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A Passage to India

27 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
+44 1473 286220
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Always a warm welcome, nothing is too much trouble & the food was delicious as always. You are never rushed, a very relaxing atmosphere.

Thank skeeble2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always excellent food and service. We love this Restaurant. The Biriani was superb as was the chicken tikka masala!

Thank TinaJ1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early but got a very warm welcome. Excellent service and delicious food. Perfect. Very good value for money.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to go into town as we live the west of Ipswich. A passage of India was the one we chose and glad we did. Booked on the Friday night and the staff member who book us on was very friendly as well as helpful....More

Thank devil6669
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best Indian restaurant in town. Service is great and quite fast. The waiters are polite and cordial. It's becoming a habit to come in once a week at least! Highly reccomended.

Thank Kevin d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic evening celebrating a big birthday with a party of 13. Food as always was excellent & service was brilliant. Made to feel like VIP’s as we always are!

Thank melanie n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was served the wrong food, lamb madras instead of chicken. When I pointed this out to te waiter I was told I should told them earlier, apparently I'm not allowed to dip my naan bread in the sauce and eat that first. There was...More

Thank Lisa E
Sayed U, Manager at A Passage to India, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi sorry about your experience, as you know from your past 25years of dining with us our customers mean a lot to us. The new waiter genuinely thought he heard you say lamb. Apologies on his behalf and we hope this one experience does not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was top quality waiters were more than happy to help! The food matched the service great all round dinner and service! Will definitely be returning shortly

Thank Iain T
Sayed U, Manager at A Passage to India, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location however food lacking. Balti very mild. First time that starter served with main even after asking for starter first. Staff welcoming and friendly.More

Thank joanne l
Sayed U, Manager at A Passage to India, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

hi joanne, sorry to hear your balti dish was mild , to us its meant to be medium , but in any case, our staff do round asking all customers of the meal , how it is so far during each course , so next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been eating here for so many years and recently returned after a few years absence. As good as ever and has kept up to date with changing tastes thanks to a continued family interest and enthusiasm. A success story that has survived the...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 11 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286220
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The home of exotic spices BAR AND LOUNGE NEW FIND US ON FACEBOOK , TWITTER EST.1991: THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL CUSTOMERS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY Welcome to A PASSAGE TO INDIA RESTAURANT , We offer a wide selection of Indian, Bangladeshi, English Cusines and a good selection of fine wines. WE aim to bring you large varieties of eastern and western delights. AUTHENTIC, TRADITIONAL, AND CONTEMPORARY DISHES SERVED IN A COMFORTABLE AND RELAXING SURROUNDINGS, very extensive menu provides the very best cuisines from many regions of famous sub-continents. Is FULLY LICENSED SERVING A WIDE SELECTION OF WINES AND BEERS FRoM EAST to WEST AROUND THE WORLD. We cater for vegetarians and non-vegetarians, NO animal fat is used in our cooking, all chicken dishes use only 100% prime breast. PLEASE NOTE: Some of our dishes contain ALMONDS, SULTANA, *FINEST INGREDIENTS *WE CATER FOR VEGANS AND NON-VEGANS * THE RESTURANT HAS BEED VOTED THE BEST LOCAL RESTURANT OF 2010 /2013 DECEMBER IN THE SPICE TIMES PUBLIC DECIDES VOTE AWARD. THE HOME OF EXOTIC SPICES AT YOUR DOOR STEP!
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