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Maharani Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
+44 1206 367667
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our recent stay in Colchester we thoroughly enjoyed a meal here. We often enjoy an Indian meal and this place rates highly in our opinion. It was very busy which is always a good sign. We found the service to be excellent and I really enjoyed the Goan beer. Recommended!

Thank Ray T
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place best in Colchester food is amazing staff friendly and there lamb roshni is to die for prices average it never disappoints don't try the rest till u have tried these guys I can't stress how much of a great night we had here drinks flowing staff helpful and overall a 10 outta 10 my word is... More 

Thank Blagrove
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend were due to go to another curry house although this was next to where we met up so decided to give it a go and was not disappointed. We got the last table available and the staff were friendly and efficient with taking our order, drinks etc. The food was lovely, I had the chicken tikka... More 

Thank COOKGbfood
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The service here was good everything ordered arrived the rice was perfect the curry very good well spiced and tangy The kebab was perfect, I will be back

Thank Danny W
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here early, was empty but fantastic, had one of their special dishes but asked it for a little hotter and it was just lush, partner had a milder curry and that was amazing aswell, very good prices and right on the high street, perfect. Loved this restaurant and I want to go back.....same time next year!

Thank James C
Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

another great experience never fail to impress with quality of food and service look forward to coming back again soon such a great place to watch the world go by and relax with a top meal as always well done

Thank andy1302
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The service was great. A friendly atmosphere however the food was a little salty for our liking. Good location for watching the world go by.

Thank Ivor B
Aegaen Sea
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Usually the best takeaway in town and have been usin for some years...however last night our order was 1 item short and 1 incorrect..despite me callin them on a conventional mobile in a quiet pub. As our friends had to leave quite soon after the meal arrived I didn't notify the staff until just as shop opened the next day...also... More 

Thank suebabsthenoo
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really had a wonderfull time in Maharani restaurant. I was almost more than a hour spent with my family. My rating for chicken tikka chat starter is ***** I feel the items could be little more spicy, but all are tasty and excellent. The service is great. I recommend and love to visit again ☺

Thank Saravanan R
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for a meal with friends as always staff very friendly and helpful food was amazing 2nd 2 none i cant recomend this place enough prices are good with discount had a great night u must try this place if u ever visit colchester. U will not be dissapointed will return most defenitly again!!!thanks maharani :)

Thank Blagrove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 367667

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