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“Service was poor - the restaurant was empty”
Review of Gandhi

Gandhi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $41
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
“Service was poor - the restaurant was empty”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Been before.

But too patchy to want to rush back.

The food was tasty but my bug bear is poor service - get staff who know the dishes and can have conversations with customers. And get all the dishes right. And remember to bring all the dishes and seem to CARE about wether or not you are having an enjoyable meal and experience.

Perhaps it is peanuts and monkeys?

RECOMMENDATION - if you do go then aim for a main and side between 2 as the portions are generous

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank HappyHayling
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Still going downhill”
Reviewed December 28, 2013

Going down hill. Food bland and ordinary. Used to be a great indian restaurant but has lost the place.

Visited December 2013
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Thank AllanUK88
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Hayling Island United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Christmas curry night”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

Excellent food for a take away, will be there again no trouble. Came recommended and did not disappoint.

  • Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Colin S
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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best Indian in the area”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

If you like Indian food that is spicy without being too hot, then this is the place for you. Proprietors are really nice people too. Look no further if you want an Indian meal.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Billwenta
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Indian Roulette”
Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We've visited here many times so I feel I've pretty good grasp how to rate it.

ON THE UP SIDE: Service is friendly and efficient, Starters are good and reliable, Drinks are well priced, The bottled beer is ice cold - I'd go for the Bangla Beer at £3.60 for a large bottle.

ON THE DOWN SIDE: The food is unreliable, you never get the same dish twice. I can only assume they have different chefs working there? You can go on the same night on different weeks and still have random food.

We really like going there it's local for us, friendly and unpretentious. I just wish the food was consistent.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Zera123
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