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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
0118 950 3355
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Sunday buffet

We went with friends to try something different. The service was good, good value and there was plenty of food (fresh and colourful). Would go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Stumpy12345
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Reading
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reading
Top Contributor
361 reviews 361 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went with friends to try something different. The service was good, good value and there was plenty of food (fresh and colourful). Would go back.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

We were on our way to somewhere else and on a tight schedule but the restaurant managed to serve us in the time allocated and get us out of the door as requested. The only regret is we would have liked longer to savour the food but never mind, we will be back again and not be in such a... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great menu, great service you should book the restaurant is getting very popular. A very interesting menu more adventurous than the traditional indian classic menu - but retains some of the traditional dishes for the less adventurous like myself,

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Reading, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I am not a veggie but love veggie food- especially good quality Indian food. A smashing buffet selection with lots of veggie and meaty treats. Delicious

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We went to reading yesterday to watch our son row. Came across this restaurant and stopped for a quick lunch, the staff could not have been more helpful or charming. As it was a lovely day we asked if we could have a table outside, this was no problem. We were served our drinks quickly and our food came promptly... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Visited this restaurant with my boyfriend for the first time on valentines day with good expectations. The area where it is, is nice especially by the river. To start with we had a friendly, energetic man seat us at the bar to wait for a table; although we had to wait a while even though we had prebooked a table.... More 

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READING
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Overcrowded, overbooked and, as a customer , overlooked! Food had reasonable taste but was either just warm or cold. Got 2 dishes heated up but rest of the food cold by the time it was brought back. Service slow and disorganised. Staff friendly but near useless. Definitely won't return.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is one of the best Indians in reading. The food is great and the staff are lovey. We go for Sunday buffet it's great loads of choice and it's good value for money. There look after us and our children and I can not belive the reviews about them being rude or funny with kids as there are not... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Walked in, a waiter asked us what we would like. I asked if there was a table for 2 to which he said he would need to check. He turned around and started polishing a plate. We then got asked by the barman if we needed help, I said we were looking for 2 seats so he said he would... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

When I booked the table, I explained that a baby will be there. When we got there we asked for a baby chair, we got one, that was very dirty. No biggie, we cleaned it. Good was okay. No deserts, only ice cream?! A young waiter, came over whilst we were eating, huffed at my 15 month baby because he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 0118 950 3355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?