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East Lancashire Road, Astley M29 7HX, England
+44 1942 879292
16:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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Abersoch, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you eat in or out(takeaway) you'll not go far wrong with this superb restaurant. There are several others around, all of which I've tried however not meet this standard.

Thank iloveabersoch
Fotik M, Manager at Zest, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review zest on trip advisor. I am really pleased to hear about your positive experience of zest. I know this hasn't always been the case in the past. Although i accept tripadvisor is a wonderful platform to share your experiences and to provide feedback, it isn't a great way to communicate with the... More 

Worsley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had evening meal for 5 last night - this is the third time we have been here. Again the welcome, meal, service & restaurant were absolutely first class - didn't post a review on earlier visits as was unsure of the consistency of the standard, needn't have worried it was enjoyed by all of us & we shall be returning... More 

Thank CaptainVortex
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Very busy & does get noisy. Staff service is efficient. Clean & pleasant surroundings Access & parking is easy. Take away available also

Thank Sonia C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been here for some time. It had a name change. This is a typical curry restaurant. It is next to a garage and has plenty of parking spaces so if you need to top up the car as well. There was a short wait as you would expect on a Saturday evening. The food was quite varied with a... More 

Thank 999eddie
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a family of 5 on a Sunday tea time. 4 starters. 4 mains. A child's meal and two rounds of drinks. Just under £80. I could not fault them on anything. Service, food, cleanliness, value for money were all excellent. The portions are a good size too. We were served promptly and our food served quickly without... More 

Thank Lisa P
Salford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been eating here for years, food is always good but recently the service just seems to be getting worse and worse to the point it ruins the evening. My most recent visit had a total wait time of around 2 hours (including waiting for the food then the bill which took 30 mins itself which is ridiculous) Some quick examples... More 

Thank hdean2017
Fotik M, Manager at Zest, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feelings with the trip advisor community. We are not a fast food outlet, we generally allow an hour and a half for tables for two guests, two hours for tables for four guests and longer for larger groups. We have not set these guidelines ourselves but we have found customers requirements... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really good and it's not that expensive. Book in advance though cause it can get busy on peak days

Thank Tubby15
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called into Zest for an unplanned evening meal with the family and delighted with my wife's choice of venue.The staff were friendly and helpful and the meal was excellent from the light and fresh poppadoms to the delicious chicken pathia curry which Is probably the best I have ever tasted . Will definitely be returning soon with all the family

Thank robinsonalan1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Tonight at Zest I ordered a Passanda- "A north Indian classic dish cooked in a subtle mild mango flavoured creamy sauce" - and asked for it extra spicy. What I got was a bright orange, watered down, sickly sweet mango puree devoid of any spice or cream. I was unable to get a waiter's attention because the service was as... More 

1 Thank Cathy v
Fotik M, Manager at Zest, responded to this review

Hi Cathy I am sorry that you were not happy with your experience at zest and the dish you ordered was not quite as you wanted it. The passanda on our menu is described as sweet, flavoured with mango and mild, what you wanted was quite the opposite, the order should not have been accepted, i think the chefs tried... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service and ambience. A favourite with my youngest son as the korma doesn't have sultanas!!!!

Thank Nikki C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Lancashire Road, Astley M29 7HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Astley
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 879292

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