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Duckworth Street, Darwen BB3 1QA, England
+44 1254 703357
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic atmosphere , food , service , value. Always been good , but seriously think it's the best curry for miles.

1 Thank Alakar
Cranbrook, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably still the best Indian in Darwen. Service is always good but on my last couple of visits, the chicken was not good. Hope it doesn't go down the same route as Sukhis which was excellent food for a while, and then quality seriously compromised.

Thank Derek B
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Anaz used to be our go to restaurant for tasty food and good service but unfortunately not any more :( Our recent visit was extremely disappointing and left us wondering why it's changed so drastically. The table we were seated at had a stained tablecloth, it took forever for our waiter to take our order and even longer for our... More 

Thank kaylz39
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Indian cuisine and ANAZ was probably the best place you could go for a curry in Lancashire. To be fair it remains clean, friendly and efficient. That said, more recently things have deteriorated. I think at some time in the last few months either the Chef or the Recipes have changed drastically. The curries now lack substance and... More 

Thank Tim M
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Anaz with a group of friends there were ten people in total most who had not visited the restaurant before. Everyone of us enjoyed our meals the service was very good and to cap it all it was great value for money.

Thank Jon K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went to the Anaz for my husband's birthday meal and it was fab the food is so tasty and plenty of it.The restaurant is so clean and the staff very friendly xx

Thank ollysaff1
North Shields, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I first went here in 1988 when I moved to Darwen. I left Darwen in 2007. The portly smiling gentleman keeping a watchful eye on everything looks exactly the same, but I think he may be the next generation. If so he has inherited his father's talents and it is a joy to enter this place. Everything is top notch,... More 

Thank AlanBest
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Many people always order the same thing. They do this because they want to make sure they have a good meal. It's understandable. Many restaurants have a number of "bankers" on the menu they always do well and sell a lot. However, many restaurants also have a load of stuff on their menu that isn't done very well at all.... More 

Thank Neil F
Zimone, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2017

very disappointed , I could hear screams of meow in my Rogan josh because it was so undercooked. Poor anaz, poor

1 Thank sammieastwood
Chorley, United Kingdom
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397 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I found service a little slow. The sauces with the poppadoms were not as usual in curry houses. Tasted a little too sweet. Starters were good. Main course had plenty of chicken and was tasty and had a kick being a hot curry. Naan however was cold and had not been cooked as garlic butter on it was still thick... More 

1 Thank SteBrizz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$61
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duckworth Street, Darwen BB3 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 703357

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