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Diya Royal


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Diya Royal is the first combined finest Indian and Gurkha restaurant in Bedford. Foods are derived from traditional Indian and Nepalese cuisine where the dishes are cooked in the authentic style of India and Nepal. Our food philosophy is driven by desire to present the expansive Indian repertoire, bursting with flavour and originality including the best Nepalese food as a new dining experience.
US$13 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Pub
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service and food at a very good price! Highly recommend the Gurkha dishes rather than the Indian, for something different.

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

Was taken to Diya for my birthday. My daughter had been there a number of times and recommended it. Excellent service good selection of drinks as 1/3 is a public house so no problem if you want draught beer. Food choice was extensive, we all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank X8007FGianw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited again with some of my friends from Hanslow. We had good time and great food specially the Nepalese Dishes are mouthwatering Dum-ki-Nalli, Tezilo chicken & Tupka. Highly recommendable and looking forward to visit.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Sandy2529
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited ‘Diya Royal’ on Saturday 2nd February – our first visit and it was recommended… and the feedback on various web sites reads good. A nice warm welcome, the décor looked good and fresh, sat down at our table, drinks / poppadum’s & pickles arrived...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Tony L
NiranS30, Manager at Diya Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tony, Even though we were extremely busy we managed to provide you a nice table in the main hall even you arrived late at 19:10 where your table was booked for 7pm by your friend who recommended you. We've already told our staffs not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to the Diya royal after hearing good things from friends. Wasn’t disappointed. The atmosphere was great and the staff was friendly.The restaurant was clean. The service was very good. The staff were very kind and helpful. The food was out of this world. We...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Roam14198400218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us visited and had poppadoms and onion Bhaji for starters. Really tasty but main meals absolutely delicious, large portions. I had a lamb hundy spiced so well others had a lamb sizzler , chicken with spinach and chicken masala. All agreed best Indian...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ChristineL83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was absolutely delicious, very traditional and tasty. Staff are extremely friendly and courteous; I'd highly recommend eating here. I don't really like the bar so I stay clear of drinking there but happy to go for a meal.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sanjc2323
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food, tasteful and full menu. Staff are very pleasent and make you feel welcome. Can cater for larger groups on request. Recent updated to furniture adds a classy feel. Free parking at the rear.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bains19
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Very busy but this didn't affect the standard of service or the food. Couldn't fault a thing . Will definitely been visiting here again. Highly recommend the lamb methi.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 74nigelk
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

One of my favourite places to eat, the food is amazing and its fresh. The staff are also very friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
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8 February 2018|
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Response from Knight5188 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my son has several food allergies, peas, carrots, peanuts etc and was well catered for. They prepare the massalla themselves and confirmed no almonds or peanuts were used in ours.
8 February 2018|
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Response from Kate H | Reviewed this property |
I have coeliac disease as well as being dairy intolerant and allergic to soya. The menu is clearly marked. The staff totally understand and I have not had any reaction from eating here.
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