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74 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
+44 118 958 5111
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited over an hour for food, even though we ordered the day before! On a work lunch and ended up rushing our food and being very late back to work. Absolutely ridiculous

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Thank LaurenVeater
Reading
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there after a long walk on sunday morning. So it was lunch time by the te we reach there. We had veg kofta curry , aloo paratha, chapati and mango lassi. Gravy of the veg was not so good, I had good kofta curry earlier. Though, aloo paratha was really nice. It has good stuffing and was served... More 

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Thank Namita D
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best Indian food place we've been to so far to the point we dumped the other ones we used to go to. We keep coming back nearly every week since we've found this place (back in early 2016). The food is very authentic and not the usual "British" "Indian" food you'd find in a curry house. HIGHLY... More 

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Thank travellingbear85
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The food here is amazing. The service is quick and friendly, and it feels authentic. Portions are generous and atmosphere is calm, perfect for a large group or just a couple.

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Thank Steve C
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great south indian food! Parotas in particular could not be more authentic.. great fish curries too. Love it!

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Thank SimiVHunter
Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Really good Indian food as compared to the other restaurants around it. We had a very good lunch deal. Will surely visit again.

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Thank Ana K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Dal makhani was sugary and too sweet and in order to make it spicy on my request they chucked in red chilli powder which made it unbearable to eat ..... better go royal tandoori or house of flavours instead

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Thank Manish G
Swansea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Booked for a party of 16 on Saturday 18 Feb. Were shown upstairs where table was ready. Service was good and orders taken with ample time to read menu. Were prepared to cook food not available on menu ( Chicken Madras ) Quality of food was excellent and we were not rushed. Good value for money, would recommend.

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Thank Hywel R
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visit pappadams regularly as they have different menu which is quite authentic compared to other Indian restaurants. The staff are extremely welcoming and service is excellent. We have the fish which is steam cooked in banana leaf and saag chicken regularly and their biriyanis are good too. A must visit if you visit the area.

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Thank Priti R
London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Slightly away from Reading station, slightly small place but ambiance very good, quality and test of food excellent, portions sufficient for one person. Value for money, staff friendly and helpful. Overall Very Good Indian food experience in Reading

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Thank Aniruddha A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 5111
Description
Welcome to Pappadams, the new 'authentic' Indian resto in Reading. At Pappadams, we take Indian food to a whole new 'super' level. We do this by fusing our traditional aesthetic cooking with good attributes like honesty and passion. We commit ourselves to introduce a fresh loom to the 'Indian Curry' by constantly challenging and developing our tastes along with excellent hygienic standards. From an eclectic array of dishes like Prawn Olathiyathu, Lamb hyderabadi, Chicken saagwala and Goan fish curry the menu spans across the horizons of the Indian subcontinent. We are in a process of making 'Pappadams' a hallmark culinary firmament in Reading and we can do that with your love and support for good food. Please come and join us for a culinary festival.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?