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Sitar Tandoori Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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43 High Street, Cambridge CB1 9HX, England
+44 1223 249955
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Monsec, France
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a favourite of mine because the food is very good .Unfortunatly it doesnt seem to be very busy... this is a shame because the quality of food should attract more people. i find the service a little off hand. the waiters seem fed up with one exception but in general you as a customer need to tease out... More 

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Thank S J
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think is the best Indian Restaruant/ Take away in cambridge, the passion and the ingridients are amazing, the price is good and the staff very nice and kind . I will suggest to everyone to try Onion Baji and Chicken tikka korma. :D

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Thank Giacomo E
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food , great service and well priced , highly recommend to anyone visiting cherry Hinton. The staff are all polite.

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Thank sibs84
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited here many, many times as it is local to my parents house. Staff are friendly and welcoming and always remember your face. Service is not rushed, like it is in some Indian restaurants. My favourites off the menu are the chicken tikka and the bombay potatoes. The last visit I went on was with a friend, I had... More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My housemates were there a few times and they recommended to me. I've never been in indian restaurant before because I only tried those premade sauces what you can get in a shop, so I thought I don't like indian food. They invited me yesterday and we went there together. I am surprised, I love indian food! Everything was very... More 

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Thank t_thd2015
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was empty, but staff very welcoming. Poppadoms and pink powder very nice, meal was ok, but not an eyebrow raiser, and after dinner mints ( bird seed)mmmmm

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Thank Cosworth1981
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I've ordered takeaway from here a couple of times and it's always been delicious! A little pricey but it's worth it, I'd r commend it to anyone that hasn't eaten there yet.

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Thank CraigW1983
Cambridge UK
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82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We traditionally take it in turns with friends for a meal out on New Year's eve at our local curry houses. It was the turn of the Sitar this year and I had the booked well in advance for a table of 8. The table though reserved was not made up for our arrival. I've never seen the restaurant so... More 

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Thank kimmy12CambridgeUK
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is Cherry Hinton's local Indian restaurant and on the freezing cold night we came here it was packed. We could understand why. Very tasty food & big portions. We were eating vegetarian and recommend the vegetable biryanis, the channa bhaji, and the delicious freshly made plain naan.

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Thank Deborah C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Went for a date night meal after reading some positive reviews. Not the warmest welcome and some very strange 'magic pink dust' to go with the popadoms. Sadly the food was quite bland, nothing special and quite pricey for such an average tasting meal. We'll be going further afield in future for our takeaways and for eating in.

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Thank Tom W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 High Street, Cambridge CB1 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 249955

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?