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Mumtaz Mahal

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3 High Street, Cranbrook TN17 3EB, England
+44 1580 712068
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Living locally, I use this restaurant on a regular basis. It never fails to deliver really nice authentic Indian (Bangladesh) food. It has a great menu - lots of choices - always tasty and full of spice. The staff are great too - it's a nice family business - friendly and chatty and they really make you feel welcome. If... More 

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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in here tonight as our local Indian is currently closed. Service was friendly and efficient. Our son had chicken tikka which he said was fantastic. We ordered 2 curries - the Dhansak was good BUT it just wasn't hot enough in temperature i.e. it came out luke warm. Our other curry was even colder. Wasn't over keen on it... More 

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Thank EAR71
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the first time I've written a review but I just can't let this pass. I visited recently and can honestly say this is the worst meal I've ever eaten, Indian or otherwise. My chicken rogan was simply a piece of chicken cut up and put in tinned tomatoes, no flavour, no spices. The rice was cold and the... More 

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Thank 507magnolia
United Kingdom
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We are unsure why there have been such bad reviews. What is there not to like about the food and ambience. Excellent and varied menu, good service. Go elsewhere in the village at your peril.

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2 Thank Elsie W
Sissinghurst, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This review is overdue. I have eaten here three of four times - largely as it is the only game in town and after a few beers in a local pub one doesn't usually consider driving somewhere else for an indian meal. Anyway . . . I visited this place for the very last time about two weeks ago. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We very much enjoyed the take-away curries we ordered from here. An additional surprise was the free bottle of Cobra beer which was discovered when opening the bag at home!

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2 Thank Don I
Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Last Saturday we decided to try a new restaurant for a take-away and I must say the telephone manner and service were excellent, the lady taking the order was kind enough to mention that we would need to pay cash as the card terminal was not working properly. We ordered a Chicken Tikka Massala and a Chicken Dopiaza as usually... More 

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Thank lwilson599
Kent, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I read trip advisor before we went but we thought let's try it anyway, My god it was diabolical , all our food was served nearly cold and none of the dishes were the proper sauces that are usually served , I'd very rarely say it but avoid it like the plague!

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Thank siketi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We've been here a few times for take out as it is our local Indian. We finally went for a sit in meal and they didn't disappoint. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Atmosphere was good but we were seated in quite a cramped table considering it was relatively empty. Overall it was good although I've had better Indians.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Have been to this place twice now with my friend both times on Saturday Quite nice decor very traditional however I wasn't that impressed with the chicken on my first visit. Anyway we were local so tried again recently. Firstly everything was TOO fast my girl hadn't even finished her papadoms when the starter came out! Forcing her to tuck... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 High Street, Cranbrook TN17 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Cranbrook
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 712068
Description
3 High Street, Cranbrook is the correct address, not 3 High Street, Rolvenden, Cranbrook as shown on Google which is an error

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