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Real India

#136 of 404 Restaurants in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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28 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EB, England
+44 1392 211222
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Post a hectic day, I need some good food to keep my engine running. Found this Indian restaurant and ordered food. Food was good but it took more than one hour to get delivered. (Though I was informed for the same). So in case you are ordering your food, try to book in some advance :) PS- one of the... More 

Thank Rijul-Aggarwal
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Really good food, excellent friendly staff. Menu had great choice of food to suit all tastes. The only issue was that the seating area was small but as we went early it wasn't an issue.

Thank abbeca
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

My husband and I just had a meal in Real India . We chose this restaurant as it is very near where we are staying, had a good selection of vegetarian options and had generally good reviews. We chose several dishes from the vegetarian options and they were 'okay' but not amazing. The waiter cleared our plates and dishes and... More 

Thank Jeanette J
Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

A bit squashed in seating wise but lovely curry. Not hot but spicy and tasty. Just the right amount too.

Thank LucyR55
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Slow service no rush to great us had to seat ourselves , when drinks arrived lemonade flat, then food come curry nice but prawns gritty and over cooked shame as used to be our favourite has three lemonades two curries and three sides and rice cost £53 been allot nicer cheaper places won't be going back now

Thank happiness94
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Typical of Indian restaurants - service and hospitality with a smile. Food was beyond the normal Indian cuisine of other Indian eateries though. Great food, attentive service. Ahmed was superb. Thank you for making our pit stop into something nicer.

Thank RoamingGent
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Good little place with a great selection on their menu. Staff are very friendly. Very reasonably priced

Thank Thomas D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Really nice food serves quickly. The staff are friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Only issue is the size of the restaurant, due to it being small it can get very loud depending on the other guests.

Thank kmoore11
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

On a solo evening in Exeter, I chose this place simply because it was close to my hotel and had decent reviews. But the service was good, the beer was cold and the food was very nice indeed. I am catching up on TripAdvisor a bit after the event, so I cannot remember my choices, but I enjoyed it all... More 

Thank Pete M
Exeter, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Had a great meal here last night Wednesday 18th May with 8 of my mates from my old work. Nice restaurant very friendly staff and excellent Indian food. They have one of the best menus that I have ever seen. My meal was delicious and hot and The prices are very reasonable. For a Wednesday evening it was quite busy... More 

Thank ISCA13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 211222

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