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“Happy Rajah No 2”
Review of Happy Rajah

Happy Rajah
Ranked #7 of 159 Restaurants in Grand Baie
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Operating since January 2006, Happy Rajah Indian Restaurants have rapidly established their credentials as traditional Indian cuisine specialists and are now among the best on the island overall. Happy Rajah is situated in the Super U complex in the heart of Grand Bay, and offers authentic Indian cuisine in a surprisingly cozy and warm venue. At the Happy Rajah, a team of North and South Indian professionals join their expertise to produce the authentic cuisine of the 17th century Moghul Emperors of India as well as sumptuous regional delicacies such as Chennai spicy vindaloos from the South. More than a mere outing for an Indian meal, the Happy Rajah experience has been likened to a voyage to magnificent India.
Mtius
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Happy Rajah No 2”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Personally I prefer the Q Bornes Restaurant for the finesse of its menu and the atmosphere. Just had diner with family ( 8 persons) and had to remind the waitress to put on the air conditioning. My guests were sweating as the weather was really hot and humid (Dumile cyclone warning class 2).
The bryani lamb was tasty but the rice was slightly sticky. The Kerali Fish Curry seemed a bit so and so. However a very good note for the tandoori chicken- grilled to perfection. I ordered a normal coffee and was served an expresso.
Out of 10, I would allocate 7 points.

  • Visited January 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“For vegetarians”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

I visited this restaurant almost daily as this was the only restaurant serving Indian vegetarian food. Service is very prompt, clean restaurant, good ambiance but slightly more spicy. Outside food including water is not allowed. Waitress even warned me that if I dared sip water from my bottle, I would be fined.
Overall, a good place for Indian food.

Visited September 2012
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Bengaluru, India
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“Nice food, worth the money”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Happy Raja tingles your taste buds, delicious Indian food, worth the money. It has good menu and they provide good set menu options too.. if you are Vegetarian, you should try.

  • Visited November 2012
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New Delhi, India
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“Unprofessional rudeness”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

I visited Mauritius in Aug.2012 with my family and went to the Happy Rajah for lunch at grand baie. But my son took a pizza from pizzahut and when I asked the staff, they said "u can use outer eating area as outside food is not allowed". Very fair and fine. But when the pizza was finished, we went to the restaurant and they said that the orders were closed. It was 2.05pm and the order closed by 2.00pm. They spoiled the whole mood and lunch. At least they should have considered that I asked them 20min. before and they shud have informed me the closing time. Very bad. A blot on Indian and mauritian hospitality. How can a restaurant deal in such a way with an Indian tourist when it claims to be an Indian restaurant.I will never recommend anyone to visit the place.

  • Visited August 2012
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Grand Graube
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“One of the best restaurants in Mauritius”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Extremely consistent, good value and excellent service - what more do you need to say. Living in Mauritius, it is not always easy to find a level of consistency in restaurants but this place has it. Not a single bad meal in nearly three years living here. Decent prices, attentive service and a smart new expanded venue with the same quality management. To have to wait to get a table on a Sunday evening out of season in Grand Baie is more or less unheard of but that is what happens here, such is the reputation (deserved). The only thing stopping me giving it 5 stars is the price of wine - but that will stop me giving 5 to most Mauritian establishments, they start of expensive and just get worse.

  • Visited October 2012
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