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The Riz

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49 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RN, England
+44 1843 293698
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Kent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited twice this month and took some friends as they had heard such good reports about the food.They enjoyed it so much they even had a takeaway to have the next day. Now that's a recommendation! Brilliant we just love the food here.

Thank Shepherdswell D
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I popped into Riz for the first time yesterday. the food was great, decent portion sizes and a reasonable price. The service was amazing. I would recommend The Riz to anyone who visit the area.

Thank James R
broadstairs, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right then, hands up if you can name the country: a 30-year civil war that ended in 2009? The British occupied it during the Napoleonic Wars. Anyone? Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Temple of the tooth. Colombo (not him). Well? I’d kinda hoped it was only me that had spent 43 years missing out on Sri Lanka, but it appears... More 

Thank thethanetgannet
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Really lovely food, easily the best Indian food I've had in Thanet. Brilliant service from Paul. He caters well for Vegans which was lovely. Will be back soon!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food is back to being brilliant. The driving force that keeps this restaurant at the top of it's game is back with Paul at the helm with his attentiveness to detail and his helpfulness to ensure that you get a great experience when you dine here. Most of his regulars are now back which is good sign that the... More 

Thank Shepherdswell D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night it was so yummy full of flavour authentic and very very nice paul the owner couldn't do enough for us he explained his menu and told us how he felt about the ingredients and how important its was to him which is so refreshing will def be returning

Thank Lisa B
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I've been to India and travelled from Bombay to Kanyakumari eating at many places along the way and the food was always interesting, tasty,healthy and inexpensive. I'm more than happy to say that The Riz in Cliftonville,Margate is blessed with the same qualities aforementioned. Add to that the clean and spacious surroundings allied to the good service and warm welcome... More 

Thank annelisehurley
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Once you get inside the restaurant it is cozy, warm, stylish and welcoming. If you happen to have any ideas of 'curries' you will soon discover what the real south asian food should taste like. If Paul is around just leave hime to suggest what to eat for starters and the mains and how much to order. Forget your typical... More 

Thank Prakash B
Margate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

On a cold and blustery night, The Riz was warm and welcoming with host Paul Singh going out of his way to ensure that the four of us had a good evening. Good quick service and hot food of high quality. I know a little about curries and the meal we had was excellent with multi-layered flavours. Well presented and... More 

Thank Claritoneve
Kent U.K
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was our second visit in a month. Plus in between we have had a couple of take outs. Yet again the food is first class. Paul the owner was not here this time and have to be honest he does make your visit more special. This place has to be highest on my recommendation list. Next visit already booked.

Thank Galvers77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 293698

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