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Real India

28 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EB, England
01392 211222
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Ranked #173 of 418 Restaurants in Exeter
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Devon. England
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134 reviews 134 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Popped in with friends for a booked curry. Ok, so it took a little while to sort a table for us, but both staff and food were very good. Would revisit.

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Exeter Devon
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124 reviews 124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We have not eaten in this restaurant for quite a long time and we were persuaded by friends to go back there, we wish we hadn't bothered! The food was pretty average and the service was extremely poor. The restaurant is very small and they pack people without staggering the booking times, hence everyone with a reservation arrives at the... More

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A friend and I went for a meal here last night 07/11/2014 There was only a table of 4 inside when we arrived at 10.30pm The service was very average, i think they didnt want us there at this time to be honest. The food arrived which lacked flavours. I had Naga Chicken but this was possibly the weakest one... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I tried Real India for the first time tonight. I was pleasantly surprised, the prices were reasonable (£7.95 for Tikka Masala), the atmosphere was cosy, and the staff was attentive. I've marked it down a star because the portions were a little small for my taste, other than that we had a wonderful time here. If you... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The pleasant and friendly staff have consistently served meals that I've thoroughly enjoyed. The flavours are well blended and well presented. Although it's a bit tucked away and less conspicuous than some of its competitors in the city, the food is good and the wine list not bad! For a relaxed, and dependably enjoyable meal it's well worth a visit.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

in my opinion this restaurant is well worth a visit. my only criticism is that it is not cheap - first glance at the menu is deceptive - most dishes do not come with anything - its all additional to the bill (rice, etc) the poppadoms were circa £1.20 each you were then charged for the pickles circa £4.95... that... More

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london
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is the second time we've visited this relatively new restaurant. Exeter's best Indian food with great tasting curries, good breads (had naan, roti and chapati), and generous servings. OK so the coke/pepsi was neither real coke, cold, nor remotely fizzy both times we visited - that is our only complaint, and easily fixed - just spend a bit more... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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131 reviews 131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went here with a couple of friends. Haven't been to an Indian restaurant in the UK for a while so I had forgotten the urgency to order drinks and poppadoms before having chance to read the menu. Service was brusque. I agree the poppadoms and sauces were good. I opted for one of the specials- Ali baba, and was very... More

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Bude, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Booked a table for 9 people on a saturday night. The restaurant was full and very cramped and noisy. We waited 45 mins before our order was taken and whilst we were waiting for the food we were encouraged to order more and more drinks. When the food arrived the quality was good but the portions very small. We probably... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Inititial impressions were very good, we were greeted and seated very promptly and offered drinks along with poppodums. Main courses arrived very quickly, it was there that things turned poor. I ordered a Lamb Korma and my partner ordered a Chicken Korma. I counted no more than five pieces of small cut meat in each dish. Korma sauces were tasty... 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

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