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The Kismet

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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1A Queen Street | Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3EL, England
+44 1782 818278
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come here regulary - and we order to take away, very nice food staff friendly. chicken balti is nice and the chips are the best ive ever tasted.

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Thank Peyia2015
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

me and my wife visited kismet after a good night out in burslem,very impressed withthe décor shown to a table straight away service was excellent & food was excellent too would highly recommend this restaurant to anybody who likes indian food. will definnetly be back for more delights.

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Thank peter l
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Food: Fantastic, great value, delicious one of the best indian restaurants I have ever visited Staff: Friendly, committed to customer service and enthusiastic If i ever fancy Indian - i won't go anywhere else, wonderful atmosphere, parking in easy distance, clean restaurant, fantastic owner, wide selection and fairly priced. Portion sizes are brilliant. No complaints at all. Love it here.

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1 Thank adamshaw387
Stoke-on-Trent
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We only decided to go to kismet on 30th Dec for an early doors New Years meal. They could only fit us in at 5.30, not a problem. It was perfect. I didn't like the table so they moved us. They were exceptionally busy but the service was perfect. The food was very fresh and tasty. They all worked exceptionally... More 

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Thank Susan H
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

My family and I visited between Xmas and New year.It was very busy and can see why.Our meals were lovely and great value. We will definitely return.

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Thank Pam W
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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446 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Met my friend here for a pre-Christmas Meal, it was a quiet Wednesday evening. Service has always been great here, you never have to wait long for drinks and plates to be cleared. The poppadoms are warm and crispy. The dips are delicious! I ordered the Supreme Chicken Thali for main. Two chicken dishes, potatoes, rice and naan bread for... More 

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Thank RandRH
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went with my family for a birthday celebration the food was ok i had chicken and spinach balti nothing to shout home about but not the worst curry ever i must admit there was a few people in the party who didn't really enjoy theirs The service was good never waited for anything, so would recommend if you want good... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Little atmosphere here now, a dour unenthralling experience with little communication or banter. Food was decidedly poor with too much ghee in most of the dishes and the chicken dhansak almost flavourless. This place is a shadow of its former self and definitely needs to get its actually together. Massala Junction in Shelton knocks spots off it.

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2 Thank tgroberts15
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Five mates on a night out where better to finish the night off.The service was fast and efficient. The food was average as I would have liked a bit more spice in my mixed Balti .But good atmosphere and there was no pressure to vacate the table after eating. Not overpriced well worth a visit.

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Thank Paul R
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have ate here many times and never had a bad meal.. staff lovely food first class, every where lovely and clean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Queen Street | Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 818278

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