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) #5 of 9 Restaurants in Botley ££ - £££ Indian, Asian,
2 High Street, Botley, Southampton SO30 2EA, England
+44 1489 788200
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“curry” (18 reviews)
“bhaji” (7 reviews)
“pathia” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2 High Street, Botley, Southampton SO30 2EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I took the back road before going four our overnight ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre. It was one of the best Indian meals we have had ( and we have lived and dined in Birmingham over many years). The service was...More

Thank Cambridgeblue65to67
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We'd eaten in a few times and it had been really good so we thought we'd try a take away. Unfortunately after the 5 minute journey home it had become tepid. We also were missing the prawns in the prawn puri. The chicken pathia and...More

Thank 555James555
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Went to Purbani on Saturday night after having the restaurant recommended to us. The choice of food, including the chef`s specials was excellent Very attentive staff without being annoying! Impressed by the number of diners who were obviously regulars. Would have no hesitation in recommending...More

Thank Rupert M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Been here twice and although the first time was OK, we tried again. The second time was worse, the food felt like it had been delivered and lacked any real taste.

Thank garykirr
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A well run Curry House with excellent food. The service is good but the food even better. I definitely recommend this as a place to take the family or mates. Do book early though to avoid disappointment.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurants offered some of the best Indian food I have ever tastes. The food was excellent. The waiters were generally good but spilling a drink and not replacing it and forgetting an item of food let them down slightly. Nevertheless highly recommended

Thank Francesca H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in without booking on a Saturday night. Bad idea - always book here at peak times. However, they were determined not to turn us away and courteously sat us down where the takeaway people wait, with a menu, for 15 mins or so whilst...More

Thank Southernchap
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Macdonald Botley Park Hotel on a Monday evening and was recommended Purbani by a local. Excellent food - possibly the best chicken bhuna we have had! Very friendly staff! We will definitely return again if we are in the area and...More

Thank Lrm133
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My partner and I booked, admittedly quite late but was told we could have a table at 9.30pm. We arrived at 9.20pm to a very busy restaurant were sat at a table close to the bar and told to wait until a table was ready....More

Thank Tweezers2013
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Have been going to this place for over 20 years and it has never dropped its standards.i have been with family and friends and all meals have been lovely.

Thank MelvynWiseman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Botley, Southampton SO30 2EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton  >  Botley
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 788200
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