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A470 Northbound, Abercynon CF45 4YX, Wales
+44 1443 741825
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Yorkshire
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant by recommendation. Atmosphere was typical Indian restaurant. The service was good. The food was very good especially the pickle tray with the poppadoms. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The building used to be a Little Chef and still looks very much like one on the outside. Inside has been transformed to look like an average Indian restaurant which is what it is. Food is good but unremarkable.

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1 Thank Rockley S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Had a takeaway from here tonight, very disappointed. First of all we didnt have the onion bhajis we ordered and paid for, so we rang them, to be treated as if we were lying, then just a "tell us next time you come and we will give you some free" missed the point that we had already paid for ones... More 

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2 Thank Shaun19842015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Come here for dinner yesterday,Lovely food will be coming again soon friendly staff good atmosphere good value for money would advise any1 to go here

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1 Thank traceygee77
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Slightly strange interior - mildly uncomfortable, but very helpful staff and delicious food. Average local price. Would go again.

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Porth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

This is a lovely restraint, service was good, food was very good and the Bill at the end very reasonable. Can certainly recommend a try, and will certainly by returning myself,

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1 Thank RCT1970
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

Booked for 11 people arrived prompt, had to wait for starters for over 2 hours. They served smaller groups of people before us despite the fact that I had written out what we wanted before we got there. When the chicken tandoori arrived it was undercooked, sent it back. They only supplied boiled rice and not the varietys asked for.... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

Hubby and I have just spent a lovely evening at this restaurant, our first visit. We booked beforehand to be on the safe side. It was very pleasant inside, nicely lit. The waiters were smartly dressed, professional and friendly. A good start! Hubby and I both ordered the salmon tikka to start. I would never have thought of cooking salmon... More 

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Caerphilly
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

place looks nice from road on ain a470 as you approach it looks rather more like a motorway service area, I found the service generally awful, almost comical the way that issues were discussed in public areas it reminded of a fawlty towers episode. however when the food was served, even then badly not served together but long delay between... More 

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Aberdare, South Wales, UK
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

We had heard good things about this restaurant so decided to give it a go. We were in a group of 4 and the waiters were very friendly and welcoming from the moment we walked in. The restaurant is very clean and spacious with a good atmosphere. The food was very good. Onion bhaji and poppadum starters. Mixture of chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A470 Northbound, Abercynon CF45 4YX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Abercynon
  • Phone Number: +44 1443 741825

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