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74 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
+44 118 958 5111
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (17 reviews)
“pappadums” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
74 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Still the best little Indian restaurant I know. Always friendly and good value. The menu isn't wide ranging, but there are always good specials and the food is fresh, hot and full of flavour.

Thank BerkshireBoy10
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Haven't been here for nearly a year. But really wish I hadn't left it as long. This place is on par with the best places for Indian food in Reading. Everyone saying the "bigger" restaurants are the best clearly haven't been here. Try this!! I...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed December 29, 2017

My son and I had been coming here for years and always had a great experience. We went on Christmas Eve as we always did....everything had changed and not for the better. Completely different staff appeared to have changed management. Waiter shouted at me, my...More

Thank Nuala H
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Excellent food traditionally prepared and very nice people - we recommend the place - Very tasty - Real curry not fake paste

Thank imm0bilier
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Good food and very friendly service. Were able to cater our request to personalise the dish according to different people in the group.

Thank MastFamily
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Birthday treat for my daughter in Pappadums last night was just fabulous...tender marinaded lamb tikka...Chicken Malaburi..pulao..baby okra and dhal..deliciously spiced and tasty...highly recommended with great service...unpretentious, authentic and memorable...a keeper to return to...very friendly staff..thank you!

1  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Best Indian food and best value for miles - we go here often and it never disappoints. Friendly service too and always busy.

Thank BerkshireBoy10
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Booked at the last minute on a Saturday evening as our usual curry house was fully booked. Fantastic food with great service. Really good value for money. We will definitely be returning in the future.

Thank tonks14
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Food is OK, Not so Authentic, but Service is good, If you prefer a authentic Indian food, better to avoid as there are few around town centre.

Thank chaithubtech
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Visited this restaurant for team lunches and post-work dinner with colleagues. The ambiance of the place is nice. The staff are courteous and efficient. The food is quite tasty. Great place to hang out with colleagues/friends.

Thank eNZed123
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August 6, 2015|
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Yes the food is halal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $11
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 5111
  • E-mail
Welcome to Pappadams, the new 'authentic' Indian resto in Reading. At Pappadams, we take Indian food to a whole new 'super' level. We do this by fusing our traditional aesthetic cooking with good attributes like honesty and passion. We commit ourselves to introduce a fresh loom to the 'Indian Curry' by constantly challenging and developing our tastes along with excellent hygienic standards. From an eclectic array of dishes like Prawn Olathiyathu, Lamb hyderabadi, Chicken saagwala and Goan fish curry the menu spans across the horizons of the Indian subcontinent. We are in a process of making 'Pappadams' a hallmark culinary firmament in Reading and we can do that with your love and support for good food. Please come and join us for a culinary festival.
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