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“Just O.K.”

Miriam Indian Cuisine
Ranked #156 of 256 Restaurants in Taunton
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Taunton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Just O.K.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

We visited this restaurant last week. It boasts a 'Curry House of the year award' and we thought we would give it a try.
It is a small restaurant just by the multi-level car park in Taunton.
We were a large group and were seated in the first of their two eating areas. This is by the reception. It was dimly lit and shabbily furnished. There did not seem to be much of an atmosphere. We noticed that the restaurant did a lot of take away's, with the staff walking through with bags of food and that the door from the street was constantly open and closing for people coming in to collect their food. So it was quite noisy.
The service was slow and the waiters were not very cheerful or friendly. We tried to get attention to order more drinks whilst we waited for the two starters ordered but the staff seemed more keen on serving the take away customers.
The food for the main course was average to say the least. I'm not sure what they got their award for but it wouldn't have been for presentation or customer service. We decided not to bother with desserts or coffee!
It is not a restaurant I would recommend to anyone.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Utter rubbish.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

Worst indian I have had. Salty poppadums, food tasted unauthentic, and the garlic naan was a normal naan with a huge dollop of garlic butter in the middle and folded in half. Only plus side was it was fast - funny that! Disappointing.

Visited August 2013
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“One thing I dislike is bad service....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

....and when someone fails to apologize for sending the wrong food (a meat dish is no good to a vegetarian, laughs and says theres nothing he can do now, then it puts me off a restaurant. Other equally good restaurants in town with better service.

Visited August 2013
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Thank mrmiball
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Somerset
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good food. Rude staff......”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Had a takeaway several times and always found the food exellent......Hot & fresh with good size portions............They have one big problem in there....STAFF.......when you phone to order you are told 30 mins approx.......Only once was it ready in this time scale.....the last one took 1hr 40!!..........This meant eating at 10.pm......Not good when you are type 1 diabetic and are sat in the car with no food......On complaining there was no apology and nothing free to make up for their delay....Staff ignore you and stand around offering no information about your takeaway until you get restless and ask for a refund! The meal was then brought out out within 5 mins.....

  • Visited August 2013
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Cambridge
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“stay away”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Terrible food. Advertises itself as voted best in Taunton - by whom?!!!! May be the chef's night off? If so, they should just close

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank IanElliott
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