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Darbar Restaurant

36-38 North Street | Near Train Station, Emsworth PO10 7DG, England
+44 1243 430095
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (8 reviews)
“masala tea” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36-38 North Street | Near Train Station, Emsworth PO10 7DG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Before this, I'd never really enjoyed Indian food. But my goodness, if I lived nearer Darbar, I'd eat there as often as possible! The food was beautifully cooked, using top-quality ingredients, and showed that rare skill (in any cuisine) of contrasting and complementing flavours. For...More

1  Thank thomasbarlow26
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time at the Darbar on personal recommendation and was not disappointed. Unlike many Indian restaurants who tend to follow the usual Anglo Bangladeshi favourites, the Darbar seeks its influences from the diversity of authentic Indian cuisine and produces interesting and extremely delicious dishes that...More

1  Thank Alan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First class restaurant, food and service exellent a little expensive but the menu is delicious all meals are authentic to regions of India, the barman can also mix a wicked cocktail and the wine cellar is excellent, worth a visit.

1  Thank davidjavens
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Darbar is a modern, clean and bright restaurant with an extensive a la carte menu and attentive staff. Also available at lunchtime is a fixed price 2 or 3 course option: 2 courses costing £10 3 courses costing £12 A 'discretionary' service charge of...More

5  Thank HampshireMikeo
Mayank G, Owner at Darbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Patron, Thank you for trying our restaurant but was slightly disappointed with your review of your experience. I take every negative review seriously and undertake RCA (root cause analysis) so that we can improve ourselves. Having inquired from my manager and front staff I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given an extremely warm welcome and were the only ones in for lunch. First thing: the building is beautiful, in keeping with surrounding buildings but modern, it felt very homely. The prices I think were reasonable, considering portion sizes (medium), location and quality....More

1  Thank rabby123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for an evening meal with my girlfriend and her parents. Had a wonderful evening with first class service and tasty food. Yes it is more expensive than your local takeaway but you don’t mind paying it as food is first class. Would recommend...More

1  Thank Sophie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

More your upmarket Indian restaurant, bit more expensive than usual but I guess it's worth it. Staff are excellent and attentive.

1  Thank Hotlips56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and we were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and helpful- not at all intrusive and giving us plenty of time to enjoy our food. We shared the mixed starter which I could have eaten over and over again....More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of seven ventured here today tempted by the special 2 course menu advertised at £10 per head... and we were so pleased we went! The food is just lovely, beautifully presented and cooked and exceptionally well balanced with just the right amount of...More

1  Thank mumsypops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were very attentive from the moment we arrived, as a party of 4, 2 were delayed, we were given menus and offered drinks while we waited for the rest of out party to arrive. There was no rush to take our order, even though...More

1  Thank carolgill1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36-38 North Street | Near Train Station, Emsworth PO10 7DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Emsworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 430095
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Darbar Restaurant provides an exceptional dining experience offering Muglai cuisine introduced to India by the royal kitchens of the Mugal emperors coupled with an array of cocktails, mocktails, beers, ciders and a wide range of wines chosen by connoisseurs.
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