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18 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
+44 1983 400800
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 23:30
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Sandown, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having watched the 6 nations and in a fun mood decided to use this restaurant for a quick bite then move on to a couple of local pubs. On arr about 730pm on a Sat night it was empty should have been a sign! Staff initially very friendly ordered drinks and food. 45 min later the starters arrived, it was... More 

Thank mollymacmountain
Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiancée called in for a meal at Swad while we were on a Valentines break on the IOW. The staff were the friendliest people we could of hoped to meet. They were welcoming and extremely helpful. The only thing better than this fantastic customer service was the food! We love Indian food and eat it regularly and... More 

Thank Alex B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Not really good with the customers, very rude & that reflected on the food 🥘 first day of Isle of white ,ruined with this crap restaurant ! Never gone come back here !

1 Thank arul s
Sandown, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The meal itself was fine, small portions, credit card machine not working, cash only!!! Booked as a large party. Two of the group are gay, and it became obvious the staff and some of a he Asian customers were uncomfortable with this. We protected our friends from this, as best we could. None of the group were offered dessert, or... More 

3 Thank luckyknickers
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

SWAD was not our first choice of restaurant but an establishment near by seated us and forgot about us. We were very pleased to have our order taken promptly in SWAD. Unfortunately we then waited over 30 minutes for our food in what was not a busy restaurant. When I asked the lady who served us if it would be... More 

1 Thank theflores43
Level Contributor
26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

One of the best best Chicken Curries I've ever tasted .... visited twice in a 4 night stay in Sundown and had the same dish twice ... unfortunately I cannot remember the name of the dish :-( .... look beyond the decor etc .... these people serve excellent curries and are very friendly and approachable.

Thank mikeyb125
Cowes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Amazing food can't go wrong here helpful staff great place to unwind with friends and a few beers and a curry

1 Thank lorrainefox9
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We've eaten here a few times. Have always enjoyed the food. Only one 'minus' for me - sometimes it feels cold, need to warm the place up a bit during the colder evenings.

Thank Dawn B
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Not sure why this place gets some of the reviews it does but we have come here once a year over the last 4 years when we visit the island and all I can say is that it has been superb each time. The food is amazing and everything tastes different to each other. Yes the service can be a... More 

Thank Sailesh M
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is the 2nd time we visited Isle of Wight both times very disappointed. 1st time we went in 2014 with our elderly parents and being asian, they preferred indian food. We found this restaurant and went in. There was a buffer on at the time and I have to it is one of the worst indians we have been... More 

3 Thank Renu1978

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Television
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 400800

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