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461 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7EY, Northern Ireland (Formerly The Rajput)
00442890662168
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Welcome to The Raj Indian Restaurant. Authentic Indian Food at affordable...
Welcome to The Raj Indian Restaurant. Authentic Indian Food at affordable prices.Situated on the famous Lisburn road in Belfast City, we are easy to find and close to lots of great bars and boutiques.The East meets West feel to our restaurant means you get to enjoy our great authentic food in a modern and stylish setting.We pride ourselves: = We have a wide range of Gluten Free and Dairy Free options = Our dishes do not contain artificial colouring. = All ingredients are locally sourced where possible. = We support local business. = Many of our suppliers are Northern Irish companies.
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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food with exemplary service 😇

Great food and a very pleasant dining experience😄 garlic Nan to die for 😜 . Food freshly served with HOT PLATES 😀😀 rather than tepid ones, just loved it ALL😍😍 We will be back sooner than later ... Lamb Biriani was to die for .. Meat succulent and melt in mouth... Flavours exquisite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Owen999
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County Antrim, N. Ireland.
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County Antrim, N. Ireland.
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Great food and a very pleasant dining experience😄 garlic Nan to die for 😜 . Food freshly served with HOT PLATES 😀😀 rather than tepid ones, just loved it ALL😍😍 We will be back sooner than later ... Lamb Biriani was to die for .. Meat succulent and melt in mouth... Flavours exquisite 😍😍 . Easy transport links to and... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Most Indian restaurants cater well for veggies but in particular the Saag paneer was freshly cooked which differs from some other Indian restaurants using tinned spinach that can taste puréed and dense. A good selection of side dishes and breads. Very well priced and a good mix of clientele both students and Lisburn road type folk. Will be returning soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Been there in Belfast on Easter Break with my wife. The food is amazing.Never had the Nans elswhere in the UK. Awsome Nans with excellent Indian Food.

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Belfast, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I had bought family a groupon voucher for this restaurant after reading good reviews so I wondered was it really only good value if you have a voucher. It is great value without as well! I took my family there on Friday - no vouchers! but no regrets! The food was excellent. Lots of it (which is sometimes not the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We used our Groupon vocher to trial this Indian restaurant. It was a deal worth £50 that we paid £23 for, there was a large selection of food from starters to mains to sides, it was all well worth it and would definitely go back with or without Groupon vouchers in the future.

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife had used a groupon voucher to have food here and the options were really great .The food was the best much better than any other Indian restaurant in town. I would totally recommend this restaurant who want authentic Indian food!!

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Will be going back soon! Surinder was very friendly and helped us choose the best dishes available. The portion size was good and was good value for money.Overall great experience five stars

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Senior Reviewer
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had a lovely meal here tonight after a day out in belfast. We had mixed veg platter between us & I had chicken korma(lovely but a little sweet towards the end) my husband had chicken tikka bhuna he said there was a spicy kick off it but in a nice way also garlic Nann & pilau rice. Very good value... More 

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NI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed my meal at the Raj. I ordered the Rogan Josh and it was the nicest I've ever had! My only complaint was that the portion was too big for the rice serving. Meant a lot of sauce was wasted. Very friendly staff. Looking forward to my next visit!

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Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

A Groupon deal, early on a Monday evening isn't the best time to judge, but not a lot of atmosphere. To be fair, we had access to the entire menu, with no restrictions, and started off with an excellent starter platter. After that it went downhill, with a struggle to get the mains, rice & nan to the table at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 461 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7EY, Northern Ireland (Formerly The Rajput)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 00442890662168

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Welcome to The Raj Indian Restaurant. Authentic Indian Food at affordable prices.Situated on the famous Lisburn road in Belfast City, we are easy to find and close to lots of great bars and boutiques.The East meets West feel to our restaurant means you get to enjoy our great authentic food in a modern and stylish setting.We pride ourselves: = We have a wide range of Gluten Free and Dairy Free options = Our dishes do not contain artificial colouring. = All ingredients are locally sourced where possible. = We support local business. = Many of our suppliers are Northern Irish companies.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?