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The Original Dil Raj

DodworthIndian
Excellent
4.9/6
30 Reviews

About The Original Dil Raj

For great Indian food made from the heart, The Original Dil Raj in Dodworth is where you can find some of the best in the city. Home to some of Barnsley’s tastiest Indian dishes and friendliest service, The Original Dil Raj takes eating out to new heights at their restaurant on the High Street. Here you’ll find a wide range of amazing curries, fresh breads and rice dishes to keep you satisfied, as well as numerous meat-free options for vegetarians. Favourites here include their chicken tikka tandoori, king prawns chilli masala and their sweet and tangy rezala dishes with your choice of meat or vegetables. There’s plenty more where that came from, so book ahead to enjoy a meal at The Original Dil Raj.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Address

The Original Dil Raj
8-12 High Street, Dodworth
Barnsley S75 3RF

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Onion Bhaji

Thinly chopped onions deep fried with spices
£2.70

Chicken Tikka

Chicken, charcoal roasted in exotic spices
£2.70

Fish Pakora

Exotic cod fish deep fried with breadcrumbs
£4.25
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Signature

Murgh Tikka

Charcoal grilled chicken in tandoor prepared in a spicy sauce with onion, peppers and tomatoes with our chefs own innovative spices
£6.50

King Prawn

Famous bengal king prawns prepared in a spicy sauce with onion, peppers and tomatoes with our chefs own innovative spices
£8.95

Duck

Charcoal grilled duck in tandoor prepared in a spicy sauce with onion, peppers and tomatoes in our chefs own innovative spices
£7.95
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Dishes

Sag Aloo

Spinach and potatoes
£2.70

Mushroom Rice

£2.60

Garlic Nan

£2.60
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30 The Original Dil Raj Reviews

Excellent
4.9/6
30 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Very good
Service:Great
Value for money:Good value
Food:Outstanding
Atmosphere:Pleasant
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"Excellent"6/6
John B.14 days ago · 1 review

As ever a very good meal and welcoming atmosphere. We had not been for some time, unusually for us, but not because we didn’t want to, so it was great to resume what should again be a fairly regular habit.

"Excellent"6/6
Paul M.a month ago · 1 review

Always a top night at the Dil Raj .......... dinner and drinks for 8 ......... excellence all round! Recommend the North Indian Chilli Chicken ...... delicious

"Excellent"6/6
Anna B.2 months ago · 2 reviews

We had a lovely evening here for my friends birthday, lovely food as always & friendly staff. Very busy initially & we were the last ones to leave! Will definitely be booking again!

"Excellent"6/6
Michael N.5 months ago · 1 review

we have always had excellent meals and excellent service at the Dil Raj and this occasion was no exception even though it was Christmas Eve and quite busy

"Excellent"6/6
Paula W.7 months ago · 1 review

Went for a birthday meal with parents and partner. The staff were extremely welcoming and polite. First time we’ve been and it was very clean and welcoming. The waiting staff were extremely attentive no waiting for food or being rushed, which makes a nice change. The food was deliciously well made and presented. Had an amazing experience and definitely will become our “go too” Indian despite it being a 30 minute drive ( genuinely that good) 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊

"Bad"2/6
Keith M.6 months ago · 1 review

Booked in a table of two with my client based on positive feedback on Monday 27th 19:30. I have to say that the food was of a very high standard and genuinely delighted by the quality, taste. The welcome and service was something that I felt was very disappointing, I felt the greeter couldn't care less if we were there or not. There was a missed selling opportunity as we were not offered a dessert menu, after our meal we had another drink and then another member of staff came and gave us the bill despite the fact that we had not requested it and intended on another drink, this was 21:20 and we were the only customers left. I would say that they wanted us gone and this is how we felt. Based on the experience and lack of welcome and how we were made to feel, I will not be returning despite the quality of the food - The food was a 6 star rating the welcoming was barely a 2 star

"Great"5/6
Dan F.4 months ago · 1 review

Service was outstanding. Food was good but not amazing . We went for my daughters birthday after hearing great things about the place . Couldn’t fault the staff . Great for families. We had ages from 11 to 45 . Food was good but after reading the website we thought it would be outstanding too . Would recommend though .

"Bad"2/6
Donna T.3 months ago · 1 review

Food was great, Service was poor. We were ushered straight through to our table without being offered any drinks in the bar, then we were promptly ignored for 35 minutes without being asked for our drinks order or given a menu to read. But the manager did find time to have a photo taken with a large , loud & vulgar mouthed party sat at the next table. We were just on line ready to book a table with another restaurant & leave, when we were finally asked for our drinks order & given a menu to look at. It felt like the staff were far more concerned with looking after the large party at the expense of everyone else who was clearly far less important!

"Excellent"6/6
Anna B.7 months ago · 2 reviews

Always friendly helpful staff & lovely food, and the kids first experience of authentic Indian food!! They even enjoyed the onion bahji and the spicy sauce on the pickle tray 😆

"Great"5/6
Linda T.3 months ago · 1 review

The staff were very pleasant and welcoming. The food was very good. They kept asking us if everything was ok and you our liking. The environment was good if a little cool. Overall a very good experience.

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