. LE18 3QW Tel: 0116 2811926 email: