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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Sponsored by: Tharavadu

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Unusual Cuisine
1. Unusual Cuisine
"Best curry I have ever had."
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2. Great selection of craft beers
2. Great selection of craft beers
"Sat here in Theravadu right now writing this, it's THAT good."
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3. Most Celebrated Restaurant
3. Most Celebrated Restaurant
"Visited a few times with Indian colleagues that raved about the place."
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Tharavadu, Home of Kerala cuisine, is the first authentic Kerala Restaurant in Yorkshire. In a blink of time Tharavadu has become the local favorite with their exceptional food and outstanding service. Winner of 'The Best Indian Restaurant by Oliver awards in 2015,2016 and 2017. Tharavadu is the only Indian Restaurant in Leeds, which is recommended in Michelin guide 2016, 2017 & 2018. Tharavadu is rated as one of the Top 10 curry houses in UK by Tripadvisor. Recommended in Harden's Restaurant Guide 2015,2016 and 2017 and 2018. Featured in The Good Food Guide UK by Waitrose in 2017 and 2018. Voted the Best Indian Restaurant in North England by Good Food Awards. Welcome you to an unusual cuisine
US$ 13 - US$ 40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Indian, Asian
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
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Staying in central Leeds for a couple of nights, decided a decent curry was in order. I was given a recommendation by a colleague and we turned up unbooked and on spec. The manager was on the ball and got two of us a cleared...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Duncan S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Tried here a couple of weeks ago and I have to say what an experience. Firstly this isn't your normal Indian. The menu is unrecognizable to a normal Indian restaurant. But I can guarantee it will have something for everyone. Massive portions of excruciatingly tasty...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Joelshungrydaddy
Reviewed 2 days ago

love this place. Been twice now and food was delicious both times. i was in a group of 10 this time and service was pretty fast considering size of group. Was easy to book in advance online. Enjoyed starter and main. I got a vegan...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank hbrady34
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a treat. Lately my desire for an Indian has been waining but wow this restaurant is probably the tastiest Indian food I have had. Unfortunately it will make others difficult to compete. We started with a sharing plate of mussels, octopus and fish with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank nickmer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recommended here by friends who had come a couple of years back. Service was a little sketchy to say the least .. starters were ok but not exceptional. Main courses were both underwhelming- we were expecting so very much more. We aren’t food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CornwallsFinest
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had heard a lot of good things about this restaurant and it surpassed them all. I have eaten in many Indian restaurants and this one was the best without doubt. The crab curry was sublime and was the standout dish but the parathas were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been unlucky with Indian food before so I was a bit careful in my expectations before coming here... Well, Tharavadu delivered TOPSCORE from a to b. I will highly recommend this restaurant for three main reasons: 1. Fantastic quality of food 2. Superb...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank knutronny
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend & I visited this place off the back of numerous recommendations and we were not disappointed. A busy Saturday night, the place alive with a bustling atmosphere. Every table packed. We were lucky to get a table and the staff couldn't have been...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank EmilyC544
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick after work meal - was lovely food and drink. Great atmosphere. Got very busy later at around 6pm.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cat4772
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My third time at Tharavadu and didn't disappoint. Had a cold starter made of deep fried bread with some spices and potatoes. As a main I had a fish curry that honestly I am unable to remember the name. It was a very fresh white...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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25 January 2019|
Response from 858sibyj | Property representative |
Hi Glyn, we do accept American Express.. thanks
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Yes pls..always
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