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“Great Food & Superb Service”
Review of Sonali

Sonali
Ranked #471 of 1,050 Restaurants in Belfast
Price range: $13 - $26
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Lisburn Road
Description: Babu is a well known chef in Belfast has 20 years experience in Indian Restaurant.and make all dishes make indivisible to suit gusts plater.
Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Food & Superb Service”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Our second visit to this restaurant on Belfast's trendy Lisburn Road and it was very enjoyable. Food was superb and the staff were very friendly and efficient. The only disappointment was the lack of atmosphere as there were only a handful of other customers. Unfortunate that Belfast's restaurants and bars are struggling at this time through little fault of their own.

  • Visited December 2012
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2 Thank CarHireNI
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Belfast
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Treasure of a restaurant!”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

We have went to this restaurant several times now and availed of the four courses for £12 offer. On all but one occasion when they were very very busy the service has been speedy efficient and friendly. The other occasion when they were busy it was a little bit slower but I had extra wine and a good time was had by all!! There is a warm and friendly atmosphere in this restaurant and the decor is pleasant.
Food - I have tried different starters which have all been lovely and I usually get the Chicken Tikka Balti and a garlic nan which is very tasty.
All in all I would highly recomment this restaurant as once you have been you will be very pleasantly surprised and return again.

  • Visited September 2012
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3 Thank Lydia1975
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belfast
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best Indian in Belfast (NI in fact) bar none”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

Superb food and unbelievable service.

Been going here every Saturday night for 10 years.

Recommend the Patia and Sonali Tandoori mixed grill.

  • Visited October 2012
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3 Thank mervBelfast
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belfast
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“could do better”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Oh dear, I seem to be going against the grain here. Nevertheless. I was looking forward to giving the Sonali a try. Having travelled to India many times and been to cooking school there, I had a reasonable idea of what I thought constituted a decent Indian meal. This was not it. The service was dreadful. We waited 50 minutes for our main course which was "just OK". Nothing out of the ordinary. The staff are very pleasant and there appears to be many regulars. Maybe I went on an "off" night but I'll not be going back.

  • Visited September 2012
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2 Thank MartinJi
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed September 25, 2012 via mobile

By far the best Indian meal since I moved to Belfast 5 yrs ago. .
Having worked in an Indian resturant I've been looking out for that special taste. .

Well done sonali.

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2 Thank Davyfab
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