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“Worth the visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant

Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant
75-83 Oldham Road, Ashton-under-Lyne ol67df, England
+44 161 339 4774
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Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Street Food
Description: It's a vegetarian indian restaurant in Ashton under Lyne and is probably the best veggie restaurant I've ever visited! Superb food, very cheap and a varied menu!
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“Worth the visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Nice veg food and the price is value for money,will return !!!dont think there's many places in Ashton for veggie people going to try veggie breakfast next time

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Prital S, Owner at Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Thank you for your lovely review for Lily's.
We always aim to keep our prices as reasonable as possible and at the same time serve delicious fresh food.
We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
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English first
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Average at best”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were excited to visit Lily's given that it is fully a vegetarian menu. Unfortunately the food did not meet our expectations. The pilau rice was burnt; full of black charred bits it tasted like it came from a dirty burnt pan. The rest of our food was edible but nothing special, which surprised us both considering other reviews we'd read on here. The restaurant is more like a cafe and the toilets were pretty shocking (one was blocked with toilet paper, the other someone had been sick in and not bothered to clean up). The staff were fine but all in all we were disappointed and I'm sorry to say we will not return.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Prital S, Owner at Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Thank you for your review for Lily's each review is important to us and we take notice of what our customers say.
We are sorry that the food was not up to your expectation, everything is freshly made at Lily's and if ever there is an issue with the food we do our very best to change it according to the customers taste.
We do apologize for the issue with the toilets, we do have regular check ups to make sure everything is in order.
We appreciate you taking the time to write this review.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“First Stop on Every Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We used to be regulars till we emigrated. Now when we return, Lilys is always our first stop. Pritl and Co have created a gem in East Manchester and a week doesn't go by without somebody at home mentioning Crispy Bhajia.

Staff are great, the food is fresh, full of flavour and great value. I love the Paneer Pakora washed down with a Mango Lassi.

We always finish each visit with a trip to the Inidan Sweet Counter and visit to ASM next door for supplies. See you at Xmas

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Prital S, Owner at Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Thank you so much for such a splendid review for Lily's, we always look forward to seeing you!
The Lily's team and myself have a strong passion for food and we love to make sure every customer has a great time when visiting us.
The Crispy Bhajia are very popular as are the Paneer Pakora's you have mentioned.
It's great to have ASM next door it basically makes visiting Lily's a 2 in 1 stop.
We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and look forward to welcoming you back when you return at Christmas.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Well worth going out of the way for!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Took a one hour bus trip to pay Lily's a visit and I am happy to say, was not disappointed. The service was very friendly, helpful and the atmosphere relaxed and informal, the food was fresh, of the highest quality and not dripping in ghee. The dosas, and the accompanying sauce, were delicious, the chaat sweet and crispy and the saag aloo fragrant and not too spicy. It is a no frills experience, but that is all part of the charm. We had a huge meal, almost more than we could eat, for £25 for the both of us. Highly recommend this place...thanks for a lovely meal!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Prital S, Owner at Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Thank you for such a superb review for Lily's and we are very happy that your bus journey brought you to us for some delicious food!
We always aim to keep our prices as reasonable as possible and our food at the highest standards.
We appreciate you taking the time to write this review for Lily's and look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“All round great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Visited straight from work ... Extensive menu...! Helpful friendly staff & the food tasted great .. Oh & didn't break the bank .. Super value ... Look forward to returning for another tasty feast..!!!

  • 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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Prital S, Owner at Lily's Vegetarian Indian Restaurant, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Thank you for your splendid review of Lily's.
We are passionate about the food we serve and always aim to keep our price as reasonable as possible.
It's fantastic to hear you had a great first time with us and it will be great to see you again.
We appreciate you taking the time to write this review.
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