Fantastic food full of flavours! Turned up with a group of 6and place was pretty busy on a Wednesday evening, staff were very quick settle us in even with the busy rush and were very attentive to our specific needs. Will definitely visit again and will recommend, if you don't mind a busy place and a slight wait for real fresh food then do visit this restaurant!
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Posted: Fri Apr 19 2013
Established in 2002, London’s Royal India is one of the most popular restaurants on the busy, eatery-filled Stoke Newington Church Street. At this luxurious local restaurant guests are encouraged to sit back, relax and be pampered by the helpful and attentive staff, resulting in one of the most enjoyable dining experiences in the area. The sumptuous but not at all over-the-top surroundings combine colonial-esque wicker seating and swathes of scarlet red as paint accents, on tablecloths and on pretty silk wall hangings with the impression of space and light created by the large windows looking out on to the street. The Royal India kitchen specialises, of course, in the very best of traditional Indian food.
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We have only ever ordered take away from this restaurant and the standard has dropped hugely over the past two years. To add to that disappointment, on the last occasion we ordered it took one hour to deliver a standard take away for two people. On this occasion it took one and a half hours. On phoning to complain the person simply laughed. This length of delivery time is not acceptable and we will not order from them again.
Had a meal here on a Thursday evening, was quite busy still managed to get a table. Staff were very welcoming, friendly and attentive. service was up to good standards. Food was epic different regional dishes and an innovative selection of the chefs specials. Definitely tasted fresh and not so heavy. Will certainly be going back again as well as ordering my weekly takeaways now from here.
What was once one of my favourite restaurants in Stoke Newington which turned out to be a major disappointment. The service was disgusting as well as the food for no apparent reason. I turned away my Naga Chilli Chicken (which was my favourite dish of all times) and was told that the Chef would prepare something else just to be given the same with a different sauce and obviously microwaved which I immediately turned down after one tiny bite. Cherry on top of the cake was that I still had to pay for it!!! I do not advise anyone to go there and regret all the raving reviews I've given them in the past. They shall not have my custom ever again.