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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Chose this because it sounded different and reminiscent of a visit made to India. We had mixed afternoon tea, which included amazing home made Indian savouries, cheese and fennel scones. Amazing delicious cakes (you are given a choice) which we had with chai. Wonderful. We...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the tapas evening, the food was very good and certainly different to your usual curry house, this was much more authentic Indian food and you get to have a try of alot of the dishes on the menu. Will certainly be returning

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So good I went twice in one day! Lunch was a traditional home-made Indian dish. It’s v different from what you’d get in a curry house with lots of fresh salad ingredients. Then back again for afternoon tea and cake. It was like an afternoon...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

Had a wonderful night last night with the family enjoying a delicious taster menu of assorted Indian foods. The service and welcoming atmosphere was a real tonic and the food was absolutely lovely. We will definitely be back, not had such a great time in...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

We had the most wonderful evening with Surita, Paul and their lovely staff. The food was amazing as usual. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Such a friendly welcoming atmosphere. We will be back very soon. 👏👏👏👏

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 13 August 2021

We just had a fantastic evening at the Indian tapas night. The food was varied delicious all home cooked by Sarita. It was a very relaxing, informative and friendly. We will definitely be going again.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 7 August 2021

Our last minute table for this popular eatery was a real treat. The food was glorious and, on a rainy Saturday evening, we were all but transported to the streets of India, enjoying Indian home cooking the traditional way. The ambiance was calm and welcoming....More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 August 2021 via mobile

What a find! We were visiting Ripon for the day and this place was recommended to us by a lady working in the Workhouse Museum. I didn’t think we’d go there as our 9yr old isn’t a fan of Indian food but they do sandwiches...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

I love Realitea! The food is amazing, particularly the Indian brunches and my favourite - Lamb Kathi. Don’t miss out on cake, the Indian Summer and Mango and Cardamom are fabulous. Add in the massive variety of teas and it is a perfect place for...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 23 June 2021 via mobile

Brilliant lunch. We both had the Bombay burger which was delicious and up there with the best burgers I have ever had. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: May 2021
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22 October 2019|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
Thursdays are busy as it is Market Day. I would book anyway just so you know you will definitely get a table.
13 March 2019|
Response from Tracey P | Reviewed this property |
There is a high chair, which is available on request.
16 January 2019|
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Response from monica s | Reviewed this property |
Ask the owner! Just think what you would pay in a coffee chain outlet.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Realitea

Yes, Realitea offers takeaway services.

Realitea is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5