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74, King's Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
01189585111
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Ranked #19 of 507 Restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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Madrid
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396 reviews 396 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

About 20 years ago we lived in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and we still rank the curry houses we go to in comparison to what we were used to then. Pappadams stands the comparison very well : the dishes we choose were well prepared, just right when considering the spicyness we wanted, and the service was very friendly. We were not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went to this restaurant with a friend who recommended it and I was blown away buy the good quality and taste of the food. We had a lamb and a mutton dish both out of this world!! Well presented and very good size portions. The staff were all very present and friendly. Will definitely go back and recommend this restaurant... More 

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went on a quite wednesday evening. Service was quick and food arrived within 10 minutes. Had the chicken jalfrezi, palak paneer and nan for £16. The chicken was very good, full of flavour, the paneer was tasty too however had a bit too much cream in it. I would go here again but at lunch time as they have a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was my first visit to this small but very comfortable curry house this time I took my Indian friend who was very impressed. We decided as its nearly Christmas to try the extensive Xmas menu which offered five courses. A variety of meat and vegartarian dishes all of which were simply delicious hot and very filling. We had to... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A one off trip into Reading at lunchtime saw me park just along the road and took a chance on a decent Curry. Although small looking from the outside, I was treated to the finest indian food that I have eaten for many years. Staff were very helpful and tok time to explain some of the menu items. Top quality... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There were 11 of us for dinner and we had a long table upstairs, which was great. Despite there being a lot of us, we didn't have to pre order and the food was all hot, freshly prepared and delicious. Everyone in the restaurant was really friendly and accommodating and service was brilliant. Can't ask for more than that!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food was good (starter & main course), drinks the usual and ambiance OK! Good 2 go out for evening dinner!

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Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Popped in on way home, a couple of Indian families were dining which is a good sign! Lovely starter of onion barjee. I asked for a recommendation for the main as I wanted vegetarian. When it came it was a disappointment. The veg was basically frozen mixed veg (all very small, peas, carports, French beans, other beans, etc). I asked... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Small place with nice Indian food. Their north indian food options are really good. Loved the Palak Chicken

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Reading, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This place is nice and small; on canal side and food is good Had visited at 10.45 PM and they severed food on special case and it was really life saver as we were too much hungry good work and would advice to go once.

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Additional Information about Pappadams

Address: 74, King's Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
Phone Number: 01189585111
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 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 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Indian

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