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Taj Restaurant

$$ - $$$, Indian, Asian
20-22, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UB, Wales
+44 1685 388344
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“curry” (4 reviews)
“naan” (2 reviews)
“buffet night” (3 reviews)
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Bangladeshi, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20-22, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UB, Wales
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Always a good welcome and their recommendations never fail to please. Tasty and clean and a range of bottled beers/ales.

Thank dougwill54
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is our favourite Indian great food and the staff are friendly and you do not need to book. Food always full of flavor and never fails to hit our expectations, so much choice and good portion sizes.

1  Thank Sarawh10
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is Merthyr's little secret ,if you have never eaten here before it's going to be one wonderful experience with a first class service .

3  Thank tp0well2
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I was very keen to try this new place out, but I was very disappointed in the food I was served. The starter, a prawn puree was so greasy I couldn't finish it, also it was very bland. My main was supposedly a hot chicken...More

Thank MerthyrTydfilMagpie
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered online around 9pm Saturday night. 1 pilau rice, 1 boiled rice 1 lamb korma 1 tikka masala And onion bhaji Called at 10:20 as I still haven't received it. Was told it was 5 mins away. Called at 10:35 and it was apparently coming...More

1  Thank Tori337
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while in town for a curry. Very friendly and attentive staff, catered to your wishes and questions with a smile. Curry was really decent and nicely flavoured. Rice and naan same story. It'd be great to see them expand the vegetarian menu a...More

2  Thank ipako
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Saturday night curry with friends was made better with a visit here. Good service, although the phrase "not a problem" was just a little overused. Chose chicken sag masala and found it excellent. Good value and worth a visit. Pity about the state of the...More

2  Thank Garth T
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Chose to eat here because the other 2 Indian Restaurants in Merthyl had a sub food hygiene rating of only 1 or 2! Starter great as was main Lamb Balti, but main course Chicken Tikka Masala was so over populated with coconut that it tasted...More

1  Thank BassMonster7
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We popped in on a whim on Friday since we had been abandoned in favour of grandparents by our 6 year old and were 'home alone' as a result. The restaurant itself is beautiful, the chairs very comfy and you weren't peered at by passers...More

2  Thank Ceri C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I loved the old taj and the new premises are even better. Loved the new decor and our waitress was amazing. Food was gorgeous. Price as always was good value for money. Had the chocolate fudge for dessert which was served in a quaint glass...More

2  Thank Victoria R
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 11 - USD 27
Bangladeshi, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Buffet, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-22, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 388344
Welcome to Taj, one of the finest Indian & Bangladeshi Cuisine in Merthyr Tydfil. We treat our guests to a wonderful experience of an authentic Indian and Bengali cuisine, specially prepared using only the finest ingredients. Since 1982 we are running as a family Business. With seating for up to 60 people, our restaurant becomes the destination for seekers of quality Indian food served by friendly and attentive staff. We can cater for your special occasions, be it a meal with friends or a family celebration. We offer a full takeaway service to allow you to enjoy our Indian delicacies at home.
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