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Basmati Restaurant

230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
+44 121 358 8898
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (44 reviews)
“chapati” (5 reviews)
“poppadoms” (22 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and the service was quick and friendly. I would definitely recommend the Basmati.

Thank markrichards2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family night out was exceptional, food was so good kept wanting to eat more plenty on menu to suit all tastes, even English menu to cater for children and adults, service politeness cleanliness hygiene was parallel nothing was too much to please each one of...More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Business trip down to nec, ate here three nights on the trot, can’t fault it one bit, great food, great service, great if you’re looking to put on a few pounds!

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been visiting the basmati restaurant for over 15 years now and it is always our favourite. The staff are so friendly and great to speak to. The service is top quality. Last but not least the food is always incredible....More

Thank Isabella P
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Visited last night as a group of 4. Food excellent. Always try to come here when I’m visiting on business and have never been let down. One of the best Indian restaurants I know.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant a few days ago and enjoyed it immensely. This was our first visit and it was freezing cold outside, but we were welcomed into this warm and cosy restaurant with a friendly and accommodating staff. Being disabled it was easy access...More

Thank Sonya I
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We used to eat here often always enjoyed the meals but after our visit on Thursday we won’t be returning. Starter I had vegetable samosa it was soggy with tasteless filling, main I had lamb tikka masala I’ve always enjoyed this but the lamb was...More

Thank foodluva41
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Good clean venue. Friendly staff. Food somewhat bland in my opinion and my three friends. Will be returning to our normal venue in Boldmere where we have had good curries every time. Pity it is not as good as it was years ago. I have...More

2  Thank Phil R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We haven't ordered from here for some time and after last night we know why. A shared platter for 4, arrived cold and greasy. The food was not freshly made and tasted like it was just reheated. The pieces of chicken and kebab were so...More

Thank ddpar
tajbir, Manager at Basmati Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear reviewers, We are really sorry to hear your disappointments. Basmati is busy restaurant we do not use any pre cooked food here. You have ordered on Saturday night whether was really bad, we have taken extra time ( approx 1 hour 20 minutes to...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Basmati is one of the best Indian restaurants in Birmingham. I have never had a bad experience when dining at their restaurant. I have visited for multiple occasions and whether there a group of us or just me and my partner the food is always...More

Thank aems1995
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Questions & Answers
4 February 2018|
Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Hi I’m afraid based on our current offers no we do not have any vegan option on the menu but we should be able to make something for you to meet your requirements. Thank you
6 May 2017|
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Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Yes, it would be wise to book a table, thanks
3 March 2016|
Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Dear Customer, Thank you for sending us the email. Sorry to hear that we have failed to inform you about the loyalty Membership options. We have introduced the loyalty scheme since 2013. when you visit us next time please... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 358 8898
  • E-mail
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