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The Ancient Raj

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25-26 North Lane | 25-26 North Lane, CT2 7EE, Canterbury CT2 7EE, England
+44 1227 455882
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Bussum, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Comfortable and intimate restaurant in a very old English building. Book your reservation early. Service is good and portions are well priced for the amount served.

Thank Ramrademan
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always. Doesn't disappoint. An easy Sunday afternoon without cooking and a delicious selection of top curries. The standard, as you'd expect is a little lower when having the buffet but is still one of the best Indian restaurants around. The a la carte food is always the best. Wouldn't eat an curry many other places with this gem Close... More 

Thank Harry G
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Indian in Canterbury Lovely staff, always friendly. We visit frequently and love the food. Takeaways are amazing as well. Wouldn't go anywhere else. Highly recommend the ancient raj.

Thank Lilyjack2201
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere here. Staff are always warm and friendly. Been here a number of times and food always great. Will be back

Thank Hazel C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Canterbury for the first time and this was recommended. It did not disappoint. All aspects of this experience was superb. Would visit again without a doubt.

Thank Jill G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited this place many times now and never ever let me down the staff are fantastic and the food is always spot on nice relaxing atmosphere friendly people excellent food as usual never disappoints us in any way can't wait to go back again

Thank Live1958
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We was lucky to find a table without booking on sunday night.Good food, polite staff and friendly owner. Happy with the service and food. Recommend for sure.

1 Thank t0talf00d
Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No faults, top food, good staff especially manager. Highly recommended and have visited many times over the years.

1 Thank Paul N
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very tasty meal here. We were surprised by the high standard of service provided as we were in a bit of a rush: efficient and hospitable. Authentic cuisine and the setting is lovely. It was a weekday but still the restaurant very busy and popular. Can't wait to return and try out the set menu at our... More 

1 Thank Bridget_8
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ancient Raj is an extremely friendly place with great staff and absolutely amazing food. I went there with my parents and grandma tonight and we were all extremely impressed with the high standard of food and the excellent staff.

1 Thank Stu B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-26 North Lane | 25-26 North Lane, CT2 7EE, Canterbury CT2 7EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 455882

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