Category Archives: Gurkha Durbar news

International Women’s Day celebrated at the Gurkha Durbar

The International Women’s Day was held at the Gurkha Durbar, Grayshott on 8 March 2016.  Thirty nine ladies from eleven different countries attended the lunch. The three course Nepalese Buffet was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone specially the sweet desert. Dr Sally Grainger gave a talk about Powerful Women in Ancient Times. This was followed by […]

Gurkha Durbar Nepal Earthquake appeal tops £5,000

Grayshott Gurkha Durbar Nepalese restaurant’s appeal has so far raised £5166.50 to help victims of the appalling earthquake disaster in Nepal.  The appeal, which started on the day of the earthquake in the restaurant, was continued at the Grayshott Market in May, June and July, was the initiative of Mani & Sudha Rai, owners of Grayshott’s Gurkha […]

Gurkha Durbar raises over £1600 for Nepalese Disaster Relief

A collection in aid of the Nepalese earthquake victims was organised by the Grayshott Gurkha Durbar restaurant at the Grayshott Market on 16 May.  A total of £ 1611.50 was donated.  Included in this amount was £250 given by the Square Events Group, organisers of the Market. Mani Rai who, with his wife Sudha, owns […]

Grayshott restaurants to support Nepal Earthquake Appeal

Two Grayshott Restaurants, The Gurkha Durbar and The Bayleaf, are to support the Nepal Earthquake Appeal with fundraising events. BAY LEAF TO HOLD FUNDRAISING LUNCH ON SUNDAY 10th MAY The Nepalese owner of the Bay Leaf Restaurant in Grayshott is opening his Restaurant on Sunday 10th May from 12noon until 3.00pm and inviting people to come and eat […]

The Gurkha Durbar raises funds for Grayshott RBL

On 9 November 2014 Grayshott Village celebrated Remembrance Sunday with a memorial service at the Grayshott War Memorial led by Reverend Moray Thomas. This was a very important occasion as it marked the start of the 1st World War, a war that was to end all world wars. Hundreds of thousands of young men gave […]

Remembrance Sunday at The Gurkha Durbar

We had a great turnout on Remembrance Sunday at The Gurkha Durbar, not only to remember those who gave their tomorrow for our today but also to meet John P Hill, author of Grayshott’s War Memorial 1914-1982. Richard Peskett representing Grayshott Archives introduced John who told those present about the reason behind his book. John […]

Nepalese Evening First Class

The International Committee from the Rotary Club of Haslemere held a Nepalese Evening at the Grayshott Village Hall on Saturday 5th April. The catering was provided by the Gurkha Durbar and the Charity was the “SCHOOL IN A BAG” (www.schoolinabag.org). 60 Rotarians & friends were entertained by Sujan Pajuli Nepali’s (Radio Nepal) songs and Binita […]

Ellie Entertains Everyone at The Gurkha Durbar

On the first day of Spring, 20 March, we welcomed Ellie Reidy a young lady from Grayshott to entertain us with her melodious voice. Ellie grew up in Grayshott and went to Bohunt School and Alton College. She may be small in size but can really belt out her songs! Ellie’s proud parents Michelle and Noel […]

Wine, Men & Song at the Gurkha Durbar

The wet and cold January was totally forgotten last evening as the lovely Lindsay Anne Ullmann accompanied by guitarist Andrew Blore wowed the 57 diners at the Gurkha Durbar with her amazing and powerful voice. She had a set list which included many of her own songs. Anna Lubelska, Spiritual England, introduced the signed copies of […]

They gave their tomorrow for our today

In UK we call it Remembrance Sunday Day and in America, it’s called Veterans Day. Whatever the name, the world remembers those who paid the ultimate price to buy us the freedom we enjoy today. At eleven minutes past the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month the world falls silent to […]