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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
The Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JJ, England
+44 1227 368888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (24 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our First ever visit last night for my birthday, service was very friendly and professional and the food was some of the best Indian food I have ever had and plenty of it. Can’t speak more highly of it.

Thank Darren E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always enjoyed this restaurant and rated it well. We recently returned from a tour of northern India and found that even at the best hotels and restaurants the style of cooking in India doesn't match up to the refined quality we get in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has gone downhill and is now best avoided. They got the orders wrong and the food was very average when it did finally arrive.

Thank tomeversley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When our daughter makes an occasional visit we always have an evening at the Maharaja as we have enjoyed the food and atmosphere many times previously but we were very disappointed this time. We had booked and arrived on time but found the waiters were...More

Thank LettyB666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best Indian food I have tasted in a very long time!! Staff were very attentive. Overall a great dinner! Haven't been to a better Indian restaurant, even in London. The flavours and sauces were amazing! Highly recommend!

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 13 of us had a meal here on Wednesday and as usual the food was excellent but the staff were miserable? The service was good but all we got were grunts in response to requests, menus snatched away and not a thank...More

1  Thank TonyP569
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Could not fault anything here. Wonderful service and great food. Staff were very friendly and made this visit a great experience

Thank Zohaib J
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We decided we fancied an Indian so we booked a table, when we arrived we were greeted by a few members of staff, we confirmed the booking and were shown to our table which could have sat four people down even though was only two...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday was quite busy but couldn't fault the food or service. The garlic balti and chilli cheese naan was extremely yummy!

Thank courtneysweet87
Reviewed 12 September 2017

When this first opened the food was excellent, on the last four occasions it has drastically gone down hill. The food from having decent amounts of meat in the dishes, now has more sauce and less meat and the price does is not proportionate to...More

1  Thank keefyreal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 368888
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