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Himal Tandoori

330 Torquay Road | Preston, Paignton TQ3 2DZ, England
+44 1803 524959
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (35 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“nepalese food” (11 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
330 Torquay Road | Preston, Paignton TQ3 2DZ, England
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Reviewed July 28, 2012

I had checked out earlier reviews and was really looking forward to visiting with friends. It has to be said the exterior is not the best, but everything else certainly is. The food was outstanding, the staff were friendly and attentive. Definately not to be...More

Thank pmos35
himaltandoori, Manager at Himal Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2012

Thank you very much for the review. Thank you for bringing your friends over for the meal and yes we do not have a fancy looking exterior and do not have any plan to refurbish at the moment. Really trying to focus on good food...More

Reviewed July 21, 2012

Visited Himal Tandoori last night, just looking for a simple, early evening beer and curry. I asked for a garlic nan and chicken chilli massala. When it arrived sugar had been sprinkled on the nan prior to baking, and the chicken chilli massala was again...More

Thank mids_guy2
himaltandoori, Manager at Himal Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2012

Dear sir, thank you very much for the review, as a responsible manager I would thank all the reviewer weather its a good review or bad review. I am aware of this specific order as I made the the curry myself which was prepared as...More

Reviewed July 15, 2012

The guesthouse/b&b we are staying in recommended this Indian restaurant. The food was simply delicious. Friendly service. To bad we are only staying two nights in Paignton. We might come back tomorrow!More

Thank RamonvdH
himaltandoori, Manager at Himal Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2012

Thank you very much for the review we are sorry to say that we could not serve you Monday because normally we are closed on Monday but unfortunately we are open 7 days starting next Monday for the six week summer holiday. It came to...More

Reviewed July 10, 2012

Very small tight restraunt, staff look after you while at the same time leave you be, service although very busy was very good, food was the best I have had in a long while, the place could do with an uplift, but the Manager explained...More

Thank 190920Roger2009
Management response:Responded July 12, 2012

Thank you very much for the review and thanks for the opportunity that you gave us to serve you.we are certainly concerned about providing more quality food than to improve on our decor of the restaurant and I think thats what the customer wants. having...More

Reviewed July 9, 2012

The exterior leaves a lot to be desired but we decided to give it a go after seeing attractive pictures of the interior which we found in a local 'eating out' brochure. Sadly the photos were not that of the Himals interior which was a...More

Thank Romiley
Management response:Responded July 10, 2012

Dear sir, thank you very much for the review and thanks a lot for giving us opportunity to serve you and your companions. Just to let you know that the photo on the local guide is genuine which was taken on a bright light when...More

Reviewed July 2, 2012

Use this for take-aways or to eat in - we have been really pleased with this small cosy local restaurant and the staff are lovely. Use it or lose it I say and that would be a shame.

Thank Kay2502
Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

Thank you very much for the review and thank you very much for supporting us. Nice to have a customer like you who truly trust on our cooking. see you again and again. cheers.

Reviewed June 27, 2012

The best Indian in the bay I'm a taxi driver was recomended here and I love it been several times sinceMore

Thank Chris_Biff
Management response:Responded June 29, 2012

Thank you very much for the review and glad to know that you found a new place to eat your indian meals now and hope you tell all your clients who fancy an indian meal. Thanks for trying us and giving a review as well....More

Reviewed June 26, 2012

A small but comfortable Indian Restaurant, very competitively priced and very good standard of service and food quality and menu choice is excellent, it deserves its good reviews and is obviously popular with locals and visitors alike of all ages. It is advisable to book...More

Thank LamcsMr-b
Management response:Responded June 27, 2012

Thank you so very much for your review. Thanks for the kinds words and glad to know that you are happy with the food price and the service. Its definitely a small family owned business popular amongst our local and because of trip advisor we...More

Reviewed June 24, 2012

visited the himal tandori on friday evening 22/06/12, found the staff very friendly and helpful and the food was exelent we will be back next time we visit paignton.

Thank alkaz58
Management response:Responded June 26, 2012

Thank you very much for the review. Each and every review matters a lot for us as a growing small business and glad you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant and cant wait to serve you again. Thank you again. cheeers.

Reviewed June 23, 2012

Ordered at 8.50, delivered at 10.20pm cold. Tasted like cat food, hardly any chicken which is terrible for a biryani. How they rank number 2 i have no idea, as clearly people dont understand how food should taste. Vindaloo at crossways alot nicer for the...More

1  Thank nick r
Management response:Responded June 24, 2012

Thank you very much for you review. we apologize that you are not happy with our food and as you said in your review vindaloo is lot more better than ours than you should not use us as you rank our food as a cat...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $24
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Torquay Road | Preston, Paignton TQ3 2DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 524959
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Winner 2012 and 2013 2015 trip advisor customer excellence award and winner 2012 and 2013 just-eat tried and tasted award.Family owned business since 2006. Started as a Take-away but with huge demand of the locals we opened our door as a Fully Licensed restaurant on september 12th 2008.
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