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#2,867 of 9,190 Restaurants in Bangkok
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Phahurat (Little India)
0.6 miles from Wat Phra Chetuphon
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Reviewed March 23, 2021 via mobile

Tasty, it's better than we expected. I and my friend had Indian set and ordered separate a butter chicken, that's so good all of curry and Naan. We're very full.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 28, 2021 via mobile

Foods is good taste but this restaurant have a little area but is ok and prices is not too expensive.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed August 27, 2020

I went today and did a take away. Upon my arrival at my condominium out of excitement I wanted to eat the Indian sweets. To my surprise I saw the generosity of the Royal India. They had provided me with Complimentary Cockroache. Never will I...ever eat there again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

GET delivery. Although GET performed exactly as it should( better in fact) there was an issue with our order. One of my wife's favourite dishes from any and ALL Indian restaurants is Pulao rice, and this dish was available to order through GET. However, once...I placed the order I received a phone call telling me it was not available, a little annoyed I asked them to replace the pulao with vegetable biryani, to which the reply was this was also not available, surprised I asked if this was indeed an Indian restaurant. The guy said that I should cancel the order. I cancelled the rice and told him to prepare the rest of the meal. The meal arrived promptly by GET, by far the best experience of this order. Amazingly after the debacle with the rice order, it turned up, and my wife said it was OK. Mutton Rogan Josh was, by far, too oily making it a very bad taste. Chicken Tikka Masala was rated good by my daughter although this also was too oily. One of my favourite Indian dishes is Dal and I have to say I enjoyed this. Naan bread was greasy but acceptable, although not the garlic naan I ordered. All in all a 2 star experience at best and I am afraid I will not be using this restaurant in the future.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

Having wandered around the Little India Market we fancied a curry for lunch. Not having seen anything suitable I ask a Sikh stall holder if he could recommend somewhere. He pointed down the street and said that the Royal India was very good. We walked...down the street and turned into an alley where the restaurant is situated. The English menu was easy to follow and we shared a Chicken Tikka Marsala, rice and a Roti, plenty for two, washed down with a Chang beer. The curry was excellent and not expensive. If you fancy a good curry, give this place a try and don't be put off by the surroundings.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Worst Indian restaurant ever, horrible people and horrible food don’t go here plus cancelled two orders with no reason

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

Excellent place for a real Indian cooking at hidden alley in Indian market - Bangkok. Opposite Indian EMPORIYM store , walked inside a small alley once you see a signage. There are only a few seats at the restaurant. There is another branch at Siam...paragon but i always prefer this one at the Indian market.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019

I wouldn't say the Royal India restaurant is bad, more that I was disappointed. I used to enjoy it back when I lived in Bangkok but a recent visit was a disappointment. I don't know if it has changed or perhaps I have changed. You...don't go to the Royal India for the ambience or the service. It's a pokey little restaurant in a back alley of Little India that is more Delhi than Bangkok. I ordered samosa, mutter pulao, butter chicken and a naan. The total cost was 430 baht...which is hardly a bargain given the portion sizes weren't great and the wuality was only average, at best. The curry was very mild, watery and there was very little chicken in it. The rice lacked flavour and the samosa was the most tasteless samosa I have ever had. Overall the food was a great let-down. I don't like to compare Indian food in Bangkok with Indian food in New Zealand but my local Indian in NZ has much better Indian cuisine in beautiful surroundings with a sea view and great service - and amazingly, it costs a little less! When you put it like that, I think it's time for me to seek out other Indian eateries in Bangkok.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019

We went there only because it was halal but honestly i didnt expect it to be as bad as it was. I ordered the Afghani chicken or something like that and it was bad. it was just grilled chicken with the spices gravy poured on...top after. It was not at all marinated and thats what it needed to be. It was dry. It was like eating a chewing gum where the flavor goes away within the first 5-10 seconds. Butter Chicken ordered by my wife was nonsense (its very hard to get this one wrong) And the So called "Chicken Biryani" was not even close to being in the same region as being labelled Biryani. I tasted one spoon and left it. For people who have no idea what indian food should be like I think they wouldnt be able to tell how bad this place is. For me as an Asian its a place i would never set foot in again. Very very disappointingMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

The Royal India is a small room down a back alley and behind a sweet stall in the little India area of Bangkok. This may sound like a promising place to get authentic Indian food, but I was a little disappointed. We had the butter...chicken and a couple of vegetable dishes, plus breads and rice. The service was a bit slow and disinterested. The food was ok- nothing spectacular, but tasty enough. However, the prices are something else- 1000 BAHT for a pretty standard curry for two in a back alley restaurant. This probably explains why the clientele was entirely made up of tourists. If you're desperate for a curry this will do the job, but otherwise I would stick to Thai food, which is much better value.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Yes, Royal India offers takeout services.

Royal India is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3