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Standard Nepalese Tandoori

141-143 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AU, England
+44 (0)118 959 0093
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Ranked #50 of 457 restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $51
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Nepali
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Reading's Original Tandoori Restaurant serving the finest blend of Nepalese and Indian Cusine since 1980. Diners can enjoy famous Nepalese Hospitality in a warm welcoming modern interior accented with traditional decor with spacious seating arrangements for large parties, families or a romantic dinner for two.Our menu highlights some of the authentic dishes served in Kathmandu as well as traditional Indian favourites. Using traditional methods to prepare our special spices creates the unique flavour you will find in our blend of cuisine.
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English first
Banbury, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped at the Standard Nepalese Tandoori Restaurant in Reading / Caversham last friday. We had no plans or reservation, just pulled off the motorway and drove around until we saw somewhere that looked nice. The welcome was warm, friendly and the service remarkably attentive, literally 'a glance and a smile'. The food was absolutely delicious, fresh, fragrant and bursting... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The drinks orders was taken, we were a table of seven, the food order was taken, we were well organized and ready and then... one hour fifteen minutes later our starter's arrived. Shortly after the starters arrived the main food was upon us, and we didn't get any further attention.. no offer of further drinks, no offer of coffee or... More

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Chalfont St Peter
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I visited The Standard Nepalese restaurant yesterday for lunch and wasn't disappointed. Even though the restaurant was very quiet it still had a great atmosphere and the food was fantastic. We had a selection of dishes which were all first class, but the "standard super" chicken dish was exceptional. The waiter serving our table was polite, efficient and met our... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A nice place to go to but they seem to struggle getting the flavouring right with their hotter dishes unlike other Tandoori restaurants that I have been to and end up ruining the taste. The service is good for sure and they have a decent bar area but not a place that I would rush back to.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had not eaten at the Standard for some time,at one time we were regulars, but our dinner last night reminded us what we had been missing. The flavours are wonderful (the chef has been there for over 25 years and knows a thing or two) . and so authentic. Plates were hot and presentation top class. The decor is... More

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Bracknell
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

A restaurant with a wonderful, relaxing atmosphere and excellent service. The food was outstanding - full of flavour and well presented. The waiters were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. We had perfect evening. I highly recommend it.

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived at 7pm it was fairly empty but was soon very busy. Menu had all the usuals plus some special Nepalese dishes. Tried the Momos which were delicious but extremely spicy. Dishes were plentiful and served by lovely helpful waiters. Nice beer too.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Nice restaurant. Food was average. Nothing special. Could have been better. The tandoori was a little chewy and dry. Liked the rotis and daal. Good service and the staff were helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

as we seemed to be the only ones eating there myself and a colleague were working late and needed dinner but at 10pm most restaurants aren't serving so we used this website to find the restaurant and glad we did! the food was very flavoursome and served really quickly. very happy customer the only downside is that the soft drinks... More

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Reading, Berks
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11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My wife and l ate here for the first time on Saturday evening, we've eaten in at least a dozen other 'Indian restaurants' in Reading. We were greeted at the door and shown to a table. All started well, staff smiling and taking our order. Our drinks arrived promptly and were quickly followed by 'pops and picks', wish we'd taken... More

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glama10, Manager at Standard Nepalese Tandoori, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent dining experience. I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy our style of cuisine. Due to several comments from diners regarding cold plates, we have addressed this issue by ensuring washed plates are placed in the hot cupboards as soon as possible. I apologize for our... More

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