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T & J Mahal

) #60 of 503 Restaurants in Portsmouth $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
39 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
+44 23 9281 5824
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (36 reviews)
“poppadoms” (15 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really disappointed that my once favourite Indian has gone downhill. Started to try other restaurants but gave this a last chance last week when we ordered our usual takeaway dishes. Upon opening the food I had to drain half down the sink due to so...More

Thank Mizz12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So I do like to try new restaurants in Southsea and I consider myself a bit of a connoisseur (in my own mind), but I've always remained loyal to T and J. Recently I've dabbled with a new Indian restaurant and to be fair to...More

Thank mattkonieczny
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been coming here for years now and still surprised at just how good these guys are! Delicious food and the service is great too!

Thank James T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

T & J Mahal was a great adventure the service is fully fantastic and there is not one thing can say that is wrong about this mindblowing restaurant haters stay away cause if u do not like this you are not in this universe.

Thank Shakib27man
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Booked a table of 5. Normally we have curry and rice. Everyone had Tandoori chicken Biriani with variety of different sauces with the Biriani's. Sauces where lovely, specially the Tarka Dhall. Service excellent as always. Price is very fair. Atmosphere is great. Will be going...More

Thank raza21_84
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Came here with my work mates as I've eaten here before and wow. Best decision ever. Pressure was on me to book an excellent Indian as I was arranging the outing and boy the food was amazing and the service was fabulous. Free drinks at...More

Thank tonyslay
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Decided to try somewhere different and so called T&J Mahal at 7.15pm and ordered a takeout for my husband and I. It was about £10 more expensive than our usual place, but hoped it was worth it as the menu looked nice. Was told food...More

Thank Nikola C
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Been here a few times and love everything about this fantastic 5 star restaurant. The service is superb the food is so delicious definitely 5 star rated I would recommend this to the whole nation and in fact the whole world.

Thank shakib t
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The restaurant is bright and open with lovely table linen . The portions are not too large which can be a failing with many Indians and I do hate to waste food. Generally very good but the mango​ chutney and minted yogurt provided with the...More

Thank Penny11L
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I have just visited T & J Mahal. I ordered a Chicken Jalfrezi..the best food and service in town..Great Restaurant,Staff and Great Great Food. You must book a Table tonight..

Thank shopportsmouth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 5824
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