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Essence of India

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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2 Hart Road, Harlow CM17 0HL, England
+44 7735 060002
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Today
12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Essex, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have said it several times the best in Harlow got a takeaway last night .no different from eating in the food is first class and the staff are great.one of my favourite dishes is Shashlick chicken as the chicken is the best .will be in again in a couple of weeks see you all then cheers Stuart & Linda .

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Thank stuart c
Harlow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice takeaway that arrived within the time they said on the phone. Food was lovely and meat was good quality, only criticism would be the onion bhajees were a bit cold but that was soon solved with a blast in the microwave, all in all a good experience and I would definitely use them again.

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Thank 78Drifter
Essex, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Have said it several times the best in Harlow got a takeaway last night .no different from eating in the food is first class and the staff are great.one of my favourite dishes is Shashlick chicken as the chicken is the best .will be in again in a couple of weeks see you all then cheers Stuart & Linda .

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Thank stuart c
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had some really good takeaways from here over the years but on occasions food can be inconsistent. The restaurant itself is fairly basic but clean would say better for take a way rather than a sit down. Good value for money

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Thank chrisbaxter71
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

First time iv ever had a biriani and wow it was delish..... Husband went with the usual (chicken korma with pilau rice) both very nice and very generous portions!! Only problem is that it took almost 2 hours to receive it after the order was placed..... Other than that very good

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Thank DDandKids
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

If you stay at the Premier Inn and fancy a curry - look no further. Great food and friendly waiters.

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Thank Duncan T
Harlow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I've been eating at the Essence of India for years and have never once been disappointed. Lovely food and very obliging friendly staff. Takeaways are always very Good. I would recommend this Restaurant to anyone

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Thank Parkie_Pete
Essex, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Have said it several times the best in Harlow got a takeaway last night .no different from eating in the food is first class and the staff are great.one of my favourite dishes is Shashlick chicken as the chicken is the best .will be in again in a couple of weeks see you all then cheers Stuart & Linda .

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Thank stuart c
Harlow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I've been eating at the Essence of India for years & have never been disappointed. Lovely food & very friendly staff. Takeaways are never disappointing either.

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Thank Stephen B
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great food, great service. As visitors to the area we ate at the Essence of India because we were passing. Glad we did.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Hart Road, Harlow CM17 0HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 7735 060002

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