Very rude staff and ruined my wife's birthday. Food average and service very slow, nearly walked out while waiting for food
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Best restaurant for miles around. I am never disappointed. The service, the quality of food, the portion size, the taste, the atmosphere and decor - all 5*. I have returned time and time again and the service and food has always been outstanding. Good choice...More
We only spotted it by accident as it is slightly hidden away. It is worth a visit. £30 bought us a drink each, poppadoms, starter each, 2 main courses, 1 special fried rice and a garlic naan. All were beautifully cooked and tasted excellent.
We decided to eat a takeaway and ordered from the Basmati in Locks Heath. It was utterly delicious, so much better than other takeaways we have eaten.
We have been loyal to that restaurant for years, as a family, but lately the welcome is shocking. We got told off as we were 15 minutes late, despite the fact that we book regurlarly ,after badminton every last Thursday of the month. We arrived...More
We had a celebratory birthday dinner in Basmati. The four of us enjoyed different dishes, all of which were cooked well and reflected the description on the menu. It was popular and did make for slow service towards the end of the evening. Overall, a...More
Other reviewers who think this restaurant is a "gem" or suchlike quite frankly need to get out more. The food was bland, the sauces were vivid colours, service was meh, decor OK, the tables/chairs would be more suited to a pub than an Indian restaurant....More
I suppose we're spoiled living near brilliant Indian restaurants in Tooting and so we do understand that elsewhere blander tastes are catered for. That said there is no excuse for what we were served this evening. Bland and dry tandoori that took forever to appear...More
Having heard so much good feedback we finally got round to ordering a take away tonight. Overall we have found the food very underwhelming, chewy lamb and two curries which we are used to eating both seemed very under spiced. Disappointed