Berkshire’s BEST Indian takeaways

WHO doesn’t love a curry?

With the weekend rolling back around again, we thought we’d remind you of some of the best local takeaways in your area.

Using local reviews and Trip Adviser, we have compiled a list of the 10 best Indian restaurants in the county that you can order a takeaway from.

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1. Gurkha Royale Restaurant & Bar, Windsor – 5*

Gurkha Royale

Gurkha Royale

The popular restaurant is described on its website as a place that brings “much loved Nepalese, Indian and Oriental food with a modern twist”.

It says signature dishes are hand-picked and carefully selected.

The restaurant is rated five stars on Trip Advisor.

One review reads: “My family regularly visits Gurkha as their food is just mouthwatering!

“We aim to try everything from their menu as so far all dishes were just superb.

“Dumplings and curries are our favourite!

“I love their ambient atmosphere, lovely and really kind waiters, just make you want to come back time after time!

“Thank you for making our experiences so lovely!”

2. Spice Master, Tilehurst – 5*

PIC: Trip Advisor

PIC: Trip Advisor

The website says Spice Master focuses on “modern and traditional Indian food”.

It is also rated five stars on Trip Advisor, and one review left just last month is called “The best in Berkshire”.

It says: “I have been around all over and Spice Master does the best takeaway ever and can’t wait to eat inside.

“I live in Tadley so I have travelled more then 11 miles to get to Spice Master and I don’t regret it.

“You guys are doing a fab job. You got one more loyal customer.”

3. The Aila Restaurant & Bar, Reading – 5*

The Aila

The Aila

Another popular choice with Reading locals, The Aila is also rated five stars on Trip Advisor.

One reviewer called it “one of the best restaurants in Reading”.

It says: “It’s rare that you like absolutely everything that you order from takeaways, but The Alia really impressed us.

“Murgh Malai Tikka – amazing

“Daal Makhani – creamy and perfect

“Butter chicken masala – 5-star

“Sukuti – crispy and delicious

“Crispy bindi – must try

“Chicken momo – flavourful

“The naan is also excellent. If you have not tried Alia, you need to right now.”

4. Clay’s – Hyderabadi Kitchen, Reading – 4.5*



Clay’s is described as serving “the best regional Indian food from Hyderabad”.

It’s rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor, and among the glowing reviews, one says: “This was absolutely fabulous.

“What else can I say. We are two hundred miles away, ordered on line and were not disappointed.

“If we could give it more than five stars we would.”

5. Shahi Restaurant, Bracknell – 4.5*

Shahi Restaurant

Shahi Restaurant

The website describes Shahi as a “simple restaurant serving Indian and Nepalese street snacks and curries to eat in or take away.”

It’s rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor.

One review says: “I’ve been going to this restaurant for 10 years and they have never disappointed me or my family.

“I ordered today for valentine’s and again received excellent service. Let’s support this great business!!”

6. Jalpari of Woodley, Woodley – 4.5*

Pic: Trip Advisor

Pic: Trip Advisor

The restaurant’s website says: “Hand sourcing the very finest quality ingredients from around the world, our expert chefs are proud to have created a stunning selection of mouthwatering meals for you, your family, friends and colleagues to savour.

“My staff and I are at your service to advise on every aspect of our cuisine: from its creation to those perfect pairings, including an extensive range of wines to complement and enhance your dining experience with us.”

It’s rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor, and one review reads: “First time I had food from here tonight.

“What great naga chilli misses and butter chicken was fantastic.

“Taste was amazing and quantity and quantity was amazing.

“For sure I will be going back the taste of the food is amazing.”

7. Taste of Tandoori, Reading – 4.5*

Taste of Tandoori

Taste of Tandoori

Rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor, this is another Reading favourite.

One review reads: “I always have dinner from Taste of Tandoori every Saturday night – the staff never gave me chance to get upset with their excellent food.

“Highly recommend this restaurant ,never had and never will hesitate to order again and again.”

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8. Koh-I-Noor, Bracknell – 4*



The restaurant’s website reads: “The Koh-I-Noor in Bracknell has become legendary for providing great Indian food in a smart, modern restaurant environment for over two decades.

“Whether you are popping in for a takeaway or looking to enjoy an evening at the restaurant, we’ll take care of everything!”

It’s rated four stars on Trip Advisor, and one review reads: “So I don’t like Indian food tried few supermarket meal and a takeaway from another Bracknell restaurant but didn’t like it – my friend talked me into trying again so ordered from Koh-I-Noor not expecting much but WOW!!!

“I’m converted absolutely gorgeous ordered on phone spoke to very pleasant lady, took order perfectly, food took awhile but it was Friday night so no real complaints there and food was perfectly hot no warming up we ate everything & to be honest I can’t complain about any of it normally there’s something not perfect but not here everything was perfect 5* all round.”

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