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Maharani Restaurant

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102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
01206 367667
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
the maharani experience

again another top visit always greeted and made to feel welcome as you enter this fine restaurant even when busy nothing is to much trouble and the food is amazing and the service is top notch well done guys we will be back if you haven't tried this restaurant / takeaway before now is the time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
andy1302
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

I heard this was a great place for takeaway, however this is not the case, at least not in my experience. The food took overly long arrive, and when it finially did come the food was very average (at best). Sorry to say i wont be using this service again.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

again another top visit always greeted and made to feel welcome as you enter this fine restaurant even when busy nothing is to much trouble and the food is amazing and the service is top notch well done guys we will be back if you haven't tried this restaurant / takeaway before now is the time to treat yourself to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We was staying at the Red Lion hotel nearby and decided to celebrate my birthday at the local Indian restaurant. We are very glad we chose the Maharani, as the food and service was spot on. The £9.99 week day deal was very reasonable and the portions plentiful. We are glad we didn't have far to walk back after eating... More 

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My girlfriend and I ate here last night and must say the food was great. Best Indian food I've had in Colchester. Restaurant has a nice atmosphere to it. Will definitely be returning

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Cambridge, UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It was a small and cosy restaurant, which we went to on a Saturday night. The staff were lovely and the food was delicious. We ordered poppadoms, two currys, one rice and two naan breads. Neither of us could finish our food although the portions didn't look huge. I took mine home in a doggy bag. I would go there... More 

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Penistone, South Yorkshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We visited on Easter Monday evening and were the only ones in. To be honest Colchester was quiet everywhere! The welcome was warm and the staff went out of their way to be helpful and coped well with dietary requirements. Really tasty food as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great value, great staff. My wife and I eat a lot of curry, always trying different restaurants, and every time we get back from holiday we always head for the maharaja. well done Answer. (that's the managers name by the way.

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23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Lovely meal had here, staff very accommodating. Wonderful onion rice and lemon chana dish (done with prawns instead of chicken!) Prawns were well cooked and not chewy as a lot can be Ala Uddin (the chef) was more than willing to change dishes to our taste. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Came to Colchester for a football away weekend with four others. Came here based on reviews and were not let down. The chef Ala Uddin was more than happy to accommodate our tastes and needs, very tasty food, front of house staff really friendly too. Very happy and would definitely recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The previous reviews are all correct, lovely freshly cooked food. Best Indian outside east London. Meal for four with a beer 50.00. No starter or afters.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: 01206 367667

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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