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Maharaja Restaurant

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358 London Road, Benfleet SS7 1BG, England
+44 1268 795633
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Resturent looking so amazing Food is great & staff is very friendly*****The best cury house in Essex!!!

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Thank ealiy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere here! Dance floor is a nice addition.... food wasmt the best Indian I've had and was quite pricey for buffet I thought... £18 I beleive . However we had a great night staff were great 👌

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Rochford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a gathering of family and friends for my 50th birthday. We had a separate area for 25 people. All the staff were friendly and attentive. It was a buffet meal so there was plenty of choice and plenty of food if required. The food was great and hot!! Everyone had a great time and it was good that... More 

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1 Thank Kim L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our meal , very fresh and still hot from the buffet. Great and friendly service. Would highly recommend xxxxxxxxxx

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1 Thank Eve W
England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely great.. we come here all the time. (We love it) excellent food and waiters! Highly recommend!

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1 Thank cntb10101
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday all you can eat buffet is very good, has everything you could want. Service is good and parking is good. If you go on a friday and saturday you may struggle to park but theres some sode roads you will be able to park down.

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1 Thank andre s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited this place years ago and I was in the area so took my date. It was very quiet. Some of the more senior staff are very professional and welcoming but our waiter would clearly have preferred to be somewhere else. Service without a smile and no skill in the service. The decor is pretty in your face ,... More 

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Thank Michaelk02
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Maharaja for Christmas Day lunch and it was fantastic. Was lovely to have both English and Indian food options. The staff and atmosphere is always so great would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Danielle N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening at this delightful Indian restaurant. Friendly staff, excellent food and a warm welcoming atmosphere made our visit special. We shall return again soon!

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a friends birthday and eight of us went to this restaurant. Everyone who works there was very polite and efficient,The food was good and well cooked. Small dance floor for burning off the calories! Great for the money x

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Cuisine
Asian, Indian, British, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Cash Only, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?