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Maharaja Restaurant

358 London Road, Benfleet SS7 1BG, England
+44 1268 795633
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“poppadoms” (19 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
“dance floor” (52 reviews)
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Asian, Indian, British, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
358 London Road, Benfleet SS7 1BG, England
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1 - 10 of 649 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is our regular Indian night out and wasn’t disappointed: staff always friendly and courteous, even when we had to amend the menu for a specialised diet , nothing was to much effort : Rocky your service brilliant as always and food beyond word ;...More

Thank Alyson W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, brilliant service and great night out! Would highly recommend! Will defiantly be coming back

1  Thank elizabethmcx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant! Lovely food and the service was great, would definitely recommend to come here!

1  Thank imogen0469
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was very happy with the experience that I had at this restaurant. It is designed very well. Also the food is spectacular. Cannot fault anything. Would visit it again.

Thank ghunt1gjf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place! Food is great and also the service is excellent they are very friendly and supported me while I chose what curry to have as I wasn’t too sure at the start. Excellent! The waiter was very good understood my needs very well. Weill...More

1  Thank ben l
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Could not fault the service, perfect staff and great food! Very opulent and stylish. Like every good Indian restaurant should be. Will done again soon.

1  Thank critique10101
Reviewed 3 days ago

Another fantastic Night raising funds for Team-Paw Rescue x The staff and food are great and always make us feel welcome and take time to talk to us and our guests!!

1  Thank marydog2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good and welcome service, tasty food, clean place! The stuff were very friendly and open. quite and relaxing to enjoy it.

2  Thank Viktoria G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a maddddd ting I lovely Indian restaurant with fantastic staff who are very supportive of. Different food preferences. Very lovely and kind would very much so recommend it.

3  Thank amira r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

14 of us came for a hen do and had an awesome time! The staff are so lovely and helpful and the light up dance floor is something else!! Would absolutely recommend!

3  Thank Lisa B
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8 December 2017|
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Response from Raj J | Reviewed this property |
Whatever price it is - it's not worth it!
Christine K
24 February 2016|
Response from Maharaja_Restaurant | Property representative |
Hi Christine, our buffet prices can be found and full a la carte prices can also be found on the website but buffet specifically is as follows; Enjoy sampling an array of delicious, freshly prepared dishes, ranging from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 358 London Road, Benfleet SS7 1BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Benfleet
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 795633
  • E-mail
Based on Castle Point's bustling London Road (A13), the Maharaja is a Multi Award Winning Indian Restaurant in Essex, offering unique sub-continental dishes in a princely setting. Specialising in royal Indian Cuisine and lean, low fat dishes with a spicy slant, the popular family friendly food haunt is frequented by groups, celebrating diners, charity organisers, daytrippers and holidaymakers alike. Voted one of the top ten 'Best in the South East' at The Curry Awards several times, the Maharaja is warm and welcoming, offering delicious food in opulent surroundings, with chandeliers dripping from reflective ceilings and an intricately designed private dining room that's fit for a Queen..or any VIP celebrating a special event! Perfect for any occasion, the Maharaja is full of atmosphere, with a 'multi colour dance-floor, a vast buffet bar, group seating, disability access and quieter seating options for couples and those with younger children. The Maharaja menu is diverse and exotic, offering something for every taste. With mild to hot options, free from artificial flavours, our dishes range from traditional to fusion, with the exclusive 'Lean Menu' providing the perfect choice for those watching their waistline. Our skilled chefs can also make your favourite dish if it's not on the menu or you have a food allergy. Private functions At the Maharaja we can cater for all of your special events big or small, whether that is a charity night, a birthday do, a hen party or a romantic dinner for two. Why not plan your party using the Maharaja menus and dance the night away on our spectacular dance floor. With 200 seats including a glittering private 'Maharani' dining room that seats 10-12, the Maharaja can cater for all functions and dietary requirements. Our chef is happy to create a dish of your choice upon request if it's not on the menu. Exclusive hire of the restaurants is available for maximum 200 guests. The Maharaja remains one of the trailblazers for restaurant charity events in the UK, having raised over £3 million for various causes. In fact, the reputation of The Maharaja reached Britain's lawmakers in Westminster and was chosen to cater for the launch of the first nation-wide Bangladesh Festival of Food and Culture in Parliament, the well-known restaurant even received praise during a debate at the House of Commons!
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