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7-8 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ, England
+44 113 244 0500
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dosa” (136 reviews)
“curry” (214 reviews)
“kerala food” (22 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7-8 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Tharavadu
1. Unusual Cuisine
"Best curry I have ever had."
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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
"Visited a few times with Indian colleagues that raved about the place."
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Reviewed yesterday

Proper southern Indian food if you have not beed before the menu will be completely new. Try the dosa fabulous, it is much lighter than a normal indian and fresher. Like the difference between a Chinese and a Thai. The staff are great friendly and...More

Thank RobAiers
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Joelshungrydaddy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had dinner in September 2018. We had Kerala Masala Dosa, Hoppers (appam), coconut rice and beans shared between the two of us. The food was tasty. Service was quick. Staff courteous and helpful. The premises was very clean. Parking is available at the Trinity...More

Thank NathanS-1952
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here early September for the first time. With it been Michelin recommended we were quite excited and reading the reviews we expected something different to the average curry house. The service was actually very good and a nice atmosphere in the restaurant... I thought...More

Thank 12njh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great food here and a range of unusual dishes, not found in other Southern Indian restaurants in the UK. Delicious veggie options. Very jealous of the pyramid dosa someone else was having! Highly recommended.

Thank LancasterRoamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here as it is convenient for my son at lunch. Great service, great lunchtime menu. Well worth a visit.

Thank jackie6113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tharavadu for the first time and had a very good meal. The service was good throughout the meal. Drinks came quickly and our order was taken promptly without us been rushed. The starter of wheat bread stuffed with potato in yoghurt was really...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food - the fish curry was amazing! My partner had the chicken curry, which was also delicious. Excellent service. Will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having eaten at many Indian establishments, I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. On first glance, the menu looks pricey but, after seeing its many rewards, my partner and I gave it a go. Although it was a Thursday evening, there were plenty of people...More

1  Thank KristinMarbella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best curry I have ever had. Best in Leeds and I wouldn't miss it. I always bring my family here and I can't fault it.

2  Thank Happiness796755
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13 April 2018|
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Response from Leesa M | Reviewed this property |
I’m so sorry for the late reply I don’t have notifications turned on for this app. I didn’t think it was too noisy and could have a decent conversation quite easily.. it’s not a huge restaurant so there isn’t masses of... More
19 January 2018|
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Response from Siby J | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in replying. We could cater to birthday parties in the restaurant and as we expanded the restaurant we could easily do large parties by its own. To keep the high quality of food and service standards we... More
Karen R
3 January 2018|
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Response from Siby J | Property representative |
Dear Karen, being in city centre, unfortunately we don’t have any parking of our own. But we have plenty of parking facilities available around us such as NCP Trinity is few seconds away. The street parking around us after 6... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 244 0500
  • E-mail
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 where excellence maintains tradition.
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