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Taj Mahal

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Rua D. Francisco de Almeida, Monte Gordo, Portugal
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good indian food

Went here 1st night in Monte Gordo. Got off to a bad start with samosa, pastry very hard, cooked for too long. Main courses however were lovely - vegetable curry and chicken tikka masala. Service was great too. Would definitely eat there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went here 1st night in Monte Gordo. Got off to a bad start with samosa, pastry very hard, cooked for too long. Main courses however were lovely - vegetable curry and chicken tikka masala. Service was great too. Would definitely eat there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

One of the best Indian restaurants my partner and I have ever visited, the waiter Thakur is extremely friendly and is superb at his job, he will do anything he possibly can to make your visit one to remember, I would highly recommend a visit to the Taj Mahal. Thakur thank you for a wonderful experience, hopefully we shall see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

You will not be disappointed on visiting this restaurant. Thakur the waiter is most attentative and nothing is too much trouble. He renamed us all Princess Anne,Prince Jacob and Princess Joanna Lumley!!! The food was cooked just how we wanted and can honestly say I have never had a curry like it. Hence the fact we visited 3 times during... More 

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Vila Real de Santo Antonio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I know what I like and simply ordered it. The waiter was very attentive (almost too much) and excelled at remembering your name which he used each time he attended to you. I felt special by him using the title "Lady" before it ! All was great and the Peshwari Nann wasn't a mile off what it ought to be... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely evening and exceptional food here. The food was freshly cooked, moist and extremely tasty. The prices were very reasonable and the service excellent. Thank you Thakur and team for a memorable evening regards karen and Gary glasgow x

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

After our last visit to the Taj Mahal two years ago we were surprised that Thakur the waiter remembered our names and even where we sat. Outstanding customer service and fantastic food. Highly recommended. Greetings to Thakurand his team from Emma & Sarah of Derby :-)

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

2 of us ate here 14.03.15. There was only one other couple in the place when we sat down. The waiter was very friendly and we ordered chicken pakora and chicken tikka starter. (Chicken pakora was not on the menu but made for us anyway). Chicken Karahi and Lamb rogan Josh for main course with garlic naan and pilau rice... More 

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Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The welcome and the friendly service stand out. Not that food is no good....it is fine. Not a perfect curry but well presented and tasty. I will go again if I am in Monte Gordo. Main criticism is that the sauces were all rather thick and heavy, giving the overall impression of dryness to the meal. But overall good value.

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15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Authentic Indian food by nepalese owner. We had the aloo gobi and butter chicken. Very tasteful. Be prepared for a bit of a wait whilst enjoying papadums on the house.

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had dinner here after returning from a long day trip to Seville. The place was handily placed near our drop off point. We'd popped in a few days beforehand to check it out in readiness. We made a good choice! The greeting from the ever present "Thakur" was very warm, he really can't do enough for you. The menu... More 

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Address: Rua D. Francisco de Almeida, Monte Gordo, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Monte Gordo
Cuisine: Indian

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  • Address: Rua D. Francisco de Almeida, Monte Gordo, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Monte Gordo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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