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Rajdoot Tandoori

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Travellers' Choice

Food and ambience

Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

0.4 miles from Science and Industry Museum
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Rajdoot Manchester has been serving delicacies to customers for nearly 50 years and was the first Tandoori restaurant in Europe to open in 1966. Located under the depths of Albert Square, Rajdoot Manchester gives a sense of escapism to Moglai inspired interiors, where guests can enjoy an authentic dining experience in an atmospheric and ambient setting. With a central Manchester location, Rajdoot can also be adapted into a space for your corporate event or office party. We specialise in delivering great value, high quality 2-3 course menus and have delivered to the likes of Co-operative, BMW, PwC, United Utilities and many law chambers. Additionally, we host the annual Curry Club networking
US$21 - US$48
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been eating at this restaurant for longer than I care to remember, I worked in Manchester for over 40 years, and ventured back after retirement for lunch with friends. Yet again, the Raj delivered as consistently as before. The food is simply quality. We...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I went in on a Tuesday lunchtime and were kindly greeted by the lovely staff. The food was delicious, we had an assortment of meats and curries topped off with the well-renowned peshwari naan. The authentic decoration was fascinating and added to...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read the reviews before we came so had high expectations and the meal did not disappoint, brilliant Indian meal. Ordered the fish tikka and chicken tikka to start which was a brilliant portion size and so tasty, then when on to have the chilli chicken...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say! My favourite place to be for a gastronomic delight! I have been visiting the RajDoot - for 30 years, I recommend this establishment over any other !! Well done Sant and family

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the rajdoot lots and lots over the years and the food is always superb. I missed it during lockdown and coming back once it opened it did not disappoint and exceeded all expectations. Wonderful service and all guidelines followed, working in...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Rajdoot for lunch yesterday on a whim, after a bit of shopping in Manchester, and it turned out to be a decision we did not regret! The luch menu looked tempting but we went for the a la carte. The starters were...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love eating here and now we can eat indoors I didnt waste too much time getting in here. Had my favourite Lamb Chilli Bhuna which was cooked to perfection as always. My business partner had the chicken Tikka Masala with pilau. Sant threw in some...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 17 June 2021

Been more than a year since going out. Steve and I go to the familiar Rajdoot to get in training, there will be other places to go eventually - surely? The place has not changed. Steve was happy with his choices, Mutta Paneer as ever....More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 15 June 2021

Service is fantastic as always and the food is unbeatable. Imran has been our server multiple times as we have attended Rajdoot and he is always very polite and attentive. We have been coming here since 2018 and will continue to do so!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 14 June 2021 via mobile

We were visiting Manchester, and we were very satisfied by the excellent food, atmosphere and service. We will definitely be revisiting when we come back to Manchester.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rajdoot Tandoori

Yes, Rajdoot Tandoori offers takeaway services.

Yes, Rajdoot Tandoori offers delivery services.

Yes, Rajdoot Tandoori is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Rajdoot Tandoori is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4