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6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
+44 191 565 6916
17:30 - 23:30
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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1,579 reviews
637 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 726 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Although the entrance to this restaurant is rather uninspiring (follow signs to the back of a building then go up some stairs) we ignored the smart looking restaurant at ground level to give the Motiraj a try. We weren't disappointed and had a very good meal. We chose a fixed-price deal that gets you a starter, main course and rice... More 

Thank johnhouston2
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always impressed by the quick friendly service and consistently tasty food served at this restaurant

Thank srob69
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Saturday after an evening at the theatre. Booked online, our table was ready when we arrived. Restaurant was busy with a good atmosphere, but service was still of a high standard, our orders were taken as soon as we were ready and all the food was delicious - the rogan josh in particular was gorgeous! The waiters... More 

Thank Ellie S
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for years now, but this is the first time we've taken our kids. They are 12 and 9 years old. We got onion bhaji starters, chicken tikka masala x 2, chicken pathia, rice x3, garlic and cheese nan bread x 2, and ice cream. The most important thing for us parents was that the kids enjoyed what... More 

Thank northofengland1972
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had such an amazing night, great service beautiful food and they accommodate food for disabilities!!

Thank luns96xx
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and hubby decided to try the Thursday night special as we'd not been for a while. We arrived at around 6.30pm and as we hadn't booked we thought we may have to wait a while for a table. Luckily for us it was quite quiet and we were swiftly shown to our table. We both ordered from the Thursday... More 

Thank ilovecruisesme
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a monday night, we have been many times and feel tonights meal deserves a mention. Staff were very polite and food arrived very quickly. The tikka chicken was the best i have tasted and my chicken bhuna and my hubby's mixed balti were DELICOUS. Definitely worth a visit you won't be disappointed.

Thank Jo G
Looe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fabulous restuarant,very welcoming,spotlessly clean and as for the food scrumptious. Nothing was too much trouble. See you again soon.

Thank Trudy C
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Service and food very good at pretty good prices, It can be busy at times so best to book in advance

Thank Olivetwentyfive
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253 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Busy saturday night yet immediately greeted. Sat in bar area while waiting drink and menu provided quickly. Service and food excellent.

Thank travelalot001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-7 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 6916

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