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Maharani Restaurant

102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
+44 1206 367667
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (16 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Thursday night 1 hr 22 mins to deliver King prawn puree, prawn like rubber and guess what there were only five of them! Mixed starter was honestly so foul, I could not cut the sheek kebab. Chicken Phall hot but the chicken tikka was so...More

Thank 22johnny22
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Cannot comment on quality of food as delivery has not arrived yet. Placed the order at 5 to 6, it is now almost 8pm. We had just got home from 36 hours travelling back from Australia and were too tired to cook and too hungry...More

Thank Leo K
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Maharani is one of the better restaurants in Colchester so we were pleased to see a sign for half price drinks on the door. The bad news is that they were selling off alcoholic drinks as by the 2nd October they won't be serving...More

2  Thank MrE2Much
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe we are spoilt with our local restaurant but not impressed one bit by the service in this establishment, stayed in Colchester for weekend and thought we would try this place after reading reviews. food was OK not the best we have had. Not much...More

Thank mgh63
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My partner and I were staying in Colchester for a couple of days (mid-week) and found this restaurant purely by chance - as it was near our hotel. The menu offered a good selection and the food was really excellent. Very reasonably priced too. Would...More

Thank Ladybirdtourist
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Firstly the food was second to none the staff were running around with a smile on there faces never seemed moody and more than happy to help prices were fair been here a few times and never been let down will def be back don't...More

Thank Blagrove
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I've been here a few times and had their home delivery takeaway meals. The food has always been very well prepared with plenty of flavour and I don't think I've ever had a bad dish. However, the restaurant is seriously lacking in atmosphere. Being a...More

Thank PW64
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Whilst there are a handful of different dishes on the menu, and what we had was pretty good - tasty, well made and at a decent price, what lets this place down is; Paper napkins Cheap plates and cutlery A long time to prepare the...More

1  Thank RSP71
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Having just had a take away which took over an hour to arrive, first impressions were looked and smelled lovely. However the salmon in the dupiaza was really dry and the chicken chaat masala was extremely over salty, inedible and has left us after a...More

Thank charlie13682017
Reviewed 29 January 2017

During my stay in Colchester I ordered a takeaway from Mahrani and the food had no flavour whatsoever. I ordered chicken Makhani and Tikka Massala and both of these dishes were dreadful, had no taste and were excessively sweet. Would not recommend and was a...More

Thank 807simon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 367667
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