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141 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 1LA, Scotland
+44 1292 477318
12:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a shame that what ought to have been a lovely night out was ruined. Why? The staff in the Taj fail to understand that there are people that hate onions, despite being told the moment i sat down Starter lovely and onion free main course sent back twice!! Same waiter brought me salad with red onions, sent back then... More 

1 Thank karmurray
New Cumnock, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A year ago I wrote a review on the decline of this old stalwart that has been delighting people for over 30 years. I recently decided to give it another try. I have been missing the food I've enjoyed for so long. Our first visit was just a quickie where we popped in, had a main course and left. We... More 

2 Thank stytamorie
Ayr, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The classic Prestwick curry house, still going strong. When so many others have come and gone and you're still highly thought of you must be doing something right. Quality interior, great staff, attentive but not intrusive, good menu and well executed cuisine. Ticks every box!

Thank Isdc1316
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times, last visit I had vegetable korma which was lovely. Food is reasonably priced.

Thank Joyce M
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a Thursday night during December hoping for buffet but there was a Christmas do on so we had the teatime special menu. Good choice of starters and mains. Delicious chicken jaat pat to start with dips followed by excellent chicken tikka chasni, rice and nan. Very tasty and great value for money👍

1 Thank Chezis21
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a large group of individuals we decided we wanted to try the Taj. We booked out the large front room and ordered everything we fancied. The food was delicious. The service was outstanding too. Great wee night.

1 Thank Lauralauralaura L
Brandon, Mississippi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently due to bad weather my wife and I and a couple of our friends found our way to this eatery. Not knowing what to expect we took a chance. I must say I have traveled to many places but I have never been treated as well as this restaurant treated us. The food was amazing but that was just... More 

1 Thank ephronlee
Dublin, Ireland
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159 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Prestwick, I stopped off to have lunch at Taj. It's been there for years and many recent reviews seem to be really good. I chose the mushroom pakora, then the chicken tikka biryani for my main course. The pakora was tasty, it was a good-sized portion. The chicken tikka biryani was in my opinion average. It was ok,... More 

Thank JamesMAlexander
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm an aficionado of Glasgow curry and Birmingham balti restaurants, and I wasn't expecting as good food and service as this at the price. The owner and the staff are really friendly and welcoming, so definitely give it a go if you're in town.

Thank alicampbel
Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We were a family of 8 celebrating an 82nd birthday. I had not visited before although other members of the party had been many times. We enjoyed the usual poppadoms with spiced onions over drinks then shared vegetable pakora, fish pakora and special jaat paat. All were delicious and freshly made. Main courses were really good especially the Special Chef's... More 

Thank Annesquirrel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 1LA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Prestwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 477318
The Taj Tandoori is Scotland's Premier Indian Restaurant and has just been voted Best Curry House in Scotland by the British Curry Awards. The Taj Indian Restaurant welcomes the opportunity of catering for all occasions, including parties and weddings. Within the restaurant we can cater for small or large parties. A recent addition is the Taj Executive Room which can be hired separately and can cater for up to 26 people in a private, sumptuous, relaxed atmosphere. To make your night very special you can either choose from the main menu or discuss with the Chef an exciting authentic Indian dish.

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