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The Rose Inn & Delhi Spice

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87 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BS, England
+44 1622 738200
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

There are lots of Indian Restaurants in Maidstone, but the food at the Rose is a cut above the normal fair. I visited with friends recently all of us have good appetites and between four of us we had two of the Chicken Sashlick (sizzling dish), a chicken madras and a chicken danzak, along with various rices, potatoes and onion... More 

Thank woodkey
rochester, kent
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409 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Interesting menu, but the food was just ok - soggy popadums, average garlic chilli chicken. Service was very poor - terrible service - very slow, with a rude girl serving.

Thank marcovanbatty
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Please don't waste your money going to anything less than wonderful restaurants. And, Delhi Spice offers one of the best Indian cuisine experiences that I can recommend. Fabulous flavours, with a comprehensive menu offering a range of different curries to suit everybody. I often use their take-away service as well, which is equally highly recommended, the Onion Bhajis are a... More 

Thank Andrew R
St Leonards, East Sussex
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

As a bit of a curry connoisseur this is up there with the best curry I have had all around the UK. Love the concept of joining two of my passions .... curry and beer ! It appears to work really well. The Manager was very welcoming and friendly. I would highly recommend a visit you will not be disappointed... More 

Thank Nathan29
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Lots of choice on both the food and drinks menus, always busy on the weekends but always good food. The pub side is also normally packed and has a great atmosphere for those just out for a drink. Good service throughout.

Thank Scott C
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Staff are so courteous they simply cannot do enough for you and the food is divine, fresh, delicious and the butter chicken is to die for. Won't be going anywhere else for curry again unless we move!

Thank LaingsWhoLunch
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, shame about the slow service on drinks. This is the only thing that let the restaurant down

Thank mills197005
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This place needs some explaining. We thought this was going to be a pub that served a curry but it has an authentic Indian restaurant co-joined with a lively pub. It was busy but they managed to accommodate us and all the staff were very polite despite being very busy. This is not the place for a romantic curry for... More 

Thank Knight0n
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Wed evening and was very impressed with the food, great choice, well prepared, and very accomodating to requests. Reading some of the other reviews I can understand the slow service comments as the waiter said they were short staffed in the kitchen the night we visited. I would also like to have lime pickle added to the... More 

Thank Brian S
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I was told by friends that this was the bees knees! I think not.On arrival we had been squeezed onto what proved to be the worse table in the place.Backing on onto a very busy takeaway queue which resulted in having your chair back kicked continuously.The noise from the adjacent bar was deafening.The food arrived over forty five minutes late... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Pub, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Bearsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 738200

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?