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10-16 Brookdale Place, Chester CH1 3DY, England
01244 322288
Today
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Food and Good Service

Looking for a new place to eat curry in Chester. Really nice food, good service and a modern look. Good portions, excellent choice and plenty of room. Only minus was the lamb curry, could have been more tender.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Brian8008
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Chester, United Kingdom
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Looking for a new place to eat curry in Chester. Really nice food, good service and a modern look. Good portions, excellent choice and plenty of room. Only minus was the lamb curry, could have been more tender.

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Came here early Friday evening with a friend who was visiting Chester. Never been here before,which is a shame, food freshly made,very tasty, spiced just right . Service excellent, I will certainly visit again, as well as my friends.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were visiting Chester for a couple of days and saw this place on our travels. The staff were very polite and welcoming and the food was excellent and very flavoursome. I had a chicken tikka karai and my wife had a chicken biryani. The food was served promptly and very well presented. The sundries such as poppadoms and naan... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We're a local Chester couple who have visited allot of restaurants in Chester and I have to say that the Karai Lounge is one of the best if not the best Indian in Chester. We visited there again last night and was welcomed with a smile and directed to our table. The service was quick, the food absolutely perfect and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very disapointed after reading the reviews and ordering a take away. It took an hour and 20 mins to arrive and 2 telephone calls later. The delivery driver then rang me for directions which i gave and then had to walk down a busy road no footpath to collect the food by then was cold and tasteless, never again... awful.

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Wrexham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

In a group of about 20, we were very well looked after by the staff. They were very friendly and the service was well paced. I had chicken korma with plain rice and naan bread and everything about the food was lovely. Good portions and tasty food.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We have been to the restaurant twice now and both times it's been amazing..i would definately recommend this restaurant to everyone. Staff very friendly and food extremely tasty..

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Buckley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Been to this restaurant twice, the first time the service was very slow and the food bland, and the second time we had our starters then waited and waited and waited a bit longer before paying for what we had and left, we were the only ones in there, they were more interested in getting the takeaway orders sorted and... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The food here is just brilliant, personal I think it is the best Indian restaurant in Chester. However the service is a bit poor because I had to stand up or go to the bar myself in order to get a staff, but apart from that it was brilliant!

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Ayrshire
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112 reviews 112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

You might have read my most recent post on another indian restaurant in Chester which is probably the highest scored but Karai Lounge is miles better. Nice ambience and well lit. Food was excellent. Three of us had poppadoms and chutneys etc. Three chicken tikka dishes in patia, karahi and one that I've forgotten lol. One rice, peshwari nan and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10-16 Brookdale Place, Chester CH1 3DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 322288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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