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Desi Express

113 Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5DU, England
+44 115 978 7872
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“masala fish” (3 reviews)
“mango” (3 reviews)
“garlic naan” (2 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Halal
113 Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5DU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favourite place to eat curry in Nottingham. Not fancy - but a cosy cafe feel with a great menu. The curry is spicy and the grilled meats are the best. Perfect for those looking for authentic food.

Thank yasmin_879
Reviewed 18 February 2018

They may not be able to spell lamb's testicles, but they sure can cook 'em on their tak-a tak grill. If you want to eat masala fish in Hyson Green, Desi Express is the only place to go, trust me.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Went with friends today its a small place like a cafe. Not very clean and not in a great part of town. The grilled chicken was luke warm and not very tasty. The accompanying salad was not very fresh and was a relatively small portion....More

1  Thank Bal2468
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Been going here for years. Always beautiful food & such good value. It's not a anglified place... just genuinely authentic. Hearty good wishes to Jack the boss!

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Doesn't get better than this, charcoal cooked food, great variation of dishes, friendly and quick service and all at a very reasonable cost, if opulent surroundings are your thing then this is not for you, if you want authentic Indian Cuisine you are in good...More

Thank Watfordgap1
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place is very basic, few tables in front of the foot counter and kitchen. However the food is amazing. We had starters, two curries, rice, Nan and two mango drinks......£16. Couldn't fault the food, plenty of it and spicy without the pain. Very happy...More

Thank DawnPritchard
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I come here quite often with friends and I can say on the last couple of occasions it's gone down hill a bit. The spicy curries are now horrendously hot, and the others just don't seem to taste as rich as they used to. The...More

1  Thank Philip P
Reviewed 27 October 2016

THE FOOD: The dishes I have tried so far are authentic and flavoursome. The meat is of a good quality and the portions represent good value for money. I am never disappointed by the food here, although some of the curries are on the hotter...More

Thank 3WL9
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here on and off for years. Most of the time the food is excellent and the service is prompt. At other times however, the curry is never the same and service sometimes very slow. It is only a small space to be...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It really does feel like you are in a cafe in Pakistan. The place certainly isn't a restaurant, and it's a bit noisy and busy. But it's a fantastic place to go to. The food is outstanding. Some of the best Asian food I've ever...More

Thank Robert D
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 978 7872
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