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Dana Pani Indian Cuisine

116-117, | Sidwell Street, Exeter, England
+44 1392 274787
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (8 reviews)
“masala dosa” (3 reviews)
“tasty food” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
116-117, | Sidwell Street, Exeter, England
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the food we had tasted very bland and tasteless.My chicken curry tasted like something out of a tin.we were both very hungry and left very disappointed.We should have known by the fact it is always empty.

Thank Toby M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Thursday early evening buffet. Relatively small choice compared to other buffets but all good, samosas especially.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Eat here occasionally before going to the cinema, which is opposite, we love south indian food so for us this is always a treat. Love the masala dosa (spicy potato stuffed pancake) with a sambar sauce. A real treat.

1  Thank yroosr
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I got to Dana Pani last Friday with my boyfriend and our friends and had a really great time. No booking was required as we went for an early dinner for 6:30 p.m. We were served by a very caring and polite lady, the owner's...More

Thank MRexF
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food at Dana Pani is reasonably-priced, very tasty, and the staff understand and are happy to advise on which menu options are suitable for vegans (or can be made vegan).

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Poppadums - stale Dips - bright green dip - nice, onions - nice, 2 brown sauces - curry taste - cheap and horrible. My lamb dish - meat gizzly, lots of pods, what I thought was green beans were strips of chillies. Not nice to...More

Thank JeanW553
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The only reason I didn't give the lowest rating is because the service was good, food came quickly and the restaurant is nicely decorated. However, the food was terrible. Particularly the keema naan, didn't have any meat it in them, just some strange powdered spicey...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I've visited Dana Pani before in the past and have written a previous review praising the lovely meals that my family and I enjoyed. However, my most recent visit was vastly different and rather disappointing. I don't now if they've change hands or if they've...More

2  Thank CreamTeaFiend
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Have been here 2 times previous, was very good so came back again. We ordered a beer we've had last time which was very good, however this time something much worse and cheap tasting was served, masked as the nice beer. I don't see how...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in on Saturday for dinner. Excellent service as we were only diners. (There were many take away orders.) The menu has been reduced but this is probably a good thing as previously there was just too much choice. We shared the poppadoms with pickles,...More

Thank Kat35
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116-117, | Sidwell Street, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 274787
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The only Indian restaurant in the city serving traditional Indian food from different part of country like Paani Poori, Masala Dosa, Dahi Bhalle, Lal Mass, Chennai Tilapia, Punjabi Chhole, Kashmiri Pilaue and so on.. The restaurant is located in the city centre just opposite to Odeon cinema. The premises are child friendly and can cater any type of party and meetings.
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