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Merlins Tandoori.

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193 Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN1 4EA, England
+44 1604 632789
17:30 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Me and my mum visited this lovely restaurant last Friday night, the food was absolutely incredible, as we are both vegetarian's, I had a Vegetable Pasanda, with Mushroom rice, my mum had Vegetable Kurma with Pilau rice, the food was so delicious and was presented beautifully, we didn't have to wait for our food long at all, it arrived at... More 

Thank Jenna H
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95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came on a Sat night and had a wonderful meal. The poppadoms were great because they come with plenty of chutney, the Malbec red wine was excellent, the curries were fantastic and the staff were really great. The bill at the end was nice too 😊.What more could you ask for in a Sat night curry!... More 

Thank Marawarren
Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here with 7 friends, all found the food to be very good, I've eaten here a few times. And find this place to be one of the best in Northampton. Cannot fault it, staff where helpful and service very good.

Thank Andrew B
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222 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very good, had mushroom rice, keema naan and lamb tikka main. Only 8 pieces of lamb but was very tasty. Could of arrived a little warmer

Thank Essexnat
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122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had a family meal last weekend, 6 Adults and 1 child, staff were nice but food took ages as they seemed to be doing take aways first. Food was nice when it arrived but nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank johnbulpin_swansea
Bromley, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

My colleagues and I eat out three nights a week in Northampton because we work here away from home. We usually have pleasant experiences wherever we visit and the staff know and welcome us. We decided to try out Merlins Tandoori. What a mistake!! We had to dial 999 and call the cops because the staff got aggressive. Here's the... More 

2 Thank soltam
Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Regular visitors to this restaurant over the last 10 years, the menu could do with some specials to give a bit of variation but otherwise the food is of high standard and it is great to go to a restaurant where the family run business means that you get to know the staff over a long period of time. Very... More 

Thank SoozNorthampton
Northampton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Eaten in here once and had a few takeaways, not too pricey, they charge for popodums, deserts are the standard pre bought "Penguin IceCream"... The curry is very nice, staff polite, always clean and welcoming.

Thank Declan G
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife and I have dined at Merlins for nearly 30 years. The food is fabulous and is consistently of very high quality. The restaurant is a credit to the owner Nor and his sons who are always so welcoming and the general atmosphere is delightful. In my opinion, the best restaurant of its kind anywhere!!

1 Thank steveandrews2016
Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant. Staff are so friendly and have always been so welcoming. Been coming here for 13 years and now our toddlers also join us and get excited when they know we are going there. Great food. And if there isn't anything your not sure/ fancy on the menu, then they will recommend a dish for you or even... More 

Thank J P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$52
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN1 4EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 632789

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