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Mercer Row, Louth LN11, England
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Ranked #10 of 77 Restaurants in Louth
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We went to Helal as a family this time as some of the kids were at dance class in town. Just for a change I had the Helal special and must say it was excellent. My wife had Murgi masala which was also excellent (I pinched a bit!) and the kids had tandoori chicken after their class. The keema naans... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Having been to several Indian restaurants we found this to really only be an average one. The seating arrangements are booths, which is quite good as it does shield you from excessive noise. The starters of onion bargee and shish kebab were very tasty, However, from there it went downhill a bit. The main courses of chicken tikka cham cham,and... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We visit this Indian Restaurant on a very regular basis, at least every 2 weeks for the previous 20+ years, as we find the food and the service excellent. This is a family run traditional Indian restaurant, where the owners and staff really make you feel welcome. The Chef, Manic, cooks an excellent madras, just the right heat and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Tried this restaurant while working away. So glad i did, the service was second to none,attentive but not getting on your nerves. I had the banquet option on the weds night. A fine starter and the lamb vindaloo. Always a gamble in an unfamiliar place. I threw caution to the wind and waded in. Excellent heat and flavour balance,just how... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Dined here with my partner and was very happy with the staffs welcoming. Felt like a lovely family run restaurant and the staff was very polite and helpful. Our meals were delicious and very traditional. The meat was melt in the mouth. Would highly recommend if you are looking for a nice Indian in Louth.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

On holiday and spotted this place as we drove by... What a find, a lovely setting, great service, great food and great value. It was banquet night and you get to choose 5 courses for just over £10 Both myself and my wife loved it and would rate it as one of the best meals ever... Will definitely recommend

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Helston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Just a quick update.....went back to the Helal for another memorable evening last month and amazingly it was better than ever. How they manage to produce such astonishingly high standards in every department is a mystery to us but long may it continue!

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I have been coming to the Helal for years with my husband,and my sons,who are now the Helals biggest fans!.wouldnt go anywhere else for an Indian meal..The food remains superb,every time,the staff are great,and the actual building is a treat to dine in being so old and full of character.Well done,Helal!

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Went for a takeaway last night and got talking to a chap whilst waiting. Turns out he's eaten curry all over the world, including India on several occasions and he rates the Helal as the best! I couldn't agree more. The food here is just fantastic, the staff are friendly and talkative. My curry experience is limited to Britain, but... More 

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

I've been eating regularly at the Helal for almost 20 years. Tonight the food was exceptional - cooked just as requested and very reasonably priced too. Thanks guys. AC

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Address: Mercer Row, Louth LN11, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Louth
Cuisine: Indian

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