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T & J Mahal

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
39 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
+44 23 9281 5824
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (38 reviews)
“poppadoms” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
39 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on a Friday evening. Busy, but they fitted a party of 5 in without fuss. The welcome was warm & attentive without being overbearing. The food was excellent, hearty & good value. As with all Indian restaurants, we ordered far too much rice....More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The food here is very good, large portion sizes which are full of flavour. The service was excellent too! Will definitely return soon

1  Thank charlucyjane
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I and 2 family went to have a very enjoyable meal at T & Js a few weeks ago and really enjoyed the food The staff were very pleasant and helpful. We are all Indian curry addicts and have had thousands during our lifetime. We...More

1  Thank grahamepittaway
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A truly delicious dining experience when I ate here. Unusual dishes and different spicing to what I've been used to. Great food, reasonable prices and great friendly service

1  Thank NormskiB
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We use this restaurant a lot the food is very tasty and the service is excellent we do use them a lot for home deliveries highly recommend them. Kind regards Helen

1  Thank helen2015647
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We went here as a group of guys as part of a stag do celebrations. I called up and was able to book a table even the night before. We arrived and was seated. Poppadum's, chutneys were all brought out quickly as were the drinks....More

2  Thank AndyandJackie
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I like this place. Unpretentious. Great food, presented well and good staff. Some Indian restaurants present you with dishes swimming in ghee but every dish I've had here has not ever been like that. You can taste the spices. I like a lot!

2  Thank pointsslave
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

First time we've ordered from here and we weren't disappointed. The food was lush. Every course was tasty. Even down to the fresh pot of salad for the poppadoms, which wasn't the usual few bits of soggy lettuce & onion, as most restaurants provide. Would...More

2  Thank DeeLT
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Once again I had a wonderful meal with really friendly staff. Makes you feel that everything is al right. So warm and not to forget bloody tasty . Wow

2  Thank tonyslay
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Another lovely meal at the T&J, we have tried other restaurants but they never live up to this one. Lovely food, friendly staff as always Thank you

2  Thank Tony K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 5824
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