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Mowchak

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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270 Havant Road | Drayton, Portsmouth PO6 1PA, England
+44 23 9237 5007
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Mowchak after work on a Monday - highly recommended. However the Buffet night, as you would expect deliveries limited options. Limited HOT SPICY choices, but what was on offer, you can tell is well prepared and good quality. Service is very good and extremely polite. A traditional, quality indian. One I will revisit and enjoy the full menu in... More 

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Thank Keith H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Waited for an hour. I mean look at it..... Staff were very friendly but the food took forever and was very bland and flavourless. My wife cried.

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Thank Matt C
Southern England
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197 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Have known about this place for a while, but never been. My wife said she would treat us to dinner, so I chose the Mowchak. I knew they had an award winning chef, so got my wife to phone to make a reservation. She was told quite politely that for the time we wanted to go (early evening) we would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have visited Mowchak many times and never have been disappointed. The service is the best and nothing is too much trouble. The buffet evenings are great value, with a good variety of curries and side dishes, everything hot and tasty. I choose this restaurant in favour of any other even tho it is a distance away.

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Thank Rosalind J
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have been going to this indian mostly for a buffet for quite a few years, which we always enjoy. However we booked for Christmas day and was really pleased with the food and service. The atmosphere was very seasonal and the owner visited the tables and wished everyone a happy Christmas. We will certainly go back again for Christmas... More 

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Thank Annie H
Portsmouth, England
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

3 of us went for an early evening curry on an night when the Mowchak do a curry for £10 offer. We ordered drinks which came promptly as the restaurant was virtually empty. When the waiter came back for the food order we said we would be taking the offer to which he replied they were not doing the offer... More 

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Thank Miaschef
Portchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Visited with a friend one Friday evening. Good selection of varied dishes. We chose a number of dishes and shared. Very tasty and well presented and cooked. Staff polite and attentive. Nice touch - the chef (an elderly Indian gentleman) came around all of the tables to see if we had enjoyed the meal. Would definately visit again.

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Thank Steve T
Portsmouth
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I've visited this restaurant frequently and the food and service has always been great. Staff are all very nice and look after you well. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Rebelgirls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Having lived locally for the last 18 years but also travelled extensively I can say with hesitation the Mowchak never fails to deliver great food in a friendly atmosphere. Personally I think you'd be hard pressed to find better Asian cusine anyway locally or even further afield. Their menu has a great selection and the food is always of the... More 

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Thank Timber49
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We regularly pop here for a meal and couple of drinks and it's never disappointing. You could say the place is slightly dated but I like it, the service and food speaks for itself. Best curry for miles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Havant Road | Drayton, Portsmouth PO6 1PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9237 5007

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