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56 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JN, England
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

We booked this restaurant after going to a show at the Shanklin Theatre which is conveniently just around the corner. Staff are very friendly and offer good service. The food was well prepared and presented and spicing with fresh spices was really well handled. We really enjoyed the meal and would be delighted to go again. It is also worth... More 

Thank Selgris
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our first night in Shanklin, this Restaurant was recommended by the owner of Guest House!! a very good choice, food was excellent and even had my favourite beer "that's a plus" price reasonable, staff very pleasant well worth the visit.

Thank William C
Kent, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

Arrived in Shanklin late Friday night. One of the only places left open and we were pleasantly surprised as the food was great. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Debbie C
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This place look good when we past on our way to the theatre. Decided to try after the show. We were not disappointed. Refreshingly different menu choices to the usual curry houses we go to, but still has the old classics. The nan bread were particularly good. Well worth a visit.

Thank Scott S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Don't step foot inside... I had booked a take with them, but when I arrived, the waiter flatly denied that I had even booked a table with them- very rude and no apologies! Even alluded that I was lying. But serves me well to have ignored the reviews on Google & Trip advisor!!!

2 Thank Arun V
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We were dying of hunger and found this restaurant after searching around Isle of Wight for Indian restaurants, we ordered palak paneer, veg kofta and tadka dal.. Along with naan, must say Dal was delicious. Absolutely recommend it if you are vegetarian and dying to eat Indian food.

1 Thank hornLondon
Devon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2014

Excellent service and really lovely food. We had a small meal but the portions were excellent, and the flavours superb. Great decor and nice atmosphere - I'd be happy to return.

Thank motocod
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited the Purple Mango after reading a good review in the booklet that our B & B keeps for the purpose and were glad we did. In short, the décor is lovely, the welcome warm, table seating efficient, service quick, friendly and efficient, the food well-presented and portions generous (maybe too much so!) We were silly enough to order... More 

1 Thank PhilipCJ
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2014

On holiday on the I O W. Checking out eateries in the Shanklin area came across this little gem and decided to give it a go and we weren't disappointed. Hubby's careful with his praise of Indian restaurants as he's newly converted to Indian cuisine as a pose to Chinese. His comment was that his balti gosht was the best... More 

Thank ange123cat
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great food, very clean, Staff very helpful and the cost was very reasonable. Made a great end to an evening.

1 Thank Philmike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin

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