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US$14 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 15 January 2021 via mobile

Outstanding restaurant and menu. All of the dishes at this restaurant feel like they’ve been personally handled and cooked by authentic chefs. No two meals are the same, which means you know it’s freshly made to order. The specials are DIVINE and, if Viv the...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 21 December 2020

I have been a loyal customer for years but still blown away by a trip to this restaurant tonight. Recommended by staff the chicken mila. Spicy with a hint of coconut milk. Perfection. Made to feel really comfortable too by all the staff as eating...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2020

Since the COVID restrictions we have placed a take away on a weekly basis and it’s always lovely. We collect our food as we travel from Langney . They always ring if the curry is ready earlier too. The staff always pleasant and helpful. Prior...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 November 2020

For the past seven years since we came to live in Hailsham we have tried all the Indian restaurants in the town and beyond but not one has come close to the consistent high standards of food at the Royal. Not only the food is...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Average tasting curry, nothing special, was expecting more after reviews. Poppadoms were stale, onion bhajis were nice though.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

Very covid ready. Sanitiser on every table, friendly staff and great value for money. Catered for all, including vegans and vegetarians.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020

We used to travel 10 miles each way to use The Royal at Hailsham. The owner used to double wrap the food to keep it hot on route!. We now live closer and visit even more frequently. The menu is excellent for two reasons. Firstly,...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020

Good food. Awful service, dreadful delivery service - that is unlikely to provide you with what you ordered and will not be resolved. If you like a lucky dip, give it a try, if you like to eat what your ordered i would recommend going...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020

Had just had a fantastic vegetable Dhansak. I can honestly say it was the best curry I have tasted. We are used to eating very well at the Royal Indian, but tonight was exceptional. Great food, coupled with a friendly atmosphere and great staff is...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

Ordered delivery from here for my family. Very friendly and helpful phone service. Speedy delivery. The food was so delicious. The vegan onion bhajis are insane. Such a fab place.

Date of visit: August 2020
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15 February 2019|
Response from sarahfD6489XU |
Occasionally you can park outside, alternatively there’s a large car park a couple of minutes along the road.
15 February 2019|
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Response from Downsman2000 | Reviewed this property |
You may be lucky and park outside if not there is a large car park 200 metres up the road
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Royal Indian
    Does The Royal Indian offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Royal Indian offers takeaway services.
    Does The Royal Indian offer delivery?
    Yes, The Royal Indian offers delivery services.
    How is The Royal Indian rated?
    The Royal Indian is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5