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The Vojan

Epping Road | Essex, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0DE, England
+44 1277 362293
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (19 reviews)
“poppadoms” (16 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Epping Road | Essex, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0DE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is yum don’t waste your time going anywhere else😃best tastiest Indian around , always friendly staff

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had a home delivery service which was much appreciated . First time I’ve used the Vojan for takeaway and it was lovely. I always rate an Indian restaurant by the quality of their dhansak and have to say it was good , good...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard lots of good reviews however we were very disappointed...food was very average and cold...service was slow..not a good experience.More

Thank ongsue
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ongsue, We are really pleased that you have heard lots of good things about us. We're sorry you could only give us 3*s and you did not enjoy everything. We are grateful to hear criticism so that we can learn from it. We hope...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited in June and had a fantastic meal - not just the food but also the service and the ambiance. My husband does not eat Indian food and has never been in an Indian restaurant as he is unwell when subjected to a strong...More

Thank Stephanie B
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stephanie B, What a lovely review for us, thank you so much for writing it. How humbled we are to hear that your husband has not been well but has found a new love of Indian food through Vojan! Please make yourselves known to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant is situated along a winding road along the Ongar Road, just outside Chelmsford which you could easily miss because there is no sign when approaching from the Chelmsford side. Travelling from the Harlow side is ok because the sign can be seen in...More

Thank Maximus42
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Maximus42, Thank you for taking the time to make a review for us. We are so glad to get the feedback and some of the points you make are interesting to us, we have fairly recently made the plan for the sign outside, it...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Every visit to Vojan is certainly worth it! The venue is simply exquisite. I refer to it as 'Paradise in an oasis'. The food is simply outstanding - with the diner being spoilt beyond measure for choice. On a Friday or Saturday night, you need...More

1  Thank monsangell
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear monsangell, Thank you so much for making a review for us. We are delighted that you enjoy our resident DJs, live entertainment and events. As you know, we do have two sides to our restaurant so we can comfortably seat smaller groups who want...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

There was nine of us had a lovely meal. They do two for £25 which is plenty. You get a starter, a main meal, and a rice between two. Also a bread. The only thing you have to be careful of is the drinks. The...More

Thank Fiona N
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Fiona N, Thanks for writing a review for us, we note you have enjoyed our '2 Dine In For £25 Offer'. As you say, you will be served starters, main courses, side dish, rice, breads, all you need for a delicious and reasonably priced...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Wonderful food as always. We used to come here regularly , but haven't been for a while as it's not local for us , but food and service as good as it always was . It's definitely work I visit . It good to see...More

Thank Michelle T
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Michelle T, Thanks for writing this review for us here at Vojan. We note that you enjoyed the food and service and that you found it just as good as it always was. We are so glad you have returned to us and we...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Lovely restaurant with friendly staff who do not rush you through the service. The best onion bajis and naan breads we have had in a very long time and the food was excellent...could not fault it. Will definitely be going back with friends.More

Thank Frances T
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Frances T, Thank you for your review, we do pride ourselves on providing the best quality food, real portions and cooked freshly to order, that includes the puffy naans and the hot and crunchy onion bhajis! Our staff note your your point about service...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Excellent food as always, service was great and Ali made us really welcome, plus the bill was really reasonable. What more could you ask for? Highly recommended!

Thank jwillis2016
Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at The Vojan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hi jwillis2016, Thanks for writing this review for us, Ali is a treasured member of staff and you are a treasured customer, we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Vojan Staff xx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epping Road | Essex, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 362293
  • E-mail
Description
If you think you know everything about Indian restaurants, think again. A quiet revolution is taking place at The Vojan. Award winning Head chef Forid Ali has created a menu that will ignite your senses, combining fresh and intriguing flavours (drawn from his culinary heritage) with a modern twist. Vojan is a destination restaurant, but loyal local patrons still regularly enjoy their very own dining gem. The large, chic interior successfully incorporates a series of dining rooms on a succession of stepped levels. Each one is gracefully lit and enclosed, in part, byhewn-slate feature walls. Vases brimming with arching white lilies and tables set with crisp white linen create a natural yet sophisticated air. The spacious restaurant seats 200 diners, but the architecture and lighting evoke intimacy at every table. One of the dining rooms opens onto a contemporary private garden, which is perfect for parties. We offer a great diary of entertainment, ranging from Tribute Acts, Bollywood Evenings and Disco Nights - Friday and Saturday evenings, a fantastic Cooking Club, where you can come along and learn to cook with our chefs in our kitchen, Business Networking monthly Group and much more.
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