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Royal Tandoori

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4 - 8 Duke Street, Reading RG1 4RY, England
+44 118 957 2717
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Today
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been to Royal tandoori a number of times and must say their food quality , quantity and taste is amazing. We tried tandoori chicken, rara murg , murg achari , paneer butter masala, chicken biriyani, variety of breads and kulfi and my husband had masala chai towards the end and we were very happy with the taste and... More 

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Thank Priti R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I occasionally take my family here and it has been very good originally. However on the previous two visits there is a drop in standards, notably the staff. House of Flavours next time for me

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Thank kirpal h
Cirencester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been looking forward to a long awaited date night with my partner and heard good reviews about the food here so wanted to give it a try. We went here Sunday 12/02/17 for an early Valentine's Day meal. Now before I carry on, I've been in the customer service industry for years (waitered for many of them) and I know... More 

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Thank Tiphaine H
Reading, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inconsistent! A good restaurant needs consistency. Food is ok and edable but definitely not fresh. Meat is left in the fridge too long. After one night, start fresh. The meat wasnt off but obviously it was prepared at least 3 days before. For those that don't know...Indian restaurants prepare and cook in advance and leave in fridge but that's ok... More 

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Thank M4J1K
Bucharest, Romania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The curry was, I think, the most bland curry I have ever eaten. I had to ask the waitress for some chilly sauce to try and spice it up a little bit and give it some taste. The curry had a 2 of 3 chily imagine next to it so thought it would have some kick, but nothing. The naan... More 

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Thank dean b
Reading, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for several years as there are definelty 2 better in Reading. But we were in town in the evening and fancied a curry and thought about giving it a try. It was very busy. But we got a table no problem. Service was good throughout and the food was really high quality. They can clearly cope when... More 

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Thank Anthony B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I was up in Reading for an interview and just wanted a quiet meal to myself. I was seated instantly even if I had to wait 5 minutes for someone to greet me. It was very busy so this is forgiven. I was sat out of the way from the rest of the customers as I was on my own... More 

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Thank Dan E
Reading, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I love this place! It's a great local spot and the food is always delicious and authentic. Be sure to get the Peshawari Nan to start! Centrally located, but they have weird hours (they don't open for dinner til 6pm) so check beforehand!

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Thank stephng15
Reading, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived 9pm on 29th December, aware they closed at 10:30pm. Was frantically ushered to a table for two. One minute later the waiter came back and asked if we had a reservation. His manager seemed to be unhappy with him. We were given menus. In the next 5 minutes 3 different staff members came and asked for our order. The... More 

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Thank apstapleton
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, catered for 20 people with no problem, food absolutely fantastic, friendly service great value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 - 8 Duke Street, Reading RG1 4RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 957 2717
Description
The Royal Tandoori Restaurant in the heart of Reading serves only the finest Indian food. All of our dishes are prepared using the finest spices from India and the freshest produce. Most of all, our food is authentically Indian. Here, at the Royal Tandoori you can even hold parties in our banqueting rooms.Why not come and sample our superb Indian food waited on by friendly staff? Call us now to make your booking!

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