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“Rude staff ”
Review of A taste of India

A taste of India
Ranked #46 of 84 Restaurants in Lyme Regis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here after seeing a leaflet at our B&B and it being secondly recommended as the first recommendation was fully booked but better apparently.
You have to take your own alcohol but that's no bother.
Looks a bit temporary, with no table cloths and bright lighting.
We hadn't booked, but there were plenty of empty tables. The waiter looked annoyed we'd turned up but still offered us a choice of tables.
Poppadoms were ordered then my partner went down the road to get beer. Whilst he was away, the waiter asked if I was ready to order. (Seemed like he was trying to get us out quickly)
When he returned, we ordered a prawn pura starter then onion bhajis to come out with the main. The waiter said it would be better as a starter. We did tell him several times we didn't want the bhajis as a starter.
My partner ordered a tikka masala but a little spicier. This was another disagreement with the waiter who said it would be better as it was. We've never met so much negativity. Usually Indian restaurants are very accommodating of your tastes.
Found the whole experience very off putting.
The food was tasty in the end, but customer service needs a serious overhaul

Thank Zoozoo43
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We booked a table for a group of 30 of us to celebrate a special birthday of one of the guests. We were not disappointed!, Despite us being very loud and raucous the staff did an absolutely amazing job in getting all the different meals out at the same time and all hot and correct. The food was excellent and the staff were very efficient and friendly!! We had a fantastic evening and would really recommend this restaurant for any size group.
An added bonus is that you can bring your own drink.

Thank overton_family
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Food was fine - quite tasty but nothing to write home about. They charge a lot for poppadoms and dips which was a bit of a disappointment. The restaurant itself is shabby and dated which might add character except for the staff are so abrupt that they verge on rude. The place was quite empty but we felt rushed.

Worth noting - no alcohol licence here but you can bring a bottle and they'll give you glasses.

1  Thank Monica H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Had a takeaway from here after a couple of hours playing with dog on the beach so was really hungry. Average food but tasty not the best ever but definetly not the worse. Would use it again.

Thank Mick B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Took over half an hour to place our order the waiter was rude and huffed made us feel uncomfortable won’t be coming back to eat

Thank Nicola S
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