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The Misbah

RR - RRRIndian, Asian,
9 Priory Street, Monmouth NP25 3BR, Wales
+44 1600 714940
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“poppadoms” (29 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9 Priory Street, Monmouth NP25 3BR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had several meals from this restaurant and on every occasion I have not been left wanting slightly smaller portions but that is a good thing as the quality is top book . Will stay with this place good service also

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading mixed reviews I thought I would try this for myself. I can now see why the reviews are so mixed. The restaurant is quite small so I would say booking is essential if you want to try. Masala sauce was bland and orange....More

1  Thank CRads86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They often say that Indian restaurants can vary in quality and service over a period of years, based on this takeaway the Misbah is at the bottom of the curve. This isn’t a cheap takeaway and for nearly £30 for a couple of main courses,...More

2  Thank willnigel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Monmouth just for the weekend.We do eat out for curry a couple of times a week and try different restaurants. We were not disappointed.The chicken dupiaza was extremely good,with plenty of meat and just the right amount of sauce...More

Thank Kay P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed some lovely food but not quite authentic. Great attentive service and kind staff. Would like to see the Tikka Massala just a little more indian

Thank chrislT7769YX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious two course meal at misbah on a Tuesday night after a busy days activities on holiday. Very attentive service, enjoyable atmosphere and reasonable prices.

Thank Josh G
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Disappointed by this restaurant. Young staff were totally unenthusiastic and we had to wait a few minutes before even being acknowledged on arrival. Poppadoms and bhajis were a bit soggy and obviously not made fresh. Curries (Goan fish, and a mildly spicy sour lamb dish...More

Thank LKC082013
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Bit on the expensive side compared to the other Indian takeaways in Monmouth, but deffo worth the price. Was a great meal.

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

After reading the ratings thoughts I’d drive a little further for a good curry ...... unfortunately I was very disappointed. !! Popadoms and pickle tray was nothing more ‘Pataks’ . As for then main dishes they were very bland and again no different to your...More

Thank Helen F
MisbahMonmouth, Manager at The Misbah, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hi Helen, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear about your experience, since we strive to provide excellent food and customer service to all our customers. Are you able to tell me what night you came in and what name the order was...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Called in on the off chance early on a Thursday evening. Enjoyed a great meal with decent waiter service. The atmosphere was pleasant (restaurant around half full at 7pm). The Tandoori Chicken Biryani was very good as was the Lamb Balti. Also enjoyed the prawn...More

Thank Barry H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Priory Street, Monmouth NP25 3BR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Monmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1600 714940
  • E-mail
Welcome / Shagotom / Croeso to The MisbahVoted Best Restaurant in South Wales by ‘Good Curry Guide’ 2013/14.Awarded top 100 restaurant in the UK.The Misbah is a family run restaurant, offering authentic Bangladeshi cuisine, and is located in a grade II listed building in the heart of Monmouth, within the picturesque Wye valley.The restaurant offers an function room taking the capacity to 80 diners.We use only the finest quality ingredients and all dishes are freshly cooked to order.Over the years we have introduced new innovative dishes with distinctive flavours which are unique to ‘The Misbah’.Many celebrities patronise at The Misbah such as:Sir Alan Cox. KB, CBE: “A wonderfully deserved place in the top 100, Monmouth should be very proud”!Pat Chapman: Founder of the Curry Club and author of the ‘Good Curry Guide’Elinor Jones (BBC): “Around Wales with Elinor” What a wonderful evening !David Bellamy: “Great food, Great welcome”.Shirley-Ann Field // Catherine FinchDave Edmunds: The best ! Thank you !The Darkness (Dan Hawkins): “Best place in Wales, Best night of my life, Thank you.”Kate & Nick Brine (Leeders Farm Studio Norfolk): “Tried Miah’s special dish, it was awesome.”ASH: (Charlotte Hatherley) ‘Fantastic Thank you xxBlack Sabbath (Heaven & Hell) “Always come back to Misbah It Rock’s”Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) “My first Indians”REM: “Stupendously good curry”.Mott the Hoople: “Very nice meal”Shakin Stevens: “Excellent”KT Tunstall // Spice Girls // The Corrs // Donna Summer // Julian LennonThe Bluetones // The Charlatans // Coldplay // Oasis // Bob Geldof // Robbie WilliamBig CountryMark Owen: (Take That) “Thank you very much, nice music”.Judas Priest: “Will be back”.Nick Faldo: “Excellent”.Ryan Giggs // Lee SharpLord David Steel (House of Lords) “Great Lamb Passanda”.Peter Snape MP (House of commons) Again! “Steel Excellent”.Malcom Bruce (House of Commons) “Very Pleasant”.Eric Pickles MP (House of Commons) A well balanced and wonderful meal.Arthur Scargill: “Thanks for a first class meal & Excellent service”(And many more; too many to mention)Ustad Gulam Mustafa Khan: The master of classical musicHariprasad Chaurasia: (The masters in Indian flute) He has collaborated with several western musicians,including John McLaughlin, Jan Garbarek, and Ken LaubeZakir Hussain: (The Masters in Tabla) musical producer, film actor and composer.Anindo Chatterjee (Tabla) / Shivkumar Sharma (Santur) / Gianni Ricchizzi (Vichitra Vina)Imrat Khan (Sitar) / Budhaditya Mukherjee (Sitar) / L. Subramaniam The masters of VolinAnoushka Shankar: The food was lovely’ !Mission StatementWe place the customers at the centre of our business.
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