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British India Restaurant

36 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9PR, England
+44 1255 673997
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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36 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9PR, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Impromptu date night with my partner, and once again the British India did not fail to deliver. Fantastic food, great service and excellent value for money... Ten out of ten.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Minstrel22
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Went on a Thursday night.. food was very a average.onion bhajis (award winning) were dry as old and no flavor.. the 2 curries we had wernt too bad.... Chips were miniscule and the Nan breads were also very dry... Waiter forgot to bring a small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank thoughtfulpeople
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We eat at British India every week and without exception have simply the finest Indian food we have ever tasted. The staff are the most friendly bunch of characters even in the face of some of the most difficult ........... who always seem to wander...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robert T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Been several times now and have always left here happy and full! The food is great quality and very tasty and the owner Dill is a lovely fellow!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 851crawfords
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Horrible!! Tasteless and watery curry! Worse we have had since we moved this way 3 years ago! Not returning ever!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Sunday night and didn't fancy cooking, so nipped to the local Indian Restaurant and wasn't disappointed. Great meal, good value - we will return.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Minstrel22
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Popped in for a meal on Friday evening. Delicious food and excellent, friendly service. Atmosphere is a bit flat and the wine list is very limited. Some low, background music would have been welcome to lift the atmosphere but we did have a nice time...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The staff are very rude. Asking for raita and mango chutney with our starter - the waiter was aggressive. It turned up and was watered down! The waiter collecting plates was bossy interrupting our conversation demanding we pass plates!. The food is the same as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank WafoEastAnglia
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent food and really good service by the waiter. Compliments to the chef and waiter. Definitely recommended. Unfortunately the meal was spoiled by my seething after the rudest behaviour from the person who seated us that I have ever experienced from a restaurant worker anywhere....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Welltravelled39
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I had king prawn as a main course- it was excellent in terms of amount and quantity. The starter and side dishes were as good as the main course. Great selection of deserts.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DougSouthminster
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Hi,no parking I'm afraid it's In a busy high st. There is parking nearby though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Frinton-On-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 673997
  • E-mail
Welcome to British India Restaurant. Here in the heart of Frinton-on-Sea, you will sample the very best, Anglo-Indian cuisine can offer the palate! Established in 2008, British India Restaurant is probably East Anglia's finest Indian eaterie, listed and recommended by the Essex Food & Drink Guides 2011, 2012 & 2013, also featured in the Essex Tourism Guide. Since 1922, a restaurant has graced this very premises with its cuisine, formerly known as 'Annes', and will do for many years to come. Together with our selection of fine wines, we seek to provide an enjoyable memoir, just as Lord Mountbatten - the Last Viceroy of British India relished indeed.With our complete new refurbishment in May 2012, we have created an ambiance that will make you feel relaxed and welcomed with our team, from the front of house staff to our award winning chefs, who will offer you a fantastic dinning experience at the restaurant. We can comfortably accommodate large groups for your Birthday, Anniversary, or any other special occasions. Our restaurant has three separate themed dinning area's, so we can offer you the privacy of one of our areas if desired; Mountbatten Room: Offers five seating booths to seat 2-6 persons per booth, and three couple tables.Arabia Room: Offers eight tables to seat up to four persons each, which can be joined for larger groups. Conservatory Room: Offers a selection of two, four and six person tables which can also be joined for larger groups.Alternatively, opt for a quite evening in at home with a freshly prepared takeaway (10% discount),or Free Home Delivery Service.Order over £40.00 (total bill) and receive a free bottle of Red, White or Rose wine! Papadums and Chutneys free with every takeaway or Delivery order over £15.00 (total bill).
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