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Sands of Glenfield

60 Station Road | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8BQ, England
+44 116 287 1222
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Ranked #65 of 823 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Was staying in Glenfield and came to this place on the recommendation of a colleague. Great atmosphere, polite and helpful staff, and most importantly great food! Quick service although I was eating at an 'off-peak' time.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I live nearby and can't believe the good reviews. You would be much better going into town. I can only conclude that some of the people reviewing this restaurant don't get out that often. The surly manager doesn't help either. If you are in a car, I'd head elsewhere.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This restaurant is quite simply exquisite. From the warm welcome on the way in to the friendliest if staff. The food is of exceptional quality. I have trave the world, and Indian food is my food of preference, and this restaurant is incredible. The little bits of extra detail set this place apart. Giving you a sample of your meal,... More

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Leicester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Visited Sands this evening with my husband and his brother's family plus our 4 year old daughter. Lovely welcome. Friendly, attentive service from the word go. Happy to provide a plain chicken and chips meal for my little one despite there just being a full Indian menu available. Huge portion size for a childrens meal. The other meals were lovely.... More

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Rothley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wow! Superb food served with smiles. Tasting dishes given so the 'heat' can be adjusted. Really good idea. Highly recommende.

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Leicester
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

In Leicester we have a fantastic choice of Indian restaurants, some are fabulous and , of course some not so. This was our first trip to Sands in Glenfield ( a village about 4 miles out of town) which is surprising as we live only a mile or so away! I suppose we think that an out of town restaurant... More

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This place supposed to be a Indian restaurant what I got is plain bland tasty food when you order your dish you get a taster of it well that means it's not cooked fresh if you like it nice and posh then go here but if you want proper Indian cuisine then go to the paddy Martinn 100 times better

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Superb service and fresh, high quality food. Having a taster of the dish you order to allow you to decide on heat levels is inspired! Will be visiting again, soon!

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

From the warm welcome when I walked in, to when I left I felt 'looked after' without being intruded upon. They give you a small taster portion of your sauce to make sure you are going to like it, which is something which should be adopted by many more restaurants. The King Prawns in Kerala sauce was delicious by the... More

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Cheshire
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12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I was taken to this restaurant as part of my recent birthday present. Leicester must be the capital of Indian restaurants in the UK & this food was amazing - very authentic. Lots of real spices (not out of a packet !). When ordering you are offered a small taste of your choice so that you will know if its... More

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