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Khyber Tandoori

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116 Melton Road, Leicester LE4 5ED, England
+44 (0)116 261 1560/266 4842
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Smashing night

Great company, Natalie and Simon, shame about Peggy, and a great meal. Great vegetarian menu. Pickles were like homemade.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great company, Natalie and Simon, shame about Peggy, and a great meal. Great vegetarian menu. Pickles were like homemade.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Khyber is a delightful little restaurant tucked away on the outskirts of the golden mile. One of the best places to eat with a great selection of both food and drinks for reasonable prices. The poppadoms have a lovely unique twist where you can't find elsewhere, with a nice selection of chutneys. Both vegetarian and meat starters were very appetizing... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This restaurant is over the other side of the city from where we were staying but we decided to go for a walk and try it out. Food quality was very good, all well prepared and well presented. I normally go for the mild dishes but found even those a little on the spicy side for me. The popadums were... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Expected so much !!!!!!!!!! I visited here with a friend in June after reading the reviews. I have eaten at numerous Indian Restaurants around the world and feel this was not one I would rush back too. The poppadoms were like taco's and the naan bread was only slightly thicker than an after 8 mint. The rice was very nice... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Me and a friend who go to a different Indian restaurant every month visited the Khyber on melton road on 13th July mainly due to the previous reviews.... Well all i can say is the chef must of been day off, the service was fine however the food was not the popodoms where cold the chicken samosas had no chicken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Khyber in Melton rd last night, we all enjoyed our meals, 3 of us had poppadums, with pickles, lime pickle, mango chutney and raita, the pickles were particularly nice, tasted like home made. Our starters were good, the main courses were lovely, I had chicken biryani & keema nan, the birayani was a little hotter than I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Regular visitor to this eatery... a hidden gem amongst Leicester's fine Indian restaurants. The chilli chicken is sublime and hands down one of the best dishes...ever!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The restaurant and food were excellent and the service unmatched ! We have been going for years and the quality of the food used is fantastic!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to this Indian restaurant with some friends. We had been before and enjoyed it so much we had to visit again. It just gets better! The food is fabulous, the service is excellent. All the staff couldn't do enough for us, they were very helpful with some suggested dishes which we treid. We will definitely go back very... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have been coming to The Khyber for over twenty years and it remains one of my favourite restaurants. It is quite small so we always book. On arrival there is always a warm welcome from Dinesh and he will guide you through the menu should you need some suggestions. Dishes to delight in are the chilli chicken starter and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 Melton Road, Leicester LE4 5ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)116 261 1560/266 4842

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 to 41
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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