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Passage To India

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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3-5 Romsey Road, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7AA, England
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to try this restaurant as we saw a number of people eating here. The service was very good and staff were friendly. The food was not the best we have had with regards to the flavours and textures but that said it was hot and fresh.

Thank priorysides
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a Sunday with my husband following a recommendation by the hotel we were staying at. Being a Sunday in winter didn't help but we were the only people in the restaurant after another couple who has just finished their meal left and therefore it was lacking in atmosphere. The waiter was attentive and the food was... More 

Thank MBCNotts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crisp fresh decor. Two poppadoms with a selection of pickles. Special thali selection hidden at the end of the menu. A glass of lassi and jug of iced water garnished with lemon. Perfect! So glad I avoided a starter even though the butterfly chicken served up to my friend looked beautiful. Companions chose tikka masalas as their main but I... More 

1 Thank Jane A
Somerset, UK
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We were recommended the restaurant by our taxi driver (we stayed at Rhinefield house) and we were pleased with the meal. Good quality food, tasty and moist naans. I always judge a curry house based on the naans and they were good here. I had the prawn goan curry and my wife the lamb Korai and both were enjoyable. I... More 

1 Thank jijwhite
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Staff very polite, service slow and food was a bit disappointing as bland, lacking flavour. We were sat by the Dow and it was very cold, staff seemed a little annoyed that we ordered one main to share?

Thank Michelle D
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Absolutely fantastic evening out every time. We have eaten here 5 times now and sadly have moved out of the New Forest. Should we ever be visiting this way then, without a doubt, we will dine here. Even when they are clearly extremely busy we have never felt neglected - tasty food, great service and fantastic atmosphere. 5 Stars all... More 

Thank Brooks1007
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by the place we were staying. We visited on a Thursday evening and there was no problem getting a table. The menu was extensive with lots of choice. The service was attentive without being overbearing. The staff could give recommendations of dishes and the spice level could be changed on dishes to ensure it catered... More 

Thank Russar14
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I spent a long time researching where we go .very disappointed never go again.cold inside the restaurant .sat for 35 mins after finishing without table being cleared or any one coming to see if we wanted anything,then find someone to get our bill. Restaurant wasn't busy Saturday night. I WISH WE'D walked out without paying. Shocking experience. I won't be... More 

Thank muck12356
Southampton, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We loved this restaurant, it used to be so friendly and the food so good BUT having persevered with disappointing service and food I'm out and won't be visiting again, my last take away I had the surprise of a smaller rival of metal wire presumably from a cooking utensil, really??

Thank Adrian135
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We visited this restaurant for the second time and were very pleased with the quality of the food and the cleanliness of the dining room. The starters were very tasty and the main courses were delicious. They are happy to tone down the heat if required and the range of dishes is extensive. Value for money is also a plus... More 

Thank Nigel M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Romsey Road, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: 2380282099

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