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Taaj Restaurant & Lounge

44 Queen Street, Magherafelt BT45 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7930 0661
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (9 reviews)
“naan bread” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
44 Queen Street, Magherafelt BT45 6AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Ordered take away food from here a lot of times and it is never a disappointment. Prices are fair and food comes promptly. Both the sweet and spicy options are great here. Would definitely recommended a visit or to simply order a take away.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank MaksimasKaz
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely Sunday afternoon here with two good friends. The food was excellent as usual, great service and lovely atmosphere. Best Indian food I have tasted.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Budget2014
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Only visited for the first time in August but have been back a further 2 times with another trip planned for next week. Really delicious food served by lovely attentive staff. I’m new to trying Indian food and the staff are always very helpful making...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Cancel123
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Ordered a number of meals and sides for collection, a few off which were the chicken tikka masala. The other meals were fine but the tikka Masala were completely bland and void of any flavour whatsoever, so I definitely wouldn’t recommend that! To top it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith2005
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here last night with my husband and neither of us were disappointed. There were lots to choose from for both starters and mains. The staff were friendly and attentive, especially the girl (didn't catch her name, sorry!) who recommended a few mains, two...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank AnnaS572
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very attentive staff and the food is to die for, i had the lamb, it was the most tender lamb i have ever had, cant wait to go back

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank conorjames30
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Have had food from the takeaway multiple times, and it never fails to impress with a wide variety of delicious Indian food.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Doglover112
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous Food, and always a great service. Fortunate to have such a great local restaurant!! I would also highly recommend the takeaway which never disappoints!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kadni
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

From start to finish they were fantastic. We had a taster menu, something to suit everyone if your not accustomed to Indian food. Our party really enjoyed the food , atmosphere and friendly attentive staff who were more than helpful without being over the top....More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Mjulia110
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Friday family meal out. The food was outstanding great choice for children too which was good as this has been a problem in other Indian restaurants I have visited previously. Service was both friendly and efficient and the cocktails were the icing on the cake....More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank naiomidoyle
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Response from alunleem | Reviewed this property |
No as this is my honest review on how I felt that night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Queen Street, Magherafelt BT45 6AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Magherafelt
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7930 0661
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Opened in 2013, Taaj Restaurant and Lounge is situated in the heart of Magherafelt. The Taaj name comes from the initials from Traditional, Authentic, Aromatic Journey. Our Head Chef Madan Lal, has travelled around the world working in 5 star hotels and restaurants exploring new ways to create fresh and exciting Indian dishes. On the ground floor we have a lounge and a bar and our takeaway area.Front of house we have high professional team who worked different five star hotels in india & abroad. In the lounge you can relax after your meal and enjoy after meal drinks. On the first floor we have our restaurant and bar. In here you can enjoy fresh, aromatic and exciting food from around India.
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