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Sands of Glenfield

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60 Station Road | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8BQ, England
+44 116 287 1222
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 97
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    Very good
  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food both for sit down Meal and takeaway

I chose this restaurant for its location being my local indian and was struck by how good it is. The staff were very polite and friendly and on ordering our food told us they would softly bring out tasters. This is a great idea as they brought out samples of your curry sauce to taste and make sure... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I chose this restaurant for its location being my local indian and was struck by how good it is. The staff were very polite and friendly and on ordering our food told us they would softly bring out tasters. This is a great idea as they brought out samples of your curry sauce to taste and make sure you were... More 

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Leicester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went as family of four adults on Sunday evening. The place was quiet. We ordered our food and waited while having our drinks. The starter was ok but the authentic Indian taste was not there. This should have been warning! The waiter bought out our dishes in four small tasters to try – first time I have come across... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Myself and my brother popped down from Glasgow to visit our father and on the first night we had a very good meal in sands of glenfield. The food was all incredibly tasty. A few poppadoms and dips to kick off while we waited on our starters of lamb cutlets, cinnamon duck and tandoori duck...all very nice indeed and no... More 

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Leicestershire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We visited last Saturday (25th April) with some friends and sadly wouldn't go again. We had heard good reviews about this place but were disappointed. from the wait for food, to the actual food nothing was particularly good. We had to send several items back that weren't up to scratch and then we were over charged for drinks we hadn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

There was absolutely nothing I could criticise about this restaurant. The welcome was first class! The service was first class! The food was first class, and liked the little touch where they bring you a tester of your meat and sauce to try when you order to be sure you like it, if not you can either add spice to... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Ordered a takeaway from Sands this evening and I can honestly say that it was the worst Indian I have ever eaten. Whilst the meat was well cooked, the food was incredibly bland. There was absolutely no flavour, the sauce tasted mote like tomato than curry. The most disappointing part of the meal was the chef's special king prawn dish.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A regular family favourite What puts this restaurant apart is the tasting of main dishes before service. You are a served a little portion of your main dish for you to try and can adjust spice/flavour/texture to your desire. Brilliant. At least you know what you're getting. Service is great. All the waiters are professional and pleasant. Food is good.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Having been a fan of Indian food for many years and eaten in many restaurants this knocks spots of all the rest. It has moved Indian dining on to a new level. Staff are friendly and helpful, Decor is modern and of a high standard. Orders are brought for you to taste and alter to personal taste. You will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went last night for a birthday meal. First time for me. There was 12 of us. The food was absolutely amazing. Very friendly people. Can't wait to go again. This is the best Indian restaurant iv been to.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Celebrating any birthday with 11 friends can be challenging; getting a table, service, etc. BUT NOT AT SANDS!! They kindly offered a later than normal sitting and did not make us feel rushed when it was time to leave (past mid-night). The quality of the food was excellent having drank plenty and eaten far too much was surprised with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 Station Road | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 287 1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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