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The Rose Inn & Delhi Spice

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87 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BS, England
+44 1622 738200
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“indian food” (21 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Pub, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
87 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BS, England
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51 - 60 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We went to collect for a take away as this place had been recommended by a friend who had eaten in one Thursday night. The popadoms were stale and the chicken tough the pilau rice was brown and not tasty at all so overall a...More

Thank Weeksey1
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Clearly understaffed and what staff were there mostly couldnt be bothered. The 1 waiter on tried his best but was run off his feet. The bar staff were less than useless and spent most of time doing nothing or talking to the 4 punters at...More

Thank Jo678_10
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

I'm sorry about your experience.That night we had a waiter go sick,so we were short staffed. The bar staff that were on duty that night have been spoken to as it wasn't acceptable that they didn't assist the waiter when we were short staff. If...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Restaurant and pub are open plan so it was noisy, and people shouting and swearing isn't the ambience I was after. The food was a mixed bag with only my sag being any good and the rest being poor. I wouldn't go back.

1  Thank joel a
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

i'm sorry about your experience.If you would like to discuss it further please contact Alom.

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always have very tasty curry here, service can be slow ... or perhaps just relaxed. Nice setting, good price, good food.

Thank John B
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your comment.Service can be slow when we're busy, but all the food is cooked fresh to order.

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We used to go to the spice hut in town centre but have started to frequent this place as its by far leaps and bounds the best curry house in maidstone! As is the service not only by the retaurant staff but also the bar...More

Thank Ron M
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your review.I will pass your comments onto our team.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Booked table for 12 ...10 days in advance for a 40th birthday celebration.had to wait 20 minutes at bar to buy first drink and at least 1 hour before they took our orders..we had preordered popadoms and pickles..thank goodness! Long wait again for starters to...More

Thank Molly B
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

I'm sorry about your experience.The bar staff control the volume of the music and part of their training is to make sure that in the Restaurant the volume doesn't affect our diners experience.The staff have been made aware of your review.

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

1st time here with friends... 10 of us to be exact.. it was as expected quite busy and we had booked .. we ended up around 45 minutes late being seated and had to wait in the bar /pub which is part of the restaurant......More

Thank Steve P
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

Sorry about your experience. All staff on shift that day have been spoken to regarding the service you received. If you would like to discuss this matter further please can you contact Alom.

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Service was really good - quick. We had no complaints with the food, would recommend for a standard night out for curry.

Thank Kirsty L
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your review. I will pass your comments onto our team.

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I placed an order online and 25mins after I came in to pickup and it was ready, hot, steamy and great smelling! I forgot to order the desert and they just gave me one on the house! How can you not be a VERY HAPPY...More

Thank Eduard C
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your review. I woill pass your comments onto our team.

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great venue. The staff were really friendly. With a sensibly priced menu of good choices to choose from. I tried something different tonight and can honestly say my 'sizzling chicken shashlik' was superb.

Thank justanotherfoody
Management response:Responded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your review.I will pass your comments onto our team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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