Category Archives: Dera / (Lahori Dera)

Manchester – Dera – Sublime Karahi on Hector’s Tenth Visit

Three nights in Manchester, there has to be a visit to Dera (433 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester, M8 OPF). In fact, five Manchester nights in total will have been spent this month, the plan to get here a couple of … Continue reading

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Manchester – Dera – Nothing else happened today…

Mr. O’Leary brought Hector back from Nürnberg to Manchester this afternoon for even less than he charged to take me there: the joy of being able to fly midweek. The train from Manchester Airport was bound for Glasgow, however, Hector … Continue reading

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Manchester – Dera – Simply The Best

When it was announced that Hector’s Haitus Horribilis should conclude in Manchester, one event was guaranteed, a visit to the Truly Wonderful – Dera (433 Cheetamhill Rd., Manchester, M8 0PF, England). In the years of visiting Manchester this has become … Continue reading

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Manchester – Dera – Time For Something Different

Checking out of the Manchester Arena Travelodge at Noon, Hector made the short walk to the start of Cheetamhill Road. Boarding the 135 Bus, Steve was already in situ. The Plan was working, Lunch at Dera (433 Cheetham Hill Rd, … Continue reading

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Manchester – Dera – Outstanding Lunchtime Karahi

Hector awoke to find a text from an irate Man from Bradford. Burgers are not his thing – Exact location and time for dinner curry please. The reply was simple – Dera (433 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester, M8 OPF). Hector … Continue reading

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Manchester – Dera – formerly Lahori Dera + IQ play The Met, Bury

Bury is only ten minutes from Cheetham Hill, Manchester. IQ, perhaps the UK’s finest Progressive Rock Band (IMHO) are performing in Bury, the furthest North they have played since the mid 1980s. As Ever, Hector manages to have all his … Continue reading

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Lahori Dera, Anyone? You cannot come to Manchester and not visit this Curry House.

Dr. Stan and Jonathan declined the invite to join Hector at the Lahori Dera (433 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester, M8 OPF). They had both been before, how could they resist?  Steve on his first Trip to Manchester was definitely up … Continue reading

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Visit #3 – Lahori Dera – Cheetham Hill

Curry on Four Consecutive Days Today was The Big One, taking Marg for her first visit to Lahori Dera (433 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester, M8 0PF). I write First, there shall be more. Normally when I drive to Manchester I … Continue reading

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Is Hector Camped at Manchester’s Lahori Dera?

Normally on a Manchester Trip there is a Saturday Lunchtime Curry at Al Faisal. With a pre-booked Ticket to Sheffield just after noon, time escaped, a Ritual broken. In the Spirit of True Sheldon-esqe OCD, Hector was going to Cheethamhill … Continue reading

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Ahmed – The next time you’re in Manchester, you must try the Lahori Dera

Cheetham Hill is an area of Manchester that meant nothing to Hector until last month. On the Yadgar Party Night, Ahmed, Hector’s Islamabad Curryspondent and Occasional Fellow Diner, had informed me that he had been at the Lahori Dera (433 … Continue reading

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