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Dorking Brasserie

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
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Highland Cottage Junction Road, Dorking RH4 3HB, England
+44 1306 742448
Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lady at The Waltons recommended the restaurant and I certainly wasn't disappointed. They have 5 stars for hygiene and on Bank holiday Monday at 7pm they were already busy. I like dry curries so started with tandoori chicken followed by chicken tikka, chick pea rice and dall tarka. Shiraz complimented the meal nicely.

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Thank Alan S
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had a bad meal here some months ago I was tempted back, against my better judgement, for a meal with friends. I wish I'd stuck to my guns as there has been no improvement whatsoever in the service or the food, and this was not just my own opinion. We weren't offered drinks; we had to ask. We waited... More 

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Thank Ruth H
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been here many times and thoroughly enjoyed the food. On the last two occasions I have been the staff have been very rude. On the first occasion although very annoyed I let it go as just a bad night and didn't go back for a few months. The I returned last Saturday and was again disappointed by the... More 

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Thank DCH1965
Denver, Colorado
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158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We planned all week to visit Dorking Brasserie, my boyfriend's son's favorite local Indian restaurant. Saturday night proved popular, but we secured an 8:30 reservation that afternoon. In spite of the bustle, we had our drinks fairy quickly, and our pappadams soon afterwards. The sauces were a little on the sweet side, but the lime pickle was excellent. We ordered... More 

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Thank JaninedeBric
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food you would not expect behind the restaurant's name. Huge menue and delicious chicken madras at an affordable budget.

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Thank Christian H
Dorking, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

To start with the good. This restaurant is, in my opinion, one of the best Indian restaurants in Dorking. The food is very good and the atmosphere, with the open brickwork, suffused lighting and decor, probably the best. However, I have a few niggles. Last night the portions of rice were stingy in the extreme. Rice is not expensive and... More 

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1 Thank christopher c
Dorking, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Decent curry and service was good but there is nothing outstanding to differentiate from the mass of curry houses.

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Thank holmburyhill
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went there for a recovery meal after New Year's Eve! Food was great as always, not heavy or greasy as sometimes curries can be. Good service and friendly staff-well worth a try.

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Thank Ranmoreboy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Just ordered a delivery curry, the guy asked for our address. An hour later we called back and they thought it was a collection order and said it would be another hour. 2 1/2 hours later our curry arrived. A guy called Hussan told us he would not give us any money back for being over 2 hours late. Utterly... More 

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1 Thank GlenWatkins
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is an usual place as from the outside, the restaurant looks more like a house than a typical Indian, although inside, the atmosphere is excellent. The waiters are friendly and welcoming, and it's a good place for couples and groups alike. The food here is very good, I had a vindaloo and my girlfriend had a tikka masala. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highland Cottage Junction Road, Dorking RH4 3HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
  • Phone Number: +44 1306 742448

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