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The Mogul

Indian, Bangladeshi
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21 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AT, England
01799 516611
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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Curry House

This is always a busy restaurant and very popular amongst the locals. The staff and management are always very welcoming and the place had a great atmosphere. The food doesn't disappoint either, had a very tasty chicken tikka with a veggie curry. Another great feature is that they have a superb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Lango_11
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is always a busy restaurant and very popular amongst the locals. The staff and management are always very welcoming and the place had a great atmosphere. The food doesn't disappoint either, had a very tasty chicken tikka with a veggie curry. Another great feature is that they have a superb alternative to the rather bland Kingfisher lager or Cobra... More 

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Manchester, UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Staff very friendly Service ok Food fine But nothing special Classic small town Indian restaurant but haven't tried the local competition

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

After an afternoon trip to Saffron Walden we thought we’d go for an early meal before heading home and decided to give Mogul a go based on it’s Trip Advisor rating. I’m not sure if we hit an off day, but be honest we’re not really sure what the fuss is about. The service was very good and friendly and... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Ok but nothing special just an average Indian meal,pretty much high street anywhere,the write ups say it is outstanding. I disagree.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have visited the Mogul many times & certainly will go back, I've never had a bad meal either take away or eating in. The manager & most of the staff are pleasent one rouge. But you must go and try the food.

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Linton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The food is okay but it's terrible value. Being better than the other (limited) places in town seems to grant them permission to overcharge. Market forces at work in a town starved of decent restaurants

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Newport, Rhode Island
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Five in the party, all eating different dishes, all had individual textures and tastes. The best Indian, Bangladeshi meal for a long time. Wished I lived nearer, I would become a regular. Service was just as it should be. Surprised to see an Indian ale brewed locally, which was also enjoyed.

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Cambridge UK
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We have visited this restaurant twice in the last few weeks. The welcome is very friendly and service unobtrusive and professional. The decor is very cosy and seating is very comfy definitely better than your average Indian. The menu is varied and has a good number of non standard dishes. It is especially strong in fish based curries. All the... More 

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Saff City
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We haven't been to the Mogul for a long while and I'm unsure as to why that is, because the last time we were there we enjoyed an absolute feast and this time was exactly the same. The food was chosen for us by the waiter as was last time. The reason being we all wanted to try different tastes... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The service alone was worth the trip. Fortunately for me, the food was also wonderful. Most surprisingly, the wine list was great, and well matched the food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 High Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: 01799 516611

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi

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