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24-28 Coggeshall Road, Braintree CM7 9BY, England
+44 1376 331838
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

After placing our order, we were told that they'd run out of seafood! Few minutes later were told they did have some! Food was delicious. Disappointed no puds at all or coffee.

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Thank PinkGranny-B
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

The place is a bit tired and it could do with a makeover, it is not in the best of locations but the food is very good and it is good value for money, the staff are friendly and knowledgeable worth a visit if you are a curry nut!

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Thank RonLT
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2014

Been to the Shanti a few times now and whilst it is ok it is not the best in town. If you like a late night meal and a beer ideal you will not be rushed.

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Thank Jaaad
Braintree, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Visited here on a Monday night. Good quality food and good service. Meal for three with starters, mains, and drinks ( not alcoholic) £40 which given the amount of food was good value.

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Thank Nicholas L
Essex
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

Ordered from here a few weeks ago to give it a try. I can see why its cheaper than all the other takeaways in braintree. All dishes arrived by very oily and one dish totally incorrect. Food also arrived 30 mins after time given which wasnt great. Everyone who ate the food have it a thumbs down so wont be... More 

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Thank Gezzerboy
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

ordered home delivery of two curries18;30 on a Friday night. They arrive after two phone calls at 20;30. The food was cold with the curry sauce missing on one dish so it was just chicken and spinach. I complained and was offered a refund, fine we all make mistakes, then they phoned back and said they can't do refund. never... More 

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Thank VinceEade
Lubrin, Spain
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126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2012

We called in on a Saturday night knowing that not having a reservation would not be a problem. The waiter who made the Shanti/Saffron so enjoyable has now left and moved to the Merchant Spice but nevertheless we were greeted with broad smiles and gven the choice of where to sit. We ordered popadums and a bottle of red wine.... More 

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Thank ptrcvd
Lubrin, Spain
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126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2012

I am unsure why this restaurant is so much less popular the the Merchant Spice and the Masala. The food is generally of a very good quality and the service beyond reproach.Prices are similar to elsewhere. I t deserves to be busier than it is. There is plenty of parking at Sainsbury's 50 yards away and it is interesting to... More 

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Thank ptrcvd
Felsted, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2011

Easy to Park at Sainsburys, nice decor, attentive service, and tasty indian food at reasonable prices. We have been many times over the last four years and have never been disappointed.

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Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 24-28 Coggeshall Road, Braintree CM7 9BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +44 1376 331838

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?