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Taj Mahal

#945 of 8,913 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Calle Belen 12, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 91 45 86
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the food is boring, sweet and disappointing. they advertise paneer, but they use other kind of cheese that is not paneer

Thank joana l
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Not too far away from the SOL subway station, this place yields decent Indian food.We thought the prizes were a little high, but that is what you get in Madrid.

Thank JuRut
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Centrally located, an Indian sounding name, this is where the similarity ends Visited here on an evening in November to catch up for some authentic indian food only to be left completely dissappointed The food was too oily and the breads seemed re-heated. The Indian Bread - Naan, was not made the traditional way and the gravy wasnt up to... More 

1 Thank Jasdeep T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Food too oily, not enough salt. Bread not authentic. Meat in curry not fresh. Wouldn't go back to eat.

1 Thank Raghav N
Madrid, Spain
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I used to visit this restaurant a lot when I was living in Spain. Very affordable set menu that includes three courses. The food is delicious, it's a really small restaurant so it's better to book. Service is efficient. I'd recommend going for lunch to try the food since dinner is more expensive.

Thank cynthia_alfonsin
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here a couple of weeks ago and all the while I was there not a single Asian (apart from the staff off course) showed up. I tasted the food and knew exactly why. For all those who plan to visit this place for a meal should know that the food they serve here does not taste like... More 

2 Thank Nayan K
Madrid, Spain
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

It was ok not impressing, but for once it's ok, it's good located close to the metro station, no parking. Go for chicken and curry souse it's the best there.

Thank Razan M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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116 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

food was average , too oily and a little bland . The portions were quite large though . The service was just about ok and not much value for money

Thank Chitrajayasimha
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

If you have ever tasted Indian food you would instantly know this place is a joke. Big names for dishes but they r all d same. Not to forget it's pretty expensive for the quality of food that is offered. D chicken gravy we ordered had chicken pieces like rocks. When asked we were told the chicken is cooked in... More 

2 Thank Anna H
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The food was not that good. Also it was not authentic indian food. Prices are average. Tried aloo paratha and normal paratha and chicken. Paratha was good but chicken was not up to the mark neither dal tadka.

3 Thank Tarini D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Belen 12, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 913 91 45 86

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

Staying in Chueca

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Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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