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Ali Raj

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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7 Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate HG1 1DH, England
+44 1423 521627
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In Harrogate on a Friday evening after day at York races we were in need of evening meal. Having a drink in the excellent Little Ale House (which is directly below Ali Raj) one of us went up to Ali Raj to see if they had a table (hadn't booked). Fortunately one was available in about 20 minutes so we... More 

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Thank Chris S
Oldham, GTr Manchester
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful decor. Perfect for couples or 4people. Small+intimate but enough room between tables so no awkwardness. Basic menu but very prompt and freshly made food. We had 3 popadoms,onion bhaji for starter. Mixed special bhuna/mushroom rice.chicken koraii with naan. 2halves cobra-£40. Good value. Only 1 comment which is really personal preference-the bhuna was a bit bland. Seemed lacking in the... More 

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Thank Sharon127
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Yet again, Ali Raj continues to impress. Disappointed they didn't have a couple of sides on the menu I would have expected. Food, service and portions were great.

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Thank Mohawk60614
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A very small restaurant but the food was lovely and fresh service was good portions could have been a little bigger but on the whole worth a visit

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Thank Donna T
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal and service here. Try the 'special karahi' delicious. Good value and very tasty. Don't usually eat everything but never left a bit!

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Thank Ettington1
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for a joint birthday with my son and his family. We all enjoyed our curry very much. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. They were particularly good with our twin granddaughters, who are five years old. Whenever we feel like a curry, this is our first port of call.

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Thank Lynne C
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We'd originally booked a different Indian restaurant but we didn't like the look of it so came back here. Can't rate it highly enough. Good food and great service. And it's above the little ale house - what more could you want?!

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Thank Squash-Master
North Yorks
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went on Friday after the cinema. As we were handed menus we were told we needed to order as the kitchen was closing. It was 9.45pm. We should have left right then but decided to stay as this place used to be wonderful. Starter was ok, got a mixed sizzler for two, however the salad was dry and poorly presented.... More 

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Harrogate
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Firstly, this is a really friendly place, (unlike Cardomom Black, where you always feel there'll be a dispute over the bill or at least a scowl from the management). Secondly, the food is good, probably the best curry in the town centre, and finally it's got a great little bar below it now - the Little Ale House - just... More 

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Thank BinnyHarrogate
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I can't think of a better place to go for a curry. I've been going here for 20+ years now and it's always consistently good. The guys that run the place are so friendly and will do anything to help. Great food, great service and cosy atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate HG1 1DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 521627

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