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Rajdoot Tandoori

18 Carlton House , Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5PE +44 1619371513

((((* Indian
Main course: £11
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:15 & 18:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 18:00 - 22:00.

Very good standard with great staff. Very enjoyable evening.

Tony 19 September 2016
from Manchester

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The authentic Indian cuisine of Rajdoot Tandoori Manchester has impressed the city’s diners since 1966. Thought to be Europe’s first tandoori restaurant, this regally decorated venue can be found deep below Albert Square, with expert chefs preparing its innovative North Indian food.

House specialities at Rajdoot Manchester include aromatic chilli garlic duck, spicy jumbo king prawns and Nepalese chicken jhol. Coconut and lemongrass simmered spiced cod is among the seafood selection on the Rajdoot menu, and there’s a wide range of vegetarian choices including biryani and spicy koftas.

Well-known Indian favourites jalfrezi, bhuna and tikka are joined by chef’s recommendations like peppered chicken karahi and the flavourful minced lamb keema mutter. Amongst a tempting choice of starters, sample tandoori delicacies including chicken shashlik and vegetable samosas on the Rajdoot sharing platter.

Plush red banquettes, colourful lanterns and homeland artefacts hallmark Rajdoot’s opulent Moglai-inspired interior. Rajdoot Tandoori is a 14-minute walk from Manchester Victoria Train Station.

Rajdoot Tandoori

18 Carlton House , Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5PE

Contact +44 1618342176
Reservations +44 1619371513

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Customer reviews for Rajdoot Tandoori

3.9 ((((* (based on 24 reviews)
70% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (16)
  • lunch (7)
  • romantic (6)
  • value (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • business (3)
  • large parties (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • views (1)
  • (((** 15 November 2016 by Caroline Hole from Cheshire

    Nice ambience but had much better to eat

  • (**** 28 October 2016 by Dave Harrison from Derby

    The place and service was great but we were very disappointed in the food. My Lamb Bhuna dish tasted like a tinned stew and my partner's chicken dish tasted like Heinz tomato soup. No hint of spices at all.

  • (((** 27 September 2016 by Bo Andersen from Manchester

    Ok but nothing special.

  • ((((* 19 September 2016 by Tony from Manchester

    Very good standard with great staff. Very enjoyable evening.

  • ((((( 1 September 2016 by Tim Dauncey from Manchester

    Simply wonderful!

  • ((((( 19 August 2016 by Christine Chamberlain from Manchester

    We had the lunchtime meal deal, for us the choice was good something for everyone the food was very good the main course was very good service excellent. It was my first time here but will definitely return.

  • ((((* 25 July 2016 by Stephen Puckup from Burnley

    Good meal, well served and friendly staff. We went slightly early but as it was quiet they kindly accommodated us. Slightly chilly inside due to a/c. Restaurant filled up quickly after 7.30 pm

  • ((((* 22 May 2016 by Karen Matos from Bradford

    We visited Rajdoot on 20th May. The food was tasty and of very good quality, especially fish. The staff were attentative and friendly. Drinks quite expensive but expected for Manchester.

  • ((((( 16 April 2016 by Stephen Moss from Manchester

    Thoroughly enjoyed meal excellent service. The food takes us back to how a proper indian meal should taste. The biryani is the best I have tasted and I am 51 so have tasted a lot. Have and would recommend.

  • ((((( 8 April 2016 by Marc Lawson from Saint Helens

    I have been an infrequent diner here for over 25 years and it remains a quality place to eat. A hidden gem well worth a try.

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