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The Raj

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9-11 Allerton Road, Liverpool L25 7RA, England
+44 151 421 1264
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Newly refurbished, the guys are really friendly and patient, wide selection of dishes, good range of beers and wines, role the next visit. Thanks from the woolton Life team

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Liverpool
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We hadn't been for a while and the last time we went it was a bit underwhelming, not great, but not bad either. On this visit I couldn't fault the place. The staff were brilliant, attentive, without being in your face. All of the food was superb ( sundries and meat / king prawn curries ). I noticed a few... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Sadly the Dostana's food was the same as the Raj. Very average and different curry dishes seem to taste the same. When we went they had packed the tables together so closely there was no privacy when speaking.

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Thank 52magpie
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Came here expecting to find the Raj! The restaurant interior is beautiful and the food was delicious especially the lamb chops. Definitely going to come again. The view when you sit in the window is lovely especially as you can see the villages Christmas tree. The staff were lovely and very attentive. Deffo recommend.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Have been visiting the former Raj restaurant for many years and have been to the new Dostana(same management)about eight times since the rename. Can only say that in my opinion ,the food quality is exceptional and certainly on a par with the near by Holdi restaurant. Smaller menu choice than Holdi but still more than enough to choose from. Staff... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

great food with innovative dishes and excellent presentation, service is welcoming and delivery really fast as well

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Northwest UK
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Just had a takeaway from Dostana (the old Raj), and to be honest could have got better in Tesco. Had visited the old Raj a few years back and was not impressed and when Holdi opened or indeed the Khaja takeaway both knocked spots of it. Having decided to give it a go and thinking it may be cheaper than... More 

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liverpool
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to the raj on many occasions and never been disappointed with the food or the service and on those points nothing has changed. The place has now had a referb and i have to say its and absolutely beautiful change and a rename as Dostana. The food is excellent and the place has a very relaxed atmosphere,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

THE RAJ Is a lovely place to go and have a quality indian meal -based in the lovely woolton village -this restaurant is well run by a lovely family -well mannerd and excellent customer service -offering top quality indian food-their popadom sauces are the best around .my favourite meal lamb maricha is fantastic -lovely chunks of lean lamb.i highly recommend... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting the Raj for many years. It closed for refurbishment and opened up as Dostana. The refurbished look by the way is great with getting spiral staircase leading to upstairs dining. Last time we visited it was Christmas Eve and we went again on Saturday night. I'd forgotten what I'd been missing. Always excellent service from Danny... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Allerton Road, Liverpool L25 7RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 421 1264

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