Tom Cruise enjoys curry in Birmingham restaurant so much he orders it twice

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Tom Cruise enjoyed a curry at a Birmingham restaurant to much that he couldn't resist ordering it again straight after finishing the first dish.

Hollywood star Cruise is currently filming in Birmingham and seized the opportunity to sample some of the city's culinary delights at acclaimed Asha's restaurant.

The staff at Asha's proudly shared a photo of their famous diner on Instagram, sharing that he had loved their chicken tikka masala so much that he ordered a second one straight after polishing off the first.

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Alongside the photo, restaurant staff wrote on Sunday: "It was an absolute pleasure to welcome @tomcruise to Asha's Birmingham yesterday evening.

"Tom ordered our famous Chicken Tikka Masala and enjoyed it so much that as soon as he had finished, he ordered it all over again - The greatest compliment.

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"We are very proud that Tom Cruise has joined the ever-growing list of celebrities such as The Rolling Stones and Ed Sheeran that have dined at our award-winning restaurants."

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Tom Cruise has become a curry fan in Birmingham. (Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Cruise, 59, is currently in the UK filming Mission: Impossible 7 and has been spotted throwing himself into various aspects of British culture.

He was in the crowd at some of England's Euros matches at Wembley, where he sat with celebrity pal David Beckham, visited Wimbledon and recently took up darts as a pastime.

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The star was also seen at work in the Peak District as he filmed a disaster scene for the movie in which a train plunged into a quarry.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 11: Tom Cruise attends Wimbledon Championships Tennis Tournament at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Tom Cruise enjoyed a day out at Wimbledon. (Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Cruise, who is known for taking on many of his own stunts, has previously filmed a motorbike freefall off a cliff for the film and was spotted shooting a high-speed car chase in Rome earlier in the year.

He told Empire magazine of the motorbike stunt: “If the wind was too strong, it would blow me off the ramp. 

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“The helicopter [filming the stunt] was a problem, because I didn’t want to be hammering down that ramp at top speed and get hit by a stone. Or if I departed in a weird way, we didn’t know what was going to happen with the bike. 

"I had about six seconds once I departed the ramp to pull the chute and I don’t want to get tangled in the bike. If I do, that’s not going to end well."

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