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The Blue Sari

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Asian, Balti
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Chisbon Heath. Weeley Heath Heath Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO16 9BS, England
+44 1255 830090
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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only started going there last year, though it isn't too far from home - the food is lovely, the owner is the chef I believe and the staff are friendly. It is a former pub (The Beehive) and there are plenty of tables covered with crisp white tablecloths. Took a friend there the other week as he is looking... More 

Thank TheStitcher
Essex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a meal at The Blue Sari for myself my husband and 2 friends.On arrival we were told the restaurant was usually closed on a Wednesday but as the person i spoke to couldnt speak much English it transpired he hadnt taken our phone number so the opened up especially for us ! Another table with 3 people w... More 

Thank Jane G
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a mate food is good nice and hot only thing I did think was alot of the dishes tasted the same no unique flavour to them but would use again

Thank Edaves2510
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So nice to see some unusual dishes, great service, beautifully cooked. Will defiantly return. The service was good, will be nice to visit in the summer as in a nice country location.

Thank Vivclare
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We came in as a large group of 14 and the staff and chefs did a fantastic job. All of the food came at the perfect time (3 courses) - it was great tasting and rich! To top it off the deserts were beautifully presented (as seen in the photos) and tasted amazing. Coffee was perfect also as I was... More 

1 Thank Amy B
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Rang to book table for 4, advised yes need to book as gets busy. Arrived Friday lunch time, to find we were the only party in the whole of the restaurant, bit lonley, Although must say owner was very friendly and made to feel very welcome. Staters arrived, for my starter I ordered keema mushrooms well fork and knife were... More 

Thank Ann F
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went on recommendation and were not let down the staff were very friendly and gave good advice on menu and wines, the price is on the high side, but the cooking is 100percent, as good as anywhere in India, keep to house wine or beer as by the bottle expensive, good parking.

1 Thank nigel D
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is always TOP CLASS, so tasty. The presentation is great - little copper pots, looks so attractive. All the Staff are so polite and friendly, the restaurant is spotless. A very relaxed but friendly place, we went again last Saturday night and took friends who were equally impressed! :-)

1 Thank Holiday8488
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went of a celebration meal on 8.10.16, booked table on the Wednesday, when we go there our table had been plonked in the middle of the gangway of the restaurant like an after thought, ordered poppadoms with dips which were horrible & tasteless, main meals were really bland with very little flavor, my boyfriend used the facilities and said they... More 

Thank Colette P
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Well - we have been several times, food always amazing so much flavour in every dish. The presentation is first class, serving dishes are so special - copper bowls. The service is top class - every time that we have been we always enjoy the whole experience.

Thank Catbobster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$24
Indian, Asian, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chisbon Heath. Weeley Heath Heath Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO16 9BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 830090
The Blue Sari wishes to offer you a taste of real Indian cooking and more. Our owner chef Russell has trained in Bangladesh, Paris and Cyprus as well as London. Married to an English wife, he also understands exactly what our standards are in this country. His passion for cooking and new tastes reach out to embrace not only the traditional but the new and modern combination of east meets west. His love of fresh ingredients and locally sourced food will be noticeable in Russell's delicious and inventive dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?