survey result

Summary

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Amita Sawhney’s “fantastic Indian restaurant has been around for ages, but doesn’t disappoint”. It’s “not the cheapest, but friendly service and fantastic food” have earned it a stellar reputation. Top Tip – “try the tandoori ostrich” (free-range, locally farmed, infused with garlic and red chilli).

Summary

£45
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Amita Sawhney’s buzzy and capacious city-centre fixture is often touted as a leading light among Nottingham’s Indian restaurants, even on a par with London stars such as Benares and Cinnamon Club. The “excellent cooking” earns consistent and unanimous plaudits (if in relatively limited numbers this year), with dishes ranging from the traditional to the contemporary, at a good variety of price points – including a bargain early evening two-course set meal at just £15.95.

Summary

£43
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Nottingham’s best Indian” and the most-commented-on restaurant in the city centre: Amita Sawhney’s “buzzy, friendly and efficient” fixture continues to inspire nothing but praise for producing “wonderfully flavoursome, yet refined, dishes time and time again”. Is it “the attention to detail and woman’s touch seemingly so apparent in the meet and greet, presentation… even down to the Molton Brown in the toilets?”. “I’ve eaten at many Indian restaurants all over the world, including renowned Michelin-starred ones in London. This is right up there, and at a decent price”.

Summary

£43
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Nottingham’s best Indian” and the most-commented-on restaurant in the city centre: Amita Sawhney’s “buzzy, friendly and efficient” fixture continues to inspire nothing but praise for producing “wonderfully flavoursome, yet refined, dishes time and time again”. Is it “the attention to detail and woman’s touch seemingly so apparent in the meet and greet, presentation… even down to the Molton Brown in the toilets?”. “I’ve eaten at many Indian restaurants all over the world, including renowned Michelin-starred ones in London. This is right up there, and at a decent price”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
26, 48, 74
No shorts
180

Prices

Starter Main Pudding
£3.50 £16.40 £6.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £2.95
Extras  
Service 10.00%
12-14 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, NG1 6HS
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Opening hours
Monday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday5 pm‑10 pm

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