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108 The Highway, Pontypool NP4 0PJ, Wales
+44 1495 763535
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Caerleon, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now visited 4 times and plan to go many more times. Lovely setting inside, not too big so can't get too rowdy. Always immaculate, staff superb and the food amazing. Please support this great local restaurant by booking it now! Best Indian food in the area by far. Superb!

Thank inspectorcalls
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very enjoyable first time visit to this Indian restaurant. Nice decoration, very friendly and polite staff.Excellent food at a great price. We'll definitely be coming back! Thank you!

Thank Steve F
Usk, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here quite a few times now, and I've been pleased and disappointed with the food in equal measure. The venue itself is nice, crisp, welcoming, always busy at the weekends. The staff are always helpful, smiling and pleasant. I find the dishes which are heavy with sauce to be not executed as well as the marinaded, drier, tandoori-type... More 

Thank Volemangler
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times as it is very local. The food can be fabulous and we have had some good nights here. However a few times there have been mistakes with our orders which whilst they have amended you're eating on your own as the meal is late.... being local it's handy but not sure I'd travel to... More 

Thank Joanne C
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

If you want Indian, this is the place to go! We drive all the way from Caerphilly to enjoy this Indian even though we usually sample the local restaurants and go further afield for special occasions however, not a single Indian compares to this place in my local area. The service is spot on, the recipes are delicious and the... More 

Thank Nathan I
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Must say I choose this restaurant on the reviews that I had read and the food was exactly as people had said! It was stunning!! Highly recommended, though, the restaurant was very busy and quite loud! (Well the party of people by us were!!) didn't put me off but if your looking for a quiet, place for a meal, I'm... More 

Thank Helen W
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We have dined here a few times and also had take aways many times.and can honestly say I believe that it's the best Indian food in south Wales. Fantastic menu. Very creative food along with traditional Indian food. Amazing.very friendly and good service. Truly award winning standards.mmmm

1 Thank andyhols38
Blaenavon, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Restful atmosphere, good service, terrific food. Really clean modern décor. Cannot praise it enough.

Thank Roger B
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I went to this restaurant with my daughter, very nice decor and good atmosphere. Food was very good and service was prompt

Thank 66luk
Level Contributor
56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went to this restaurant on Saturday evening with friends. Staff very welcoming and helpful suggesting types of dishes that would suit. Food was served at a comfortable pace and very tasty. The restaurant is very clean and relaxing decor.

Thank MuffinWales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 The Highway, Pontypool NP4 0PJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 763535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?