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#15 of 39 Indian in York

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Serving the best indian food in yorkshire won many awards including restaurant of the year 2017. We are the Talk of York!! Please Book as we can get really busy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too much quantity and food lacked quality I’m afraid. I’m sure they were busy being a Friday night but no excuses for delivering poor cuisine. We ordered: KP Tikka Masala - I think there were 3 prawns, though they were in bits so not easy...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 17 December 2020

Absolutely lovely meal, friendly staff. Love visiting York and will always visit The Raj for a beautiful meal!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020

it was quite busy in the deal you got 2 poppodoms pickle tray one main each i rice each and i naan to share pickle tray lovely shop bought popaddoms i had chicken tikka massala the chicken was dry the sauce was lovely but i...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2020

Arrived a few minutes late (completely our fault) and apologied however we were greeted in the most unfriendly manner. The reception area was extremely busy with no control over the number of people in the small area - not Covid safe! Taken to our table...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Takeaway. Sauces mediocre! Lack of garlic on naans! Rubber saag paneer! For takeaway try Shahi for restaurants try Bengal Brasserie or Mumbai Lounge. Not worth the money! Oh and a very rude front of house!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2020

Over the years I’ve been to multiple curry houses throughout York but THE RAJ is unbeatable. The food is amazing, the staff are very friendly and deliver excellent service. Strongly recommend visiting if you have not already.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020

Few days away in York and decided to eat here on the Monday night. We were early and initially the only 2 people in the restaurant. By the time we left people were waiting for a table. The restaurant is behind the takeaway counter so...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020

The food brilliant, service excellent and well organised for covid distancing. would certainly go again.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020

After booking this restaurant due to its reviews thought we had found a gem. However amid these Covid time’s it was the worst place I have experienced. I witnessed 2 waiting staff luck thief fingers then put their masks back on and then continued to...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020

So the weekend in york was the best ever and thought we would finish it off with an indian meal at the Raj. On entering the restaurant the lobby was crowded with other customers who had been waiting ages and no social distancing was taking...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Roxi F
15 April 2017|
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Response from talkingpics | Reviewed this property |
Why would you want to? They have a good selection of wine at very reasonable prices - and offer a free drink after your meal.
29 October 2016|
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Response from antmoss44 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
21 September 2016|
Response from Rajyork | Property representative |
Hi we use vegetable oil
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Raj
    Does The Raj offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Raj offers takeaway services.
    Does The Raj offer delivery?
    Yes, The Raj offers delivery services.
    How is The Raj rated?
    The Raj is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4