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The Ali Raj

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
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65-67 Canterbury Road, Westbrook CT9 5AS, England
+44 1843 297151
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Croydon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a good night here. Great service and great food. Friendly staff who are very helpful and knowledgeable about the menu

Thank Trish H
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has to get a 5/5, food is great and so is the service, i loved the bubble tanks and all the refurbishment done to the restaurant after previous visits, it is a nice feel when you are having your meal.

Thank Paul9966787
Level Contributor
33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very oily, under seasoned and lacking any wow factor. Its very average, OK for a takeaway but disappointing for a meal in. Which is a shame because it's quite a nice restaurant. After three experiences here we've decided better is available locally. I had a vegetable korai and it was just full of greasy tasting potato and over... More 

Thank Aleksandra R
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is about the third or fourth time I have been to the Ali Raj and the food and service were just as good as on previous occasions. There is a great menu to choose from and the food is delicious. I had the chicken methi and the meat was so tender. The overall dining experience was great and I... More 

Thank Geoff H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I was looking for someone new to eat for my birthday meal and remembered my friends at work raving about The Ali Raj. It was the perfect setting for the sophisticated meal that I was hoping for. The food was exceptional, probably the best Indian I've ever had and the restaurant itself was stunning. I definitely made use of the... More 

Thank SHumphries8
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I always order takeaways from this restaurant and I was so impressed with the quality of the food and the exceptional service that I decided it was time for me to make a visit. I was not left disappointed at all! The restaurant looks beautiful and made for an amazing dining experience. We were made to feel very welcome and... More 

1 Thank Sarahboulevard26
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I been there with my friends. Services wast good but food was not so good. We asked for extra hot but unfortunately the food was sweet.Dall massala was very good otherwise everything sweet.....

Thank Roky007
Margate, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Food is nice, service is good, not over exspensive, and takeaway is good value 20% discount from menu with same quality

1 Thank Ian N
Masvingo, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
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102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our first visit accompanying some friends who had strongly recommended the place. They were absolutely right ! We had a most enjoyable meal which was beautifully spiced and impeccably served by the attentive waiters. There was no waiting in between courses and we would strongly recommend this restaurant. My only comment is that the on-line menu is a confusing read... More 

Thank John T
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Had a couple of days break in Margate and came across the Ali Raj whilst looking around for somewhere to eat. What a gem of a find! The wonderful ambiance hit us the minute we walked through the door. The decor is really lovely and very attractive. The only criticism is the television on the wall, this does tarnish the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-67 Canterbury Road, Westbrook CT9 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 297151

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?