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Raj Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Balti, International, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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38 High Street, Harlow CM17 0DW, England
+44 1279 626119
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Revisited the Raj on a Saturday evening after a years absence when we had a long wait for food due to it being New Years Eve (3 hours wait). The new decor is good but dispensing with takeaway area is detriment to the dining experience as we were seated at a table near to the door where there's a constant... More 

1 Thank StephanieHSH
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went there first time to try the food out. Really enjoyed the food. The owner Munna was very helpful & looked after us. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone. If I am on that side of the town I would definitely vist again.

Thank saroj_18
Essex, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had booked by phone about a month in advance for 6 poeple, however when we checked in person a week prior and there was no booking recorded so we made a new reservation. However when we arrived there was no free tables downstairs as it looked like a table for 12 had just arrived before us 6. We declined... More 

Thank BrendanHardy
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Best Indian in Town. Excellent place ,food was tasty and cooked propaly. Staff friendly. Probably the best indian i hade for a long time. Must come back.

Thank moshep01
Essex, England
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304 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Yet another excellent meal at the Raj Lodge in Old Harlow last night. The quality of the food was - as ever - truly superb! The cuisine is Bangladeshi (Bengali) in the main but they also have tandoori, balti, Persian & traditional 'Indian' dishes. Such a good choice but all are cooked superbly well. The staff are very friendly here... More 

Thank pd7
Harlow, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I went to Raj lodge two Fridays in a row, first was with my husband and inlaws. Had a lovely meal and the staff were really welcoming. Had the usual poppadoms to start and all had a main. We did have to wait quite a while for our mains, however definitely worth the wait. The manager brought us a drink... More 

Thank juneywoo
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Can't fault this restaraunt at all, food is excellent, staff are very attentive, ambience is very good. Overall a excellent experience every time

1 Thank EssexPickle
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great staff, great food, great atmosphere. Been eating in both Garden of India and Raj Lodge for over 20 years and gets my vote as THE best Indian restaurants in Harlow. Personal feel and always friendly helpful staff. Well done guys here's to another 20 years !!!

Thank Mick M
Harlow, England, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

very friendly restaurant. Staff always pleasant and helpful. Food is excellent and a good choice menu. But they do a special offer midweek worth looking at. Very clean

Thank Barry S
Harlow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Excellent service & fantastic Indian menu - never had a bad meal in all the years we have been visiting Raj Lodge

Thank Linda L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
Indian, Balti, International, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 High Street, Harlow CM17 0DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 626119
Raj Lodge has been in Harlow since 1986, Jamal Uddin still strives to provide the people of Harlow amazing food. Our chef has been cooking the best curries for over 10 years. Raj Lodge is proud to be one of the most traditional and authentic Indian restaurants in Essex.Our inventive menu overflows with fantastic regional recipes, as well as some old favorites, collected from all over India and Bangladesh then given our unique spin that makes them both unique and unforgettable.

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