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18 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
+44 1983 400800
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible28%
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“chana masala” (2 reviews)
“indian food” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
18 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had not been for several years. Restaurant is looking dingy now but from length of time we waited I guess food is freshly prepared per order. The bhindi bhaji was fab and chicken madras/lamb sag different but very enjoyable. Waitress very personable. Only downside -...More

Thank PewterSurrey
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Swad for dinner last night as we visited Sandown for a couple of days. We were a group of seven and we ordered few starters. The lady who took our orders who appeared to be the owner, was a little sarcastic when...More

Thank gsam001
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I called for a table for 6. The lady who answered the telephone welcomed us. The food took a while to arrive but it was worth the wait. We had asked the lady to make our food extra hot and she did😀👍 Despite 4 pints...More

Thank basun
Reviewed 6 August 2017

When we arrived, the lady, who we guessed might be the owner didnt seem very keen to give us a table as there was 10 of us. But she agreed, and we were seated. She was a really miserable lady, so not a good start....More

Thank Johnford749
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner on Sunday night two couple. Ordered grilled sea bass and mixed grilled platter for starter . Platter was saucy looks like chilly platter where we expected just grilled platter but surprisingly it was delicious to eat . Sea bass was nice...More

Thank gp b
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I treated my Wife to a dinner out, and chose SWAD. The food we had was so exceptionally tasty and flavoursome it was to the point of the old cliché ‘the best Indian I had ever eaten. Portion size was just right, excellent value for...More

Thank Maxcaddy
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was kate on a Sunday and most places were shut so I wasn't expecting anything spectacular but from the moment we went in we got a very personal and friendly service. I ordered the honey chicken tikka, chana masala and a paratha and it...More

Thank mazmccoy
Reviewed 5 May 2017

If like me you normally pay attention to the facade of a restaurant, do not be put off by the faded exterior. Like Aladin's cave a special treat awaits you inside. This has to be one of the best Indian Restaurants I have ever been...More

Thank Rupert F
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Having watched the 6 nations and in a fun mood decided to use this restaurant for a quick bite then move on to a couple of local pubs. On arr about 730pm on a Sat night it was empty should have been a sign! Staff...More

2  Thank mollymacmountain
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiancée called in for a meal at Swad while we were on a Valentines break on the IOW. The staff were the friendliest people we could of hoped to meet. They were welcoming and extremely helpful. The only thing better than this...More

Thank Alex B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 400800
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