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Cardamom Black

Empire Buildings | HG1 1DD, Harrogate HG1 1DD, England
01423 31 31 36
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Ranked #126 of 353 Restaurants in Harrogate
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Fareham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This very glittery restaurant offers an extensive menu with options to change to more spice or more chilli heat should you wish. Traditional British Indian dishes are also available. The staff were really friendly and helpful as there were many choices and there is an option to select the fish of your choice, which I did and it was amazing... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Visited Cardamom Black in October. Lovely ambience, the food was absolutely superb, but my oh my, the service was diabolical. Staff totally indifferent. It beggars belief that a restaurant that serves such excellent food does not pay the slightest attention to the quality of their staff and indeed their manners.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Recently revisited and was pleasantly surprised by the very good service. Have previously had dreadful service. They seem to have got their act together finally. Food not quite as good as previous visits but still a good curry. Worth a revisit and shall go again.

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Decent enough curry but very bling and a bit too much style over substance. Not sure we need scatter cushions in an Indian restaurant. Too much on the menu and seems to be trying a bit too hard to be 'modern' and 'eclectic'.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner visited here on Saturday 6 September when we arrived the staff was very friendly and polite.we has a glass of wine at the bar then a waiter called midget showed me and my partner to our table he was very friendly and the service was very good the food was amazing and midget was very polite... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

I've absolutely enjoyed every meal I've ever had here! Fab food and service. Good prices especially for the quality of food! Not your usual curry house. Food presentation is excellent. Wonderful cocktails too! Highly recommended.

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100oscar
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Dont listen to anybad reviews on this place. It was busy when we went saturday night and the only wait was the drinks maybe ten minutes..food was gorgeous and the inside was amazing yes maybe some would say tacky but I just thought it was glam.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We ate here as a party of five on a Saturday evening. The wait for the food was completely unacceptable. We waited more than an hour for our food. The waiting staff seemed fairly clueless and were pretty unapologetic. When the food came, it was however quite good, and somewhat different in flavour to the usual Indian cuisine. That said,... More

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sheffield
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

You think of Indian restaurants as having flock wall paper and sittar music playing in the background. This restaurant is certainly not that. Refurbished in a ultra modern way in an old building gives it strange feel but in a nice way. It certainly feels like the in place to be. The service was a little slow, but the place... More

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Cardamom Black thinks it is something special, and like Harrogate restaurants in the 80s, feels that if it looks down at you you won't realise it is all a sham. The decor is, yes, excellent. However, the service is atrocious, not only is it slow (20 minutes to get our drinks order served), but is also too casual and offhand.... More

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Additional Information about Cardamom Black

Address: Empire Buildings | HG1 1DD, Harrogate HG1 1DD, England
Phone Number: 01423 31 31 36
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
Cuisine: Indian

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