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Taste of Gujarat

12 Red Lion Street, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1RW, England
+44 20 8940 6556
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (11 reviews)
“naan breads” (2 reviews)
“indian food” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian
$$ - $$$
12 Red Lion Street, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1RW, England
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Been her before and it was great however this time the drop is service and quality was marked. We had the lamb chop for starter. It was burned to a crisp with a forlorn looking side salad. I had the chick in biryaniand almost lost...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

After reading pretty good reviews and deciding to book this place for a meal with a group of friends all I can say is disappointed. Service was poor - forgot our poppadums, forgot one of our meals and generally grumpy lady serving. Never did she...More

Thank Beillo
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I think the owners of this restaurant are acting upon some of the poorer reviews posted here, as I had quite a good experience after visiting with two friends on a Saturday evening. It was reasonably busy when we arrived, but we were quickly acknowledged...More

Thank Aidan M
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I ordered a 'pista chicken' with ginger and garlic which sounded interesting, but really it was just sweet, sickly Korma with pistachio sprinkled on the top. My partner ordered the vegetable biryani and couldn't finish it as it tasted not right. The rice wasn't cooked...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

I went here on a Sunday night. We waited almost 2 hours for our meal with no explanation or apology. They then had the gall to add a service charge, which I refused to pay. I then had to go up to the counter to...More

Thank Joseph I
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Called in on spec on s Saturday evening. Service was not particularly friendly - possibly surly - food and bill took a long time but he food was good. Recommended for patient people

Thank Jerry A
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Nan was hard, not soft and fluffy as it should be. The rice was gooey and sweet. We ordered 3 curries, two pf them looked the same - red, only the paneer less hot that the vindaloo. The meat dansak was the saving grace. Service...More

Thank 2014AdA
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

We stopped off here on a Friday night. Lots to choose from on the menu, including all the curry classics. I had tikka masala, tasted really fresh, and flavoursome. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Jules P
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Stumbled over this little spot mid week with an old friend looking for 'something easy but different' in sunny Richmond. Prawn Puri to start. Methi Chicken (lightly livened up) Bombay potatoes nan breads Staff very charming and helpful. Will be back next month.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

I have been eating here for years. The food is fresh, clean and always delicious. Consistent quality in a lovely family owned restaurant.

Thank elliottb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Red Lion Street, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond-upon-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8940 6556
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We are proud to be a family run friendly and attentive Indian restaurant. We are the best restaurant in Richmond for freshly prepared authentic Indian cuisine. Our dishes are freshly prepared with top quality herbs and spices to guarantee exquisite and authentic taste. Our cuisine is wonderfully varied as the country and its people. From the hearty dishes of the far north to the rich Mughlai cuisine of central India and the spicy fare of the deep south our menu brings together some of the finest examples of great Indian cuisine. We hope to welcome you to our restaurant soon to experience Indian Gujarati style hospitality and create a memorable dining experience. This is why people who visit our restaurant once always come back again and again. We promise you that you will not be disappointed.
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