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153 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FE, England
+44 116 255 4667
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Ranked #13 of 840 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $48
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Kayal - The first authentic Kerala seafood speciality - has become the most popular of its kind to the people of Britain and this family run group of restaurant has become a favourite with dedication and passion for good food. Numerous awards and recognitions proved them distinctive to the normal fellow restaurants. 'Healthiest Restaurant Award' proved that Kayal do care about healthy food. Kayal is all about tradition, qualities, discoveries, fresh ingredients and aromas. Facilities: Entertaining Clients, Groups, Private Dining, Reservations, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Dessert and Bar Scene.
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Don't come here if you want a chicken tikka masalal, but come here if you want an excellent curry served by an attentive staff. The menu is wonderful and I keep returning to try something different

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We've visited the Kayal on a number of occasions and had a great experience every time. The place is always lively and buzzing and makes a great venue for a birthday bash or celebration. The menu is large and very reasonably priced and the friendly staff are always on hand to explain any unfamiliar dishes and recommend the best accompaniments... More 

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had Adiploi, Malabar kozhi curry, Kozhi kurmulagu, kallapam and unnakai Thank you to Bala and his team

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London
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good spice and curry menu with good service , quick efficient and friendly service at reasonable prices. If you like South Indian cuisine this is the place for you.

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Leicester, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went as a group of 10 to celebrate a special birthday. Choice and quality of food was excellent. Great choice for vegetarians (but there were many meat and fish dishes on the menu too) and chef was happy to accomodate special requests. Food was really tasty without being over spiced. Balakumar and his team really looked after us and service... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is the 1st time we visited Kayal but we have already booked to go back. The food was fantastic. We took advice from our waiter, Marshall, whose recommendations were brilliant. If we hadn't taken his advice we would have had too much food. The chilly prawn starter was amazing as was the king prawn main. It was a busy... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Went for a set meal with work. Tasty and varied poppadoms to start but quite slow service after this. Hot, diverse food which was a change from curry house staples. Service was fine. All in all a good night, but we won't rush back.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you've ever been to India or wondered what real Indian food tastes like then make sure you visit this restaurant. This is Southern Indian food at its best. Will definitely go back.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Well worth a visit, really different to a usual Indian. The crab starter is a favourite of mine, and is just amazing. The service is very good, but can be a little slow when busy.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We arrived with less than an hour to get in and out. The waiter was brilliant with his recommendations that would arrive on our plates in plenty of time: Malabar Kozhi and a chicken stew, with lemon rice and appam and paratha breads. It was perfect, one of the best curries we've ever had, including India (I realise this makes... More 

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Additional Information about Kayal

Address: 153 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FE, England
Phone Number: +44 116 255 4667
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 48
Cuisine: Indian

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