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Taaj Restaurant & Lounge

44 Queen Street | Magherafelt, Magherafelt BT45 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7930 0661
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (8 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
“popadums” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
44 Queen Street | Magherafelt, Magherafelt BT45 6AB, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved my meal in the Taaj. We were well looked after by the staff, who gave advice when choosing dishes and were able to adjust to taste. the food was beautiful. love their cocktails too!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We was recommended this restaurant through our hotel it was about 15 mins drive from the Walsh hotel Maghera it was worth it. The food was very good and tasty. The staff were so helpful, attentive and friendly. I would recommend this restaurant if you...More

2  Thank smithy197105
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Smithy for writing a review , we are delighted that you score TAAJ so highly for that is what we want for our customers. We hope that you visit again and hopefully next time , you score us a full house . Kind...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We received a warm welcome , our food arrived hot & tasted amazing. We always come here for takeaways but tonight decided to go for sit in meal , staff made us feel welcome & service was outstanding, looking forward to come back soon with...More

1  Thank Anupama S
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Anupama , for taking the time to write a review , We are delighted that you rate TAAJ so highly for that is what we want for our customers. We hope you visit again soon . Kind Regards

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Had a few deliveries from here in the past so decided to try the restaurant. Comfortable atmosphere, lighting just right and warm as I got soaked going there!! Food was delicious, well flavoured although I did have to ask for extra green chillies. Excellent service...More

1  Thank warren_england
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Warren , Thank you for writing a review , we are delighted that you rated TAAJ so highly for that is what we want from our customers. We do cook food from fresh and to taste. so the next time you visit explain to...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Called in on Friday evening without a reservation so had to wait a few minutes before being escorted upstairs to our table. The restaurant is beautiful, lighting spot on and seating well laid out. The room was about 3/4 full but service was efficient. I...More

2  Thank FatherTed1_7
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review , we are delighted that you rated TAAJ so highly and hope that you visit again soon , we can cook food to your taste and if you would like a particular dish less spicy...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was there on Friday night past with friends. I had chicken bhuna with vegetable pilau rice with a side of Bombay potatoes. This restaurant is high quality , 5 star health score The restaurant is always warm and comfortable, the service is excellent. They...More

1  Thank Ice25580
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you rate TAAJ so highly , for that is what we want for our customers. Thank you again and we hope you visit again soon. Kind Regards TAAJ

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Maybe our expectations were too high. We used to live in Glasgow where we were spoilt for choice for a decent Indian. 8 of us had a very average meal. A portion of pakora contains about 3 pieces,in Glasgow you get about 20 pieces and...More

Thank Darren M
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Darren , Please see below our response to your review posted on the 20th March 2018. We have concerns about reviews you are leaving on TripAdvisor about TAAJ . We have requested that you contact us regarding these reviews. We have contacted TripAdvisor to...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had a selection of dishs, chickhen, lamb and prawn which included Curry, rogan josh.All 5 dishes were full of flavour.Nan breads and side dishes wrere freshly cooked. Main courses are between £11 and £15 and do not include side dishes. Next time will try...More

1  Thank Joe B
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank You Joe for taking the time to review TAAJ and we are delighted that you scored us so highly for that is what we want for our customers. Ourr sit in menu prices start (Chicken) main courses start at £9.95 and veg main courses...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We would class ourselves as regular customer here so much so that we rarely need to view the menu as i know what I like. You always receive a warm welcome and are seated promptly . Service is efficient and friendly. The food is flavoursome,...More

1  Thank Cumbrialife
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank You for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you score TAAJ so highly because that is exactly want we want for our customers. We have a great team, an amazing Head Chef and we love what we do. Thank...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

We are fairly regular visitors to Taaj and are never disappointment. Our most recent visit two weeks ago was with a party of 16. The food was excellent as was the service. Truly lovely staff, all the food arrived piping hot and at the same...More

1  Thank bluebells83
Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Taaj Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank You for taking the time to write a review. I have passed on your kind words to Head Chef and Team TAAJ and they are all delighted. Lamb is a particular favourite of mine as well, it is amazing. Thank you again and we...More

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Response from Alunlee M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Queen Street | Magherafelt, 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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Description
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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