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“Average at best; far authentic Indian food, flavours and spices”
Review of Purbani

Purbani
Ranked #9 of 14 Restaurants in Botley
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very average Indian restaurant; in terms of the menu, it's long and with the usual - decide the meat to go into the sauce - so absolutely nothing special. Not alone in doing this, but the upsell for starters - and cost of chutney is ridiculous. These should just be on the house.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here and we could easily see why the restaurant was packed to the brim and they were unable to seat the continuos stream of customers that came into the restaurant hoping to get a table as well as being witness to the huge amount of people coming for a takeaway. Be whisked away to a little bit of India where the food is exquisite and the atmosphere is lively, warm and welcoming. We couldn't fault our meal and will definitely be spicing up our tastebuds and returning soon!

Thank Lesley S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with a great choice of Indian dishes and good specialty dishes.
Service very good and staff very attentive.
Restaurant very busy but not kept long between courses.
Very reasonable when bill arrived and would highly recommend. We will visit again when in the area .

Thank lindy353
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grabbed a late-night takeaway from the restaurant en route to the hotel. The ambience and décor are good but the service was a little slow considering that there were no people left to eat. There was a bit of a flap in the kitchen before my order came out and I suspect the order had been cooked incorrectly, found myself on the outside of a vindaloo style curry rather than a savoury dhansak. Chicken was that 'cubed' processed meat I hate in Indian restaurants and price, with no extras (usually get the odd poppadum) wasn't cheap. I don't live round here so can't compare but not one I would rush back to.

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Thank Colin D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Purbani is our go-to asian restaurant partly so that we can walk home, but mostly for the fabulous food, all dished up with great service. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank highlightuk
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