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Purbani Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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11 Bell Street, Romsey SO51 8GY, England
+44 1794 522107
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food good quality and a lot of it for your money. Surprised to get 4 Onion Bhaji in a starter for one. Nearly full before the main course arrived. Pilau rice subtly flavoured, chicken madras - full bodied. Beer by tge pint much cheaper than bottled. Staff friendly and efficient.

Thank Steve G
Romsey, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at the Purbani on a number of previous occasions, and had good food and service. However, this has always been mid-week. Last Saturday I visited with friends (who had not been before) for a special occasion. I had told them to expect a good time and good food. What a disappointment! First of all the entrance was... More 

Thank Mikeso51
Stockbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a meal here, poor service, rude staff who would rather talking to each other whilst taking our order, very rude and when starter arrived it was wrong, suggest they listen to their customers and read back what has been ordered. Main meals were also disappointing, Luke warm food, even the Nan bread was cold. Also very slow service... More 

Thank Julia B
Surrey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I came here in the evening as most places in Romsey were already fully booked or closed. I'm glad we did though because the food was great. I had the chicken karahi and the Bombay potatoes, which were both great, and afterwards we had some coffee. The atmosphere of the restaurant is elegant but cosy enough to... More 

Thank iced peach q
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

5 of us went on monday evening. Great atmosphere, good service, great food nothing more to say really. Would recommend this place always consistently good

Thank DeepBlueJohn
North Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

First meal we ate in Romsey, pleasantly surprised at the authenticity of the food. Delicious and lovely ambience in the restaurant.

Thank montgomerybev
Southampton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Recently visited Purbani with friends, We are regular visitors to a few curry houses in the area, but this eating experience was one to easily forget Sorry to say The food was very poor ,

Thank Rodwen1
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have eaten many times in the purbani over the years. There is just something about it that brings us back time after time. The food is great the service is great an the takeways are great. There is always a friendly smile and an interest from the staff . Over the years we have got to know them. they... More 

Thank Lesley E
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The vegetable balti is superb, packed full of flavour. Staff are really friendly and the atmosphere at weekends is great. Best curry in Romsey.

Thank T_CWiltshire
Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our first visit to this restarant with friends. We found it dark, cold and not very inviting. One of accompaniments with the poppadom had a funny taste, not sure about the sheik kebab and my main course chicken seemed to the 'cheap' bits and the whole dish was greasy. Nothing worth complaining about but I have had better. Perhaps I... More 

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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$23 - US$29
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Bell Street, Romsey SO51 8GY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Romsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1794 522107
Purbani, The Romsey Tandoori

At the Romsey Purbani we have been serving our customers for over 27 years.
This award-winning Indian restaurant on Bell Street, in the heart of the ancient and Indian Food in Romsey
prosperous market town of Romsey, continues to be an icon of Indian cuisine and excellent dinning in the town and throughout the county.

Excellent Indian Cuisine in Romsey

Our head chef and his team provide a classic combination of expert knowledge, unique culinary experience and traditional values that combine to provide the best of Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. The Romsey Purbani offers an excellent dining experience with effortlessly charming staff, friendly service and tantalising food that few can compete with. Ths is the combination that has ensured our clientele have returned to us again and again.

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