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Rajpoot Restaurant

52 Upper Belgrave Road | In Clifton Bristol Not Derbyshire, Clifton BS8 2XP, England
0117 9733 515
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Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Clifton
Price range: $30 - $45
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Set in a charming Georgian building in Clifton, Rajpoot is one of Bristol's finest Indian restaurants. Set over two levels, the interior is equally traditional - complete with crisp linen tablecloths, silver cutlery and huge windows overlooking the Downs. The menu covers the principal regions of India and includes familiar favourites, cooked as they would be in Indian homes. Popular dishes include the tandoori trout barbecued over a clay over; lamb shashlik; and chicken chat served with a twist of lemon and minted yoghurt dressing
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English first
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

My partner brought me here for our second date and we had a very nice time. It feels like you're walking into someone's living room rather than a restaurant which was a bit disconcerting at first because there was no-one else there (but it was a Tuesday). Once we sat down and got settled it was fine though and the... More 

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Wedmore, null, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited on. Saturday night - sitting down at 7pm. Ended after 10.30 and at £36 per head poor value - without water on the table, coffee or any extras.. Staff seemed totally untrained and service was so slow with drinks being forgotten off the order. Chutneys were the best part of the meal All but one of the main courses... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My wife and I visited the Rajpoot on the spur of the moment for dinner. The period Victorian dining area was nice but not good. The highlight were the staff who were excellent, very polite and attentive. We had some poppadoms to start but the sauce bowls were dusty and had dried sauce around the tops which looked to have... More 

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United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

As a first time diner here, I thought I'd play it safe and order a medium curry, however, it was bland, only just warm enough not to send back and uninspiring. The chicken did not taste or look as if it had been cooked in the clay oven as stated on the menu and lacked flavour and the sauces were... More 

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bristol england
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have not visited this restaurant for at least 3 years it was one of our favourites for many years it now seams to have new owners or certainly new staff we were made most welcome able to sit where we preferred and the food was as always the best, we had forgot just how good it always was and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went here to celebrate an anniversary having heard good things about the restaurant. The food was awful I had tandoori which did not resemble meat it was so over cooked . My in laws had an awful curry that was really bland. The waiter said he didn't work there as he struggled unsuccessfully , to get our orders right .... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

This Indian restaurant if different, very different in a very good way. Although the food selection does contain some old favourites, there are many dishes that are unique to this restaurant. I Chose a Jalfrezi and my husband chose a milder dish, both were cooked to perfection and you could really taste the spices. Service was pleasant and professional even... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

The food, service and ambience was amazing but I felt it was bit pricy. Still worth a lot. We really enjoyed it. I would recommend you to visit it once while you are in Bristol.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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230 reviews 230 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I visited Rajpoot for the first time recently and given the recommendations, I was expecting good things. The interior is small and is like sitting in a living room but I liked it. What was a simple 2 course dinner took about 3 hours. Service was painfully slow and we had to ask for water 3 times. When we did... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Wow, this is an old school Indian restaurant, from being greeted by a very friendly and sincere Manager, to sitting in a small well appointed dining area, I knew we were in for a treat. Not disappointed, I started with Calamari chilli fry patti, yes really, similar to a prawn puri but squid, highly recommended, my partner had spicy spring... More 

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Additional Information about Rajpoot Restaurant

Address: 52 Upper Belgrave Road | In Clifton Bristol Not Derbyshire, Clifton BS8 2XP, England
Phone Number: 0117 9733 515
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Clifton
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 45
Cuisine: Indian

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