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Rajpoot Restaurant

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43 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 , England
+44 1305 257492
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely clean restaurant with very tasty food. Would highly recommend. Great value especially using a Groupon voucher.

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2 Thank SueB919
Wantage, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Groupon voucher for two and eventually we found the restaurant as the numbering system was a little strange and parking was poor and probably always will be if you are a stranger to the area. However everything afterwards just got better and better. The food was wonderful and was served in the dishes you ate from... More 

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3 Thank Nigel G
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to select a restaurant for a retirement dinner with 10 colleagues from around the UK at short notice. I chose the Rajpoot because it was close to where the team were staying and we had loved the previous meals there.

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3 Thank Barry J
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local to Dorchester we used to come here often. Loved the atmosphere and the food. However haven't been for a few years and thought we would treat ourselves and reminisce. No longer cozy booths where you had privacy and didn't bother other diners, but now all open plan, so as a party of two we were up against... More 

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1 Thank jcm28
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years and years, and can honestly tell you that it is the choice Indian restaurant in Dorchester- they do the classics and a modern sort of fusion Indian cooking, amazing stuff.

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1 Thank BodylikeBaywatch
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the restaurant is nice, good atmosphere, friendly staff, good service, good choice of dishes. for dorchester, which is not not really over exciting for food choices, this is a nice enough place to spend an evening with family or friends. I just prefer food to be more authentic and 'honest' rather than fusion. love the naan choices, the curries are... More 

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1 Thank lenyDorchester_Uk
Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Excellent menu, including for vegetarians. We ate there on Friday evening - very busy but excellent service. Great ambiance. Good beers. Not cheap, but worth it for a special night out.

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1 Thank Mike C
Brixham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A much needed pit stop, mid way through a long Friday night trip back to home. Menu a tad pricey but service and food all good as reflected in other TA reviews. No complaints here, therefore.

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1 Thank c9ckl
Dorset
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114 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Rajpoot has always served good quality Indian food, though unfortunately no longer offers a buffet lunch which was great value. There is now a fixed price lunch menu at a reasonable price. The food and flavours are great, however quantity is modest, even for lunch. Evening menu is expensive and I have never been.

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1 Thank lordjimbob
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Really nice meal tender beef starter although the calamari was a little chewy. Delicious meat and fish platter succulent prawns and fish perfectly cooked. The sauce beneath the food was a little too much and the sauce drizzled over the top was unnecessary and would be better left off. Nice rogan too although could have had a bit more punch.... More 

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2 Thank Deborah90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 High West Street, Dorchester DT1, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 257492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?