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Mirchi Rasoi

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71 North Station Road, Colchester CO1 1RQ, England
01206 567496
Today
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Rotten!

Found a bug in my food..looked like a cockroach..let's say will not eat there again..I have photos and will be in touch with environmental health ASAP!

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
1067mel
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  • Delivery
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Found a bug in my food..looked like a cockroach..let's say will not eat there again..I have photos and will be in touch with environmental health ASAP!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

nice one ,great food and staff very professional,from the entrance u will feel comfortable and very welcome ,relaxing Indian music make u feel good and hot testy food

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East Anglia, England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We visited the Mirchi Rasoi speculatively on a Friday night, and were very surprised that we were the only customers. The menu was uninspiring and the dishes were expensive compared to the local competition. We ordered popadums, and were surprised that the chutney tray consisted solely of a small serving of mango chutney with a small yoghurt-based dip. We have... More 

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Sydney
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Except for the kulfi, we had the standard fare from the menu. It is designed for the English palate, and so was a little less "hot" than we're used to in Australia. Nevertheless, it was delicious food - freshly prepared, and both tasty and delicately flavoured. The staff were more than happy to discuss the various dishes with us. They... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Trying to reinvent Indian food but not very good service or food. The chutney tray was unusual with unappetizing colours and flavours.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Needing a takeaway meal but wanting a change from our regular venues, my wife and I searched online and decided to give this restaurant a first try. Immediate hurdle was trying to order by telephone, the number given on their website was wrong! On arrival it was very quiet, only one table in use, is this an indication of the... More 

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Colchester
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Veggies are usually well catered for by Indian restaurants and the Mirchi Rasoi has some more adventurous items on the menu as well as the standard fare. If the owner, a very friendly lady, is overseeing the restaurant, expect her to advise you on dishes you may not have tried before. She sends waiters running into the kitchen to tell... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We went here tonight as had had a busy day an had no time to cook, price was fair compared to the rest of the towns prices. All the staff were very friendly, as it was a Monday it wasn't too busy so had a nice chat with people who was working there. Food was good, as far as i... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I went here once, in my continual search for good curry. The food was good, not great. It was very expensive for the quality of the fayre and the service was terrible.

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Food was very nice, but the staff seemed very nervous to be serving us. Didn't know when to take our plates, or when to take drinks orders etc. Just looked very uncomfortable to be there. Wouldn't go again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 North Station Road, Colchester CO1 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: 01206 567496

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 51
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?