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Planet India

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Open 6 to 10pm Tue to Sat and Some Sundays | 4-5 Richmond Parade, Brighton BN2 9PH, England
+44 1273 818149
18:00 - 09:45
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Group of 8 of us enjoyed this new curry experience. Basic, no thrills curry but damn tasty. Onion bhaji was super. Pea and paneer curry good and freshly made. Breads were small but cumin rice good. All enjoyed it and £63 for 4 of us with just water. Recommended as original and tasty

Thank Phil A
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has friendly staff and a casual atmosphere. It looked very popular but I have no idea why. The food was awful. The sort of Indian curry I cooked when I was a student. Authentic ingredients but not cooked well enough for the paying customer. It wasnt particularly cheap either. I was very disappointed as you can tell after... More 

1 Thank Jon C
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family run vegetarian restaurant with very friendly and helpful staff. The menu has quirky comments which are very helpful! The food is very tasty and is served quickly. There is also a wide variety of craft beers available. This is not the standard korma/dansak/bhuna Indian restaurant as it is more authentic than that. We would highly recommend it!

Thank CPJ31
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planet India has been one of my favourite restaurants in Brighton for many years. I first went perhaps 15 years ago and have had many great meals there. I've not been for a while and sadly I was a bit disappointed by my latest visit. Sort of feels like there's less love in the cooking than I remember; the quality... More 

Thank Manx14
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here a few times and it's always excellent; went with friends for a birthday meal last Saturday and Planet India delivered again - delicious inexpensive and relaxed atmosphere. No frills menu but every dish a winner; can't get enough of their Brel Puri starter - yum!

1 Thank Sassybroad
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

i have now eaten 3 times in Planet India and found it to be one of my favourite indian restaurants i have ever been to. The spices are very well balanced, the ingredients fresh and it is well priced. The service is friendly, respectful and the advice given on request is dependable. i would recommend Planet India to anyone.

Thank Roy L
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Went to planet India in hove last night. Group of 7 with two vegans. The food was amazing so tasty and spicy without being over spiced. For devout meat eaters in the group they too were surprised that "veggie" food could be so good !!! Ha ha . The staff are friendly and accommodating and the embience was authentic. If... More 

Thank deborahBrighton
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A vegetarian friend suggested this small Indian restaurant to us. It is amazingly cheap, and amazingly good. The menu is limited but everything is utterly fresh and the flavours are distinct and far from the tired routine of the average Indian/Bangladeshi routine. There's a good list of craft beers ( it is Brighton, you know) and few wines which are... More 

Thank Nightflight
Brighton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great meal. Friendly staff giving advice as was first visit. Chickpea curry is HOT! Light chapatis, fluffy cumin rice .Plus a superb African beer. A must visit whether vegetarian or not.

Thank Stephen C
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I don't really recognise what I really eat. Maybe the restaurant tries to be creative in making vegitarian food from all possible ways they can. However, I don't feel the food tastes good. Maybe it is for the vegan to consider, but not for me.

Thank Camly D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 09:45
18:00 - 09:45
18:00 - 09:45
18:00 - 09:45
18:00 - 09:45
18:00 - 09:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Open 6 to 10pm Tue to Sat and Some Sundays | 4-5 Richmond Parade, Brighton BN2 9PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 818149

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