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#144 of 461 Restaurants in Derby
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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47 Smalley Drive | Oakwood, Derby DE21 2SF, England
+44 1332 677784
17:30 - 23:30
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have recently been here for a couple of late supper meals, service and hospitality excellent even when later. They have covers up to 11pm and the welcome is as warm as if you're earlier in the evening. Food is well cooked and excellent quality. It's only a small restaurant and only 7 covers but it's cosy and it's a nice... More 

1 Thank Richard E
Birgu (Vittoriosa), Malta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As another reviewer said "a hidden gem". A little shopping arcade (providing handy parking) in a ordinary residential area seems an unlikely setting for an excellent Indian restaurant. A small modern dining area with superb food pleasantly served. It was quiet in the dining area when we were there although the constant stream of people collecting take-away suggested that the... More 

1 Thank Paul S
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

All the normal things you would expect from an indian restaurant, all freshley cooked & very tasty, tried many places in derby this is one of the best,

Thank 897RC897
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered for takeaway, extremely disappointed in the food I received will never go back again, I'm an avid restaurant goer and have been to many Indian restaurants also being Indian myself I know curry well, seems like these guys have no clue. If you like overly sweet, bland food and shocking customer service this is the place for you. Ordered... More 

Thank Sharan H
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Food always top notch, tasty with ample portions. Staff friendly and attentive. The 4 course weekday special is excellent value. Faultless. Well worth searching out.

1 Thank Richard_Brown1956
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. Really amazing food, and huge choice in the menu too. Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Alison K
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We have been having food from the Mahmaan for about 10 years now both as takeaway and by attending the restaurant. We came to the Restaurant on Saturday night about 6.30pm and although it was busy we were able to get a table and be served quickly. We both had Lamb Madras which was first class. In the past I... More 

Thank Peter A
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Been using Mahmaan for a good few years now for both sit in and takeaway. Doesn't matter which one you choose always excellent food and service. Been today for the Sunday special, wonderful flavours and more than we could eat. Highly recommended.

1 Thank BJC84
Derby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great indian. Does do English food too. Clean restaurant and friendly helpful staff. Service was really good. The Sunday special is excellent and have had this delivered too.

Thank w t
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96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Went there with friends excellent food and service, not a very big place, but one of the best meals we had. the service was good and even though there was some confusion over one of the choices, they recovered by giving us the 'wrong' one free

Thank beanjar51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Smalley Drive | Oakwood, Derby DE21 2SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 677784

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