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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
+44 191 370 9180
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can only recommend a visit to this restaurant and ask you disregard any rare negative reviews. We have dined here regularly since it opened and it never disappoints! Last night we were celebrating a 60th birthday and the arrival of our first grandson and Jay / his staff certainly did us proud.

Thank Gillian F
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tonight for 1st time - starter was ok then things started to go wrong. Mixed 2 rices up then waiter took cutlery away mid meal. Ordered chilli mosalla bhuna which was so hot it was inedible. Very expensive for at best average Indian food

Thank steven m
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nicely appointed,excellent staff and very attentative,good choice menu and excellent food,overall a very pleasant experience, a must visit when in durham,

1 Thank spence588
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly visit and are delighted there is an Indian restaurant in Durham which is consistently very good throughout. Variety and quality of food, staff, and the maintenance of the decoration and furniture all contribute. Jay has the restaurant sorted top to bottom.

Thank Paul2378
Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found this restaurant faultless. The food was excellent. The service was excellent. The whole experience was excellent. Well done.

1 Thank miketr2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A group if us decided to visit recently for a friend's birthday. It was a Saturday night and we were a large party so we booked and we're easily accommodated. The food was enjoyable and reasonably priced. The service was attentive but not overly so. All in the group had a pleasant evening. The only negative was there was quite... More 

Thank Fiona D
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172 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The title pretty much sums up my experience at this restaurant. The food was absolutely amazing, the setting was beautiful, and staff attentive and helpful. Will definitely dine here again!

Thank Avidesh S
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

visited here with a group of friends as part of a leaving do we were a large party but service was excellent and food superb

Thank Val E
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443 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Decided to try here after a recommendation by locals and thoroughly enjoyed it. The friendly staff provided a warm welcome and I was soon seated with the extensive menu and a cold pint of Cobra. This modern freshIy decorated restaurant offers fine indian cuisine and a decent drinks menu. I chose the king prawn saagwala served with a fresh garlic... More 

Thank jaspandsal
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This Indian restaurant offered us an all-round excellent dining experience. The tables are nicely presented, well spaced for privacy and comfort in a very well decorated environment. Gracious staff are friendly, well-dressed and extremely forthcoming. The signature lamb shank dish was delicious and a nice portion. All dishes we tasted were beautifully spiced. The menu satisfies a rich variety of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 370 9180

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