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Basmati Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
+44 121 358 8898
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (42 reviews)
“chapati” (5 reviews)
“poppadoms” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

I foolishly order the lamb sagwala again as I forgot how much I moaned about it the last time. The curry came cold, watery, and I am still on my hands and knee's looking everywhere for the spinach. I have however came across a load...More

Thank Lounw88
tajbir, Manager at Basmati Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear customer, We are sorry to hear your concern and really disappointed to learning through Tripadvisor as you calling it a second disappointing purchase! Did you make any effort to notify us about your 1st purchase at all? I would request all my regulars diners...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

The staff are very friendly food was very good thoroughly enjoyed our meal. I eat a lot of curry and this was the best curry Ive had in a long time

1  Thank Vic W
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Our nearest and best Indian restaurant. Delightful food and a variety of options on the menu: all good. Very welcoming staff. Great place.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Always try to eat here when in the area. Staff reaĺly attentive, food excellent and pricing very reasonable No hesitation to recommend fellow travellers

Thank jeffswork
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

2nd time here. Very busy but looked after from the minute I entered. Food is fantastic and freshly cooked. Staff are attentive without being over zealous. I will return and cannot recommend this place enough!!!!

1  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant about 7 ish for a takeaway and whilst waiting we decided to eat in instead, the people couldn't do enough for us. Excellent place to live

2  Thank lyndatr
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The Basmati is our ‘must go’ place for a curry whether it be for a takeout or dining in. We have been using The Basmati for over 15 years. The food is always fresh, delicious and hot and still remains consistent from all the years...More

2  Thank catcrazysarah
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We were a family of six and booked in early on a Saturday evening. Everything was very good the starters of onion bhaji and mixed tandoori. We all had different mains duck, lamb shank, fish. Everyone rated their meals highly. Good food, good friendly service...More

Thank G7057TUkevinc
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went for dinner with family friends, 7 of us. Ambiance was OK, bit out dated. too many waiter standing and watching but no one willing to come to table. Only when pointed out by manager they started moving. Starters - Cold, very mild, not...More

1  Thank Gaurav S
tajbir, Manager at Basmati Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Worst judgement of all time ..! One may not like our food or ambiance but don't have the right to make a awful negative review to discourage our potential customers. We are trading here for 17 years and hold a excellent reputation for our quality...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant as a result of posts on this site. It may have been the dishes we ordered, but I found the food to be ordinary at best. Based on this visit, there are far better restaurants of this type within a couple...More

Thank Zelablue
tajbir, Manager at Basmati Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Diner, Thank you for feedback. It was our pleasure to serve you. Unfortunately, you have not found us as one of the best on this occasion, As you mentioned that you might have chosen a wrong type of dish on this occasion but we...More

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Questions & Answers
26 July 2018|
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Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Hi, yes I t’s a Air-conditioned Restaurant, thank you
4 February 2018|
Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Hi I’m afraid based on our current offers no we do not have any vegan option on the menu but we should be able to make something for you to meet your requirements. Thank you
5 May 2017|
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Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Yes, it would be wise to book a table, thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 358 8898
  • E-mail
Finest Bengali Cuisine. We Are Serving Community Here For Over 17 Years As Local Yet One Of The Best Curry House Birmingham.
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