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The Ancient Raj

$$ - $$$, Indian, Asian
157 High Street, Staines TW18 4PA, England
+44 1784 456987
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (12 reviews)
“poppadoms” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bangladeshi, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
157 High Street, Staines TW18 4PA, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Saturday night curry after a game of golf and a couple of pints Traditional curry house Clean decor no wow factor or bells and whistles However Food was excellent and so was service Price was very reasonable for the standard of food A curry house...More

2  Thank Sglee281
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very dated more like 80’s very slow service I think time has stood still , would not recommend any food very basic and not much flavour and be prepared to wait for your food longer than usual

Thank anthony q
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great atmosphere, lovely authentic food with good portions. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good variety of dishes.

2  Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I've been here quite a few times now and it never disappoints. There is always a lovely atmosphere inside the restaurant, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the new chairs are super comfy! The food is excellent. I've not had a bad meal...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here, by recommendation, for a business dinner with colleagues and we were all pleasantly surprised. They have a variety of dishes at reasonable prices so I asked for recommendations - I was not disappointed. The Green Chicken Curry was especially delicious and full of...More

2  Thank Tahmiin
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place does a really good job at making delicious food, with fantastic customer service. The staff are all very friendly. The atmosphere of the restaurant is really nice and the food is really good. Exceeding my expectations. 100% would recommend going there.

1  Thank Ifat H
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great Foods, excellent services, affordable prices. beautiful and welcoming environment. Will visit again with friends.

1  Thank Shamsia K
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and service. The food was really good. The workers were kind and the quality and quantity were up to standard. Yh it was just amazing init

1  Thank Eren D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and have enjoyed it very much. The staff are very polite and friendly. Best Butfer Chicken in town!

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

ordered for takeaway and very disappointed with the food spiciness as it was very bland. I'm not a spice lover but even I could taste the sugar in all the dishes. very disappointing.

Thank Manpreet C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bangladeshi, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 High Street, Staines TW18 4PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Staines
  • Phone Number: +44 1784 456987
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