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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Sultan has recently been given a makeover and now looks very well looked after and cared for inside. The menu appears to have been revamped and the food was delicious and served quickly. Service was good. It appears people still think it’s just takeaway...as nobody else was sat in, just people collecting take out, so please support this local business as they are trying hard to turn it around and I do believe they will, if given the support.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant ,in my opinion the best in St Ives,its comfortable .staff very friendly,great tasting food served very quickly at a decent price .

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 13 April 2024 via mobile

Visited for the first time in the week due to our normal Indian being closed. When we arrived we were a bit sceptical but wow I’m so glad we found this gem. Has to be one of, if not the best Indian I’ve been to....The food was amazing. Chicken was perfectly cooked and the curry so flavoursome. It’s also very comfortable inside and the service was great too! Will definitely be coming back! This will now be our go to Indian.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 April 2024

Having previously been to all the alternative Indian restaurants in St Ives we thought we would try this newly managed restaurant and was we all delighted we did!!! We received the warmest welcome which in itself made a very pleasant change! The food was absolutely...delicious every dish cooked to perfection Tandoori lamb chops were incredible… chicken tikka also full of flavour yet still moist inside…chef came out of the kitchen to our table also a charming gentleman. As shown on their website they do not offer alcohol and we did take our own bottle! We will definitely be returning and I highly recommend this wonderful restaurant.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 23 March 2024

Yesterday we went for the first time with friends to Sultan which is under new management. We were welcomed in with smiles & taken to our table. It's had a full refurb and a lovely menu with some different items. They're waiting for their alcohol...licence but there are alcohol free drinks, soft drinks & beverages. The food was pleasant to look at, fresh, delicious & very tasty. We met the new manager with a colleague from a Cambridge Indian restaurant helping them out. I highly recommend it. We will go again & will order takeaway in the future too.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 December 2023 via mobile

We visited on the reopening night. The staff were very attentive and the food arrived quickly, was all cooked fresh well presented and was very tasty. The team explained that whilst they have no alcohol licence we were welcome to take our own if we...wished. They had a good menu of soft drinks which was good enough for us. Good luck with the relaunch and hope to visit again soon.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 7 September 2023 via mobile

Food average. Went because of the meerkat offer they are clearly signed up too but then refused to acknowledge it. The excuse was 'we haven't done that for over a year'....then how do I have a meerkat offer specifically for the Sultan!!?? Clearly false advertising...from the Sultan. Didn't even offer an apology or reduced bill as a good will gesture. Good job meerkat compensated us. Will never visit/eat from this restaurant againMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 11 November 2022 via mobile

My wife and her friends were very disappointed to discover on arrival that the restaurant did not have a licence to serve alcohol and did not allow customers own alcohol to be brought in. The food however was excellent.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 10 June 2022

We had not eaten in this place for a couple of years due to covid etc. But we went this week and things have dramatically changed. They do not sell alcohol anymore, there is no back ground music as there was. The room is shabby...and threadbare. There is absolutely no atmosphere. The food was of poor standard and then to round it of the bill was given and I was extremely shocked at the total, very expensive. A very disappointing experience and one I would not recommend .More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 February 2022

We have ordered takeaways multiple times from this establishment and on every occasion we have asked "can they make dishes vegan?" On every occasion and speaking to multiple members of staff, we have been told they can make anything vegan. Upon ordering tonight, our usual...order, we were told they could not make this vegan due to using butter and cream There was no apology when we explained we had previously been told it was vegan and clearly lied to. The person on the phone tonight who seemed to be in charge even said that the previous people we spoke to 'must have lied' and showed no concern about this. We are very disappointed with this and will not be eating here again. Fortunately we do not have any allergies or Intolerances as this could have been very dire for anyone who does have allergies. Very very disappointing and would not recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 23 December 2021 via mobile

I had a delivery tonight the food was not Edable at. Called to complain and they hang up on me. And refused a refund. Now they are not answering the calls to me. Would not use again avoid

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 9 November 2021 via mobile

A warm and friendly welcome was followed by very tasty meals. I cannot understand some of the negative comments for this restaurant; the staff and food (especially the lamb achari bhuna) deserve better recognition. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 6 November 2021 via mobile

While the service was very good unfortunately the food quality was very poor. Even the basic dishes were either overcooked or unrecognisable from normal Indian meals.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 1 November 2021

We thought we would treat ourselves, even though the prices have recently been increased. It took over an hour for our food to arrive. I ordered a chicken biryani as this is my favourite meal and I knew what to expect. However, the rice was...really spicy which is unusual for this dish, but the worst part was that the chicken was full of gristle and inedible. I called and complained to the restaurant and they said the biryani would be free the next time we ordered a take away from them. Needless to say we will not be ordering from them again. Such a shame as the quality of food over the years has been consistently good.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 October 2021

terrible service.. they used to be good but no more now .. have ordered a delivery last week and food was terrible, cold and got it after almost 2 hours i’ve ordered it !! got overcharged 5 pounds extra, when i called in they said...they made a mistake, that was last time for me, i wouldn’t recommend this placeMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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SULTAN TANDOORI, St Ives - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Food Delivery & Takeaway - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Sultan Tandoori offers takeaway services.

Sultan Tandoori is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4