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Maharani Restaurant

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102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
+44 1206 367667
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the food was second to none the staff were running around with a smile on there faces never seemed moody and more than happy to help prices were fair been here a few times and never been let down will def be back don't take my word for it try yourselves its amazing thanks maharani for an epic evening... More 

Thank Blagrove
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here a few times and had their home delivery takeaway meals. The food has always been very well prepared with plenty of flavour and I don't think I've ever had a bad dish. However, the restaurant is seriously lacking in atmosphere. Being a very small premises limits what they can do and the staff are friendly enough and... More 

Thank PW64
Colchester, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Whilst there are a handful of different dishes on the menu, and what we had was pretty good - tasty, well made and at a decent price, what lets this place down is; Paper napkins Cheap plates and cutlery A long time to prepare the food - ok it is fresh, but it needs to be faster. The toilet is... More 

1 Thank RSP71
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Having just had a take away which took over an hour to arrive, first impressions were looked and smelled lovely. However the salmon in the dupiaza was really dry and the chicken chaat masala was extremely over salty, inedible and has left us after a one mouthful, gulping water all night. Probably will wake up through the the night with... More 

Thank charlie13682017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2017

During my stay in Colchester I ordered a takeaway from Mahrani and the food had no flavour whatsoever. I ordered chicken Makhani and Tikka Massala and both of these dishes were dreadful, had no taste and were excessively sweet. Would not recommend and was a waste of £25.

Thank 807simon
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

On our recent stay in Colchester we thoroughly enjoyed a meal here. We often enjoy an Indian meal and this place rates highly in our opinion. It was very busy which is always a good sign. We found the service to be excellent and I really enjoyed the Goan beer. Recommended!

Thank Ray T
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place best in Colchester food is amazing staff friendly and there lamb roshni is to die for prices average it never disappoints don't try the rest till u have tried these guys I can't stress how much of a great night we had here drinks flowing staff helpful and overall a 10 outta 10 my word is... More 

Thank Blagrove
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend were due to go to another curry house although this was next to where we met up so decided to give it a go and was not disappointed. We got the last table available and the staff were friendly and efficient with taking our order, drinks etc. The food was lovely, I had the chicken tikka... More 

Thank COOKGbfood
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The service here was good everything ordered arrived the rice was perfect the curry very good well spiced and tangy The kebab was perfect, I will be back

Thank Danny W
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here early, was empty but fantastic, had one of their special dishes but asked it for a little hotter and it was just lush, partner had a milder curry and that was amazing aswell, very good prices and right on the high street, perfect. Loved this restaurant and I want to go back.....same time next year!

Thank James C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 367667

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