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Taj Mahal

9 rue Claude Pouillet, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 3 81 81 98 71
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb kebab” (2 reviews)
“cheese naan” (3 reviews)
“amazing food” (2 reviews)
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Pakistani, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 rue Claude Pouillet, 25000, Besancon, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For great Indian food in this part of France, you won't do better than the Taj. Very tasty seafood and chicken dishes; great nan, and light rice and accompaniments.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Tiny restaurant, very popular and busy with many potential customers being turned away on Saturday evening. Service excellent. Attentive, friendly and good English spoken. We had two starters: onion bhajis and a battered lamb kebab. These came on a sizzling plate on top of a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ulygan
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Such a shame that I am unable to give this lovely little Indian restaurant an excellent rating because the food was very good. After drinking from my wine glass I noticed that the rim was chipped. It was quickly replaced and the owner said sorry...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Caroline H
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We have visited Taj Mahal several times now and I could say the food is heavenly tasty, freshly prepared, well presented, kind atmosphere and lovely hosts. Highly recommend it especially my favourite cheese naan.Thank you Taj Mahal see you soon again .....<3

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lililily1
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Great husband and wife run restaurant, with amazing food and lovely service. Food freshly prepared and presented beautifully. Would recommend it to all.

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Great diner and very kind waiter An hostess. We had diner twice and special de lassi was very good! They had also a salted lassi

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Alien t
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

I am amazed by the taste of food and service. The chicken Tikka & Nan reminds me of my Home Town Lahore. Highly recommended if you are in area!!

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank Nida A
Reviewed June 8, 2017

The best place for Indian cuisine for couples in Besancon. The food is always fresh & testy, service is super friendly. One can't just deny that service is so good at this place. Don't forget to try "Gulab Jaman" in desert !!

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank M H
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We have been to a couple of Indian restaurants in Besançon over the years and have never found one that was worth returning to. But we had friends visiting and they wanted one so we decided to give it a another try. The menu is...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank simplefruit
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Having spent over 2 weeks eating out at French and Italian restaurants we were delighted to come across Le Taj on a stopover on our way home. We weren't disappointed as the service and food were really excellent. Would thoroughly recommend!!!

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Mike P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue Claude Pouillet, 25000, Besancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Besancon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 81 81 98 71
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