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) #89 of 970 Restaurants in Leicester €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian, Balti
59-59A Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH, England
+44 116 253 0243
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb nihari” (6 reviews)
“poppadoms” (43 reviews)
“curry” (36 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
59-59A Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

2nd time eating at Mem Saab and really enjoyed the meal. I have eaten at night time and lunchtime (meal deal) lovely food, pleasant service and all served in a timely manner. Very nice indeed!

Thank Richard_AMG45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food in this place is sensational. I had Chana massala which was amazing and my wife had a chicken dish which she loved. It's rare that a veggie dish is done so well.

Thank Damien D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited late on Saturday evening, had a superb fish and poppadum starter from the specials menu. Main course was good, but not outstanding, should have ordered a special again. My friends lamb curry was excellent, slow cooked to perfection. Good quick service and cost around...More

Thank mw8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time dining here, the first time was over a year ago and the food was really nice as was the atmosphere and service. On my more recent visit however I didn't find the food to be as enjoyable and felt it was overpriced (£48...More

Thank Faye A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten in what was stated as The Beat Indian Restaurant in Europe near my home town of Maidenhead, by pure luck I came across Mem Saab. Mem Saab is far superior to the afore described restaurant. The food is incredible. The staff are 100%...More

Thank mdwardle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Memsaab restaurant for a small family baby shower. From the very outset Raj the manager was extremely attentive to our menu requirements, dates, times and seating area. Yet on the actual day his team far exceeded our needs. The team of staff were...More

Thank daljit2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is beautiful and in a nice location. The staff seemed like they didn't want to be there, and were pretty unwelcoming (with the exception of the man with dreadlocks, who was a credit to the restaurant). Me and my partner both had...More

3  Thank Stuart K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the restaurant last night with big group of friends. The food was quiet nice but the staff was extremely rude-the waitress told us to be quieter (he actually shush us) I don't think we were that laud people next to us (also big...More

2  Thank Aga K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited memsaab with a group of friends who regularly go for a curry in Leicester. Whilst the meal itself was absolutely fine the whole evening was ruining by the extreme rudeness of the waiting staff. Specifically: 1. Our group was shushed by a waiter....More

2  Thank ChrisK15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all we was asked to pay £5 each deposit when the table was booked....which i have never heard of! We didn't pay and they continued with our booking regardless. We turned up and felt like we were unwanted inlaws. Eventually they took us...More

3  Thank dene1208
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Sarah B
Is there a dress code please?
3 April 2017|
Response from AroundMike | Reviewed this property |
I would say, not scruffy or beach but not a tie in sight
hi does memsaab do gift vouchers??
19 October 2016|
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Response from MemsaabTeam | Property representative |
Yep we do They can be purchased in house or over the phone
Fatima A
Is the food halal and who are the certifiers ?
31 March 2015|
Response from MemsaabTeam | Property representative |
Our Meat ( Chicken Lamb and beef ) is HMC certified.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59-59A Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 253 0243