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The Jharna

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lisburn Road
Indian, Balti, Asian
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133 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1299
13:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation of a work colleague and boy we were not disappointed. The food was beautiful. The popadoms unreal. Great service and to top it all off a complimentary baileys at the end when I thought there was no room left for anything. We will definitely be back. Top notch venue and food 👍🏻

Thank Kyle B
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service are great. Wonderful duck and cheddar cheese. Must be done! The classic curry dishes are done well. This is a good value restaurant that does a good curry but also offers some "different' dishes. Cheddar and duck must be tasted.

Thank Dave H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My brother has been raving about this place for years and now I have finally got round to trying it for myself. I can't speak highly enough of this place. The staff are excellent, the food is not only well cooked but perfectly portioned. There is a very quiet and relaxed atmosphere as well. We were attended to perfectly and... More 

Thank Ironwill87
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family and I have been going to this restaurant for all the years it has been in business. The staff are always friendly and keen to assist. The manager is a friendly outgoing person but expects a high standard of service from the restaurant staff to the chefs. The premises are spotless and welcoming there is nothing nicer than... More 

3 Thank crooks57
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stopped in with a friend for the lunch menu deal. Excellent value for a starter and main course. The food was speedy and very tasty as always - I have yet to have a bad meal here in several years attending.

1 Thank LonelyTown
Hawick, United Kingdom
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514 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived with a group of 11 on New Year's Day. Beautiful modern furnishings and top service. Very knowledgable staff who had to deal with two of our group who are celiacs. Freshly prepared food in a partially open kitchen, the food was delicious. Complimentary liquors finished off a great night. Wine and beer prices are certainly on the steep... More 

1 Thank Bordersgeezer
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Small portions, high prices and long wait times especially to order. The food was fine if a bit tepid, drink orders were forgotten and an addition was made to the bill after if was settled. They were very accommodating in increasing our reservation by 3 people at the last minute and provided a complimentary aperitif after the meal. Most of... More 

Thank Dave M
Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

As with most times I have visited here the staff were attentive and the food was good. Service was fast and the selection on the menu was big

Thank holiday602
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

First time back here in nearly 20 years. Still producing a good range of satisfying Indian choices at reasonable prices. Always a pleasure

Thank Steve M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I eat here very often as it is so close to us. Every time the service and staff have been excellent and we have never been disappointed. The thing I like most about the Jharna is that the majority of the menu is gluten free (apart from naan breads etc) and the staff are knowledgable of this... More 

1 Thank GlowGlutenFree

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Balti, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Lisburn Road
  • Neighbourhood: Lisburn Road
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9038 1299

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