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The Jharna

133 Lisburn, Belfast BT9 7AG, Northern Ireland (Lisburn Road)
44 28 9038 1299
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Ranked #93 of 753 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lisburn Road
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English first
Portstewart, Londonderry.
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Visited here for lunch today and had one of the most disappointing Indian meals that I have ever had. As my TripAdvisor reviews can testify, I am a fanatic of good Indian food. Sadly, I did not experience having it on my visit to The Jharna. My starter was really nice, I'll give them that, but my chicken Madras was... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I rarely go anywhere but The Jharna for a chicken jalfrezi (traditional style) and garlic naan. Run, don't walk, to this gorgeous Indian eatery.

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newtownabbey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I'm a regular patron at the Jharna ,and consider it to be the finest Indian restaurant anywhere. We visited Monday 25th August and were cordially greeted . Following our complimentary poppadoms and dips,we swiftly moved on to our main courses ,my favourite tandoori crayfish with vindaloo sauce, my friend garlic chicken from which came an aroma of tempting spices. Superb!!Complimentary... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If all my timings worked perfectly I believe I could travel from Wrexham to Belfast in two and a half hours assuming the EasyJet flight from Liverpool was on time. If eating at “The Jharna” was at the end of the flight it would be more than sufficient reward for the journey. Here the food is sublime! Even their claim... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Attractive surroundings, extensive menu and efficient staff. Recommended wine by the waiter and he was spot on! We were very well looked after. Tandoori mixed starter was tasty but a little dry, lamb Pathia was delicious. Dips and onion salad for poppadoms were amazing and complimentary sambuca was a nice touch.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife and I visit this restaurant quite regularly. The food is excellent and I have yet to try any better Indian food in any other restaurant. The staff are always pleasant and helpful. The owner is also very friendly and attentive to service provided. There is always a pleasant atmosphere which is welcoming and relaxing. The price is also... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was my second visit to this excellent Indian and I look forward to my next visit. The food is of a high standard and the setting is both pleasant and relaxing. The staff are really helpful with a ready smile. I tried the Madras this time and was not disappointed. Although no expert, I have travelled throughout India and... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have been frequenting this excellent restaurant since it opened, many years ago. We have never had a poor meal here. Their food is consistently excellent. Service and ambience is of the very best. This is without doubt the best Indian Restaurant in Belfast. Long may it survive.

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Belfast, N.Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Another Friday night delivery, another disappointment. The very glossy and professionally produced menu inspired a misplaced confidence in ordering a delivery from this restaurant. From the revoltingly greasy 'pilau' rice to the overly salted main courses, I would have been ashamed to have concocted something like this from a couple of sauces from the local supermarket. The manager helpfully popped... More

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edinburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Great food and friendly, quick service. Decor a little dated but overall a good experience. Reasonably priced too.

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