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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 #7 of 97 restaurants in Lymington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $67
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 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
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

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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Sway, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We are local to Rivaaz and, on average, eat here two or three times a month. It is by far the best Indian restaurant we have ever eaten in, and Shah and the staff are great.....attentive (without being annoying) and the menu is varied and imaginative. If you haven't tried Rivaaz, you really need to get down to Lymington and... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I love Rivaaz, im a local and i frequent them often. The food is outstanding everytime with many melt-in-your-mouth dishes. I cant recommend them highly enough. Great service and awesome food :)

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were camping near Lymington and decided to visit here on our last night. I can safely say this is the best food I've ever tasted in an Indian restaurant. We had starters and then mains. We both tried one of the speciality dishes and they were amazingly tasty. We rounded off our meal with ginger, and salted caramel ice... More

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Lymington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Rivaaz is a lovely place to have dinner with friends or a date. The food was delicious. The waiters were very efficient, and after a bottle of wine, a lovely curry, and good company I had a brilliant night!

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My friends and I had a wonderful time at Rivaaz - the staff were friendly and attentive, the atmosphere was buzzing and fun (clearly a favourite amongst the locals!) and the food was great. The value for money was brilliant, we only ordered 4 dishes to share between us and we could barely finish!

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have eaten at Rivaaz a number of times now and every time has been the same. Good service and fantastic food. Tastes of the dishes far surpasses the average Indian restaurant. Not focused on "hot" food, but truly tasty food. The coconut chutney given with the poppadoms is fabulous! We travel 30 minutes from Bournemouth to Lymington just for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I are on a short stay in Lymington and just came across this small fronted restaurant. The menu looked good and so we made a reservation. We were pleased we had as all the tables were taken and the restaurant was full of happy chattering people. The service was prompt and welcoming. We had delicious sharing starters... More

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Hertfordshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Service was very attentive- staff were helpful and friendly. Food was good. The atmosphere was nice. Would come again!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We've never eaten in the restaurant itself, because our 9-year-old daughter hasn't yet warmed to the attractions of spicy food, but my wife and I regularly get takeaway meals from Rivaaz, and they're always superb. Of course we have our favourites, but we've never been disappointed with any of our selections. I'd particularly recommend selecting from the "Rivaaz Specialities" section... 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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