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The Ancient Raj

25-26 North Lane | 25-26 North Lane, CT2 7EE, Canterbury CT2 7EE, England
+44 1227 455882
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“poppadoms” (42 reviews)
“curry” (49 reviews)
“chicken” (36 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25-26 North Lane | 25-26 North Lane, CT2 7EE, Canterbury CT2 7EE, England
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We was lucky to find a table without booking on sunday night.Good food, polite staff and friendly owner. Happy with the service and food. Recommend for sure.

1  Thank t0talf00d
Reviewed November 9, 2016

No faults, top food, good staff especially manager. Highly recommended and have visited many times over the years.

1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

We had a very tasty meal here. We were surprised by the high standard of service provided as we were in a bit of a rush: efficient and hospitable. Authentic cuisine and the setting is lovely. It was a weekday but still the restaurant very...More

1  Thank Bridget_8
Reviewed November 5, 2016

The Ancient Raj is an extremely friendly place with great staff and absolutely amazing food. I went there with my parents and grandma tonight and we were all extremely impressed with the high standard of food and the excellent staff.

1  Thank Stu B
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Excellent food and plenty of choice.The whole family are going in November we liked the food so much.

1  Thank linandtrev18
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Last Sat I ordered a take away, I arrived at the specified time paid a drove the short distance home. When my family sat to eat, every dish was either lukewarm or cold. I have notified the restaurant of this. Please check the take away...More

2  Thank steve B
Reviewed October 28, 2016

My first visit to this Indian restaurant and it won't be the last. Lovely authentic food, staff could not be more friendly or helpful. Great atmosphere, Will definitely be back.

1  Thank GailMaidstone
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Popular "pseudo Indian style" restaurant. Fresh ingredients, well cooked, but seems like jar spiced. The naan is bread is slightly too doughy and difficult to tear one handed. Staff are attentive and friendly. Reasonably priced.

2  Thank Gary K
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food. An amazing selection of dishes and every dish wad thoroughly enjoyed. One of the best Indian restaurants in Canterbury

1  Thank Liam D
Reviewed October 22, 2016

As it was saturday night we had booked, good job too as the restaurant was full @ 6.25 in the evening! The staff were most accommodating & attentive. A very comprehensive menu and some 'different' options which were new to me. The quality of the...More

1  Thank salopite
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Questions & Answers
October 9, 2016|
Response from Mandybusby30 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they close xmas and new year day
Vivien H
July 11, 2016|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
If you go on Friday or Saturday then it would be advisable. If in doubt, book anyway. You can do so online. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-26 North Lane | 25-26 North Lane, CT2 7EE, Canterbury CT2 7EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 455882
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