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163 St Albans Road | Watford High Street, Watford WD17 1AW, England
+44 1923 464658
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drinks were great, waiters were friendly, the area is a bit shady but the restaurant was still clean.

Thank Raclea R
Watford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This restaurant is now in The Parade, Watford. Went for a birthday celebration. Lovely food at a reasonable price. Polite staff.

Thank Angie H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

If it tells you anything, I've been here 2 times in the last three nights. I'm an American and our Indian food is subpar. I always ask Samiya what is best, and after much discussion she produces the most amazing food.

Thank Gene M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for an amazing meal and service. Stayed in the area and unaware to go and stumbled over Monsoon. Food fab, especially the chicken jalfrazi. Our 7 year old found the tikka a little hot and she was offered lots of solutions to tame the burning sensation, and she opted for chocolate milk. Great host and hostess(father and daughter).... More 

Thank Michelle H
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870 reviews
589 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Superb service Excellent Pimms in an Indian restaurant !!🍸🍸 Above average meal Especially loved the courgette side dish

Thank davethedrill
Watford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

5 out of 5 for hygiene by environmental health, for a start - unlike lots of other local indian restaurants. Easy to order, and they deliver. The food was a cut above any other Indian I've had in watford. The chicken seemed to have been properly marinated, rather than just dumped in the sauce at the last minute. Avoided the... More 

Thank gschaltung
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place after seeing reviews on trip advisor and sad to say it was bitterly disappointing. I've never had a crunchy rice before (tasted old not undercooked) and my friend ordered a tikka masala which was most definitely not a masala but more like a Korma.. I ordered a lamb madras which was bland and watery.. The best thing... More 

Thank Lamb32
Watford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Best Indian in Watford by a mile - the food doesn't taste re heated like the other 100 Indian restaurants in watford. Meat is cooked well and tastes really nice. For 2 of us it came to £45 - we had starters, mains, sides, a bottle of wine and a couple of beers. really good value for money. the only... More 

Thank Ryan P
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is, by far, our favourite Indian restaurant in Watford. Family run, the staff are knowledgable, very warm and friendly and they go out of their way to help you choose the best option to match your taste - including your kids'. The food is fresh and delicious. As stated on their website: 'Each dish is prepared to order, either... More 

Thank Sergio P
Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

Having tried almost all of the Indian restaurants in Watford, I can easily say that The Monsoon is one of the very best! I have been a frequent customer for many years, and have also visited since they moved location. The food is of an excellent standard, the staff are great, and the price is very reasonable! I very rarely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Balti, Eastern European, Pakistani, Halal
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 St Albans Road | Watford High Street, Watford WD17 1AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 464658

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