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

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 23
    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
Don't judge it from the outside

We were staying at the White Hart, just opposite, for one night but had arrived too late to eat in. The very helpful girl on reception directed us to this place and although it doesn't look much from the outside, has a very extensive menu. Also, it serves a local beer from the Otter brewery. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Phil G
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were looking for an Indian and this was the first one we saw. It didn't disappoint. My son had a lamb speciality dish and I had my favourite chicken dansak. We both thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Our waiter was busy but he gave time to talk to us. It was obviously a popular restaurant.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were staying at the White Hart, just opposite, for one night but had arrived too late to eat in. The very helpful girl on reception directed us to this place and although it doesn't look much from the outside, has a very extensive menu. Also, it serves a local beer from the Otter brewery. The food was very good,... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

2 of us went for a meal, I love curries and this certainly didn't disappoint great food and service, will definitely be going back

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

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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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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85 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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Additional Information about Real India

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

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
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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