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Rivaaz Restaurant

7 St. Thomas Street, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 9NA, England
+44 1590 679999
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Ranked #10 of 97 Restaurants in Lymington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $66
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Creating unique and innovative Indian cusine. Rivaaz will guide you through Indian food like no other restaurant in the New Forest. Experience our relaxing atmosphere while indulging in our delicious food created by masters of the cuisine.
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English first
Upminster, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

A group of 5 of us went to eat here, as one of them had picked up a flyer advertising the takeaway service. On it, there was a very big selection, and at reasonable prices, so we thought we would eat in at the restaurant. We were shocked to see that the restaurant menu had much less of a selection,... More

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Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We are from the US, were renting a vacation home in Lymington. I am ex-brit and wanted a good Indian meal. We picked Rivaaz because the local reputation was good. We ended up taking a take-out meal after a too long day at IOW. And obscurely that is why this restaurant gets my EXCELLENT rating. I walked in during their... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I went there at the weekend with friends and was pleasantly surprised as to how delicious my curry was. I had one of the currys, that they recommended on the specials and it was excellent. The mushroom rice was a new experience and yummy too. I will definitely be returning. Also the service was very efficient. Highly recommended.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Rivaaz is definitely one of the best Indian restaurants I have been to, and we always look forward to our curry night when visiting Lymington. The manager and staff are super friendly and accommodating, the food is excellent, fresh and tasty with a twist. The atmosphere in the restaurant is always relaxed and a lovely evening out. Suitable for parties... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

My family and I are currently holidaying in the area. We arrived back to our hotel late in the evening from a day trip and wanted somewhere lovely to eat to round off a beautiful day. We were not disappointed with Rivaaz. The manager was very accomodating - squeezing us in without reservation on what appeared to be an almost... More

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Food was good, but the final bill had us all checking it as we couldn't believe how expensive it was for two starters, 4 main courses, a kids meal and drinks.

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Shah M, General Manager at Rivaaz Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Rivaaz Lymington. It disheartens me to see that you have only given us a two star rating when you clearly thought that our food was good and at the time of your meal you and your group also praised our service and atmosphere. The only issue... More

Lymington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had a great meal, as always, in the restaurant last night. We regularly have a takeaway so it was a real treat to sit in the restaurant. Picked a number of things from the new menu. How many Indian restaurants actually bother to update and change their menu? As always the food was amazing and I loved the chance to... More

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Shah M, General Manager at Rivaaz Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Rivaaz Lymington. I am delighted to read that you enjoy dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards Shah. More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went here for my birthday a Monday night and quiet, that's how my husband and i like it so this wasn't and issue for us.The service was quick, that I can't deny seeing as there was only a few of us in there i guess it would be, but they could have been happier to serve us and may... More

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Shah M, General Manager at Rivaaz Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Rivaaz Lymington. I am happy to read that you chose to dine with us on such a special occasion. However, I am a sorry that your experience did not live up to our usual high standards. Please let me take this opportunity to assure you that... More

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Popped in here for lunch, hadn't heard of it before. Very impressive Indian (I think Bangladesh actually) food. Lymington is lucky to have such a good restaurant in the high street. Service was good and friendly, but nothing would matter anyway once you have the Tandoori mixed grill! Outstanding, best I have ever had.

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Shah M, General Manager at Rivaaz Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Rivaaz Lymington. I am delighted to read that you enjoy dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards Shah. More

Cranfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Good to see a menu which doesn't offer the obvious stuff like korma/madras/vindaloo etc (though they are there). They have a wide selection of dishes which are not cheap (circa £10.00 for a main) by Indian Restaurant standards. For six we had starters, mains and drinks with a bill off £175.00 (they had included service charge already). What was ok... More

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Shah M, General Manager at Rivaaz Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Rivaaz Lymington. I am delighted to read that you enjoy dining with us. We take all our reviews extremely seriously and really appreciate your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards Shah More

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