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Basmati Restaurant - Petworth image
Basmati Restaurant - Petworth image
Basmati Restaurant - Petworth image
Basmati Restaurant - Petworth image

2 for 1 at Basmati Restaurant - Petworth

Petworth, the historic village in the Sussex countryside is the setting for this unique restaurant. Located in the former wine cellars of Swan house, a 13th Century Hotel, the restaurant has an ambience which is difficult to find elsewhere. The low key entrance leads down to a minimally designed restaurant space with white arched walls and low ceilings.

Before being a wine cellar, the restaurant rooms where part of a tunnel network running below the streets of Petworth some even leading to the great Petworth house. There were even shops located in the tunnels. As you look around the cellar, there are visible signs when the rooms where once used as dungeons to hold prisoners.

Overcoming many obstacles and meeting a tight deadline, the restaurant was opened in the winter of 2005 in time for the festive season and was an immediate success. The restaurant has maintained a steady position in the market with high levels of service and standard of cuisine.

Executive Chef Nasar Miah was bought in to the group as a whole, to direct the menu in a back to basics style of cooking and introduce some home cooked dishes.

The a la carte menu at Basmati Restaurants cover a wide area of the Asian sub-continent, including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The menu hosts the traditional range of Indo-Asian restaurant cuisine as well as unique home style Bangladeshi and Indian dishes. The chefs signature dishes are only available at Basmati Restaurants, and nowhere else in the UK.

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Mike said "Enjoyable evening
Use Basmati a few times a year. Always find the food very good and the waiters are friendly...."
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Richard said "Exceptional
Basmati Petworth is a delightful change to the run of the mill curry houses. Sure you can have..."
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  • Mike said: "Enjoyable evening
    Use Basmati a few times a year. Always find the food very good and the waiters are friendly. Would recommend "
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  • Richard said: "Exceptional
    Basmati Petworth is a delightful change to the run of the mill curry houses. Sure you can have the usual faire from India but I would highly recommend some of their speciality dishes such as Nagga korai, chilli Shaan or the lebu. Delicately spiced and flavourful they are.
    The staff are always happy to go out of their way to accommodate all tastes and will even change certain dishes to suit needs. My wife is vegetarian and they produced a vegetable masala korai which even I as a carnivore, would be more than happy to eat.We have been to this restaurant many times and not once have either of us had a bad meal.
    Plentiful wine list to suit all budgets.

    I would suggest you give it a try. "
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  • Richard said: "Exceptional
    Basmati Petworth is a delightful change to the run of the mill curry houses. Sure you can have the usual faire from India but I would highly recommend some of their speciality dishes such as Nagga korai, chilli Shaan or the lebu. Delicately spiced and flavourful they are.
    The staff are always happy to go out of their way to accommodate all tastes and will even change certain dishes to suit needs. My wife is vegetarian and they produced a vegetable masala korai which even I as a carnivore, would be more than happy to eat.We have been to this restaurant many times and not once have either of us had a bad meal.
    Plentiful wine list to suit all budgets.

    I would suggest you give it a try. "
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