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28 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EB, England
01392 211222
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
restaurant

The meal we had was outstanding in regards to the taste texture and spices of the food. The service was excellent, we thoroughly enjoyed our experience here

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
JTrace84
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Blackwood, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Read the reviews and was recommended by one of our hotel staff , so had to try it out while on a mini break in Exeter. The Restaurant doesn't look much from the outside but definitely makes up for it with the food it serves inside. Service was spot on and good value for money. My wife had a King... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My family & I have tried almost every Indian restaurant in Devon and this small restaurant off the main street in Exeter is definitely one of our favourites! Service is served with a smile, the food is presented beautifully and every dish I have ever had here has been cooked to perfection.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The lightest onion bhaji, a truly sweet and sour dhansak, a really fluffy nan and freshly cooked herbs and spices. Truly great. Thank you

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We ate here on a Friday night. We were staying at the nearby Mercure Hotel and so this was the first Indian restaurant that we stumbled upon. Service was very friendly and efficient. There was a good atmosphere in the room and the food was on par with some of the best Indian restaurants. Very reasonably priced. Would love to... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We enjoyed an excellent takeaway, delivery was quick and the food was delicious, we've eaten countless Indian meals and this was certainly one of the best in Exeter. Main courses, side dishes, rice and breads were all impressive.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A fantastic meal, ordered as a takeaway via Just Eat - on par with the best I have rated for Exeter, this Indian meal was smashing. I love Indian food, the people and the culture - I can pretty much taste a decent authentic meal over one that is not - what I had tonight was gorgeous. I have driven... More 

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Colchester
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We were staying in Exeter on business and arrived fairly late at just after 10pm without booking, but the staff were quite happy to cater for us. We had no starter, as just needed a good main course eat which was all very good. We were even offered a small dish to sample which was being presented in a competition... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A pre-arranged reunion meal with old friends was made all the more enjoyable by Mo and his team making us so welcome. As the title says - Could not have been better. The atmosphere was great, the surroundings pleasant and the food was excellent; of which plenty was supplied. The front of house team did a sterling job, despite our... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The meal we had was outstanding in regards to the taste texture and spices of the food. The service was excellent, we thoroughly enjoyed our experience here

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Devon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I went to The Real India on the spur of the moment just because it looked busy, and they deserve to be! Welcoming staff, a fairly standard menu for an Indian restaurant with a few things I haven't seen before, and more reasonably priced than some other restaurants serving this cuisine. The food is nicely presented and very flavoursome. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 01392 211222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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