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le Taj Mahal

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1 rue Plumejeau, 16100 Cognac, France
05 45 35 36 72
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Solihul
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The place looked interesting but was a disappointment. Very small inside, average Indian food and service.

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1 Thank local1953
Chives, France
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

I agree with previous comments about this restaurant Lovely atmosphere Tried the lunch menu at €11.50 each And were impressed with the 4 choice starters and main Yes the food is plain, and bear in mind this is France and not UK , where we know about curries. Yes my main was wicked up a bit(I had the keema) ,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

I like the taste but not the music haha but i would recommend it to you! Not a fancy restaurant but really delicious! Enjoy!

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Jarnac, France
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Two of us went for lunch. It was Thursday; there was no-one else in the restaurant, though one man did collect a take-away. We chose the "Menu du midi" at €11.50 for 3 courses. There are several choices for each course; we started with onion bhajis and vegetable samosas. Both choices were okay, but I thought the filling of the... More 

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Husthwaite
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Been a couple of times. Had the mixed starter for two excellent. You do need to state strength of curry you need. Food is excellent quality, just need more. Watch the prices for the nan bread. Wine good quality. Struggle to find Indians in France, this one is better than most.

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Thank Elaine D
Jarnac, France
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you fancy an Indian meal then this is a must! Great value for money and soooo much food! Beautifully tender lamb! Warm, friendly and efficient service! Highly recommend!

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sigogne
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have been several times over the years in this restaurant and after 4 years paid a return visit for lunch this time. The downstairs restaurant is small with 5 or 6 tables, but I know there's more room upstairs. The waiter in traditional clothes was in the beginning not very welcoming, but when I made a mistake to 'break... More 

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It might seem a mad thing to do but we love Indian food and we eat it where ever we can when we visit a new place. Not surprisingly however Indian food in France is a bit of a disappointment as local tastes for non spicy food are catered for but we persevere and boy am I glad. When visiting... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

After a nice welcome and a correctly made starter (Chiken Tandoori and Chicken Korma), accomplished with very good nan bread, we got two mistakes of main courses: My wife ordered Chicken in curry without mentioning the strength, and I ordered Lamb Karahi at madrass strength. Her was completely tasteless (I didn't know that curry could be delivered completely without taste)... More 

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Cognac, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Came in to a restaurant where we almost did not dare to speak, a very calm ambiance, even for a romantic dinner. Waited 25 minutes to get a beer that have never seen the fridge. Took a menu for two person, the food was ok, but really nothing special, the waiter tried to do his best, but alone at work... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $22
Cuisine
Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Plumejeau, 16100 Cognac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente  >  Cognac
  • Phone Number: 05 45 35 36 72

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