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) #28 of 348 Restaurants in Sunderland $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
+44 191 565 6916
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (27 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
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Open Now
17:30 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years- the staff and the service are fantastic- they always remember you and make you feel very welcome, even though it's been a little while since we've been, it never fails to impress me- the good food as always is...More

Thank Nicky402
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ended up here on Tuesday night. So pleased we did. The food was beautiful. The restaurant is lovely the staff are great. We will be back soon x

Thank LisaWilky1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice meal and the service was excellent. Portion size was just right Food came piping hot Would certainly recommend

Thank Ray A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Although the entrance to this restaurant is rather uninspiring (follow signs to the back of a building then go up some stairs) we ignored the smart looking restaurant at ground level to give the Motiraj a try. We weren't disappointed and had a very good...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Always impressed by the quick friendly service and consistently tasty food served at this restaurant

Thank srob69
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Came here on Saturday after an evening at the theatre. Booked online, our table was ready when we arrived. Restaurant was busy with a good atmosphere, but service was still of a high standard, our orders were taken as soon as we were ready and...More

Thank Ellie S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Been going here for years now, but this is the first time we've taken our kids. They are 12 and 9 years old. We got onion bhaji starters, chicken tikka masala x 2, chicken pathia, rice x3, garlic and cheese nan bread x 2, and...More

Thank northofengland1972
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Had such an amazing night, great service beautiful food and they accommodate food for disabilities!!

Thank luns96xx
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and hubby decided to try the Thursday night special as we'd not been for a while. We arrived at around 6.30pm and as we hadn't booked we thought we may have to wait a while for a table. Luckily for us it was quite...More

Thank ilovecruisesme
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on a monday night, we have been many times and feel tonights meal deserves a mention. Staff were very polite and food arrived very quickly. The tikka chicken was the best i have tasted and my chicken bhuna and my hubby's mixed balti were...More

Thank Jo G
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
Response from Luke9296 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Thursday and Sunday special menu.
15 December 2016|
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Response from philmak | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
David A
17 October 2016|
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Response from j-curv | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do and apologies for the delay in responding
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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: 6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 6916
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