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708-710 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PS, England
+44 1702 611020
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“chicken tikka” (6 reviews)
“rice dishes” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian
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708-710 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PS, England
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Took my freinds out tonight for their birthday, wanted to try The Ruschi. NO warm welcome, the starter lamb was chewy. The waiter came to take our starter plates away, along with the popodoms and dips that we had paid for!.......the waiter left our dirty...More

2  Thank Sabby4077
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This restaurant has a buffet which the advertising in the window and outside states under 3 free, aged 3-10 half price. We went for the buffet (as we have done several times before) with our 3 children aged 4. 7 and 9 and after asking...More

1  Thank Kakagirl331
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Not impressed, went in ordered takeaway, came home and part of order was missing, phoned them they did say they would deliver the rest in which they did but by time it came I'd actually had enough, food cold, all large veg with hardly any...More

Thank Debafia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We booked as a group of 30 well in advance and prepaid as well. We were all on time or early. Orders werent taken for a while. It took over an hour to get the first starter out and 21/2 hours for the last main...More

1  Thank southendian69
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a friends birthday so not our usual Indian but what a fantastic meal and atmosphere! The staff were friendly and couldn't do enough for you... They gave us plenty of time to choose our meal being a big group of us and were...More

1  Thank shelbyf2004
Shardul30, Manager at Ruchi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you sir....

Reviewed 11 August 2016

After reading mixed review I decided to try the buffet early last Sunday evening. Staff were polite and not pushy. The starter were good apart from the onion bhaji which were slightly cold but the chicken tikka made up for that. The mains were all...More

1  Thank Ammoman48
Shardul30, Manager at Ruchi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you sir...

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Visited with a group of friends on a Monday evening for the buffet. I was initially wary as buffets often don't live up to expectations but I was pleasantly surprised. The food was hot and well cooked, with a choice of rice and four or...More

Thank Debbie T
Shardul30, Manager at Ruchi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you sir....

Reviewed 6 June 2016

Have visited here a few times with friends for the Sunday buffet. At £7.50 per person it is reasonably priced for the selection you are offered - usually five different types of curry, a few different rice dishes and numerous sides. The temperature and quality...More

2  Thank Andreas M
Shardul30, Manager at Ruchi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you very much sir for your nice comment, I hope see soon again...

Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends for take out from here, the food was a nice but a little on the expensive side, a part of our order was forgotten upon collection we called them and they said we could come back to collect it, the food...More

Thank KellyVJ
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I ordered a takeaway and was told it would be 20min over an hour later I phoned to ask where it was just to be told they couldn't find my address so they took food back to restaurant also said they phoned me 5 times...More

3  Thank Nicola C
MD Shardul M, Owner at Ruchi, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

She was lie, we never ever gives time to Coustomer food delivery time is 20 Minuit, you can come or phone to us, we always take time for delivery 45-50 Minuit, so now you make judge.... Thank you...

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16 April 2017|
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Response from Shardul30 | Property representative |
Sir I'm very Sorry to hear .. I can just let you know we have 4 star rating for food hygiene, we are soo clean ,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708-710 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 611020
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