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Raja Monkey

1355 Stratford Road | Hall Green, Birmingham B28 9HW, England
+44 121 777 9090
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“thali” (68 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Street Food, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1355 Stratford Road | Hall Green, Birmingham B28 9HW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Delicious Indian street food. Friendly staff. Lively cafe surroundings.interesting fusion Of Indian street food in a western restaurant setting

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed yesterday

Having once visited several years ago (when it was called Lasan Eatery) and being disappointed, we decided to give Raja Monkey another go and this time we were definitely not disappointed. We booked online and our table was ready on arrival. We were quickly seated...More

1  Thank kunstar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good service with attentive waiters. Food well presented and varied. Colourful interior with artefacts and images of India helps create a cosy atmosphere, with plenty to gaze at whilst enjoying the flavours of the foods. Seating is rather tight at the front of the buiding,...More

1  Thank The_diddler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit and will be back. Authentic street style food of very good quality and very tasty with plenty of spice. We went as a family of four and had a lovely meal. Caters very well for vegetarians as well. Food was very well presented...More

1  Thank andypiebones
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Andy, Thank you so much for choosing Raja Monkey and for taking the time to write this glowing review. We're so pleased to hear you and your family had such a wonderful dining experience and we look forward to having the pleasure of serving...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think it's important to have the right expectation when coming here, the food is the right level of spice for the UK, so remember to ask for extra spicy when ordering if you want some real kick Also, the street food is good but...More

1  Thank Ajay O
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Ajay, Huge thanks for visiting Raja Monkey and we really appreciate your balanced and articulate review. It's always great to hear from discerning diners who know their street food and we look forward to having the pleasure of your company again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for our anniversary, staff very friendly, great recommendations on the menu, thank you Shanka for helping us , the food was fresh cooked , delicious flavours, very different to the usual Indian menu , loved it 👍

1  Thank CazL122
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Caz, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We're so pleased to hear you had such an amazing anniversary meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2017

From a background where some of their dishes are the standard dishes we eat, I knew exactly what they are supposed to consist of and the taste and texture and it was either going to be a tick or cross, this place ticked all the...More

2  Thank mitch121
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mitch, Thank you for choosing Raja Monkey and for taking the time to write this glowing review. It's lovely to hear your dining experience was a memorable one and we'll take on board your feedback on the drinks. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What an excellent restaurant! Like most Brummies we love our curry's. Over the years so many restaurants have opened and while promise much soon fall into the bland and indifferent, a one pot of basic gravy (curry) and then chunking in elements to get close...More

1  Thank Pastorclarke
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Deaf Pastorclarke, What a wonderful review... thank you so much. We're so chuffed to hear you had such a delightful dining experience at Raja Monkey and can't wait to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 June 2017

I thought I would give this place a visit as I've heard some good reports - I wasn't disappointed. The food was very good and service was also attentive. It's a small place so you need to book as seems very busy - chefs are...More

1  Thank JPShields
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear JPShields, Thank you so much for choosing Raja Monkey and for taking the time to write this great review. It's lovely to hear you had such a fab dining experience with us and we hope you'll be back soon for your second culinary pampering...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

I've been a regular here since it opened, but never left a review. After years of trying many Indians around Birmingham. I felt the need to leave my review. This is by far the best you will find in the city. Raja Monkey is even...More

1  Thank joe b
LasanGRP_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Raja Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Joe, Wonderful to hear from you! Thank you so much for your continued support over the years and for taking the time to pen this sparkling review. Here's to many more memorable times!

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Linda-1083
18 March 2017|
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Response from Mileigh87 | Reviewed this property |
We never noticed any advise that the restaurant served halal food, however, it's not something we looked for. It is and Indian restaurant.
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Hayleymul1
6 November 2016|
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Response from Munayam K | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not permit you to bring your own alcohol. However it is a licensed restaurant and we have a selection for you to choose from our menu.
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Hayleymul1
6 November 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
I bought lager in there so probably no.... sorry for late reply...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$29
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Stratford Road | Hall Green, Birmingham B28 9HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 777 9090
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Description
Get closer to the real India at Birmingham's most vibrant road-side cafe. Feast on true classic curries from India's far-flung corners or explore the wonderful flavour variety of our Thalis, the undoubted stars of the show.
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