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“A happy birthday was had..”

Maharaja Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 75 Restaurants in Benfleet
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $39
Cuisines: Indian, Thai
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Based on Castle Point's bustling London Road (A13), the Maharaja is a Multi Award Winning Indian Restaurant in Essex, offering unique sub-continental dishes in a princely setting. Specialising in royal Indian Cuisine and lean, low fat dishes with a spicy slant, the popular family friendly food haunt is frequented by groups, celebrating diners, charity organisers, daytrippers and holidaymakers alike. Voted one of the top ten 'Best in the South East' at The Curry Awards several times, the Maharaja is warm and welcoming, offering delicious food in opulent surroundings, with chandeliers dripping from reflective ceilings and an intricately designed private dining room that's fit for a Queen..or any VIP celebrating a special event! Perfect for any occasion, the Maharaja is full of atmosphere, with a 'multi colour dance-floor, a vast buffet bar, group seating, disability access and quieter seating options for couples and those with younger children. The Maharaja menu is diverse and exotic, offering something for every taste. With mild to hot options, free from artificial flavours, our dishes range from traditional to fusion, with the exclusive 'Lean Menu' providing the perfect choice for those watching their waistline. Our skilled chefs can also make your favourite dish if it's not on the menu or you have a food allergy. Private functions At the Maharaja we can cater for all of your special events big or small, whether that is a charity night, a birthday do, a hen party or a romantic dinner for two. Why not plan your party using the Maharaja menus and dance the night away on our spectacular dance floor. With 200 seats including a glittering private 'Maharani' dining room that seats 10-12, the Maharaja can cater for all functions and dietary requirements. Our chef is happy to create a dish of your choice upon request if it's not on the menu. Exclusive hire of the restaurants is available for maximum 200 guests. The Maharaja remains one of the trailblazers for restaurant charity events in the UK, having raised over £3 million for various causes. In fact, the reputation of The Maharaja reached Britain's lawmakers in Westminster and was chosen to cater for the launch of the first nation-wide Bangladesh Festival of Food and Culture in Parliament, the well-known restaurant even received praise during a debate at the House of Commons!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our son chose this restaurant to celebrate is birthday today. Lovely food and atmosphere. Staff all really friendly and welcoming and even gave him a free dessert. He was a happy boy. Buffet was a great choice for all of us too.

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank LozzaStyles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very welcoming, very good food, waiters are really helpful, highly recommend for occasions as music all night

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Tabitha D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good atmosphere and nice food! Waiters are really helpful considerate of your needs. All in all i would recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank jacobnicholls77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again our charity fund raising dinner at the Maharaja was a wonderful success.
As usual the food was excellent and the staff could not have been more helpful.
I would certainly recommend the Maharaja for this type of function and in future
I will be going there for my own Indian meal. Many thanks again, see you next year.
Basildon Saturday Club.

Date of visit: September 2019
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1  Thank Suelaindon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place, staff is amazing at all times, food is spot on no matter what time or day amazing price for good value food
I’ve been visiting this place for about 4 years now and I don’t think I’ve had a bad meal once they’re all so friendly and make me feel so good after my
Meal with a hot towel
Thank you

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Simplesimon1993
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