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$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
The Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JJ, England
+44 1227 368888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (24 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am completely shocked at the positive reviews that there have been for this restaurant, prompting us to try it out. Well it started well as we arrived to the restaurant it looked lovely from the outside & the menu looked very impressive. We were...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered from here at peak time on a Saturday night and were really impressed with the food! We also didn't have to wait as long as expected which was a bonus. Both the vegetarian and chicken dishes were delicious, along with the naans. Would...More

Thank Traveller10205
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Wasn't happy the last time we ate here, decided to give another go, we won't eat here again. Ordered the duck special and lamb rogan josh. It was luke warm, duck overcooked and poor flavour. Poppadoms were cold, broken. The only good thing about this...More

Thank keefyreal
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We went as couples for Xmas do, it was very busy and we did have to wait a long time and staff were very harassed but in saying that the food was absolutely gorgeous so worth a visit.

Thank Lllwing
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Visited with a family group on a Sat night. Service was a little slow considering the place was quiet however once we ordered everything went as clockwork. We had a variety of dishes from basic curries to more exotic flavoured grilled meats/seafood. All of it...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Our First ever visit last night for my birthday, service was very friendly and professional and the food was some of the best Indian food I have ever had and plenty of it. Can’t speak more highly of it.

Thank Darren E
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We have always enjoyed this restaurant and rated it well. We recently returned from a tour of northern India and found that even at the best hotels and restaurants the style of cooking in India doesn't match up to the refined quality we get in...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place has gone downhill and is now best avoided. They got the orders wrong and the food was very average when it did finally arrive.

Thank tomeversley
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

When our daughter makes an occasional visit we always have an evening at the Maharaja as we have enjoyed the food and atmosphere many times previously but we were very disappointed this time. We had booked and arrived on time but found the waiters were...More

Thank LettyB666
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The best Indian food I have tasted in a very long time!! Staff were very attentive. Overall a great dinner! Haven't been to a better Indian restaurant, even in London. The flavours and sauces were amazing! Highly recommend!

Thank Charlotte H
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bernard p
27 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 368888
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