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Real India

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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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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great place

The food here was faultless .. Full of lovely flavours and every thing came out hot. Good service . Will defiantly returne .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was faultless .. Full of lovely flavours and every thing came out hot. Good service . Will defiantly returne .

Thank polventon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor service waited 2 hours for food and then some of the order was missing but what we did have was cold so I phoned up to complain and they hung up on me STAY AWAY !!!! I will not be returning

Thank Lewis J
Exeter, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I'm not a big fan of Indian food, however Real India is such a great choice in Exeter, good food, good alcohol choices and in a great central location. Excellent value for money, amazing choice and not just the basics.

Thank Bigbird1334
Maulden, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Conveniently situated almost opposite our hotel, we decided to try this as we were too tired to wander far afield! So glad we did - the food is excellent, and the lady who served us was charming. Portions are not huge, but adequate. It is a popular restaurant with locals - always a good sign.

Thank Kate M
Nynashamn, Sweden
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We were staying at the White Hart Hotel, and used the "nearby restaurant" feature of Trip Advisor to flag up this place. The reviews seemed ok so we gave it a try as we didn't want to walk far for dinner. A family of 4 including a 5 year old, we walked in without booking. It's quite unimpressive to look... More 

Thank seany
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Decided to try this place after a visit to the cinema. Prawn puree was lovely and spicy, chicken dupiaza very tasty and service very attentive. Also enjoyed the complimentary drink! Although it is quite a small place, we would definitely return.

Thank silvertonsiren
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited again for the second time again without booking and were made more than welcome food was great and once again great value will certainly be going back

Thank Keith B
Zambales Province, Philippines
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

From outside, this looks like any other Indian restaurant. However, the food quality was far better than expected. Subtle flavours, not drowned out by spices and thoughtful presentation.

Thank OlongapoSteve
Devon. England
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Regular spot for a curry in the centre of Exeter. Fairly standard menu, but nicely cooked and good staff

Thank PGBakes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic first visit and cannot complain about any thing service great food great best curry house in Exeter

Thank Keith B

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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