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7 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon CR0 6PQ, England
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldnt get into our favourite vietnamese restaurant up the road so came here we were treated to a fantastic meal. I had the fish curry which was lovely the rest of my party were equally impressed the staff were very pleasant and we will definately return when we are in Croydon next time Thankyou

Thank Chris N
Peebles, United Kingdom
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375 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very early but it was a good meal. Food was very tasty and quantity was fine. Not the biggest menu compared with others I have frequented but plenty, non the less. Less is more perhaps. I recommend the Goa fish curry.

Thank Skytourist
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I've been coming to this establishment for over 15 years now, over that time the curries have been consistently good to excellent. This is one of the few places you can have proper Goan food cooked to a high standard with proper spices, not the tamed down version many other restaurants supply. This is not the standard Bangladeshi cuisine most... More 

1 Thank oscar_freddy
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Took a chance and popped in mid-week. Wasn't to hopeful as I seem to remember some adverse comments from friends etc. Glad we did ! Service was very friendly and helpful if not the most professional. But it was certainly good enough for us. The food was marvellous. We tried some new things and were very impressed. We shall definitely... More 

Thank Paul N
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here since 2003.i have been to many curry houses over the years but this knocks spots off them. This place is in South London i live in Sussex well worth the trip. South Indian food at its best

1 Thank Colin T
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Looking for food quickly before a gig at 6.30 on a Sunday night....found Banana Leaf. We love South Indian food, and this didn't dissappoint. 2 fabulous dosas; and we also enjoyed the "chicken 65" starter. Looks a little run down, but service cheerful, not overly attentive but we ate and were out in under an hour, which was what we... More 

Thank SallyW24
Croydon, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Deciding to move from a pub to get something to eat our party of seven were delighted with our meal at the Banana Leaf. I hadn't been there for years but calling ahead got us a table in their lower dining room. Service was good and the food came quickly enough. Draught Cobra is £3.60 a pint which really isn't... More 

Thank Peter P
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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380 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is my first time to taste Indian cuisine. All the food that we ordered are not to bad, some are tasty and some are spicy. I noticed that this restaurant is an award winning for South Indian cuisine probably ten years ago. Hope they will keep up their image.

1 Thank yfylou
Level Contributor
129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I'm not sure this old establishment can recover from the dire straits it is now in. Whilst the waiting staff are pleasant and friendly they haven't got a clue what they are doing. If our dining experience had been half as bad as it was it would have been awful, being as bad as it was put it into the... More 

Thank GJgetaway
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Never before have I sent back papadams to the kitchen. They were soggy, and tasted like yesterday's. The draught beer was flat, but I was too embarrassed to return that too. The service was very slow. The food was mediocre and nothing at all like this wonderful restaurant used to be. Clearly the old chef is no longer there and... More 

1 Thank 1234382

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon CR0 6PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 02086889922

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