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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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All reviews curry chicken poppadoms indian takeaway great takeaway take away behind the counter red lion friendly service spicy dishes palate order pint specials
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Food cooked while you wait. Or phone in orders. Wide menu. Friendly staff. Loved watching the skill of the chefs.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We have had the most wonderful night at Nihal. They could not have been more accommodating. We thoroughly enjoyed watching our dinner being prepared before our eyes, and it was truly delicious, the best curry ever. Thank you for such a fine ending to our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in during the Blues Festival, great host, great food, all freshly cooked. Unfortunately, the toilet lets the place down - it needs sorting out.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank colin b
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Been to swanage several times a year for past 20 years but never tried this place. So very pleased we did. Wonderful friendly service. Can seriously say best curry we have had in a very long time. Akboro chicken, lamb time and lamb pasanda worthy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank liz t
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Visited for dinner last night after a little local research. Phoned in the order and picked it up 20 minutes later from the friendly staff The restaurant is open plan and it was nice to see the chefs at work prepping my order. I got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank brumeeboi
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing after reading good reviews ,the jalfrezy was ok if a little bland ,but the onion bhajis were even like boulders , couldn't barely cut into them , if only I had a chainsaw to hand .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jason F
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The kitchen you see as you walk in promises much, with chefs at work amongst a range of flaming burners and shelves packed with spices. However our food was disappointing and - similar to so many curry restaurants that have lost their authenticity in order...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carvemup
Reviewed 28 August 2018

First class meal, good portions food very tasty, starff very nice we have had many meals there. might site at one of tables next time

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A group of 7 of us ordered a takeaway and were warned they were busy today. That said our food was ready on time. Popadoms and a good selection of dishes from the menu. King prawn saag, chicken korma, tandoori mixed grill to name a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank markah52
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Take away, good nothing brilliant, BUT if you look at the menu it says 10% discount for orders over £15, what it doesn’t say CASH only, so a little bit up up set, as we live in Leicestershire with real Indian takeaways I lot to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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This one is definitely the best Indian in Swanage.
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