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“Expensive, not impressed.” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal
2-4 High Street, Crawley RH10 1BJ, England
+44 (0)1293 529755
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Ranked #109 of 187 Restaurants in Crawley
Price range: $23 - $45
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Taj Mahal is Crawley's longest established Indian restaurant opening in 1969. We have developed a range of menus and style of food that gives everyone a wide choice of traditional Indian food to try. Fine Dining and perfect for business or pleasure. Making having a curry a little more special.
Walsall, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Expensive, not impressed.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went here for a meal with my partner on a Sunday night. Admittedly it looks the part. The rose wine at £5.95 for a small glass was very watered down. I found an insect crawling in my food which was off putting. Over all the food lacked flavour it was just hot. The waiter was kind enough to remove the 10% service charge though, which they don't tell you about until you get the bill. I don't mind tipping for good food and service. However we did not rate this place and will not be returning again.

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English first
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Been coming here for years with friends who live in Crawley, and have been going for even longer! The food is always excellent and so is the service, nothing is too much trouble. Having had a recent make-over the restaurant looks even better. The new menu is wonderful and the food is to die for! Unusual dishes not usually available in curry houses, although our usual favourites are still there. My new favourite is the seabass which is superb. The staff are always charming and helpful, and any questions the diner has will be carefully considered and answered. On one occasion one of our party was doubtful about a dish being too hot for them, and the proprietor not only assured him, but had a special dish prepared, which was greatly enjoyed. Highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Another great curry in Crawley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife and I went here last night with friends for the first time since the refit. The bar area is now excellent and gives the whole place a more upmarket look. The food, drinks and service were excellent with a good choice of fresh quality dishes. We have eaten here a few times and never fails to deliver.

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Toddington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Expensive”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nicely decorated restaurant
Me and a friend had a two course meal a bottle of beer each bill was £68 very expensive for what we had food was below par for a Indian have had alot better
For half the money

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Lovely.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ate here under advice from the hotel concierge the night before flying away on holiday; a family of 4 adults having 2 courses with beer and wine for £100 - outstanding value for very high quality food, excellent service and good modern decor. I have eaten in The Cinnamon Club in Westminster and this restaurant matched it; very happy to go back the next time we are in the area.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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