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The Monsoon

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163 St Albans Road | Watford High Street, Watford WD24 5BD, England
+44 1923 464658
18:00 - 23:30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and wonderful warm family style service. Their new range of specials was superb - melt in your mouth Lamb Shanks in either sweet n spicy pomegranate sauce or traditional subtle Punjabi spices. The seared Tuna Honey and Seseme seed was awesome as was the unique Lemon Coriander Chicken. We also tried a Traditional karahi lamb dish and it... More 

Thank Mohsin S
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We used to eat from here when it was in St Albans Road and the food was always excellent, always a different spin on traditional Indian/ Pakistani food. I recently decided to order food from them now that they have moved in to the town centre. However, I was bitterly disappointed. Everything just tasted hot and spicy and all the... More 

Thank Bun2bun
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on two separate occasions. First was for a work party for a large group of about 16 of us. The service was impeccable as they were serving guests upstairs and our party at the same time. The atmosphere is warm and cosy and Samiya and her father are amazing hosts, so welcoming. The second... More 

Thank S23k
Watford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Visited Monsoon for the first time on Thursday and enjoyed the meal so much went back Saturday - twice in a few days spells quality, tasty food. Combine this with a friendly welcome, good service and a great town center location and this restaurant should be a winner I recommend a visit when you are next in Watford

Thank Simon P
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I'd read some of the reviews here, so I was looking forward to visiting. However, when we got there, the welcome could not have been less impressive. We were ignored. We waited to be shown to a table and then we waited some more. Eventually, we approached the counter, but the waiter kept his back turned to us and ostentatiously... More 

Thank FatWelshBloke
Watford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Absolutely love this place...the food is always spot on, and the service is on another level - and all this for such an amazing price!

Thank JamieOliver1986
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Booked the Monsoon for a group of friends Christmas meal. There was 10 of us on a Friday evening. Restaurant was busy with another patrons and another large group as well, staff dealt with both parties well. Food was very nice, arrived hot and in good time at a Fair price. Will return again

Thank pnc80
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The quality of food and service were excellent. Very friendly and made time to chat. Can honestly say this is the best Indian food we have ever had.

Thank runningelaine
1 review
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Food and drinks were great, waiters were friendly, the area is a bit shady but the restaurant was still clean.

Thank Raclea R
Watford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant is now in The Parade, Watford. Went for a birthday celebration. Lovely food at a reasonable price. Polite staff.

Thank Angie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Indian, Balti, Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 St Albans Road | Watford High Street, Watford WD24 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 464658

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