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141 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 1LA, Scotland
+44 1292 477318
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Taj Tandoori is Scotland's Premier Indian Restaurant and has just been...
The Taj Tandoori is Scotland's Premier Indian Restaurant and has just been voted Best Curry House in Scotland by the British Curry Awards. The Taj Indian Restaurant welcomes the opportunity of catering for all occasions, including parties and weddings. Within the restaurant we can cater for small or large parties. A recent addition is the Taj Executive Room which can be hired separately and can cater for up to 26 people in a private, sumptuous, relaxed atmosphere. To make your night very special you can either choose from the main menu or discuss with the Chef an exciting authentic Indian dish.
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    Very good
  • 23
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Average

I was taken here for lunch. The food was average, the decor was average, the service was average. The price was reasonable. One good point - the toilets were spotless. I didn't have a bad experience (unless you count the burnt nan) but I wouldn't rush back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
West_Coast5
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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English first
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great food, great service and reasonably priced. We went for a family meal and were made feel very welcome by the friendly staff. A lot of young waiting staff who took their job seriously and tended our every need. We had a small issue with their card reader when paying the bill but this was rectified quickly. Overall a fab... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was taken here for lunch. The food was average, the decor was average, the service was average. The price was reasonable. One good point - the toilets were spotless. I didn't have a bad experience (unless you count the burnt nan) but I wouldn't rush back.

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Brodick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were in Prestwick from Brodick for a three night stay to explore Ayrshire with two friends up from Lincoln. We dined at the Taj on Wed. 15 July and enjoyed our dining experience. Our friends are well travelled in Asia and love Indian food so I was relieved that they were both well satisfied with the value and quality... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited the restaurant as a party of four and noted variable reports made on Trip Advisor. Our experience was favourable in that the service, quality and generous portions were impressive. There is a varied menu, draught beer and lager and ample seating. We had travelled up from the south and were surprised at the low prices for quality food... More 

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tyneside england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

selction of food and prices were good, busy on Wednesday night which is usually a good sign. cobra and lal toffan on tap and not too expensive. starter and main good without being spectacular, complimentary popadoms and dips. service wasn't the best but may be down to inexperienced over enthusiastic staff. they did clear the table while I was in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were a group of 14 on a golfing trip. We had originally booked on a Saturday evening at the Indian Links (see separate review) but moved on to here. They were very accommodating in fitting in a big party at very short notice. It is a big and buzzing restaurant, and they could not have been more helpful. Everything... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited at about 6.45 pm just missing an early bird special but was offered an all you can eat buffet but we decided to go for the a la carte. We were presented with a poppadum each and small pickle tray the mango chutney was the weakest and worst I have ever experienced and the Poppadum's were a little stale,... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Never eat here service is terrible just have college students working for them they seem not even interested even the owner/manager doesn't seem interested either. We ordered a chicken chasni and it didn't even taste like a chasni the chef got the spices horribly wrong. We will definitely not be back here how this has won any awards is beyond... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Excellent service and food. Staff were really friendly and helped entertain kids. Dishes were extremely tasty as party shared each others. From this you could tell the difference between the different blended spices. Thoroughly recommend it for a visit,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

DISGUSTED WITH STAFFS ATTIUDE....... Stay clear there are far superior MacDonalds to eat at its not for the 1st time ive been disappointed with the service and food of this so called CURRY AWARD NOMINEES foood tastes the same where its beef / chicken/ lamb VILE.....SERVICE isnt very good ...25 mins for Starters complained and MANAGEMENT CANCELLED ORDER . .....thanks... More 

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Additional Information about taj

Address: 141 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 1LA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1292 477318
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Prestwick
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 141 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 1LA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Prestwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 477318

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups

Description

The Taj Tandoori is Scotland's Premier Indian Restaurant and has just been voted Best Curry House in Scotland by the British Curry Awards. The Taj Indian Restaurant welcomes the opportunity of catering for all occasions, including parties and weddings. Within the restaurant we can cater for small or large parties. A recent addition is the Taj Executive Room which can be hired separately and can cater for up to 26 people in a private, sumptuous, relaxed atmosphere. To make your night very special you can either choose from the main menu or discuss with the Chef an exciting authentic Indian dish.
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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