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Nawaab - Huddersfield

35 Westgate, Huddersfield HD1 1NY, England
+44 1484 422775
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (44 reviews)
“pickle tray” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (17 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
35 Westgate, Huddersfield HD1 1NY, England
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is one of the Indian restaurants we like the usually it is very busy. Food has never disappointed us we keep going back.

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing, mouthwatering food!! Very fast and smooth service! Friendly and polite staff. Very good welcoming at the reception. Very reasonable prices and great atmosphere, whether it's for a family meal or a staff dinner. A variety of foods with different authentic tastes, very well organised...More

Thank Sabamohammed
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Chose here as not been for a while and the last time we visited it was very nice. Unfortunately we can't say that about this visit. Asked for a quiet table which we got. One of the starters had clearly been microwaved as it was...More

1  Thank bentley010105
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Had a takeaway. By the time we got it, it was cold . The garlic Nan was dry and didn’t tast of garlic very bland. The chicken curry was watery. For the price we paid for it, we expected better. Won’t be in a hurry...More

Thank roopee2015
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Early bird menu just average , wasn’t the wow factor , staff are very attentive polite and on the ball, the starter shami kebab was far too dry chapattis too thick , like mine to be almost see through . Just OK I’m afraidMore

Thank debjes64
nawaab422775, General Manager at Nawaab - Huddersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

thank you for your comment, the shami kebabs come with the full pickle tray which we give free of charge, there is the mint sauce you could use or even the mango chutney. we only serve the traditional shami kebabs which are made with lentils,...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

I went with my Pakistani friends to this Pakistani restaurant, which I have been going to with my wife and kids for the past 25 years. I am very sad to say we will never go again it was disgusting food. ASH (owner/manager), sort it...More

Thank Andy B
nawaab422775, Manager at Nawaab - Huddersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

thank for your rude comments,

Reviewed 30 March 2018

early bird menu is good value with reasonable choices attentive service and water served without a quibble not as good as the ghurka sizzler just up the road but still enjoyable

Thank chris c
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Been here a number of times over the years and it is consistently good. Extensive menu catering for all tastes from mild to red hot, your call Nice table by the window without a booking having been made, only let down was the noisy drunks...More

Thank Lemonblade
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I went with a few friends on a snowy Friday night and it was still busy. The service was good but I was sat under a speaker which became a little annoying after a while. My food was very average and the main was so...More

Thank jo l
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We've been coming here as a family for over 15 years and while it's fair to say Huddersfield has it's fair share of Indian restaurants, Nawaab is definitely our favourite and we always look forward to visiting (at least once a month!). The early bird...More

2  Thank RyAthlete
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children are catered for. I believe they have highchairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Westgate, Huddersfield HD1 1NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Huddersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 422775
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‘The Finest Asian Cuisine since 1988’Indian food is a treat for the palate and the soul, with Nawaab considered by many to be something of a culinary sanctuary, with refined, welcoming surroundings and the wonderful fragrance of exotic ingredients and spices seducing the senses.Bradford is home to some of the best Asian restaurants in the UK, with Nawaab universally agreed to be amongst the very finest. Currently celebrating its 21st anniversary, this unique restaurant prides itself on providing diners with an authentic experience. Indeed, to connoisseurs of good food, Nawaab is a byword for quality, with diners having included the Late Princess of Wales, Ian Botham, Imran Khan, Frank Bruno, the Australian Cricket Team, and Dickie Bird. A Nawaab (a viceroy/representative of royalty) was a patron of the arts, architecture, martial arts, horsemanship, beautiful gardens and flowers, poetry, and last but not least exquisite food and wine. And the restaurant’s commitment to providing a culinary experience fit for a Nawaab has ensured the success of the business, and in turn has allowed it to expand into Tong, Huddersfield, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and even Spain. The Nawaab name has become synonymous with high quality traditional Indian cuisine. Although ‘Indian’ cookery is not simply food of a single nationality; it dates back countless centuries and is a combination of the cooking of many nationalities and cultures - the Phoenicians, Chinese, Muslims, Portuguese and other Europeans. It has been influenced considerably by climatic conditions, customs, tastes, health, and religions, namely Hinduism and Islam, with the skill lying in the subtle blending of a variety of spices to enhance rather than overwhelm the basic flavour of a particular dish. It will come as no surprise, therefore, to discover that the highly skilled and experienced team at Nawaab (the head chef at Bradford has been with the company for 18 years) works with traditions, influences and recipes from all over India, as well as neighbouring countries such as Pakistan. The result is a big menu that includes all of the perennial favourites, such as biryani, but also dishes a little more out of the ordinary: lamb haandi, which is meat cooked in a clay pot for long, slow cooking to preserve all of the flavours, and the Nirali Special (an award winning dish from the Chef of the Year completion) that consists of breast of chicken marinated in yoghurt with ginger and covered in a creamy sauce, are good examples.Moreover, as most lovers of ‘Indian’ food know, you can judge a restaurant by its tarka daal, and at Nawaab it is a real feast for the culinary senses; firm, with a truly delicious sauce and a surprising chilli kick at the end. At Nawaab, they are trying to preserve a culture, a tradition and a standard in culinary tastes and liquor, which have allowed it to become an important and highly respected part of the community. Weddings at Nawaab, for instance, really do make the day very special, encompassing everything from simple, streamlined events through to the most creative and theatrical, with catering for up to 150 guests.Then there are private banquets, which ensure that all guests – from 10 to 150 – will be treated to a Nawaabi class experience, whilst corporate conferences, product launches, workshops and seminars enjoy superior catering that surpasses all expectations. A separate room, holding 40, is available with projector, OHP screen, flip charts and other necessities of a good corporate event.Nawaab - the food is divine and the service is fantastic. From dinner with a loved one through to a business seminar where you need to impress, there is simply nowhere better.
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