It has just been too long and we have a business to run and lives to live,” he said. He returned to work a month later. Read more on Latest News on India.com. Bihar Election 2020: Follow NDTV for fastest election results, updates and analysis.

There was a European couple who visited the restaurant each November for several years after the attack. "For the next few months, people would just walk in to have a look. Hawelka was born in Staaz-Kautendorf. Two of my friends and I were waiting for our second round of golden fried prawns when I saw the man on the table next to me sway a bit, as if he was going to fall," said Sourav Mishra, a former journalist. “For the next few months, people would just walk in to have a look. The popular restaurant and bar on Colaba Causeway in south Mumbai was one of the first sites to be targeted during the 26/11 terror attacks in 2008. “For the first few years, the walls and pillars served as a sort of shrine. At around 9.30 pm on that terrible Wednesday, the restaurant was attacked with gunfire and grenades by two men later identified as members of the terror group LeT. We don't stop them, but we don't encourage them either.

"People crouching under the tables, some lying flat on the ground, and I realised I was walking towards a door. While Farhang got a metal detector installed at the entrance soon after the attacks, he left the damaged walls, the shattered glass panels, and the bullet holes on the walls and a pillar inside the restaurant intact. “There is no denying that the attacks brought more prominence but that is not the only reason that I and tourists like me come here. They were present on that night and each time they returned, they would tell Farhang that they had come back to finish that beer they had been having that night," a staff member said. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited.

Most of our staff came back to work the next day. There's nothing to say any more," says Farhang Jehani. Ten years later, owners of the iconic Leopold Cafe, a symbol of the city’s resilience and cosmopolitan ways, feel it is time to move on from the grim reminders of the attacks. Leopold lost six customers and two waiters, Peer Pasha and Hidayat Kazi, in the terror attack. There is nothing more to it. Farhang and his brother Farzad are co-owners of the restaurant. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Receives Notice From BMC Over 'Unauthorised Construction' of Her Residence, Here’s What They Found ‘Illegal’. "We were up and running on December 1 2008, just four days after the attack. Leopold lost six customers and two waiters, Peer Pasha and Hidayat Kazi, in the terror attack. “Once in a while some people still come in and take photos. There's nothing to say anymore," says Farhang Jehani. That sort of curiosity has died down considerably and now most customers come in to have a drink and enjoy the food,” the staff member said. © 1998-2020 Zee Media Corporation Ltd (An Essel Group Company), All rights reserved. "For the first few years, the walls and pillars served as a sort of shrine. "Before I knew what was happening, I felt something hit me near my shoulder. Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Gujarat, inaugurates 'Vikas Utsav 2020' program, After Pfizer, now this company gets closer to announce results of COVID-19 vaccine, CBSE may release datesheet for 2021 Class 12 exams soon, here's all updates students should know, FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces fresh stimulus to boost Covid-hit economy, When is Dhanteras 2020? The next thing Mishra remembers is seeing a lot of blood everywhere. ................................ Advertisement ................................ "Time To Move On," Says Leopold Cafe Owner, 10 Years After 26/11 Attack, PUBG Mobile Coming Back to India, Developers Have Announced, Government's Stimulus 3.0: Jobs Creation Scheme, Tax Relief In Housing, "Money, Muscle, Deceit Couldn't..." Tejashwi Yadav Slams PM, Nitish Kumar, New Haryana Bill On 75% Job Quota For Locals Worries Industries, PM Modi To Inaugurate 2 Ayurveda Institutes On 5th Ayurveda Day Tomorrow, Light Rain Likely To Improve Delhi's Air Quality The Day After Diwali, Ankita Lokhande Is A Happy Soul When Boyfriend Vicky Jain Is Around, Sonali-Goldie Behl's Perfect Plan On Wedding Anniversary - A Road Trip, This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics.

"For the first few years, the walls and pillars served as a sort of shrine.

(AFP). There is no point of these anniversaries or anything and that is why I have decided it is enough. I will not say one more thing on 26/11 anymore," he said. Readers and fans of Roberts came in hoping to catch a sight of the author who then frequented Leopold. Farhang Jehani and his brother Farzad are co-owners of the Leopold Cafe. Copyright © 2020. Ten years later, owners of the iconic Leopold Cafe, a symbol of the city’s resilience and cosmopolitan ways, feel it is time to move on from the grim reminders of the attacks. There was gunfire from all directions all of a sudden and the next two minutes were a blur," he said. Farhang and his brother Farzad are co-owners of the restaurant. His parents were of Bohemian ancestry. Zee World Exclusive: India adamant on LAC, China had to bow down! Customers and curious onlookers wanted to take photographs of the walls and bullet holes and we would let them. Two women security guards who work in morning and evening shifts continue to guard the entryway, and check the purses and handbags of customers. At around 9.30 pm on that terrible Wednesday, the restaurant was attacked with gunfire and grenades by two men later identified as members of the terror group LeT. That was a foolish thing to do because the restaurant had just two doors and the terrorists were firing from outside of one of those doors," Mr Mishra said.

It soon became a favourite for travellers, foreign tourists, expatriates and locals alike. They were present on that night and each time they returned, they would tell Farhang Jehani that they had come back to finish that beer they had been having that night," a staff member said. Ten years later, owners of the iconic Leopold Cafe, a symbol of the city's resilience and cosmopolitan ways, feel it is time to move on from the grim reminders of the attacks. At around 9.30 pm on that terrible Wednesday, the restaurant was attacked with gunfire and grenades by two men later identified as members of the terror group LeT. Many customers came back after a few days. It has just been too long and we have a business to run and lives to live," he said. His father was a shoemaker from Jáchymov near Osová Bítýška in Bohemia. He managed to step out onto the busy Colaba Causeway lane which flanked on either side by hawkers selling clothes, jewellery and curios. A hawker, Kishore, whose stall was outside Leopold, spotted Mishra, who was covered in blood by then, and rushed him to the nearby hospital. It is now the tenth year since the attacks and it is time to put it all behind our backs. It is now the tenth year since the attacks and it is time to put it all behind our backs. Ten years later, owners of the iconic Leopold Cafe, a symbol of the city's resilience and cosmopolitan ways, feel it is time to move on from the grim reminders of the attacks. The book brought in more tourists. We would even give them a little tour but we don't do that anymore,", said another staff member. “That is Mumbai for you. Mumbai: The popular restaurant and bar on Colaba Causeway in south Mumbai was one of the first sites to be targeted during the 26/11 terror attacks in 2008. That was a foolish thing to do because the restaurant had just two doors and the terrorists were firing from outside of one of those doors," Mishra said.
The proprietors and many patrons feel the restaurant was a star attraction in its own right, much before it earned the attention from the book Shantaram, and the 26/11 attacks which left eight people including two staff members dead. The restaurant’s website says it began in 1871 as an oil depot and transformed into a drug store, then to a small cafe, a general store, and in the mid-1980s as a cafe and bar. Two women security guards who work in morning and evening shifts continue to guard the entryway, and check the purses and handbags of customers. There was gunfire from all directions all of a sudden and the next two minutes were a blur,” he said. Customers and curious onlookers wanted to take photographs of the walls and bullet holes and we would let them. Many customers came back after a few days. Pashas brother was also a waiter at Leopold and was present there that night. Most of our staff came back to work the next day. Zee Rozgar Samachar: Every news of employment now on Zee News. A hawker, Kishore, whose stall was outside Leopold, spotted Mr Mishra, who was covered in blood by then, and rushed him to the nearby hospital. There is nothing more to it. "We were up and running on December 1, 2008, just four days after the attack. Leopold lost six customers and two waiters in the Mumbai terror attack. Farhang Jehani, a co-owner of Leopold Cafe in Mumbai, India, says he would like to see more security in the wake of the attacks in the city that killed nearly 200 people. There is no point of these anniversaries or anything and that is why I have decided it is enough. Life and career. The metal detector was removed as it was a ‘nuisance’ in the cramped space. Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Paralyse City, IMD Warns of 'Flooding', Local Trains Suspended Due to Waterlogging; BMC Declares Holiday, Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights, Kangana Ranaut Receives Notice From BMC Over 'Unauthorised Construction' of Her Residence, Here’s What They Found ‘Illegal’. Farhang Jehani and his brother Farzad are co-owners of the restaurant.

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"That is Mumbai for you. We don't stop them, but we don't encourage them either. Theres nothing to say any more,” says Farhang Jehani. Pashas brother was also a waiter at Leopold and was present there that night. Please contact us at 202.965.6005 "For the next few months, people would just walk in to have a look. The proprietors and many patrons feel the restaurant was a star attraction in its own right, much before it earned the attention from the book Shantaram, and the 26/11 attacks which left eight persons including two staff members dead. Welcome to Leopold's Kafe 202-965-6005 located in Cady's Alley Off of M street between 33rd and 34th streets : 3315 Cadys Alley NW - Washington, DC 20007 - 202.965.6005 Leopold's Kafe takes reservations for dinner seven days a week. Published Date: November 25, 2018 1:24 PM IST. Exclusive: Why does Angad Bedi, the star of 'Mum Bhai' web series, not want to become a superhero? We dont stop them, but we dont encourage them either. "Before I knew what was happening, I felt something hit me near my shoulder. Leopold Cafe & Bar Mumbai; Leopold Cafe & Bar, Colaba; Get Menu, Reviews, Contact, Location, Phone Number, Maps and more for Leopold Cafe & Bar Restaurant on Zomato Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Paralyse City, IMD Warns of 'Flooding', Local Trains Suspended Due to Waterlogging; BMC Declares Holiday, Ten years later, owners of the iconic Leopold Cafe, a symbol of the city’s resilience and cosmopolitan ways, feel it is time to move on from the grim reminders of the attacks.