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Samoji Indian Restaurant - CLOSED

23 George Street, St Albans AL3 4ES, England
+44 1727 812865
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
20 Jan 2014
“Good food....”
30 Dec 2013
“The service was no good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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23 George Street, St Albans AL3 4ES, England
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

I went to this restaurant with my brother in December ...there were no much people on weekend,,, The food was good ... I liked the atmosphere up there ...an antique place....

1  Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 30 December 2013 via mobile

The waiter looked only my wife breast . Good food but the service bad. Beautiful place. Maybe without beautiful women in neigborhood could the service better.

2  Thank neacsucn
Reviewed 29 December 2013

This restaurant has it all...Fantastic range of dishes and services is extremely good with friendly staff. Situated off George street on upper level of small court yard with beamed ceilings and simple but clean and nicely setout decor. Food is wonderful and although not cheap...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 22 December 2013

The restaurant was very cold. The waiter said it was not their fault it was due to the old building and cold air getting in through the windows. The plates were cold, the meat dishes were sat over a tea-light but that was not sufficient...More

2  Thank Philip P
Reviewed 10 November 2013

I see it is a couple of years since I last reviewed Samoji. Overall we were happy with our visit there last night but one or two niggles. As other reviewers have noticed it is a bit cold in there and I really feel they...More

1  Thank Graham F
samoji, Manager at Samoji Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2013

Dear Graham F, Thank you for your review, and sorry to see that you were not satisfy with service. We will improve on service. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

We arrived at 9.15 didn't book but was told table available in 40 mins which it was then the wait began 45 mins to get served the table next to us had the misfortunes of being served by a clumsy waiter who was more worried...More

Thank SSHeirflick
samoji, Manager at Samoji Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2013

Dear SSHeirflick, Bad food? Average? Not sure? Anyway, thank you for your visit to Samoji, unfortunately we were unable to meet your standards apologies, as you noticed restaurant was full and I agree that there was a delay serving food to your table. We'll improve...More

Reviewed 25 September 2013

Samoji's is literally a breathe of fresh air. It is so rare to find such an excellent restaurant for Indian food. Additionally, the interior is just lovely and its lovely to sit in. I find it is always such a shame how empty the restaurant...More

8  Thank Emily B
samoji, Manager at Samoji Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2013

Dear Emily B, Thank you for your nice review, politely informing us to improve, and we will. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 11 August 2013

Over the last few years, living close to the Samoji, it has become one of my favourite restaurants in St Albans and I think it is definitely the best Indian restaurant. The food is of an excellent standard and presentation is extremely fresh and vibrant....More

24  Thank gary l
samoji, Manager at Samoji Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2013

Dear Gary I, Thank you for your comments, we are very happy that we met with your expectations and we look forward to welcome you again. Kind regards.

Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

My waiter seemed to be on another planet; confused over a jug of tap water and the order in which statrters and mains should come out. My beau even tried explaining our order in Urdu but this didn't seem to make any difference! To be...More

Thank Lady_Sarai
samoji, Manager at Samoji Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2013

Dear Lady-Sarai, Thank you for your visit and review. Your order was a portion of Onion Bhaji and a portion of Biryani and jug of water. The waiter thought its a small order and not give gap between courses and serve nice and hot, apologies...More

Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you are looking for speedy service don't go to Samoji. If however you are looking for first class service and excellent food you will find it here. Samoji has become our favourite haunt to start the weekend. We are steadily making our way through...More

7  Thank Mikey-G1
samoji, Manager at Samoji Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2013

Dear Customer, Thank you for your time to write about Samoji. We look forward to see you again.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 28
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 George Street, St Albans AL3 4ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 812865
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