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Ministers Indian Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Balti, Asian, Bangladeshi
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8 Church View, Sedgefield TS21 2AY, England
+44 1740 622201
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17:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having raved about Ministers, several friends and I have given them the benefit of the doubt recently, the staff are just as friendly but either the chef has left or has suddenly altered his cooking style. All the food has become similar and bland. Since the new year I have not eaten there and I won't for a while -... More 

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Thank Didok893
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best food best tastes best staff. brilliant service and food served in a comfortable environment by friendly attentive staff. best taste in the north east by far.

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Thank Keith W
Middlesbrough
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited as a group of 6 recently, we were seated and left with menu's and our drink order taken we then waited and waited and..... after 45 minutes our order was taken, while the food was nice it was just an indian meal nothing more nothing less

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Thank jill c
n.west of england
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Went for a meal with my partner and our boy.Been once before and was impressed and same great service this time around. Oddly nobody else dining but the whole village was quiet and we did visit early. Had a brief chat to the guys as we left and found them to be very polite and wouldn't hesitate to return.They have... More 

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Thank thenobster58
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We visited here just before closing and they accommodated us very well.The food was lovely and very nice service I would definitely recommend

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Thank Gaz L
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Went on new years eve with the family . Very busy , great friendly atmosphere as usual . Staff great and the food as always second to none ! Live local and this is by far the best restaurant around . The food always taste's as if someone has made a real effort . The tikka chicken chilli masalla is... More 

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Thank SirRonnieMooreHUFC
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for awhile so thought about time a left a review. Ministers is in a lovely location,is very clean and the food weather you eat in or take away is delicious.

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Thank Dustymiller1966
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I always come here when in Sedgefield and it never fails to hit the right spot. The naans are the best ever and I have had the Dhansak to the Jalfrezi to the Madras and they are always so clean tasting, no fatty like some Indian curries are. The staff are very attentive and service superb - definitely a 'posh'... More 

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Thank cherrypotts
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33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I've been here twice and despite the food being OK I never feel like I've had a good time. It never seems busy for what is quite a spacious restaurant and the decor /service is very old fashioned and a bit dull. Not one I would recommend unless you are very hungry and in good company!

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Thank RalphyScrimshaw
Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went back to Ministers last night with friends after been away for a few months and it was fantastic. Beautiful Indian food in a lovely cosy restaurant with great service from the friendly staff. Can't beat it for me. We will always look forward to going and already booked for New Years Eve. Simply superb.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 31
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Church View, Sedgefield TS21 2AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Sedgefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1740 622201
Description
Ministers nestled in the picturesque village of Sedgefield and overlooks the quintessentially English village green and St Edmonds Church which are both steeped in history. Our first class service, fine wines and exclusive menu combined with warm relaxing atmosphere is something we very much pride ourselves on and this has helped establish us one of the finest Indian restaurant in the region.Don't just take our word for it .....Come and enjoy Ministers exquisite cuisine, sumptuous restaurant and quality service for yourself. WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU SOON!

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