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) #29 of 346 Restaurants in Sunderland ££ - £££ Indian, Asian,
6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
+44 191 565 6916
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (27 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
“poppadoms” (17 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Although the entrance to this restaurant is rather uninspiring (follow signs to the back of a building then go up some stairs) we ignored the smart looking restaurant at ground level to give the Motiraj a try. We weren't disappointed and had a very good...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Always impressed by the quick friendly service and consistently tasty food served at this restaurant

Thank srob69
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Came here on Saturday after an evening at the theatre. Booked online, our table was ready when we arrived. Restaurant was busy with a good atmosphere, but service was still of a high standard, our orders were taken as soon as we were ready and...More

Thank Ellie S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Been going here for years now, but this is the first time we've taken our kids. They are 12 and 9 years old. We got onion bhaji starters, chicken tikka masala x 2, chicken pathia, rice x3, garlic and cheese nan bread x 2, and...More

Thank northofengland1972
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Had such an amazing night, great service beautiful food and they accommodate food for disabilities!!

Thank luns96xx
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and hubby decided to try the Thursday night special as we'd not been for a while. We arrived at around 6.30pm and as we hadn't booked we thought we may have to wait a while for a table. Luckily for us it was quite...More

Thank ilovecruisesme
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on a monday night, we have been many times and feel tonights meal deserves a mention. Staff were very polite and food arrived very quickly. The tikka chicken was the best i have tasted and my chicken bhuna and my hubby's mixed balti were...More

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a fabulous restuarant,very welcoming,spotlessly clean and as for the food scrumptious. Nothing was too much trouble. See you again soon.

Thank Trudy C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Service and food very good at pretty good prices, It can be busy at times so best to book in advance

Thank Olivetwentyfive
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Busy saturday night yet immediately greeted. Sat in bar area while waiting drink and menu provided quickly. Service and food excellent.

Thank travelalot001
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do the Motiraj do a Sunday special menu?
10 February 2017|
Response from Luke9296 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Thursday and Sunday special menu.
do you sell gift cards as I would like one to give as a,gift
14 December 2016|
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Response from philmak | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
David A
Do they have a lift or wheelchair access?
17 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from j-curv | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do and apologies for the delay in responding
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 6916
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