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High street 56, Shanklin, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 12
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  • 30
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, great service.

We visited on a Thursday evening, the restaurant was quiet. We were very well looked after by the attentive staff. The food was really good, tasty and well prepared. Definitely worth a visit when in Shanklin.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
David W
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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a family holiday in shanklin,as I like hot food,decided to visit a Indian restaurant named purple mango. on high street,we. sat down. & ordered food for what seemed ages. our. food was. not.to. bad but. my childrens. food was. to. hot after complaining.to staff we were ushered out of the restaurant pushing the children out sorry but never... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Although we live in Ealing (near Southall) in London, we reckoned that this was the best Indian meal we had had out in years. It was all very fresh, the sauces thickened by cooking not thickeners, and not at all oily. Everything we ordered was delicious, the only guidance I would give being that nothing was quite as (chilli|) hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Really enjoyed the whole meal. Poppadoms were light and crispy which is always a good sign. The rest of the meal was equally as good and service was superb. I will return to Purple Mango as often as I can. Brilliant!

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We visited on a Thursday evening, the restaurant was quiet. We were very well looked after by the attentive staff. The food was really good, tasty and well prepared. Definitely worth a visit when in Shanklin.

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UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We have visited this curry house before and there was a real change to this visit. Only a couple of tables were taken and service timing was ok. Meal however was poor quality. Duck curry was very thin slices and had no duck taste or flavour. Vindaloo was lacking heat and flavour. The Passanda was gloppy and tasteless. Staff seemed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with a group with friends and I would have to say the customer service was terrible. Staff were not welcoming and it was very hard to get there attention! The food was not warm and the chicken tikka had a left over taste! Never visiting again! One to avoid!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

One of the worst experience I had at an Indian restaurant. I went there with my kids and my husband over the Easter holidays and the customer service was poor from the beginning to the end. The staff were not very friendly and quite ignorant, they took their time to take our orders and once they did the food took... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

I love a good curry but find so many bad one.tonight i had very good one chicken was tender the curry was hot .the taste was spot on.staff very good.only draw was the bar next door few drunk people hanging about outside

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great service, excellent food and fair prices. The team even offered to pack up our left overs! Would definitely return

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Me and my sister came here for dinner. One of the best mixed grills I have had. All the food was great and the guys working were outstanding. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High street 56, Shanklin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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