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Standard Nepalese Tandoori

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141-143 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AU, England
+44 118 959 0093
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice decor and food was good quality, however at £65 for 2 people was somewhat expensive. The poppadoms were lovely but the dips a let down. Can recommend the Keema (minced lamb) curry

Thank Jessica W
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I visited the Standard for the first time in a number of years as we now live in the North East. We used to visit here regularly when we lived in Reading and it was always a great experience. Anyway, nothing seems to have changed, the food was excellent and the service was first class despite the... More 

Thank dlang24
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The most helpful, professional wonderful team that helped make my Mum's surprise birthday do a great evening. Fantastic food and service! Cannot fault it.

Thank Laurensimpson79
Epsom, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and comfortable restaurant with friendly staff. I was expecting to see a more unusual menu as Nepalese but the usual Indian dishes. Good food and good value but would have liked a little quirky.

Thank Susie H
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Recently went here for a meal with my partner. From start to end. The service was brilliant. Very warm and welcoming. The decor in the restaurant was good too. I had the Aloo Chaat and Karahi Chicken. It truly was the best i'd ever tasted. Full of flavours and the service was prompt and quick. Faultless experience. Would defo reccomend.... More 

Thank WES19822013
Oxford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I've been eating at 'The Standard' for almost 30 years. Yesterday's Sunday buffet was as good as the first meal I ate there Is that enough of a recommendation?

Thank Sourise
Reading, UK
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75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Came down here in 1990 and this was one of the first curry places we went to and it hasn't changed a bit. Solid curry, very friendly service and a good dollop of nostalgia- can't go wrong.

Thank andyone100
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My self being a Nepalese, I love Nepalese food. I have been to many Nepalese restaurants but never like this one. The food to be honest is one best I have tasted so far, along with that the customer service is great too. The restaurant it's self is one of the oldest Nepalese restaurant around. The environment inside is really... More 

Thank Bishal21
United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The best India food I have had in along time. As I eat in Indian restaurant at least once a week that is high praise indeed. Both starter and main course fantastic 5* can't praise enough.

Thank D-B-D1983
Reading, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My first trip to The Standard was about 30 years ago. Every couple of years I visit again for some occasion or other. The food and service remain consistently good - you can't beat a good curry.

Thank Oliver D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141-143 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 959 0093
Reading's Original Tandoori Restaurant serving the finest blend of Nepalese and Indian Cusine since 1980. Diners can enjoy famous Nepalese Hospitality in a warm welcoming modern interior accented with traditional decor with spacious seating arrangements for large parties, families or a romantic dinner for two.Our menu highlights some of the authentic dishes served in Kathmandu as well as traditional Indian favourites. Using traditional methods to prepare our special spices creates the unique flavour you will find in our blend of cuisine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?