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Merlins Tandoori.

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Indian, Asian, Balti
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193 Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN1 4EA, England
01604 632789
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I came on a Sat night and had a wonderful meal. The poppadoms were great because they come with plenty of chutney, the Malbec red wine was excellent, the curries were fantastic and the staff were really great. The bill at the end was nice too 😊.What more could you ask for in a Sat night curry!... More 

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Thank Marawarren
Northampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with 7 friends, all found the food to be very good, I've eaten here a few times. And find this place to be one of the best in Northampton. Cannot fault it, staff where helpful and service very good.

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Thank Andrew B
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167 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good, had mushroom rice, keema naan and lamb tikka main. Only 8 pieces of lamb but was very tasty. Could of arrived a little warmer

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Thank Essexnat
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We had a family meal last weekend, 6 Adults and 1 child, staff were nice but food took ages as they seemed to be doing take aways first. Food was nice when it arrived but nothing out of the ordinary.

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Thank johnbulpin_swansea
Bromley, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

My colleagues and I eat out three nights a week in Northampton because we work here away from home. We usually have pleasant experiences wherever we visit and the staff know and welcome us. We decided to try out Merlins Tandoori. What a mistake!! We had to dial 999 and call the cops because the staff got aggressive. Here's the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Regular visitors to this restaurant over the last 10 years, the menu could do with some specials to give a bit of variation but otherwise the food is of high standard and it is great to go to a restaurant where the family run business means that you get to know the staff over a long period of time. Very... More 

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Thank SoozNorthampton
Northampton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Eaten in here once and had a few takeaways, not too pricey, they charge for popodums, deserts are the standard pre bought "Penguin IceCream"... The curry is very nice, staff polite, always clean and welcoming.

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Thank Declan G
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

My wife and I have dined at Merlins for nearly 30 years. The food is fabulous and is consistently of very high quality. The restaurant is a credit to the owner Nor and his sons who are always so welcoming and the general atmosphere is delightful. In my opinion, the best restaurant of its kind anywhere!!

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Thank steveandrews2016
Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant. Staff are so friendly and have always been so welcoming. Been coming here for 13 years and now our toddlers also join us and get excited when they know we are going there. Great food. And if there isn't anything your not sure/ fancy on the menu, then they will recommend a dish for you or even... More 

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Thank J P
Northampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The best curry for miles around. Just good food and friendly service. Have been for family meals and as a couple. Always made to feel welcome, and dishes always perfectly cooked. I often have a chicken tikka biriyani and other restaurants don't compare with this slightly more spicy version.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $52
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN1 4EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: 01604 632789

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