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Basmati Restaurant

230 Birmingham Road | Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AG, England
+44 121 358 8898
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 via mobile

We were a family of six and booked in early on a Saturday evening. Everything was very good the starters of onion bhaji and mixed tandoori. We all had different mains duck, lamb shank, fish. Everyone rated their meals highly. Good food, good friendly service...More

Thank G7057TUkevinc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner with family friends, 7 of us. Ambiance was OK, bit out dated. too many waiter standing and watching but no one willing to come to table. Only when pointed out by manager they started moving. Starters - Cold, very mild, not...More

1  Thank Gaurav S
tajbir, Manager at Basmati Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Worst judgement of all time ..! One may not like our food or ambiance but don't have the right to make a awful negative review to discourage our potential customers. We are trading here for 17 years and hold a excellent reputation for our quality...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant as a result of posts on this site. It may have been the dishes we ordered, but I found the food to be ordinary at best. Based on this visit, there are far better restaurants of this type within a couple...More

Thank Zelablue
tajbir, Manager at Basmati Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Diner, Thank you for feedback. It was our pleasure to serve you. Unfortunately, you have not found us as one of the best on this occasion, As you mentioned that you might have chosen a wrong type of dish on this occasion but we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful service and the food was amazing. As a vegetarian I was pleasantly surprised at the choices and the paneer was cooked perfectly. Would definitely recommend and will look forward to my next visit.

Thank Jos S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a regular here for over 15 years. One thing amazes me is the consistency of their food. The food standards have remained on par for 15 years and that takes some going. Food always tastes fresh and service is prompt and welcoming. Highly recommend...More

Thank Mandeep P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Regular at this restaurant and had another excellent meal last night. This time I had the Tandoori King Prawns and have to say they were as good as ones I had whilst working in India. Service is always impeccable and would highly recommend

Thank chris w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited family in stoke came off m6 straight to bamati no table booked even thou restaurant busy found table for 2 service food price all outstanding not been here since xmas eve but you realise why dont i make the effort to go more...More

Thank kevinbavfc7
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My family have used this restaurant for years for both eating in and take-aways. We have always thoroughly enjoyed both and have never had any reason to complain. The food and drink is always fantastic and the staff are consistently helpful and pleasant. They will...More

Thank Freethyy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Having spent the day watching the T20 finals day at Edgbaston my son (17) & I stayed over at holiday inn by M6 J7 and strolled up around 10.30, its great to get a meal this late, where I live most places close around 10...More

Thank Loveallthingsspanish
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I think I know a thing or two about Indian cuisine but the food here is simply awesome. If you get the chance you must visit

Thank IliveinBath
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Questions & Answers
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
Alison M
1 June 2015|
Response from tajbir | Property representative |
Dear Alison, Thank you for your query. We do English menu options along with Indian menu. For example...roast chicken and chips, range of omelet options, salads and fillet steak. We also do grilled/tandoori options such as... 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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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