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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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“poppadoms” (37 reviews)
“curry” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
74 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

Small indian restaurant just a short walk out of the town centre. Excellent food and service. A larger dining room is upstairs so the smaller downstairs room you can see from the street is ideal for smaller groups. Would definitely recommend and will be going...More

Thank thepiemanuk
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

It's a small cafe style restaurant, not somewhere to make an evening of, but superb if you want to stop in before or after going out, for a really tasty, fresh bite to eat with bags of flavour and a pleasant welcome. We popped in...More

Thank Fishpond1
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Having read a recent review “Mild food, tiny portions, poor service, no parking and upscaled prices”, I felt compelled to write another about Pappadams. The food is amazing and yes, if you want something a bit spicy, don't be afraid to ask. We eat here...More

1  Thank Ilovegreatfood1
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Indian restaurant with a good service. Clean and comfortable place. If you are hungry, this is what you're looking for because you will get home satisfied. Very cheap restaurant!

Thank BertoCorn
Reviewed April 20, 2016

We were invited here by family and had a really nice meal. The food was very well prepared and served and was especially tasty. We would visit again.

Thank JACDSonning
Reviewed March 7, 2016

This restaurant is quite small and plain-looking inside, which I prefer, as it was more like restaurants in India. The menu has a great range of dishes, and the food was well-cooked and delicious, and tasted very like the food I have recently been eating...More

Thank smallspender
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

I love dining out here and have visited a number of times in the last year or ordered takeaway. Papadams have a great selection of dishes which are very reasonably priced. I can particularly recommend the byriani dishes. Starters are fab too!! It is a...More

Thank Paudy
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Well, first of all the restaurant [shop] has no parking and finding on street parking can be challenging, time limited and expensive. The quality of food wasn't so bad but it's one of the mildest I've ever eaten. The spice and heat levels are targeted...More

2  Thank Twister_Teddy
Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is my favourite Indian restaurant in Reading - and there are several good ones. Tasty, beautifully spiced dishes and unusual curries that you won't find elsewhere. Reasonably priced wine and good for vegetarians.

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed January 31, 2016

I confess myself incredibly surprised after my first trip to Pappadams two weeks ago. The little restaurant on King's Street has always, to me, seemed dwarfed in size by some of the larger local Indians - namely Miah's, House of Flavours, Channai Dosa, and Royal...More

Thank GandalfTheDrunk
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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
Families with children, Kids
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
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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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