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Indian Essence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

PRICE RANGE
US$26 - US$61
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night and the only way to describe the entrance was carnage... They had overbooked and there were people queuing outside, trying to get to they’re table. I asked the hostess and she described this as a normal Saturday night....We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 7carab
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband took me for Valentines day as we had always wanted to go. As I have not been before I am not too sure but it felt like they had crammed extra tables in as it was very tight on space but more than...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank susancX1126ST
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have eaten here several times its a little gem or a restaurant. The level of cooking is so high and the flavours intense. I am usually a stickler for my Chicken Madras/Vindaloo but these dishes are not on this menu forcing you to try...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stevering2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to Indian essence. I Had gone off curry restaurants but the food in Indian essence is fantastic. Cocktails are so good! Can't rate it highly enough

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Aileen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just thought I would submit another review to n this great restaurant. The food is absolutely amazing. If you like Indian cuisine then this is a must. Some real different dishes away from the standard Indian restaurant. I eat here with a vegetarian too...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BarringtonSidcup
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with some friends to celebrate an occasion. The food was tasty and presented well. All the members of the group enjoyed the food and was full by the time we left. Recommended already to a few friends.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sam K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious, I had the set menu with Duck to start and fish as main. Delicate flavours and perfectly seasoned. Not your average Indian. All enjoyed their food. Jason the entertainer did a great job of amusing the kids with occasional tricks and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Northernjenny3
J S, Owner at Indian Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear NorthernJenny, What a pleasure to read your wonderful comment! On behalf of the team I would like to thank you so much for having taken the time to share your feedback about your recent experience at Indian Essence. I will pass on your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for my birthday this week. Food delicious and the dinner menu is great value for top class food and presentationMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PGTips2016
J S, Owner at Indian Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, What a pleasure to read your wonderful comment! On behalf of the team I would like to thank you so much for having taken the time to share your feedback about your recent experience at Indian Essence. I will pass on your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at Essence, Excellent food but the service was a bit slow and as we were the only people in there when we arrived, not sure why. Also disappointed to be told I couldn't try the tasting menu unless every one...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andrew H
J S, Owner at Indian Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrew, Many thanks for your valued feedback! On behalf of the team I would like to thank you so much for having taken the time to share your feedback about your recent experience at Indian Essence. We would love to see you back at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great welcome,atmosphere,service and excellent food. Very good menu, dishes very well explained as I’m not a regular Indian food eater. House wine very good. Very busy and no rush. Only downside comment , we waited long time for the bill, but that was preferable to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank blogblog00
J S, Owner at Indian Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, What a pleasure to read your wonderful comment! On behalf of the team I would like to thank you so much for having taken the time to share your feedback about your recent experience at Indian Essence. I apologise that you had to...More

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tremenna
1 February 2017|
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Response from Avrilw57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure
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sahmed501
30 November 2015|
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Response from J S | Property representative |
Yes Please , All our meat is halal
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minim0use
17 November 2015|
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Response from J S | Property representative |
Yes , Our chefs would be happy to cook for your grandson , We do child portions as well ! looking forward to see you tomorrow ! Jeet
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