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38A Portsmouth Road | Woolston, Southampton, England
023 8048 3800
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5:00 pm - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Curry I've ever had

The menu said if it's not on the menu just ask, so I did. A fish curry please, the waiter went to the kitchen and came back to say no problem. I left it to the Chef, well I have to say it was the best Curry I've ever had, almost addictive. The Chef came out to see if it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2013
HampshireJon
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Hampshire
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
southampton
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I've been here a few times when it was known as Tamarinds, not sure if its just a change of managment or name but it seems to have gone downhill. I ordered chicken korai, the chicken was overcooked and rubbery, the rest of the curry was just a sea of ghee and a bit flavourless.

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Hampshire
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16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The menu said if it's not on the menu just ask, so I did. A fish curry please, the waiter went to the kitchen and came back to say no problem. I left it to the Chef, well I have to say it was the best Curry I've ever had, almost addictive. The Chef came out to see if it... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I have had many take aways from this restaurant and I always order the Lamb tikka rogan which I have always found to be the best I have tasted, until last night! It was so packed with chili that it was uncomfortable to eat and my friends Jalfrezi was milder than mine! Truly disappointed, hope it was a one off!... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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116 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I visit this restaurant from time to time, as it's close to where my son lives,and when we call in on him it's a place we like to go. I have never yet had a poor meal there. This time the service was rather slower than usual, probably because they fall into the trap suffered by many restaurants that also... More 

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souhampton
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49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I had my birthday party here and it all ran like clock work , everybody had an amazing time and loved the food , the staff cannot do enough for you .

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Southampton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

What a fantastic meal, cooked very well with all the flavours coming through. Definately paying another visit very soon.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Had both a takeaway at weekend followed by a Tuesday night meal in the restaurant food was great both times!!! Not greasy at all , every dish tasted amazing and was great value with their Tuesday night special !! Will be visiting again very soon!! Oh and chef delivering us a sample of his special dish really was a lovely... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Went there last week the food was AMAZING! Tasty curries and delightful desserts! Great atmosphere!Brilliant service! EVERYONE should go and try this place! Keep up the fantastic work!

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Popped in for a cheeky mid week curry, great food, very attentive service. 3rd time we've been here, been quality ever time!

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Went to the Royal India for first time yesterday, to celebrate my husband's birthday. Food & service were excellent & we were given lots of lovely complimentary extras. Will definitely be a regular now at this charming & delightful little restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38A Portsmouth Road | Woolston, Southampton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: 023 8048 3800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?