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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a takeaway on a Wednesday evening at1915 and it was almost full! Was given a free cobra which was nice. Got food home crispy prawns were still crispy and delicious. Goanese prawn curry with a good Naan was perfect

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was superb. Service was exemplary! AK and his team know what they are doing. Really a 10/10 experience for my family. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely wow, this place never fails to disappoint. I had king prawn shaslick which was full of flavour and the king prawns were a good size. We also had lemon rice, onion bhaji's and sag paneer. The sag panner they do is probably the best...I've ever tasted. Highly recommended. The service is also amzing. Thank you Village Indiya.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 November 2023

This restaurant has got the wow factor. The best Indian meal I have had for a long time. Flavour of the chicken was fantastic, service very friendly and very good. We are lucky to have this restaurant locally just wish they offered a delivery service,

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 4 November 2023

easily the best indian restaurant in south essex and quite probably all of essex. dishes are delightfully prepared with fresh, quality ingredients and the difference in taste is clear staff at village indiya are second to none and prices are very reasonable too

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

Service is 10/10, the staff are very quick to help with anything you need. As for the food, if I could give it an 11/10, I would. My recommendation is the chicken karma sutra, however, the venison korai was beautiful, almost wish I ordered that...upon having a piece. Cobras on tap, you can’t really complain. Very happy customer, and although this is my second time here, I’d certainly think making the trip from Southend is worth every penny.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023 via mobile

Food superb. Plenty of food served. Very tasty. Staff attentive. Only criticism was the soft drinks being flat. Can’t wait to go back. When you are in a restaurant that is full mid week and people waiting for a table you know the food is...good!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 25 June 2023 via mobile

Great food as always, but… we came for a meal to celebrate a family birthday as we have done dozens of times over the years. This restaurant is a family favourite & the food is absolutely amazing. However, last night at the point of paying...the bill was split equally between 3 family members with each total being rounded up to a nice even number to add on the tip. The first 2 members paid exactly the same amount, but when it came to the 3rd member of the group who was sitting furthest away from the waiter taking the card payments, instead of charging the the same as he had done twice already, he added an extra £10 & then held the terminal price towards himself so the last member had to just reach out & make contact with the back of the machine to pay, without seeing the charge. It was only that a member of the group seated closer noticed at the last second that additional money had been added on as it was in very big, bright digits facing the waiter. The general feel at the time from all was that this did not feel like an accident. The last member of the group to pay was a more frail member of the party which we obviously feel was seen as an easier target for such a ‘mistake’. Only £10, but if you add this on a handful of times here & there it certainly adds up. Also to add, Village Indiya is a restaurant with a really great reputation, we don’t think that this is something the restaurant would engage in, but clearly a ploy from an individual trying to make a few quid extra. We were left feeling disappointed. Keep an eye on your payments!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 29 May 2023

Absolutely outstanding cuisine. Fresh produce, immense flavours and wonderful service I can't wait to come back again

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 22 May 2023 via mobile

5 perfect ambience felt like at home staff is so kind and attentive. Food is to die for all the spices and aromas. I will defo come back

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 19 May 2023 via mobile

Have been visiting since early last year, is always busy, buzzing atmosphere and impressive. Staff are always very busy and the food is consistently a great standard across the whole menu. Best Indian for quality and service in the area. Always well looked after here...despite being so full, appreciate the hard working nature of the staff who give this place its charm and buzz.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 19 May 2023 via mobile

Exceptional food. Exceptional service. Best Indian in the area. We have tried them all! Truly the best 😁😁❤️ Top quality madras and mixed grill.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 18 May 2023

I went for dinner with my wife, Village Indiya was nothing short of impeccable. The staff members were attentive and friendly. The waiters were knowledgeable about the menu, offering recommendations and accommodating any dietary restrictions or preferences. My wife and I particularly enjoyed the Lamb...Jalfrezi and King Prawn Puree.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 11 May 2023

My husband and I went to Village Indiya on Monday, 8th May, but - sorry to say, we were disappointed. The food wasn't exceptional: the poppadoms weren't crispy and the onion bhajis weren't hot enough, though we decided to eat them. When we'd finished, our...table had begun to be cleared by different waiters and we had to keep saying that we hadn't yet had our main course. When our food did arrive, we had to send it back to be heated, as it wasn't hot enough. We are very unlikely to return. The only reason we would go back, is to experience the attentiveness and delightful disposition of the server, whose name is Olympia.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 16 April 2023 via mobile

Visited Village Indiya Sunday 16th April with friends as this is our favourite Indian we go to. I have never had a bad meal until today, I ordered buttered chicken however the sauce was completely split and curdled and the chicken was dried out and...tough. It was the worse meal I’ve eaten. I explained to the waiter that I wasn’t happy with the meal and he couldn’t really understand what I was saying and kept saying thank you. He eventually understood what we said and replied he will speak to someone but no one came back to ask what was wrong. The bill came up with my meal still on it and as we was with friends we didn’t want to make them feel uncomfortable so paid the bill without challenging them. I feel the standard has gone down hill and afraid will not return in the future.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Village Indiya for Bangladeshi Curry!
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Might be worth reporting them then. They won't answer you I suspect as that would be to admit their failure
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Yes, Village Indiya offers takeaway services.

Village Indiya is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5