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In India, roadside dinners are a way of life and for years these family run establishments have been captivating hungry travellers with closely guarded family recipes that have been passed down through the generations. Sarakh aim to tantalise your taste buds with authentic Indian roadside cuisine in our brand new restaurant, open now in Harpenden, Herts.
US$6 - US$36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Indian, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. Fabulous cafe style restaurant in Southdown, Harpenden. Great atmosphere and vibe. Lots of interesting food selections as well as the usual classics. Friendly staff - our waiter Ash was fantastic - friendly and knowledgeable. This will definitely be our go to...place for great Indian food.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 27 May 2022 via mobile

We had such lovely evening at this restaurant last night. The service from Kamal and Ash was great and the food was the best Indian that we’ve had in ages! We will be back!

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 26 May 2022

Sri Lankan style short eats were lovely - lamb rolls, chops great. Thanks for looking after us, Ash.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 25 May 2022

Fantastic meal and great service by kamal and the team, highly recommended ! We will certainly be back !

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 22 May 2022

A brilliant first meal at Sarakh. Usually, we have a take-away from here, but decided to dine in the restaurant. Service was really friendly and attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Very generous portions and everything was delicious. We will return.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 18 May 2022

Really impressed tonight with the food and overwhelming service. I was even given a box of choccies for my birthday. The staff were brilliant and food arrived quickly for such a large party. Thank you!!

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 13 May 2022

A lovely fresh tasting take-away tiger prawn tak-a-tak. No wonder I’m told that street food is so delicious in the Indian sub-continent if it’s like this. The portion size was substantial and excellent value for money.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 27 April 2022 via mobile

Thanks to Ash and Kamal and everyone at Sarakh for a great meal last night and a friendly welcome. Wonderful food and great staff- we will be back.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 22 April 2022 via mobile

We were rushed from the minute we arrived, harassed to order our meal. A most disappointing evening from start to finish. When the bill was presented the card reader appeared immediately and we were encouraged to leave as soon as possible. We payed by cash...and didn’t receive any change. Appalling.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 3 April 2022

We went here for my wife’s birthday on a Saturday 6pm booking. The food was very good, portions were small. Service was very rushed. We had guests and we needed only 5mins to decide what we wanted for dinner and the waiter/manager said he needs...to get the orders in now. They clearly had a table booked right after us and even when paying the guy asked again ‘Are you leaving now’. We all found them to be very rude and we ended up ordering things we didn’t need. Would visit again personally. We’d much rather go to the partner company ‘TAWA’ in Shefford. Their service was much better the last time we went.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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25 June 2019|
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Response from 594anthonyd | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure they do, if not call and I’m sure they will.
7 December 2018|
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Response from 873MichaelG873 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't believe they do. However their food is not expensive
29 August 2018|
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Response from Liz G | Reviewed this property |
No. They said they have plans to in the future but dependent of extra staff that they haven't got
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sarakh - The Roadside Indian

Yes, Sarakh - The Roadside Indian offers takeaway services.

Sarakh - The Roadside Indian is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5