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Cowes Tandoori

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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40 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2015

We love Cowes Tandoori they are a friendly bunch. the food is always good, you can bring your own drinks, Tuesdays is Banquest Night for £10.95. Prefer Cowes tandoori to the other Indians in Cowes.

Thank sean_iow
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Excellent service and food was amazing best chiken tikka and shish kebab I've had . Food good all round if you like Indian food it's worth a try

Thank Tracey190766
Cowes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

OK. I've taken a food hygiene course. I wouldn't eat anywhere that doesn't proudly display it's local authority food hygiene stars (5 stars are not all that hard to achieve ) - why would you? There are three Indian restaurants in Cowes and only Cowes Tandoori displays their stars (yep, a full five). Bahar Tandoori has a picture or Richard... More 

Thank IDSCarter
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

We have now been to this restaurant several time an have been disappointed. The food is always of a high standard and the service is second to none. Give the place a try. For those of you who do not like very spicy food the extensive menu has a good selection of fine but mild dishes. Well done Cowes Tandoori

Thank Mike H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Arrived wet as we got caught in a shower on the walk down, but we were welcomed and our wet coats and umbrella taken away to dry. We thought this was a small restaurant as it is small when you walk in, but there are also tables upstairs. Staff were knowledgeable about the menu and food arrived quickly and well... More 

Thank Shazzha
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

On a Tuesday's it's a set menu for around a tenner. This includes a starter, main and coffee. If your going with friends you can create a good meal to share. It's a bring your own bottle and they don't charge corkage, and do take your own the house white wine isn't great. Skip the coffee though, it's just bad.... More 

Thank richard b
Poole, United Kingdom
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914 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Not the place to go during Cowes Week as it feels a bit like a production line but otherwise for the remaining 51 weeks each year it is a lovely spot after a few post sailing ales. Been there for years - I have used it for about 30!

Thank PadiP
Moscow, Russia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

A nicely balanced place. Tidy, calm, very good waiter, the music was not too loud, but clear. The food was tasty, arrived in time - I have taken vegetarian starter and Duck Tikka Masala. My wife took cold King Prawns tandoori for starter and the same, but hot for the main course. The dessert was superb, the lemon stuffed with... More 

Thank AlexMoscow1969
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

My brother orderd a takeaway here for all 4 of us. I did tell him to avoid this place, but he was willing to try it for himself. The food was not hot, and rather cold. Very bland, and not worth the money. Food came very quick which made us wonder if it was straight from the fridge and not... More 

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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

My friend and I are not great curry eaters, preferring korma over anything else too spicy. We found Cowes Tandori welcoming , reasonably priced with good service.

Thank BinksWinchester

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 01983296710

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