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2 for 1 at The Panahar Indian Restaurant

As you enter Panahar, the calming ambiance and fragrant aromas take you to exotic landscapes, a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Croydon.

The food served is quite simply delicious! Panahar specialises in creating authentic and mouth-watering Indian dishes from freshly prepared ingredients and their own blend of aromatic spices. They have a well-deserved reputation with local residents and food critics alike.

Established by Jalal and Shelim, The Panahar is a professionally run restaurant with a friendly front of house team who welcome customers on arrival.

Panahar is a proud supporter of the local community and has catered for every Mayor of Croydon since the restaurant opened in 2000. The prices are reasonable and there is live music regularly.

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The Panahar Indian Restaurant
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Sophkx said
" Service was great, food amazing & very good value for money would definitely return."
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Gerry said "Disappointing
Having frequented this Restaurant regularly some years ago, I booked a table for 4 people for 8pm..."
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John said "Best Indian Restaurant in the South of England
Wonderful service and food"
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Catherine said "Fantastic Service And Food
I have been coming here for years and it's my favourite restaurant. Highly recommend"
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Mike said
" Nice food and good experience"
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Tara said "Again Excellent !
Great food and service again x"
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SAMANTHA said "I would not rush back
I had a chicken madras and My chicken had a huge bone in it which could just be bad luck but my..."
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"Great Food And Fab Staff
Had excellent food and staff were extremely helpful"
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Hayley said "A real fav
We love it here. Great food and lots of atmosphere"
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  • Sophkx said:
    " Service was great, food amazing & very good value for money would definitely return. "
    Posted 5 months, 7 days ago...
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  • Gerry said: "Disappointing
    Having frequented this Restaurant regularly some years ago, I booked a table for 4 people for 8pm last Saturday.
    We arrived on time, the Restaurant was heaving with diners & customers waiting for takeaways.
    We were requested to have a seat near the door for 10 minutes or so & then shown to our table. After poppadoms and drinks we ordered our main meal (no starters) & waited & waited & waited!
    Having called over our waiter, we were advised that our main course would arrive within 5 minutes!
    Our meal finally arrived at 10.05pm virtually 2 hours after we sat down!
    The excuses from the Proprietor were sad and although we were offered a free drink on the house, it was far too late. A 10% discount was deducted from the final bill, but this was a small gesture & we all would have preferred a decent service!
    We will not be rushing back, although I have no doubt that the Panahar will continue to do well as the food is good & many diners will just keep drinking alcohol while they wait - or was that the idea with us? "
    Posted 6 months, 14 days ago...
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  • John said: "Best Indian Restaurant in the South of England
    Wonderful service and food "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Catherine said: "Fantastic Service And Food
    I have been coming here for years and it's my favourite restaurant. Highly recommend "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 30 days ago...
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  • Mike said:
    " Nice food and good experience "
    Posted 2 years, 10 months, 7 days ago...
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  • Tara said: "Again Excellent !
    Great food and service again x "
    Posted 3 years, 23 days ago...
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  • SAMANTHA said: "I would not rush back
    I had a chicken madras and My chicken had a huge bone in it which could just be bad luck but my chicken was hard and chewy although my husband had a vindaloo and his chicken was lovely and tender!

    The staff were nice but a bit over the top with how they walked around and hovered quite a bit and 1 particular gentleman did not have great attitude and even walked away at one point as we were getting out the money to pay!

    Overall I would still go back there but will change what i are!

    Tastecard was easy to use and we saved a tenner. "
    Posted 3 years, 5 months, 17 days ago...
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  • "Great Food And Fab Staff
    Had excellent food and staff were extremely helpful "
    Posted 3 years, 10 months, 7 days ago...
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  • Hayley said: "A real fav
    We love it here. Great food and lots of atmosphere "
    Posted 4 years, 4 months ago...
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  • Sophkx said:
    " Service was great, food amazing & very good value for money would definitely return. "
    Posted 5 months, 7 days ago...
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  • Gerry said: "Disappointing
    Having frequented this Restaurant regularly some years ago, I booked a table for 4 people for 8pm last Saturday.
    We arrived on time, the Restaurant was heaving with diners & customers waiting for takeaways.
    We were requested to have a seat near the door for 10 minutes or so & then shown to our table. After poppadoms and drinks we ordered our main meal (no starters) & waited & waited & waited!
    Having called over our waiter, we were advised that our main course would arrive within 5 minutes!
    Our meal finally arrived at 10.05pm virtually 2 hours after we sat down!
    The excuses from the Proprietor were sad and although we were offered a free drink on the house, it was far too late. A 10% discount was deducted from the final bill, but this was a small gesture & we all would have preferred a decent service!
    We will not be rushing back, although I have no doubt that the Panahar will continue to do well as the food is good & many diners will just keep drinking alcohol while they wait - or was that the idea with us? "
    Posted 6 months, 14 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • John said: "Best Indian Restaurant in the South of England
    Wonderful service and food "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Catherine said: "Fantastic Service And Food
    I have been coming here for years and it's my favourite restaurant. Highly recommend "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 30 days ago...
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  • Mike said:
    " Nice food and good experience "
    Posted 2 years, 10 months, 7 days ago...
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  • Tara said: "Again Excellent !
    Great food and service again x "
    Posted 3 years, 23 days ago...
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  • SAMANTHA said: "I would not rush back
    I had a chicken madras and My chicken had a huge bone in it which could just be bad luck but my chicken was hard and chewy although my husband had a vindaloo and his chicken was lovely and tender!

    The staff were nice but a bit over the top with how they walked around and hovered quite a bit and 1 particular gentleman did not have great attitude and even walked away at one point as we were getting out the money to pay!

    Overall I would still go back there but will change what i are!

    Tastecard was easy to use and we saved a tenner. "
    Posted 3 years, 5 months, 17 days ago...
    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • "Great Food And Fab Staff
    Had excellent food and staff were extremely helpful "
    Posted 3 years, 10 months, 7 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Hayley said: "A real fav
    We love it here. Great food and lots of atmosphere "
    Posted 4 years, 4 months ago...
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