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46-50 Rockingham Road, Kettering NN16 8JT, England
+44 1536 513606
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyable restaurant, good food and friendly service. Some interesting dishes I hadn't seen before and some interesting takes on classic dishes, worth the visit!

1 Thank billandbex
Kettering, England
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dont see the wat the fuss is all about personally!! the food is bland..no taste..seriously over priced...been a few times tried a few dishes still dont get the hype...I went royal bengal..same thing bland food taste of nothing..the went exotic dining above arhos...hD to call the chef n give him compliments..I had a take away..it was superb..exp..but worth everysingle... More 

1 Thank Patricia M
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited The Raj on numerous occasions, l felt it was about time I wrote an honest review of this local restaurant. The surroundings and ambiance of the Raj are somewhat exceptional in comparison to other local and regional restaurants. That said, the food and service are second to none. I have never been disappointed with the attention to detail... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kettering, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely surroundings, a lot more upmartek and modern than most Indians, however the food wasn't as beautiful as the decor. Don't get me wrong the food was cooked well and was tasty but it just seemed as if something was a little lacking, maybe just overawed by the ambience.

1 Thank Kevin L
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went to celebrate my birthday but despite booking a table there was no table for us when we arrived . We sat at the bar and had some drinks and we eventually were seated at 9:15 PM. When it got to 10:15 PM and we had had some more drinks and were still waiting, we were beginning to doubt... More 

2 Thank UkRobinF
Goyas M, Manager at The Raj, responded to this review

Thanks UKRobinF. We definitely were very busy that night and if the noise was excessive we can only apologise. Having checked back on CCTV it is important to correct your timings and we can confirm that your table was ready from 20.00hrs, you were seated at 20.18hrs, had papadums at 20.29hrs and your starters at 20.49hrs. Your table was then... More 

Corby, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We arrived at this restaurant and was really impressed with how lovely it looked and as soon as we entered there was hardly a table that was not full of diners all having a great evening. I am not really a Indian fan but went on a recommendation from a friend and actually had the same meal that he enjoyed... More 

2 Thank Clive T
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we feel the Raj has slipped in recent times. We are assuming there has been changes in the kitchen as the food is not as tasty / spicy as if used to be.

3 Thank Dean C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on Friday 3rd march. First time here, visited while visiting family WOW this place is incredible. The food and service was 1st class and the ambience lovely. They have a piano bar upstairs and covered outside smoking area. Would travel from my home in Worcester to eat here again

2 Thank Loz1965
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at the Raj many times now and I can honestly say that I have had an incredible time on every occasion. Service Greeted at the door by polite and prefessional staff you are alway seated quickly. More often that not, the owner Goyas will come to your table to greet you and make his recommendations, if you... More 

1 Thank Jonny W
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

4 of us visited on a Friday night after watching a show at the Lighthouse Theatre. Despite the lateness of the hour the restaurant was still relatively busy. We had papadoms for 4, 3 starters and 4 main courses. All of the food was delicious and the menu included some unusual dishes. The service was efficient but could be friendlier.... More 

1 Thank Arden24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-50 Rockingham Road, Kettering NN16 8JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 513606

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