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51 Ravensdale | Great Clacton, Clacton-on-Sea, England
+44 1255 220006
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious. ...vast choice of dishes and side orders so much to choose from. Friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank Heidi H
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was a piece in the local newspaper detailing how they were raided by immigration & several staff members taken for being illegals. I've eaten here a few times, it's ok, nothing overly special, the usual curry by numbers all from a standard base. Forget about delivery, you'll wait forever, forget about collection too for that matter as they seem... More 

2 Thank stumpymonkey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not very welcomed had to wait and ask for a drink Staff more interested in takeaways Toilets are something to be desired Although we Pre booked struggled to find us a table Will not be returning for a long time Once was our favourite Indian restaurant Going downhill

1 Thank David B
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124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

it's is not bad at all worth a visit if you're looking for an Indian friendly enough good food staff good service good go if youre in the ara

Thank toby975
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Don't let any of the negative reviews put you off of this friendly and courteous restaurant, the food come out on time, hot and tasty, I recommend this place to anyone, I can't wait to come back from military travels. I would honestly say that this is the best take away and sit in restaurant in town, it's worth the... More 

Thank Rick B
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Firstly the staff weren't the friendliest. The restaurant is decorated modern style with nice coloured lights. There was no table cloths witch made it like a canteen. Sat with my back to window and after a while my back was very wet from excessive condensation a fact that the table next to us complained about the same thing. The food... More 

1 Thank gjbell
Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered food at 1940, received food at 2115?? Told the kitchen had got muddled up and asked to smile when they finally put food on the table?.. 7 people in group.. not remotely bothered that their service is poor blaming it on a 'busy' Saturday night.. absolute joke, they should stick to take away! Arrogant and no customer care.. never... More 

2 Thank Beeeemerlove
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

tried this one as sick of the others, food tasted right it was lovely and I am ms fussy pants. bombay pots were lovely and in the right sauce, tandoori chicken was fantastic, will be going back very soon, the one we used to like was a long way away so now we can eat it more often yippee hubbys... More 

Thank romfordgirl
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We have got more local Indian restaurants to us then the saffron but we choose to travel to saffron because it is so good the staff are friendly and helpful we asked for certain dishes to be made to our liking as we like to Spice them up and they are willing to help us tell us what they think... More 

Thank Karen B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

One word that summed up my take away experience "tasteless" Everything we ordered was just tasteless, the Korma was exceptionally terrible it was very watery and complete tasteless! My son loves Korma and his never not eaten it from different Indian restaurants/take aways from Clacton but this was so bad he couldn't eat it, it was that bad.. The naan... More 

1 Thank Boozbrothers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Ravensdale | Great Clacton, Clacton-on-Sea, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 220006

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