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Thali & Tandoor


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews thali curry okra lamb chops poppadoms king prawns bhaji kebab bread indian food run of the mill indian restaurant in bedford best indian excellent restaurant worth the wait friday night attentive service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered for Railway chicken curry clearly mentioned based on the RECIPE. WHAT I got was 1 piece of chicken and 5 big chunks of potatoes ( which shows nowhere on Menu) I called them saying my disappointment, and their reply was their restaurant menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sagarremica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing service, amazing venu an ideal restaurant to eat in the heart of Bedford. Beautiful ambience and food that is not your tradititional Indian fare! If your looking for a place to eat with a difference try the Thali and Tandoor restaurant you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Rekharahman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here last night and it was truly a special experience. The menu was fantastic and really different with dishes I did not know. When the food arrived it was delicious. Service was great as well despite being busy. I’m Coeliac and one of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Kate H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience, they accomendated for all of our needs. Food was amazing. The staffs were very courteous and very generous. I would recommend this place and I would come again with friends and families. Well done and thank you for making our reunion a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Syeda-rita
Reviewed 3 January 2019

The highs were some of the more unusual dishes such as the tandoori lamb chops as a generous starter as well as the dry mutton main which had great flavour, but needed more rogan sauce on the side to go with it. However, my keralan...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shaner191
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

We booked here as an alternative Christmas dinner. Fantastic and friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere greeted us on arrival and although the menu is not as big as other restaurants, the food is very high quality. We can recommend the afghan lamb, spiced lamb...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank CHG1
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

We went to Thali and Tandoor with friends recently and had a fantastic time. The food is not the standard Indian you’ll find at the post-pub curry house, instead this is the same quality of restaurant you’d want to take a special someone on a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Delicious meal. Everything's tasted great from the fish curry to the biryani to the lamb. Great atmosphere too and attentive service.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank delicious_addict
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Eat there a couple of months back, but so good went with a group today as only served on Sunday lunchtimes. Amazing value for money combined with superb food supported by attentive Service. Well worth visiting - you won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank michael A
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the restaurant with our son and could not have been a better experience. A warm friendly welcome, helpful explanation of the cooking style and menu choices. Unusual Indian dishes to try which made dinner an exciting experience. The beef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 164dianeb
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