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“Best indian in england”
Review of Indian Tree

Indian Tree
Ranked #21 of 72 Restaurants in Ringwood
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Fine dining Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

Me and my family have been in many times! After firstly smelling it and deciding to try!! And I will always go back! Most recently came in for mine and my boyfriends anniversary and It was just as good! I do nearly always have the maconwala (excuse spelling) but it's a curry with cheese!! My boyfriend tried to tell me he knew a better indian. We went there. He soon realised here wasnt any where near the standard! Living in lymington we don't get over there much! But if you get chance try it! There nan breads are amazing so many different flavours!! Enjoy it every time I go!!

Thank sophie191994
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Restaurant and staff were fine. Prices good.
Very extensive meat menu but the only vegetarian dish available was mixed vegetable curry in 5 varieties of sauces ranging through vindaloo to dhansak.
No main dishes of sag/ paneer/ channa/dhal so pretty carb high and no protein. Chose the madras which had great flavour but was 75% sauce with two pieces of potato and some mixed veg.
Shame as can usually rely on an Indian restaurant to provide variety.

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1  Thank Soyaforme
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

What can I say about this place, what a find, there is nothing to fault it. Venue is superb , price is right, food is great, staff are friendly, toilets are clean, music is lovely. I totally recommend this place to all who love authentic Indian food.

Thank kathlena2014
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Back at the caravan near Ringwood this weekend as we continue our quest to try out all the eateries in the area and we weren't disappointed with this find. Ringwood has four or five Indian restaurants and this looked nice from the outside and parking was easy - that was all there was to our choice on Friday evening, well that, and the fact that it could accommodate us, at half seven on a Friday without having booked. The place itself is quite dark upon first impressions but we were at the back where there is a complete wall with a water and light feature which changes colour and that provides a nice feel to the place. There were lots of empty tables when we arrived but half an hour later and it was buzzing and completely full so we timed it just right! This also meant that we had heaps of lovely staff running around after us and our orders were taken quickly and the food was being cooked before the heavy rush. After the usual poppadoms and chutneys, we both opted against starters and went straight for mains - good job too, the portions were huge! My husband went for his favourite chicken dupiaza with plain rice and a keema nan and I chose their special mixed tandoori grill which was a mix of dry chicken and lamb tikka, tandoori king prawn and a lamb sheek kebab - served with what they called aubergine and potato crisps. I had imagined this would be a garnish type of thing with thin crispy slices like you buy in the pack of veg crisps, however it was more like thinly battered thicker slices of aubergine and potato - to be honest, I left half of them but only because I had also ordered an aubergine and spinach side dish and a lentil dahl and I couldn't possibly have waded through that lot esp as it was also served with a salad. I did try these crisps but apart from the top layer of the stack, they were a bit soggy - being a bit of a cook myself, I know aubergine can go soggy if fried and this couldn't be helped. Next time I would order the ordinary tandoori grill without the extra bits. The side dishes were excellent however but again, huge amounts so we ended up leaving quite a lot of food and in particular, I think we barely ate a quarter of the nan. The food was delicious, really well presented, with a wide range of nice sounding specials along with the usual favourites - they did offer us puds and even they were more interesting than the normal run of the mill Indian restaurant type desserts - perhaps if we order less on the mains next time, we may try one. Throughout our time there the staff were smashing - very friendly and attentive. The prices were good, as you'd expect for an Indian restaurant of this quality - it was possibly cheaper than the same back home but then they are in a holiday area and have lots of competition literally within yards, so they probably couldnt charge more and survive! With those portion sizes, it was definitely good value and you would expect to pay more for such plentiful outstanding food. They even do a special bargain set menu on Wednesdays and Sundays which means you could potentially order your normal favourites and if you chose carefully, you'd get your normal food at a fraction of the price on those days. Even though we are on a mission to try lots of places and there are lots of Indian restaurants to try in Ringwood, we will mark this one down as a winner and will definitely return.

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Thank Rachel S
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Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

My cousin was visiting from Bristol and wanted a curry hence this visit. As always the greeting was warm and welcoming and service faultless. The food oh my! I fancied a change from the regular and went for MADHURI CHICKEN. Tender juicy pieces of chicken in a wonderful flavoursome sauce with spices visible such as cinnamon bark. Just gorgeous. I know what I'm having next time!

Thank TRINIDAD-A-GO-GO
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