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153 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FE, England
+44 116 255 4667
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is always tricky to find a good restaurant that opens on Sunday night in Leicestershire countryside, so we took the family to Kayal for a meal while all 5 of us were together (this only happens a few times a year). The restaurant was busy, the food was good and the curries not too hot. As with many Indian... More 

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Thank Richard B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to this restaurant with a group of people celebrating a friends birthday. Although there was a bit of a wait for the food, it was worth it. All of us really enjoyed the food. It is somewhere to go to experience amazing food, great for special occasions or if you just fancy really yummy food.

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Thank li-leabee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed typical kerala taste. Had kallapam dosa containing crushed coconut; tried first time loved it. All items were tastly except rice as we are not used to that strange smell so bit afraid to rate that.

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Thank Umakant K
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delicious South Indian food, wonderful service and incredible weekday lunch time deals both in terms of taste and value.

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Thank Lizziew1952
Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good atmosphere but disappointing food. Maybe I made the wrong choice . Worked out very expensive when we split the bill between a large group of us.

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Thank Lynne B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

South Indian food isn't all that commonly found - more's the pity. I adore food much flavoured with curry leaves - they have one of the most enticing aromas I know. The food here is very good indeed, and the service attentive without being pushy. Unlike some others, I'd rate the prices as quite moderate - for two starters, two... More 

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Thank Szymmy
northumberland
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Attending a family function in the City. Was taken out to sample this restaurant. I have never before given and excellent review as I believe everything can be improved upon. However, I am making an exception to my rule. The food at this establishment was first class. Our party of 6 all agreed this was the case. No problem in... More 

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Thank paulxpc
Providence, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried the appums with veg curry and other curries. Very lovely especially the bread. The crispy Dosa took up the whole table, make sure to bring friends to help eat it. The dinner thali was enough for 2 people light dinner.

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Thank freehope
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited with a group of friends after reading all the great reviews. I'm afraid we had quite a mixed experience. I do appreciate that this is a specific cuisine but we did find the menu lacking in detail for some of the dishes. Its certainly not a menu for those who are not adventurous with their food. But again... More 

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Thank RoseyB52
Swansea, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had no hesitation in going for the full monty meat thali and wasnt disappointed. I don't get the too expensive criticisms.... The thali is 3 courses for £18.... A starter of fish soup that betters even the best french soupe de poisson ive tasted. Its probably the best starter ive ever had. I didn't expect to say that before i... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $48
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 255 4667
Description
Kayal - The first authentic Kerala seafood speciality - has become the most popular of its kind to the people of Britain and this family run group of restaurant has become a favourite with dedication and passion for good food. Numerous awards and recognitions proved them distinctive to the normal fellow restaurants. 'Healthiest Restaurant Award' proved that Kayal do care about healthy food. Kayal is all about tradition, qualities, discoveries, fresh ingredients and aromas.

Facilities: Entertaining Clients, Groups, Private Dining, Reservations, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Dessert and Bar Scene.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
10 months ago
Hucknall, England, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?