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74 King's Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
+44 118 958 5111
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Pappadams, the new 'authentic' Indian resto in Reading. At...
Welcome to Pappadams, the new 'authentic' Indian resto in Reading. At Pappadams, we take Indian food to a whole new 'super' level. We do this by fusing our traditional aesthetic cooking with good attributes like honesty and passion. We commit ourselves to introduce a fresh loom to the 'Indian Curry' by constantly challenging and developing our tastes along with excellent hygienic standards. From an eclectic array of dishes like Prawn Olathiyathu, Lamb hyderabadi, Chicken saagwala and Goan fish curry the menu spans across the horizons of the Indian subcontinent. We are in a process of making 'Pappadams' a hallmark culinary firmament in Reading and we can do that with your love and support for good food. Please come and join us for a culinary festival.
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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Simply Awesome!

A must go! Had a wonderful & tasty vegetarian Indian lunch! All the items were delicious and yummy. Service was quick, good and staff polite. Ambiance was fine. My whole family enjoyed the food. Quite satisfied.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Pradnya R
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Newbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

A must go! Had a wonderful & tasty vegetarian Indian lunch! All the items were delicious and yummy. Service was quick, good and staff polite. Ambiance was fine. My whole family enjoyed the food. Quite satisfied.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had one of the set mid week lunches and we were disappointed with the quantity of the food served for the price charged. There was a lot of rice and a small bowl of curry with one naan for £7. When we finished the waiter was sort of trying to get out from serving the dessert (which is part... More 

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Reading, UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

An unpretentious, straight-forward good curry-house. The interior is fairly basic, but comfortable. It can get a bit noisy when crowded (which it often is). They seem to put big parties upstairs, which is quite useful. If it seems crowded downstairs, check upstairs. Service is friendly, but sometimes the staff seem stretched at peak times. The food is excellent, good flavours... More 

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London, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went here for dinner a few Saturday nights ago when staying in Reading at The Forbury Hotel. This restaurant is just round the corner & serves excellent curry! It doesnt look much from the outside & the menus are kinda tacky & plasticy but the food is fab. They will make the dish as spicy as you request too. I... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Food was delicious! Went out with a small group of friends and will definitely return as soon as possible. Tailored food to suit spice tolerance and fairly reasonably priced. You could tell all food was made on site and felt cosy. Chairs were also really comfy :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Ordered Vegetable biryani but got chicken piece in it. Shown to Restaurant manager. Being vegetarian did not expect this. I have been to many restaurants in UK no where it has happened. Management need to give strict instructions to chefs. If you are vegetarian be careful. Regards Ravi

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India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This restaurant is offering indian type cuisines like rotis, nan and variety of subjis, rice. Rest assured that one will not miss the indian cuisine if they happen to visit this place. They do have a combo offers for lunch which covers rice, nan and a subji, starter as per the customer's choice (of course, from the list provided by... More 

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Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a restaurant with flock wallpaper and a waiting staff with bow ties.Or somewhere you can pose with your food. This is NOT for you. The place with the menu and food is unpretentious as the restaurant. You get good food at a good price. However slightly better training with staff might be needed to improve... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have visited during Christmas for the first time and later on I have become a regular visitor. Food is good but service could have been even better...

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Deepest Darkest North Hampshire
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79 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Having done my research beforehand I decided we'd visit Pappadams for a curry before a concert. From the outside the place looks unassuming, located within a parade of restaurants and shops in the central business and shopping area. The welcome was warm and friendly and the decor and ambiance both a little low key. We arrived just as it opened... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 King's Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 5111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Welcome to Pappadams, the new 'authentic' Indian resto in Reading. At Pappadams, we take Indian food to a whole new 'super' level. We do this by fusing our traditional aesthetic cooking with good attributes like honesty and passion. We commit ourselves to introduce a fresh loom to the 'Indian Curry' by constantly challenging and developing our tastes along with excellent hygienic standards. From an eclectic array of dishes like Prawn Olathiyathu, Lamb hyderabadi, Chicken saagwala and Goan fish curry the menu spans across the horizons of the Indian subcontinent. We are in a process of making 'Pappadams' a hallmark culinary firmament in Reading and we can do that with your love and support for good food. Please come and join us for a culinary festival.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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