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Kayal

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153 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FE, England
+44 116 255 4667
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Kayal - The first authentic Kerala seafood speciality - has become the...
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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  • 456
    Excellent
  • 192
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Love Kayal

One of my favourite restaurants in Leicester, and certainly my favourite Indian one. The fish curry is superb. Last time I came, I had a dosa and it was so tasty. Staff are friendly and service is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Rusty B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite restaurants in Leicester, and certainly my favourite Indian one. The fish curry is superb. Last time I came, I had a dosa and it was so tasty. Staff are friendly and service is good.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Quite simply one of the best meals I have had for some time. I eat “Indian” at least once a month and there was at least 75% of this menu I didn’t recognise – so it’s different and all the better for that. Fantastic homemade breads – I’d go back for breakfast if they we’re open. Great service in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

As always fantastic food and great service, a firm favourite that always satisfies. Food is a reasonable price and the portions are large !

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The food here was absolutely delicious. As part of a range of vegetarian dishes served, I had the best salad I have ever eaten which included strawberries and onion! The service was excellent. I only wish I lived nearby to enable me to eat here regularly. Highly recommend a visit here.

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Zabbar, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is not your typical Garam Masala & Tandoori place. It's a special cuisine coming from a particular part of India .. Very authentic and absolutely delicious ! Best curry ever especially the fish based plates !

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Kayal serves authentic south Indian food. I have been to kayal on a few occasions. It is certainly one of the best restaurants in Leicester. I have never been disappointed by the food or the service. The fish curry is excellent and I would recommend this. If you have never had south Indian food you are missing out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Clean, tidy, excel any food and very helpful service. This restaurant celebrates the 'green state' Kerala. Very nice food and refreshingly different to the endless Bangladesh restaurants across the UK offering no variation for what is available in India. Well done Kayal for celebrating diversity and beautiful food.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Booked a table for business colleagues and myself, midweek food, everything on the extensive menu looked fab and with the kind assistance of a very knowledgeable manager we ordered. The food was outstanding, a sheer delight to eat there, from the chicken puffs to the fish dishes..

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Excellent south Indian food A thali that really reminded me of my time in South India highly recommended

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We ate here early evening, they open at 6pm (and lunchtimes), and within 15 minutes folk started to pour in. By time we left at 8 pm it was busy, and this was a rainy Wednesday evening. Located near the station, very handy for us. We had a cracking meal. It’s Southern Indian cooking so different sorts of spices to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 153 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 255 4667

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 to 48
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?