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“Nothing to make it stand out.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal
Ranked #21 of 92 Restaurants in Minehead
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Swindon UK
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Nothing to make it stand out.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013

Again, I would remind the reader that curry is our thing, and we eat a lot of it :-)
We did not have starters, save the standard poppadoms and pickle array.
We always have three main courses between us.
Rice was keema [not on the menu] and mushroom.
Onion bhajees with main and mango kulfi to follow.
Chiken Tikka Pathia was fine but lacked something.
The Chicken Tikka Tamarind was very nice but again seemed to be without important flavours.
My good lady ordered a special sizzler [2nd or 3rd up on the chefs specials list] which was very nice. Unusually presented and with some very delicate flavours.
The keema rice was acceptable, but the mushroom rice was better than most; tasty and brimming with mushrooms.
The bhajees were large, tasty, fresh and perfectly cooked.
Tiger beer in small bottles [the bane of my life!]
Overall if the marking were permitted, possibly about 3.2-3.4 out of 5.
It was nice enough but will not last in the memory and we will look for an alternative when we return to Minehead.
One last comment. The premises are long and thin, so there is always traffic past your table. It didnt bother me too much, but some might find it tiresome.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • Dutch first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Nice change”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Had a very good meal whilst visiting minehead good choice of dishes with several I had never heard of before on the menu very good value

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank simon m
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Pre concert meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

Good scoff on Saturday evening, pre concert, wasn't that bad, £20 each for poppadom a, 2x pints and a main course

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

We called into this Curry House without a booking while visiting Minehead.
A table was made available for us even though the restaurant was very busy. We order our food and just sat amazed at all the food being served to other diners, it all looked & smelt delicious.
When ours arrived we were very pleased with what we had ordered, it was an amazing meal, everything was beautifully cooked and presented.
Would definately eat there again.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good Indian Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

The food is good and reasonably priced and there is a wide range of dishes on the menu. Service was a little slow some side dishes arriving well after the main dishes. The tables in the booths are very cramped and if like me you are above average size can be uncomfortable

Visited October 2012
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