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Rajdoot Tandoori

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18 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PE, England
+44 161 834 2176
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We chose to book this place for a works' meal based on its proximity to the city centre and the attractive menu. Food and service were outstanding. Thanks.

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Thank Stoofpotje
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably one of the best currys i have ever had and definitely the best onion bhajis around, and at a more than reasonable price. Very friendly staff, this home run restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, will 100% be back

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Thank Dan M
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Dan M, Thank you very much for the lovely words :). The team will be extremely happy to hear all the great feedback! We're glad you loved our Onion Bhaji's - a must side when it comes to curries :D. We hope to see you again soon - have a lovely week ahead! If you have any questions or... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went here with my boyfriend for dinner and drinks. The waiting staff were incredibly polite and had great suggestions for dishes we might like. The food was incredible, I would recommend the chicken bhuna as well as the chefs special traditional Nepalese curry which was incredible. I will 100% be coming back here, probably the best curry I've ever... More 

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Thank sarahkendall2
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear sarahkendall2 Thank you very much for your recent visit to Rajdoot and sparing the time to write a review! It's so lovely to hear that you enjoyed the dishes we recommended! The authentic nepalese curry you chose is called the Chicken Johl (cooked with traditional mustard seeds in hot oil) which is extremely popular - we're thrilled you enjoyed... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of 7 of us had met up from all over to have a get together and we chose to eat at Rajdoot. The food was delicious and seemed to be well priced (wine was a little on the steep side). One member of the group didn't realise his main dish had mushrooms in (which he turned his nose... More 

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Thank Helen G
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Helen G Thank you for taking the time out to write a review for us. It reads with a smile that you and your guests enjoyed your experience at Rajdoot. I'm also pleased to hear that we were attentive to your requests and made a fresh dish for you without mushrooms - all you have to do is ask... More 

Dundee, Scotland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I first ate at the Rajdoot in the 1970s in their previous venue near the Central Post Office. Returning to Manchester after a gap of almost 30 years I have recently had several meals at their current venue on Albert Square. The restaurant is down a flight of stairs with an entrance directly on Albert Square. On entering one is... More 

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Thank Phil31
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Phil31, It's always a pleasure reading such detailed positive reviews from our guests and yours has been wonderful to read! Firstly, I'm extremely happy that after 30 years we have been consistent with your experienced palate - what an honor to hear! Thank you for also mentioning some of your favourite dishes - we always use the highest quality... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say, the best Indian food I have had in years. The food was yummy, very fresh and full of flavour, the lamb was really tender! The staff we're lovely, polite and very attentive from start to finish, well done! The restaurant was clean and tastefully decorated. This place is a must, you won't be disappointed. I just... More 

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Thank Claireha
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Claireha Thank you so much for following up your visit to Rajdoot with a lovely review :). We're thrilled to hear that you thought our food was yummy! We pride ourselves in our authenticity and consistency over the past 5 decades so we're extremely happy that this is still coming across! It is a shame about Oxford but we... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited here for the 4th time and each time it has been packed full of lunchtime diners. However busy they are,the service is always exemplary from Sam the owner and his helpful smiling staff

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Thank dasosn
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Dasosn, We're delighted to hear that you have made a 4th visit at Rajdoot and we have succeeded in giving you brilliant food along with exemplary service. We look forward to having you a 5th 6th and 7th time and we promise to always deliver! :) If you have any questions or would like to further discuss anything, please... More 

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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked this restaurant because of Trip Advisor and as it was close to our hotel. Good decision. We were seated in the waiting area where we had a drink and ordered our food. When the food was ready we were brought to our table. Food was very good and staff were very friendly. We were in a hurry to catch... More 

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Thank Eoin O
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Eoin O Thank you very much for a lovely review - as a small family business we try our utmost to deliver on personal service and authentic food. We hope you can join us for longer during your next stay in Manchester :)! If you have any questions or would like to further discuss anything, please email suman@rajdootmcr.co.uk Kind... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is pretty awesome like you are in a museum or a relaxation chamber. Many artefacts on the walls and soothing music to accompany the eating experience. The people are lovely and the the food is great. We had peshwari naan and this was the best peshwari naan that has ever been tasted by a human being. I would... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Matthew S, Thank you for your recent visit to Rajdoot and taking the time to write us a review :) - it really is appreciated. All our artefacts have been collected from North India and we have carefully decorated the restaurant to reflect an authentic setting - we're thrilled that you appreciate our decor! We always get huge praise... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some work colleagues and I regularly visit for the Lunch Time Executive menu. £20 gets you some incredible food with a couple of pints - can't argue with that. Food is always spot on, it has the best Chicken Tikka I've ever tasted and the staff are always attentive and take care of us. Only slight criticism is sometimes it... More 

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Thank Hatt v
Rajdoot-Team, Public Relations Manager at Rajdoot Tandoori, responded to this review

Dear Hatt v, Thank you for some great feedback! We're thrilled you regularly join us during our 10.95 lunch special and that you and your colleagues enjoy our food. As a small family business, we always try to make our service as personal as we can - we're delighted that this has been portrayed during your visits :). We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$44
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 2176
Description
Rajdoot Manchester has been serving delicacies to customers for nearly 50 years and was the first Tandoori restaurant in Europe to open in 1966. Located under the depths of Albert Square, Rajdoot Manchester gives a sense of escapism to Moglai inspired interiors, where guests can enjoy an authentic dining experience in an atmospheric and ambient setting. With a central Manchester location, Rajdoot can also be adapted into a space for your corporate event or office party. We specialise in delivering great value, high quality 2-3 course menus and have delivered to the likes of Co-operative, BMW, PwC, United Utilities and many law chambers. Additionally, we host the annual Curry Club networking event and have been for the last 33 years.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?