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Denleys, Essence of India

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
62-64 High Street | Topsham, Exeter EX2 9RW, England
+44 1392 875675
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  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“curry” (20 reviews)
“samosa” (2 reviews)
“rogan josh” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
62-64 High Street | Topsham, Exeter EX2 9RW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had three different chicken dishes and all were tasty, hot and quality chicken.. fabulous Thoroughly recommend

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

tried numerous indians in the area and denleys is the best by far. Dunno why people say it's expensive, the prices are in front of you and it was very reasonably priced. Will be returning. Thanks for a lovely meal

1  Thank dean w
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

I haven't been out for a curry in years & would definitely recommend this place. Great food, great company and great service. Will be going back there again for sure.

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We have been wanting to try Denleys for a while, very pleased with our experience, staff friendly, menu has a wide choice, and our meals very tasty, and just the right amount on your plate. Drinks a bit on the expensive side but this is...More

Thank Des F
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We had a Groupon voucher for a two course meal with either naan or rice. Well, the meal exceeded expectations and was delicious. The presentation was classy and the service was very attentive and slick. The menu was certainly more than a standard Indian restaurant...More

1  Thank HaywardHeather
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We often drive through Topsham on the way tot he beach and the smell of food that fills the air is so enticing. We finally decided to order from Denley's. HUGE MISTAKE. The Chicken Tikka Masala consisted of chunks of skewerd chicken swimming in a...More

Thank britlk1979
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Go somewhere else. Why? * Lamb chili masala poor. No meat and what there was had no texture/taste. * Seriously overpriced. 2 x tandoori chicken, 1 x soda, 2 pints cobra, 4 papadoms, 1 x lamb chili masala 3 x boiled rice = £70 Cost...More

1  Thank steadyslack
Reviewed July 26, 2017

We went on a groupon deal. Good value for money and really lovely service. Presentation was excellent. If you go on a Wednesday to have the banquet it's £14.95 per person. This was good value too.

Thank ExeterDevonDenise
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Frankly, the worst experience we've ever had at an Indian restaurant. An incredibly offensive waiter spoilt our whole evening. The food was expensive and far below what we are use to. To put things in perspective; we love Indian food and we've always experienced first...More

1  Thank hardtoplease007
Reviewed July 16, 2017

The food we ordered came out pretty quick and the presentation was good. I ordered a chicken madras and my partner a lamb bhoona, side dishes were sag panir and a nan bread with mushroom rice. The rice was nice, good use of spices, nan...More

1  Thank kroberts49
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Emily W
August 31, 2017|
Response from HaywardHeather | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't recall but am sure they could provide something suitable as it was an extensive menu.
April 22, 2017|
Response from Chris1Monica123 |
How do get 33% discount code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-64 High Street | Topsham, Exeter EX2 9RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 875675
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