Sake Dean Mahomed green plaque in London

Site of Hindoostane Coffee House 1810 London's first Indian restaurant owned by Sake Dean Mahomed 1759-1851

Sake Dean Mahomed (Bengali: শেখ দীন মুহাম্মদ Shekh Din Muhammôd; Arabic: شيخ دين محمّد Shaykh Din Muhammad) (1759 – 24 February 1851) was an Indian traveller, surgeon and entrepreneur who introduced the Indian curry house restaurant in Britain, and was the first Indian to have written a book in English. He also established "shampooing" baths in Great Britain, where he offered therapeutic massage, and was one of the most notable early Indian immigrants to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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