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39-41 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DZ, England
01803 295 556 / 558
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 126
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    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Meal

Don't be put off by the exterior. Great food and service. Lots of Asian customers when we went always a good sign of good Asian cooking. Nice inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Ncc1947
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Don't be put off by the exterior. Great food and service. Lots of Asian customers when we went always a good sign of good Asian cooking. Nice inside.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Perfect Indian cuisine with good service and friendly staff. Great location and well worth a visit if you like Indian and or Hot spicy food - it's great!

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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I eat out quite a lot and I this is the only restaurant where I haven't left a tip. We might as well of been served by a brick wall because we would of got more talk out of most the waiters. The food was only good for a laxative substitute and 1 of the meals only one piece of... More 

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Västerås
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Good space between the tables, nice food and good service in a fairly central location in Torquay.You could suspect a mediocre experience since it was one of few restaurants on a saturday night where you didn't have to book a table but the dinner was quite good.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have become a regular here as they do an amazing chicken balti. Great venue and the manager is really friendly.

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WOKING
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went with 16 other people for evening meal. Even though we had not booked a long table was put together . Service a bit slow but food was excellant. Price for a Tue evening was great. Any starter and main meal including rice for £10.95. With drinks and tip came to £22 each.

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Visited twice over a weekend break. Nice table in spacious lounge nice food I had the Naga dish which comes out on a sizzling pan as I'm a fire eater. Getting busier since our last visit as local rivals have closed all good for Simla. We will return in September

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cheltenham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Good value for money 4 of us on business well worth the experience staff friendly not over attentive good atmosphere for a Wednesday evening

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West Midlands
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A bit strange in some ways. 6 of us for dinner and they gave us a table that was really quite tight. that became apparent when the food turned up and we were out of space. Hmmm. Soon sorted once food transferred to pates, but it could have gone better. Food. Lovely, absolutely lovely.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

One of our party is confined to a wheelchair & has a working dog-the staff were so helpful (and the dog well behaved). We really had an enjoyable evening-the restaurant is light and airy inside and there were several dishes I had not seen on an Indian menu in the UK before. The restaurant is situated close to the harbour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39-41 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 01803 295 556 / 558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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