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Shad Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is always amazing, the meat amazing always full of flavour tender and moist won’t go anywhere else for my curries

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Christina J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for 8 , well in advance ,turned up at the booked time , NO table ready , panic then set in.Anyway a table was arranged but the end seat jutted into the walkway and kept being bumped by staff. The food average...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank merdalf
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Good restaurant, gets busy and popular. We have eaten a few times and all ways good food. Service can be a bit hit and miss but not really an issue. Probably the best Indian in Herne Bay.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Trevorkmcc2020
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Went here for a great meal. We had to wait 15 mins before we was seated which was absolutely fine as it was busy and the boss gave us free naans and popadoms for the wait which is great service. We live in Margate and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LouisCrow17
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Just had our competition winner meal here. OMG it was absolutely delicious. Food was amazing & the staff are so lovely. I can't recommend this place enough - it's by far the best Indian in Herne Bay, if not the best we've ever been to....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tamsterHerneBay
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Second time using this, was told 30 mins but closer to 45 for collection, but all dishes cooked beautifully and couldn’t fault. Did forget one main dish but this was delivered to us with some extras to say sorry which was a nice touch and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jwillia
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent food as always - tried the sea bass which was beautiful and very generous portion, garlic salmon a favourite dish full of flavour and cooked to perfection. Friendly and efficient service would highly recommend a visit 🍷🍷🍻

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank louiserr273
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Visited here for the first time Saturday night. The food was really lovely and tasty. Service was a bit random though but not sure if this was because they were busy. Lots of different dishes, not the normal Indian menu

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank donnamA2886ZS
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The decor is lovely, atmosphere relaxed, food amazing but all sadly let down by the lack of staff and the very long wait for food.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie S
RajS3174, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Julie, Thank you for your feedback and I do apologise for the long delay for your food to arrive but we were very short staffed. I had two waiters off ill and one of my chefs also wasn’t well. Unfortunately these things happen from...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve bern here a couple of times and plan on going again soon. The food is superb .. definitely not your average Indian restaurant. Always so many different things to try! Love the decor too, and the staff are delightful.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mazzy747
RajS3174, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Mazzy, Thanks so much for your 5* feedback! It's always fab hearing customers returning and hearing such posotve feedback.. Thank YOU! Have a great week and hopefully see you back in soon Kindest Regards, Raj

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30 July 2018|
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Response from amandai553 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know.
Marie R
25 April 2018|
Response from RajS3174 | Property representative |
Hi Marie, yes we do we have a selection of meals available and a smaller size for kids :)
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