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Guru Indian Restaurant

Indian, Bangladeshi
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5 Bridge Street, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1EG, England
01442 254725
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12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Guru Indian Restaurant is one of Hertfordshire’s most critically...
The Guru Indian Restaurant is one of Hertfordshire’s most critically acclaimed Indian restaurants. Serving Luxurious Indian Cuisine Since 1976.Our mission is to be “natural all the time” meaning all dishes are cooked fresh to order, using the finest cuts of meat and fish to wide variety of fresh vegetables. Our restaurant is warm and welcoming, providing the ideal location to; entertain clients, enjoy a family get together, or simply a romantic meal for two. This is complimented by our cosy, relaxed atmosphere and impeccable customer service.Therefore whether you are planning a visit to our restaurant, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway, The Guru Indian Restaurant will meet your every culinary need.
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food!

Visited here on the off chance. Small dark interior. Filled up fast even on a weeknight so you might want to call ahead. All our choices were delicious and staff very polite. However main course did take quite a long time to arrive. Fine if you want to make a whole night of it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Morristown, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Morristown, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Visited here on the off chance. Small dark interior. Filled up fast even on a weeknight so you might want to call ahead. All our choices were delicious and staff very polite. However main course did take quite a long time to arrive. Fine if you want to make a whole night of it.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went here on Sunday evening at 7pm. When we walked in the door we had to find a member of staff and tell them we had a reservation after waiting 5 minutes whilst being ignored. We then sat down and had our drinks ordered taken, which they didn't bring, then 20 minutes later they took our drinks order again and... More 

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United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

An evening out with 14 work colleagues was booked for 6.30pm. We were not in a rush but were somewhat surprised by the failings. Parts of the main course finally arrived for some at 8.30 and then kept arriving piecemeal for the next 10 to 15 minutes. Some of the low points of which there were plenty amongst our group:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Absoloustly love this place! I highly recomend it to anyone! Especially the banquet nights as you get more mouthwateringly good food for your money. The food is always amazing and by far the best in hemel. Have been coming here since i was a kid with my mother aswell as her going with her mother. Its homly and the staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I visited on Saturday evening on the 3rd Jan 15 and after a very very long wait I was presented with my meal much to my disgust I discover a piece of metal once I tried to chew my food. I called the staff who quickly removed the metal from my hand. After this I really could not eat anything... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

One of my favourite curry houses in Hemel. Portions are good, as is the food and the service. The restaurant itself is beginning to look a bit tired now but that's only a minor gripe.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Came last night as part of large group,sat down at 7.30 mains arrived at 10pm but food and staff are great so not a problem really

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Hertfordshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have been many times to this restaurant in Hemel Hempstead so my review wont be based on pure ignorance like so many seem to be based on TA. However...The comments regarding having to wait are quite accurate. Service is rarely quick here based on my experience. This is the big downside to The Guru and I wish the manager... More 

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Neath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went mid week so the buffet deal was on - ten pounds for starter main side and either rice or sundry, fantastic value and great food.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Have been eating here for 20 years and I am surprised at some of the comments. Yes there are more authentic Indian restaurants in London but personally I have never had a bad meal here and have always found the staff very friendly. Then again we do interact in a friendly manner with them. Gourmet Nights always great value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Bridge Street, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: 01442 254725

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

The Guru Indian Restaurant is one of Hertfordshire’s most critically acclaimed Indian restaurants. Serving Luxurious Indian Cuisine Since 1976.Our mission is to be “natural all the time” meaning all dishes are cooked fresh to order, using the finest cuts of meat and fish to wide variety of fresh vegetables. Our restaurant is warm and welcoming, providing the ideal location to; entertain clients, enjoy a family get together, or simply a romantic meal for two. This is complimented by our cosy, relaxed atmosphere and impeccable customer service.Therefore whether you are planning a visit to our restaurant, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway, The Guru Indian Restaurant will meet your every culinary need.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?