The Fat Buddha

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256 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indian
The Fat Buddha is your local Indian Restaurant located in Berkhamsted town centre. With its relaxed atmosphere, has become for many, the ideal place to enjoy delicious Indian food. Our Indian dishes are all freshly prepared to order and have have a unique flavour and aroma, the real flavour of India and can also be found on our Indian takeaway menu.
What 256 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.3
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4.4
ambience
4.1
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HayleyG
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great.
Huge variety of delicious food and even a personalised scanning system to help you chose!
The tandoori broccoli was amazing!

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Wendy
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Nice food.
Let down by shocking service. Drinks were served quickly but food took an hour. Priority seemed to be given to bigger tables and takeaway.
We weren’t asked if we wanted dessert.
A 12.5% service charge was automatically added to the bill which we refused to pay given the poor service. No apology was forthcoming when this was explained.

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NicolaB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, amazing service, thank you very much x

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EleC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic, friendly and efficient service and the usual excellent standard of food. Lovely decor and lighting made it feel special even on a wet Monday evening after lockdown.

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SarahR
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time I’d been, will be back! Delicious food and great service.

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ZoeB
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! Great service a little over priced but highly recommended.

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SharonH
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Food was over priced and was not piping hot.shoukd of had hot trays to keep it hot.also had to pay for dips for papadom never had we in any other Indian. No hot flannel or after mints .Staff was talking about corona hands .not very nice.

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SarahE
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food is excellent, however it all seemed very disorganised on arrival - we were asked several times for our name and booking time. Drinks took forever to arrive whilst waiting for our table. Food arrived quickly after the order was placed but we felt totally abandoned after main course. Would have had dessert/coffee but gave up. Can't fault the food though.

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GavinH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great excellent service and food. Best curry around

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SimonD
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We chose to eat at the Fat Buddha whilst staying in the area with colleagues, we made the right choice! The welcome was friendly, the food was amazing and the service was fantastic- we’ll 100% be returning and I highly recommend it to everyone.

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OpenTable Diner
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

60th Birthday

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great food.
Staff were very friendly.
Could not fault the evening.

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SandraB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service, staff really helpful and did not have to wait for our drinks and food to be served

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Dom365
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great meal as always! Food was fantastic and a good atmosphere!

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darrons
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Food amazing as always just bit slow. It was very busy though

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OpenTable Diner
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was excellent and food was great, as usual. Fat Buddha remains my favourite Indian restaurant.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious food, great atmosphere, simply lovely.

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SallyG
Bedfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Welcome was lovely, service good, food excellent; only slight criticism was we were cold, all went home with very cold feet and legs and had to wrap our coats around us at the end of the meal.

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ClareP
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Restaurant is tastefully decorated and is spacious. The staff were friendly, polite, professional and always nearby when you needed them. The food is plentiful, perfectly presented & cooked. Myself & my friend both agreed this is the best Indian food we've had. We look forward to our next visit.

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suew
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Best Indian restaurant in miles. Flavours fresh as well as spicy. Never disappointed.

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vipJack
London
85 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic evening excellent food and great service

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PaulM
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service
Very friendly staff
Highly recommended alway my first choice

JD
JamieD
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was all fresh, chicken cooked perfectly, vegetables dishes full of flavour. Would recommend the tandoori broccoli excellent

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CallyC
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience4

Lovely meal we have been several time and always love the food. Unfortunately this time although booking week in advance our table of 7 people were put on a table that really wasn’t big enough, we couldn’t cut our food without our elbows knocking each other. Can’t fault anything apart from that.

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SarahK
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic and delicious food. Went after having a takeaway from there and was not disappointed.
Loved that we had a round table, great for groups.

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MichaelG
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very interesting and varied menu with lots of attention from the chef's specials. Portion sizes were sensible and appropriate and everything was delicious. The staff were attentive and looked after us, and the interior was lovely. Would definitely recommend. A note for those not familiar with Berkhamsted High St, make sure you have a parking plan as street parking is limited. I used the big car park behind the high st next to Waitrose which is free after 6pm, and walked down the road.

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vipJack
London
85 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome, excellent food and great service

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience5

Great meal but not great servixe

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MollieDot
London
5 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, and welcome. Friendly and fun service. Food delicious, next time would stick starters, or share, as plates very generous

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StuartB
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!! A great choice on the Menu and very tasty.

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HollyH
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great food, waiter gave recommendation of starter to try and it was lovely (tandoori Broccoli)! Staff very friendly.

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SarahC
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Always enjoy coming here! Friendly staff and cosy surroundings. Great food!

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RoxieF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing good quality food. Very friendly staff. Staff also checked if we were ok more than once which is a very good positive.

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LouiseC
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was amazing and served really quickly even though the restaurant was busy. Would definitely recommend. Mango breeze cocktail was also amazing!!!

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vipJack
London
85 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome evening food and service excellent

J
vipJack
London
85 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Superb evening excellent food & service

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TonyO
London
6 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with a fun and lively atmosphere. Portions are large so pace yourself!

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vipJack
London
85 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb evening with excellent food and service

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roxy
London
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal as usual & our waiter Mebs was excellent

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vipJack
London
85 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

An usual experience on Saturday, firstly we sat at the bar as our table wasn’t ready, we didn’t get served before our table was ready, we ordered drinks and then food, but our food came out in dribs and drabs with the rice arriving half way through our meal, no apology from the waiter, no main course plates either. The food was delicious.

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The Fat Buddha is rated 4.4 stars by 256 OpenTable diners.

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