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A Passage to India

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
27 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
+44 1473 286220
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (21 reviews)
“nan” (3 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
27 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly welcoming staff.Extensive menu with a selection of dishes you don't find in similar restaurants. Prompt service and excellent food. Very good value for money.

Thank Alan M
Sayed U, Manager at A Passage to India, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words hope to see you again when you return

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I went here with friends from work. We really should have booked as it was really busy when we arrived but they managed to find us a table for six. Ordered food and drink which arrived quickly. The food was fantastic as was the service....More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Staying in Ipswich overnight and didn’t fancy the hotel restaurant’s menu so I went for a walk and came across this place. Very impressed. Great food, perfect quantity-wise. Excellent service. Friendly and attentive without being overbearing. Will definitely return if I’m in the area again....More

Thank TK_Four_Two_One
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Good food and great service but we were presented with a bill that made no sense and appeared to be over egged but we were too full of food to question it ...I know curry houses are not keen to move to a proper till...More

Thank Clare_B730
Sayed U, Manager at A Passage to India, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Dear madam thank you kindly for giving us your feedback on our bill pricing , we do not overcharge we are one of the restaurants in Ipswich which have not put their prices up for four years if you kindly look around most restaurants charge...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were looking for somewhere other than a kebab place to round off a show at the Regent Theater, luckily found this one. Really loved the food, the service was helpful, polite and attentive without being intrusive, and a really nice atmosphere. If I lived...More

Thank Chrissie B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The service was excellent, very attentive and friendly. I had the Rong Puri with chicken Tika... delicious. We were in a bit of a rush and the food arrived spot on. The Tarka Dall was really tasty too.

Thank magicdad
Sayed U, Manager at A Passage to India, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

thank you very much

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We returned on Saturday after a fantastic contemporary dance show at DanceEast (try and get along if you can-can). What an inspired after show choice - two of our party had not been before and they were delighted with the authentic menu with fresh, subtle...More

1  Thank OJay100
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Beautiful food, cooked to perfection, fresh and authentic! Not only is this restaurant getting 5*s for their food, the staff here are excellent and deserve 5*s too! They treated us so well this evening and we had a fantastic time! Chicken tikka dansak is a...More

1  Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The most endearing customer service that I think I've ever received in any restaurant. The guys here obviously show genuine pride in what they do. Couldn't fault our evening. We'll definitely be going back

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Been here several times and always had a good meal. The staff are really friendly and helpful but at times we did find the service a little slow. Between the starter and main course there was a 30 minute possibly longer wait which is a...More

Thank IpswichT81
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286220
  • E-mail
The home of exotic spices BAR AND LOUNGE NEW FIND US ON FACEBOOK , TWITTER EST.1991: THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL CUSTOMERS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY Welcome to A PASSAGE TO INDIA RESTAURANT , We offer a wide selection of Indian, Bangladeshi, English Cusines and a good selection of fine wines. WE aim to bring you large varieties of eastern and western delights. AUTHENTIC, TRADITIONAL, AND CONTEMPORARY DISHES SERVED IN A COMFORTABLE AND RELAXING SURROUNDINGS, very extensive menu provides the very best cuisines from many regions of famous sub-continents. Is FULLY LICENSED SERVING A WIDE SELECTION OF WINES AND BEERS FRoM EAST to WEST AROUND THE WORLD. We cater for vegetarians and non-vegetarians, NO animal fat is used in our cooking, all chicken dishes use only 100% prime breast. PLEASE NOTE: Some of our dishes contain ALMONDS, SULTANA, *FINEST INGREDIENTS *WE CATER FOR VEGANS AND NON-VEGANS * THE RESTURANT HAS BEED VOTED THE BEST LOCAL RESTURANT OF 2010 /2013 DECEMBER IN THE SPICE TIMES PUBLIC DECIDES VOTE AWARD. THE HOME OF EXOTIC SPICES AT YOUR DOOR STEP!
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