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The Maharajah

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6 High Street | Purton, Swindon SN5 4AA, England
+44 1793 770253
17:30 - 23:45
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:45
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170 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here many times over the years but last time we came I felt standards had slipped . We wanted to come back in the hope that it was a blip and it certainly was. We had fabulous service and the food was outstanding . So pleased we returned .

Thank TammyWilts
Swindon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited early on a Thursday evening a family group of 6 incl our 2 year old granddaughter. We all ordered different meals which were very tasty not too spicy. God for the three chilli or ask if you like a hotter curry. A little more expensive than others around but well worth it.

Thank Derek R
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482 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute decision to go here, welcomed and although early in the evening, there were a few people in and it filled up quite quickly. Service fine, menu extensive, food great, I mean really great, I cant remember eating such a decent curry. Price was pretty good, approaching the top end for curry houses, but worth every single penny No... More 

Thank Lostpassport
Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my fiancé love coming here for dinner always great service and excellent food! Would highly recommend!

Thank SDNE1234
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and great service. A little more expensive than usual Indian takeaways but the quality of the food and service is far superior to any of its rivals in Swindon. Recommend. Thanks

Thank Wendy A
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered takeaway from this restaurant and half way through my vegetable passanda I took a bite of what I thought was potato but turned out to be a large piece of chicken. I contacted the restaurant to ask for a full refund, enclosing a photo of the chicken, and heard nothing. Not even an apology. Very disappointed with their... More 

Thank Georgiegirl2012
Swindon, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We find maharaja @ Purton one of the best places to come to after an evening on the cricket field. The owner is always welcoming and the staff are attentive. Here are some dishes served to perfection 1. Tandoori chicken 2. Lamb adhraki (moderate spice) 3. Lamb kadhai (spicy) None of the above dishes was overpowered with spice. Everything was... More 

Thank drramanjett
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were rather disappointed as it had a 5star rating. The quality of the food was good but we had zero spice! My son asked for a Madras and there was no heat at all The combination of spices were totally lacking.It was totally bland!, The waiters were miserable and didn't really want to serve!

Thank Sue K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to give the Maharajah a try a while ago based on it accepting taste card in the week, wasn't expecting the great quality Indian food we were served, have been back multiple times since and every time the food has been of the highest standard, I've eaten in just about every curry house in and around Swindon and this... More 

Thank Jon B
Swindon, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a lovely restaurant, light and airy, clean and welcoming. We hadn't visited before but our friends had and we found the service to be friendly but not pushy so we were able to enjoy our meal and have a long chat afterwards without feeling that they wanted shot of us. We ordered Chicken Balti which came with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Balti, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 High Street | Purton, Swindon SN5 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 770253
The Maharajah is famous for its exceptional food and there is always something special going on. From the moment you walk through the door a special dining experience awaits you. We accept bookings for parties of ten or more or just for that romantic meal for two. Order a drink from our fully licensed bar, then sit back and enjoy a tradition of authentic cuisine from the Indian Subcontinent in."Purton's Hidden Indian Treasure".Situated in the lovely North Wiltshire village of Purton the Maharajah boasts a unique surrounding. Purton is a lively village with two clubs, two pubs, a top grade hotel and of course The Maharajah Restaurant. "Visit the village and pop in for the finest in Tandoori and Balti dishes".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?