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Taj Mahal

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7 Kings Staith, York, England
+44 1904 653944
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of the wonderful setting, right next to the river, and the dinner meal deal. The food was ok but the restaurant was very cold and empty. Going up to the first floor to the toillet there was a terrible smell! Its a pity because the food wasn't bad at all.

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Thank Evangelos N
york
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Quite simply poor .the currys are tastless and watery and the place is cold the staff poor too on top of that very expensive . avoid!!!

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Thank rumpol
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We always come back to the taj when we go to York we have never had a bad or average meal it's always been first class and could not fault in anyway would recommend to anyone

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Thank liam519
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My wife and I visited New Years eve- we were the only patrons. Cold empty restaurant- overpriced, small portions of sauce requiring explorations for the meat content. I've had better cheap takeaways. He even expected a tip! In a word- Terrible

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Thank Rob W
Birmingham, England
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Wish Id have read reviews of this place before visiting last night 28/12/2016 Potentially a really lovely restaurant - potentially being the key word !! Firstly, as previously reported - poor 70's décor all resplendent with bright lighting just to kill any atmosphere at all. We attended on a very cold evening at 9pm - only 1 other couple in... More 

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Thank Wickytom
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Wish we had read reviews before coming here! very old decor, empty (7pm on a thursday, xmas month), crazy bright lights so no atmosphere, 70's paint still on the walls, and the food... Mrs had tandoori chicken @ £9.95 and there was 4 slices of chicken with a few thin slices of onion. Rice was ok - but was £4..!!!!... More 

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1 Thank tejenks66
Darlington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

After struggling to get a table at a couple of other favourite restaurants we thought of the Taj Mahal where we've had a nice meal before. It was pretty quiet when we arrived with only two other tables occupied. Seeing the mixed reviews on here I can see why. However our meal was very nice. We had poppadoms and pickles,... More 

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Thank lechef_12
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Food was excellent but there was only one other table occupied so there wasn't much atmosphere. Needs more publicity to bring people in as the food is great and the service excellent

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Thank jasperoreo
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place was so bad it was laughable. I visited with friends on a Saturday evening, the pace was empty but we just assumed as it was gone 11pm we'd missed the rush. It soon became apparent why no one wanted to eat here. Decor. This place sports very tired decor, and is dirty. I don't think they own a... More 

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3 Thank Andypickup
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice friendly place. We both enjoyed our meal. Reasonably priced.staff attentive without being intrusive.

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Thank Karen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Kings Staith, York, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 653944

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