Taj Mahal

4.4
91 reviews
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Indian
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  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Spicy
The Taj mahal restaurant is one of the longest serving eateries in Birmingham city centre. Established in 1962, this family run business has been providing residents and visitors with the finest Indian cuisine for over 50 years.
To us, food is synonymous with freshness and quality. We We stay away from assembly-line work and prepare our dishes fresh upon ordering and entirely from scratch. The quality of the food and service we provide are of the upmost important to the restaurant. The quality of the food and service we provide are of the upmost important to the restaurant. 
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AS
Bristol
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Every visit to the Taj Mahal has been fantastic, and this one was no exception. The food was superb and the service was faultless. The only disappointment we had was that there were no Gulab Jamuns available on the day we visited, which would have rounded our great meal off nicely.

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TL
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time. Lovely food. Great location and ambience. Very good pricing. We will be back.

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TJ
Nottingham
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very impressed with the taj-mahal the food was excellent the service and staff very helpful and very friendly would definitely recommend this place

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SA
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Below average tasteless food, was not expecting this after reading the reviews. Moreover they treat everyone differently.

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PG
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Recommend for well cooked food and some less known choices too

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OT
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good service, very friendly staff and a legend of a restaurant with regulars coming and so many amazing memories. Well done

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BR
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited with friends and had Delicious food with friendly service
I definitely would visit again

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SF
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food ,great service .although all of the drinks listed were not available (wine ,Beer) Did not spoil the night though

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LR
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have been here several times now due to exceptional customer service,very warm welcome,relaxed surroundings and fantastic food! Very reasonably priced and food quality beautiful and very fresh Very highly recommended!

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JR
Warwickshire
24 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A repeat visit, great welcome, lovely food, excellent service, really worth a visit.

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OT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I recently decided to visit Taj Mahal on a city break.

From the moment we opened the door to the restaurant, it was clear that this night was going to be special - the warmth, the personal greeting from the owner with the most gracious and authentic personality (Abdul) and the sense of comfort was evident.

I can go on writing about this particular evening and give a critical appraisal of the occasion - you need only know that the food was SPECTACULAR! My wife and I have spent 30-plus years travelling to Indian restaurants across the UK (and beyond) and this ranks with the best. Truly.

To rule-out randomness, we decided to return the following evening to try different meals ... guess what?
SPECTACULAR!

Hats off to Abdul and Abi .... we're coming back next month (from Ireland).

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MH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Business dinner with colleagues FROM Denmark and Spain. They were suitably impressed by the quality of food.

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AG
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing meal at the Taj Mahal! Couldnt initially find the restaurant but the owners were kind enough to give us directions when we rang. Lovely accommodating restaurant with a good full menu. Food was delicious, hot and the portions were well sized.

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LM
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Yes great staff, value for money. Would recommend

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JD
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding Lamb Bhuna - best I've ever tasted. Very good, personal ,efficient service too.

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NL
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely evening at the Taj Mahal! Brilliant food, quick service and great staff. Very friendly and welcoming environment! Was really easy to book a table there and was quick and simple, although when we went they hadn’t registered that we had actually made our reservation. But the food and staff more than made up for it!!

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W
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

A great evening with great food we were Made very welcome
Highly recommend

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OT
Worcestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Meal & a show

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s
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have been going to this restaurant for many years now. The food is always excellent and the staff friendly. Thoroughly recommend.

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RP
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Average food, poor quality wine, seemed more focused on "takeaways"

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TJ
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pre theatre meal. Great meal. Great service. Can't fault it. A

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PB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Books this from looking a reviews and was not disappointed. Service was spot on, food lovely and lots of information when asked about the dishes and what's in them. Defiantly visiting again when in the area. 👍

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AG
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Table wasn't quite ready for the numbers requested when we arrived.... After that was sorted the waiters were attentive and the food was good...

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D
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

Food was first class but in the specialty dishes the portion size was poor. The naan bread was the best I had ever tasted

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FG
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great tasting food and 2 minutes walk from the bullring, recommend for an authentic indian experience.

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OT
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Horrible experience food not up to mark. Ambience is not worth for the food

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PW
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Indian we have had for a long time! Really good friendly service

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BS
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a real find! Pre theatre meal. Food was excellent and service was good. Booking on line very easy. Only reason I didn’t give 5 Stars overall was due to the fact that it was a little cool in the restaurant but they had only just opened for the evening. Will definitely be back!

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GF
London
178 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great for a big group. Very fresh ingredients and they will cook off menu dishes for you on request. Great!

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H
Mainz
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We ve got a recommendation from a businesspartner, and so we went there. It was so marvellous. One of the best Indian food I be ever got! Very good service and the price was right!
Ein Geschäftspartner hatte uns das Lokal empfohlen. Es war den Besuch absolut wert. Wir bekamen wirklich gutes indisches Essen. Der Service war absolut gut und auch der Preis war angemessen.

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LC
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

When visiting Birmingham for the weekend I booked into this restaurant as it did my partners favourite starter of nargis kebab. What can I say good
Choice , friendly staff, tasty food and good value , would
Definelty recommend and go back next time
In Birmingham

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EH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic and service was great. The staff were attentive but not invasive, and the food came in a reasonable amount of time. Would defiantly go again!

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SA
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've been to this restaurant twice and each time the staff have been very polite and accommodating. This is a nice little find and would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Birmingham. This is one of my favourite Indian restaurant's and I've been to quite a few. Please if you are visiting Birmingham then give this a try.

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H
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Friendly staff, nice ambience, good food, thank you Taj Mahal.

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TH
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

My favourite Indian restaurant in Birmingham - I come here everytime I visit the city if I can. Always busy, always great food. No hesitation in recommending it to anyone who appreciates a good indian meal.

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TR
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked this restaurant for my birthday. There was 20 of us. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. Food was really nice and came in a timely manner. We really enjoyed our time here. Thanks guys ☺

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ES
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a pleasure it was to be visiting this restaurant after 15 years, unbelievably the guy regonised both myself and my Dad.......We came here as it was my mom’s 10th anniversary and she loved this place , thank you for taking us back down memory lane and thanks for the good food.

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JR
Warwickshire
24 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food, very good service and good central location in Birmingham. We will return

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MK
London
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Not a memorable experience. Mediocre food. Service acceptable.

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p
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoyable food good service ideal location a really traditional Indian restaurant that delivered just what we wanted

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