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Papa J's Indian Tapas Restaurant Bar Luton

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41-43 Wellington Street, Luton LU1 2QH, England
+44 1582 725111
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been there a few times for lunches and dinner. Food has been consistently good and its nice to see for most part they avoid the stock indian menus. Last visit was with a large group , who really liked the difference from the norm .

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Thank vp114
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gone here for lunch. We were looking for a Indian restaurante in Luton. Have to say that is nothing special and honestly is too expensive. Is not bad but I definitely have eaten better Indian good. Don't think I will going back.

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Thank Filipa V
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I first called the restaurant, the staff member was a bit suspicious - a booking for 10 on Valentine's Night? I thought I'd convinced him...but when I called a week beforehand to confirm, no booking! Spoke to the manager, who remembered me from previous bookings and all was well. We expected a slower service than usual - 12 of... More 

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Thank Freddie D
Luton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were passing and thought we would take a chance on getting a table, manager was welcoming and fitted us in around other bookings. Menu was different and when the food arrived was excellent. Can't fault the staff who were helpful and happy at all times. Overall a great experience

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Thank Colin K
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just wanted to say that the quality of the food is authentic/great as ever, and hospitality of the whole staff is warm and welcoming. The young member of the staff Nayamat is very friendly and accommodating. Will always highly recommend the place.

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Southall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Use to love the food there but since it moved to the new location the food has become standard, not as nice as it used to be, staff is nice, we go to red chilli and jay raj now instead

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1 Thank pujapun
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been eating here for a few years now. The food gets better every time we visit! Grate variety for vegetarians. Staff always very happy and helpful. One thing I will suggest, they bring the plates over as soon as you have ordered. By the time you get the food your hot plate has gone cold.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose this restaurant as my previous fave ( Balti Nights) has closed down. Restauarant was not full but had a few tables occupied when we arrived. Ordered food and waited. Starter dish ( Queen platter) took about 20 minutes to arrive. Food itself was really good. Nice to see decent sized lamb chops and chicken that has not been destroyed.... More 

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Thank lemmy999
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tastiest Indian around. Chilli Panner is delicious. You won't be disappointed. Service is always friendly and they have a great drinks menu too. If you're in a group, I would highly recommend a Queen Platter.

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Thank Emma A
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service. Restaurant is very spacious and clean. Great choice of food and didn't get ill the next day! Would visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41-43 Wellington Street, Luton LU1 2QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Luton
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 725111

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