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Basmati

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
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57 Wigan Lane, Wigan WN1 2LF, England
+44 1942 237247
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant with friends, I for the first time. Found the staff to be very friendly, especially the waiter who served us. The food was cooked to perfection and there was plenty of it. Will definitely be doing return visits.

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Thank greeky08
Olney, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Always find picking a curry restaurant out of my area difficult and nervously. Need not have worried at all- great place with very nicely prepared food and great staff- the two guys were efficient but with very pleasant demeanour and a lot of fun. Wouldn't hesitate to visit here again and recommend to anyone. A 10 min walk from the... More 

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Thank allan168
lancshire
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

never been before,but was recommended by a friend,all I can say is if you love authentic indianfood this is the place for you.we had pappadom with mixed meat kebab which was superb I had chicken bhuna my husband had chicken samba we had garlic rice which was the best garlic rice iv ever tasted and we had two drinks each... More 

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Thank megLancshire
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to go out for an Indian as we normally do on a Mon our usual Indian restaurant was closed due to it being eid so we went to basmati which was open there was no one in but we were shown to table for two we ordered poppadom two mixed kebab chicken samba garlic rice chicken bhuna pilau... More 

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Thank Marcia M
Wigan, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Me, my partner and mother in law visited Basmati in June, Food was delish and of a good standard, really reasonably priced meals are also very large, we ordered a curry each and could of easily got 2 between the 3 of us. Would defo go again. all in all a good place to eat

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Thank RachnDanny2013
Wigan, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Visited with friends on a Saturday evening. Table was booked and we were seated right away. Ordered Chicken Saga Walla, Shishkil, Vegetarian Curry, pickle tray all the usual accompaniments. Food was red hot, absolutely delicious and plentiful. Staff are brilliant, very pleasant and knowledgeable. Service was fantastic. Definitely a restaurant to be recommended and re-visited.

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Thank kathwigan
Wigan, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We chose this restaurant as a second choice but in future it will be come our first. Lovely food was enjoyed by all our party and we had a good time out.

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Thank wiganstar
Wigan, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Used to love coming here but was really disappointed. A friend had hardly any chicken in a chicken meal and I had chops that were missing the meat and really tough. Did get money back but no explanation. Had to wait ages as well. Seems like when they get busy the service suffers. It's a real shame. I will try... More 

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Thank banksja007
England
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We eat here often and always enjoy the food. The service is excellent and I would recommend trying this restaurant. The choice is good and I have tried a number of dishes and always enjoyed them

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Thank dave0904
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice indian , lovely set up , friendly atmosphere and the food is exceptional. Staff are warm and friendly and the beers good to cannot find anything bad to say about the place , just that I'm still waiting to have s better indian meal than I had at baby elephant and I cant but this place is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Wigan Lane, Wigan WN1 2LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 237247
Description
WN1 2LF

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