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Standard Nepalese Tandoori

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Vegetarian, Indian, Asian, Nepali
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141-143 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AU, England
+44 118 959 0093
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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United Kingdom
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204 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I can remember visiting the Standard many, many years ago when it had the reputation of the best Indian in Reading. It doesn't quite hit the same heights any more, and some of the decor and furniture are stuck in a time warp. However it remains popular and the staff are helpful. Most of all the food is very good.... More 

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Thank Drakesy
Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Really liked the food here - the curries were excellent, especially the Nepalese Karahi (may have that spelt wrong!). It was also good value for money, with starters about £5 and curries about £8. The prawn curry even had a good number of prawns, which I was pleased to see, as its not always the case! The service was prompt... More 

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Thank AlexLainsbury
glama10, Manager at Standard Nepalese Tandoori, responded to this review

Hi Alex Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and we hope to see you again. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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610 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I was eating early, so the restaurant was empty when I arrived and I was given free reign of a section that had nothing reserved in it. The restaurant gradually began to fill up while I was there, however, and so is evidently popular. I was visiting on my own because I fancied a curry before an evening of work... More 

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1 Thank Simon C
glama10, Manager at Standard Nepalese Tandoori, responded to this review

Hi Simon, thank you for your feedback and really pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Our family first started coming here almost 30yrs ago, however, we have not been for a number of years and for the life of us we cannot think why. The service was great, especially from the owner who is the Son of the Original owner. He treated my 20 month old daughter as if she was as important as all... More 

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3 Thank Ashleigh_and_Emilia
Brides-les-Bains, Rhone-Alpes, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nepalese cooking at its best. Fresh ingredients, delicious sauces, dishes all beautifully prepared and presented. Service with a smile always.

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Thank Kate R
UK
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The food is good and fresh. Love the lamb curry. The waiter or the boss is very friendly. This place is clean. Toilet is clean.

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Thank BRENDASHEE
Reading, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I use to go to this restaurant years ago. Then they changed their chef. Standards quickly went down. I thought I would give it another try. When we arrived I noticed that the decor hadn't changed. We were kept waiting although we had booked a table and they clearly was not busy (restaurant was almost empty this was a Saturday... More 

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Thank daffyearseaduck
glama10, Manager at Standard Nepalese Tandoori, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your feedback and I have looked into the points you have made in more detail with my staff. We are committed to providing excellent service and cuisine and will continue to seek how we can improve in all areas. More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Very tasty food - usual range of dishes plus some specials etc. Catered for a large group really well with a range of appetisers.

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Thank drpeterr23
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203 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Arrived in Reading tired and too lazy to cook. A local recommended the Standard for its tasty food. A large restaurant - so no need for reservation on midweek night, not sure about weekend (best check in advance). The local recommendation was right on the money - very tasty food. We had lamb, chicken and prawns - all good. Especially... More 

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Thank Igithaba
Stockholm, Sweden
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204 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We had a good meal with lots a variety at the Standard. I had the Jalfrezi and my colleague the mixed Sizzlar. food was tasty and filling. The only small gripe was the Peshwari Naan was not up to expectations. Washed down with an Indian beer this was just what we needed. Service was fast and friendly.

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Thank SkiingCyclingDave

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $33
Cuisine
Vegetarian, Indian, Asian, Nepali
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141-143 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 959 0093
Description
Reading's Original Tandoori Restaurant serving the finest blend of Nepalese and Indian Cusine since 1980. Diners can enjoy famous Nepalese Hospitality in a warm welcoming modern interior accented with traditional decor with spacious seating arrangements for large parties, families or a romantic dinner for two.Our menu highlights some of the authentic dishes served in Kathmandu as well as traditional Indian favourites. Using traditional methods to prepare our special spices creates the unique flavour you will find in our blend of cuisine.

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