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The indian ocean

North hill, Colchester, England
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Ranked #128 of 345 restaurants in Colchester
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Delivery
Most recent review
- May 24, 2014
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Attended with 7 others as part of our curry club night. Whilst I note some recent reviews comment on the quality of takeaway service all I can say is that the quality of food when in the restaurant is superb. Excellent range particular the specials on the menu. We have come here on a number of occasions and keep coming... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Friendly and polite staff... . A short walk from town or a short walk to town you'll find the location easily... Cobra on tap.. Clean facilities.. Accommodating to everyone... Fantastic food and realistic prices...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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214 reviews 214 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We broke from our tradition and ordered our takeaway from Indian Ocean last weekend. We normally stick with what we know however wanted to try something new. We order takeout every Saturday night. First the all important price point was slightly over that of other comparable Indians in the area, with such item as Peshwari Naan costing £2.50 as opposed... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Been here on two occasions now and found both experiences underwhelming. The food was lukewarm and the mushrooms and tomatoes tasted tinned rather than fresh. The quality of the meat was good however. The service was good if a little rushed but the staff were very polite. Cost wise it was inexpensive so may be best suited to workmates or... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

There are many Indian restaurants to choose from in Colchester so I thought I'd try this one for a change. The delivery service was fine. However, I was very disappointed with the food. I ordered a mattar paneer (Indian curd cheese and peas) - usually a favourite of mine. This dish was made from frozen peas covered in melted mild... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The meal was fine but nothing special- not very hot- the mixed starter consisted of meat only- no bahjis or samosas. The main chicken course was fine but nothing to write home about. A bit underwhelmed to be honest.

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Perth
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Spotted this restaurant when driving past and decided to chance it - very happy that we did. The friendliness, courtesy and attentiveness of service was very impressive. The Indian food was A1. Prices were reasonable. If ever we travel to Colchester again, we would look forward to dining at the Indian Ocean. Highly recommend it. Absolutely nothing to criticise. Parking... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I ate here with my husband and our 4 children. The welcome was very warm, the owner and all the staff were very friendly, the service was excellent. We ordered a range of dishes and each one was cooked to perfection. They catered well for our children, offering a selection of dishes for them to try. We were made to... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

If anybody is visiting Colchester and fancy a great Indian Meal then you must pop into the Indian Ocean on North Hill. Great food and served by very polite and attentive staff. The chef will also cook your meal to your taste and liking. Had a great evening with friends with super food. would recommend the Massal Dossail or Murgh... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Good food with a complementary starter. The staff were all very nice but we did wait a while for our main. The visit was on a Saturday night so this was expected and the complementary starter made up for the wait. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and we would eat there again.

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