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The Rajah Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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2 Post Office Avenue | Queensgate, Inverness IV1 1DN, Scotland
(01463) 237190
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dined early so no issues with it being too small (other reviews). Service was excellent and quick. Onion bhajis and samosa to start. Both tasty. Chicken tikka karahi and lamb bhuna with pilau rice and chapatis. I had the karahi - not like a karahi I've had before but was delicious. Hot and spicy, full of flavour and lots of... More 

Thank Angela L
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129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been a while since I visited this Inverness institution, found it welcoming but staff not as friendly as previous visits, a bit pushy with recommendations, only recommend one and when I asked about others the waiter was not infested in discussing it. Veg samosa a bit pale and uninteresting and the sag aloo a bit dry but both curries... More 

Thank Bearsdenbloke
Witham, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't book and had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated, it was very busy. Great food and service, very friendly despite being rushed off their feet. Highly recommend

Thank 33Genie33
Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rajah was the first Indian restaurant in Inverness and it has maintained the same exceptionally high standards over the years. Quality of food is excellent , whether you eat in the restaurant or have a take away.Staff are professional and always provide excellent service.They are willing to discuss items on the menu are will happily make recommendations to suit... More 

Thank Mary S
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rajah was the first place where I had experienced Indian cuisine. Lucky for me it has set the standard by which all other restaurants are judged. Situated behind the post office does seem like a strange location, but as it turns out, this makes it feel like a 'local secret'. It had been some time since we visited, and... More 

Thank YvonneS991
Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice restaurant meal very good ,very cramped it is to small for the amount of tables in the dining area,you are ll sitting to close to the next table and can hear their conversations clearly i recommend booking before hand as it is very busy

Thank margaret g
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get ready for this.......went to a place called Rajah in Inverness it's been there since 1982 am thinking must be good 30 odd years in business and still running. So for starter ordered Chicken Tikka appetiser and Chicken Pakora. 3 min later starters come out. Basically Chicken Tikka was Microwaved and the Chicken pakora all burnt. I called the waiter... More 

Thank Rashid111
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant and atmosphere but I was shocked at the sticky, over cooked rice. Not my first choice for Indian food in Inverness.

Thank lottiej_traveller
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was clean with nice decor. The service was good, however the 3 curries we ordered lacked flavour and the meat was very dry. The naans were okay.

Thank Napat V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was, as my title states, the best indian meal I have ever had (and I have had a lot)! My partner and I lived in Asia for 11 years and had some pretty great indian meals there, but the Rajah takes the prize! All the ingredients were fresh, the chicken was amazing, and I am fussy about chicken, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Post Office Avenue | Queensgate, Inverness IV1 1DN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: (01463) 237190

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?