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The Clove

3 Station Road, Swanley BR8 8ES, England
+44 1322 665596
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (7 reviews)
“great food” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Balti, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Station Road, Swanley BR8 8ES, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in the area and was looking for an Indian restaurant, found good reports on T/A. Yes staff are engaging, food is good and (more importantly) reasonably priced, service was OK to good and we were offered a free spirit when presented with the bill.

Reviewed 7 December 2017

The is top notch, better than any other Indian restaurant I know of. There service is great, the boss is quite loud but a character. Only down side is when the restaurant is busy in can be quite noisy, but it's worth putting up wth...More

Thank marcc123456
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Rang the clove on our way home and ordered chicken Korma, Chicken Tikka masala, Bombay potatoes, Pilau rice and a Peshawmi Naan -all for under twenty quid. Arrived about fifteen minutes later and it was ready for us after a couple of minutes, together with...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This a great Indian restaurant in Swanley. They do take away but they don’t offer delivery which is a shame as I think they are losing customers this way. Every time I have been whether to pick up or eat in I have had great...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Decent meal here, everything you'd hope from your local curry house. Always busy which is a good sign but they always make the effort to squeeze you in even without a booking. Bill is usually a pleasant surprise.

Thank lauren635
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Came here for a spur of the moment ruby murray early Saturday evening. Service through out was really good and attentive. We arrived about 6pm and the restaurant was reasonably quiet then but quickly filled up. The poppadum's were okay and warm but definitely not...More

Thank The-Browns999
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great food excellent service not the cheapest in swanley but worth it .done both takeaway and sit in and the food was good on both.

Thank John E
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The staff are always welcoming and we have friends in Hayes who would rather come over to the Clove than eat in the Indian restaurants there. Its a Tandoori restaurant and therefore does not have the very extensive menu associated with other Bangladeshi/South Indian/Indian restaurants...More

1  Thank JohnJudy44
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Having not eaten here for some considerable time and seeing that this is the no 1 restaurant in Swanley, decided to try it again. I had pre booked and was given the table next to the bar. You couldn't have accused them of slow service,...More

2  Thank Galapagosbird
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Very good service and food and a free beer given. I always regularly use and would definitely recommend

Thank lovefindinggoodfood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Station Road, Swanley BR8 8ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Swanley
  • Phone Number: +44 1322 665596
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