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Desi Down Town

7 Hockley | Nottingham NG1 1FH, Nottingham, England
+44 115 950 2666
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (17 reviews)
“curry” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
7 Hockley | Nottingham NG1 1FH, Nottingham, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mrs took me here has she has been many times with her work friends and I was very interested to try it. Starters was nice we have bread poppadoms and onion barjis (not sure how you spell it) then we had the mains there...More

Thank tyler s
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this establishment with 6 friends following an event at the arena. We wanted to order 1 shisha and some drinks due to not everyone wanting to smoke. We were told we couldn't stay if we weren't ordering more shishas even though we were...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

My wife and I left the UK some time ago. When we came back for a visit Indian food was pretty much on top of our list to enjoy. Desi Down Town is a longstanding Indian Restaurant in Nottingham with amazing food and a friendly...More

1  Thank Jens W
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by location or initial look of this place. None of the usual so called "Indian" menus served up at other places. If you're after that, try Maid Marion establishments. Fantastic food, at great price and it's v chilled and relaxed atmosphere, makes...More

1  Thank john_8_garside
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Desi Downtown is adjacent to the Motorpoint Arena and National Ice Stadium and is just outside of the Creative Quarter. The menu choice is very good and the service is spot on, the food was very tasty. The food was full of flavor and was...More

Thank Atif M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We like this curry house a lot. The food is always excellent and prices are reasonable. It isn't the fine dining experience of Memsaab but it feels more authentic. The samosas are crispy and just spicy enough. The dahl lobia with red kidney beans tastes...More

2  Thank 24HoursFromTulsa
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Perfectly situated for the Nottingham arena. Quality food, reasonably priced, friendly staff, would recommend.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Superb authentic food - always freshly cooked. This is not your average Indian restaurant with or mass produced curry sauce poured over re-hydrated chicken, it is beautiful food carefully cooked with spices ... the tandoori selection is wonderful and their fish and vegetable dishes are...More

1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Having visited her a number of times over the years since it opened... we have to say this place is excellent... The food and service is top class... its just that we have never got around to writing a review about here... which is very...More

Thank steve c
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food is great, the prices are also great. I've been here 4 or 5 times now and I will go back. There are lots of more detailed reviews to read on trip advisor, I don't have the time to write an essay, I just...More

Thank jellycatblue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Hockley | Nottingham NG1 1FH, Nottingham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 950 2666
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