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The Riz

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££ - £££Indian, Asian,
49 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RN, England
+44 1843 293698
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“riz” (93 reviews)
“paratha” (19 reviews)
“aubergine curry” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
49 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RN, England
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I often eat here. The food is amazing and we like the different flavours. Paul the owner is wonderful and he always comes over for a chat. We will be back soon Paul for our next date night. Recommend the Chicken 65,...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is just simple, unpretentious delicious food. I have tried nearly everything on the menu and I’ve never been disappointed. And take always are fantastic too!!!

Thank Matty M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here many time and enjoyed every visit, staff are excellent and food is always superb, our 10 year old son also loves it, I would highly recommend it and have done to many friends all of which have also loved it.

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to find specialist regional Indian dishes, from the region and with food which blends into Sri Lanka. Well cooked and presented with good portion sizes. All we've tried has been good. We've now been a few times and note more standard Indian fare (actually...More

Thank PeteJ8888
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This was the best Indian food i have tasted outside of india. The smell took me straight back to Kochi. Fresh food and plenty of it. If you like food from Southern India or Sri Lanka, then you have to visit this restaurant.

Thank tribrad
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is really top notch. I would have given it 5 stars if the guy serving us, who I presume is the manager/owner, hadn’t been so unwelcoming, offhand and at times rude. He needs some lessons in customer care, even a...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The proprietor Mr Paul Singh is a truly wonderful host, and has a real passion for southern indian dishes. The Riz is far and away the finest Curry house in Margate. We are vegetarian and his selection of vegan and vegetarian options is superb. Best...More

Thank rufusdayglo
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing food authentic Sri Lankan with Dosa's and Parathas to die for with the tastiest curries outside of Kandy. Try the Crab Curry if seasonal.

Thank Paulbernie122
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Great food that is not your typical Indian food x lived in Margate 35 years and one of the best x four out of five of our party are vegan and the owner couldn’t have been more helpful x

Thank Debi G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

It was a family outing and we took a detour from London to Westgate on sea. We went to this restaurant as the most of the other restaurant in the town were closed due to easter holidays. We ordered a variety of food starting from...More

1  Thank Harsh S
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Questions & Answers
12 December 2017|
Response from Kevin J | Reviewed this property |
I am not local and therefore unable to advise having not been there since my last review. They are on the phone and would welcome your enquiry for sure. Dial ‭+44 1843 293698‬
Elsie W
2 March 2017|
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Response from Elsie W |
We went today - called first, 12 - 2.30 for sunday lunch
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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, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 293698
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