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11-13 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3AR, England
+44 118 957 5858
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Reading
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have went there for dinner. We have ordered one Veg Uttapam and Masala Dosa. As we have been living in Bangalore for past one year, i am very much familiar with the south indian dishes. Dosa i would say that was really good, it is served with sambhar, tomato chutney, coconut chutney and green chutney. The complete combo of... More 

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Thank Namita D
Pune, India
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited this place with office friends. Varieties of Dosa are limited, but tried to prepare authentic Dosa. Chutney and Sambar is also nice. If you are dosa lover you must try once this.

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Thank PriteshDubey
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We are regulars at Chennai dosa especially for their weekend buffet. Pros : Some of the south indian dishes like idli , dosa ,vada etc are good. Cons: Service needs to be improved. It is understaffed so cant blame the staff in all honesty. Apart from the buffet items, we ordered some take-away like chicken chettinadu , chicken gravy (don't... More 

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2 Thank Priti R
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food here is very tasty - vegetarians, vegans and meat eaters alike are all catered for. The food is really tasty; spicy, and different from the rest of the Indian food available in town. Service is pretty much non existent, and not much English is spoken by the waiters, but the food arrives when it is cooked, hot and... More 

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Thank Char21A
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The first thing you notice when you visit this restaurant is that the majority of tables are occupied by Indian families… that’s got to be a good sign! More like a canteen, the food arrives when fresh and ready, and to be honest, this is some of the best food I have had for a long time! First rate service... More 

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1 Thank Colin A
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate here two days ago. Form yesterday morning I have had awful diarrhea and so has my brother. We are the only one to eat the lamb dish. I am new waiting at the restaurant waiting to see the manager, 1hr now and he is still on his way. Even the waiter says he is not... More 

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3 Thank James P
United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Pros 1. Food Cons 1. Came in with family of 4+1 Child [6.5 yrs], waiter said no long tables, had to be content with a 4-seater+chair cramped up. 2. Chairs and table were not clean-Had to ask waiter to clean. 3. No water or cutlery on table. 4. No extra green or red chutney even if you pay. 5. Hand... More 

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6 Thank Kiran_Jagannath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Came in around 3. Ordered idlis vadas and masala dosa along with mango lassi. Disappointed that Salted lassi was not on the menu. The sambar was up to standard. The food was hot and we were served within 10 minutes. Had to ask for napkins. No water on the table. Pravin was excellent and chatted with us. Decor was lovely... More 

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1 Thank vikrammillns
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I visited for a work Christmas meal. The restaurant is quite big and very brightly lit so despite there being a few other tables filled it felt empty and lacking atmosphere. We were there on a Tuesday and they don't light the tandoor on Tuesdays so half the menu wasn't actually available. We weren't told this initially so we'd all... More 

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2 Thank lecw42
Reading, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We visited Chennai Dosa today for a quick lunch, and it was delicious. The food was prepared quickly, the staff were helpful, and the Dosas were delicious, very full of flavour. The mutton was very nicely spiced, and lovely and tender. We'll definitely be going back for lunch again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 957 5858

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