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“Good but could be excellent”
Review of The Ancient Raj

The Ancient Raj
Ranked #29 of 384 Restaurants in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 17 May 2014

One or two small things could make this restaurant excellent. We visited twice and on one occasion the plates were cold so the meal cooled quickly. On both visits, only one dish warmer was brought to the table and this held two dishes so out of our four main courses only two main courses stayed hot. Poppadoms were cold - these are better warm. All accompaniments were excellent. The service is very good. Main courses were good and the lemon rice excellent. Three warm towels were brought for four of us + three orange slices!

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Thank Jim-In-North
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Have visited many times in the past and had great food. Our recent trip was therefore a bit disappointing. The poppadum sauces were very thin and lacking in flavour. The chicken in the curries was also very dry. Shame because staff are good and it's a lovely atmosphere.

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Thank Woodman17
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Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

Have had alot of take aways from this restaurant never been disapointed. The food has always been very good and hot
Always on time . The best curries in the canterbury area.

Thank glock45
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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

I have eaten here a couple of times and the food is good. The staff are very helpful especially the manager when booking a large party. It is good value and tge restaurant has a lovely atmosphere.

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Thank Tinygreen
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

This was the first time ordering from here, I was really pumped to try it over great reviews and word of mouth. Unfortunately I didn't think so.
The food was a really low quantity, especially for the price that was paid, not the best tasting and not at all filling.
The delivery was appalling, had to phone back to ask where it was after waiting 1 hour, the excuse was "I've only just realised where you are, I will now pack it".

I wouldn't recommend, and I will not be trying this again.

All in all, average food and poor service.

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