• Ranked #123 of 205
  • Avg. main course: £7
  • 1.17 miles from Leicester
  • Indian

We say…

Centrally located on Evington Road, just round the corner from De Montfort Hall, Rise of the Raj is an Indian restaurant which has been serving Indian food of the finest quality to Leicester for the past 20 years. It has a fantastic reputation in the local community for outstanding Indian cuisine and remarkable customer service, making it a wonderful place to visit for a relaxing evening and a great Indian meal.

The interior is bright and traditional, decorated with opulent chairs and colourfully topped tables. The restaurant is spacious, yet cosy, and the bright walls evoke a sense of Indian design and charm, blended with the comfort of vintage English décor. Cultural pieces adorn the walls and fresh flowers liven the dining space and modern spot lighting gives the restaurant a welcoming ambience. 

The menu boasts a variety of gorgeous Indian cuisine, cooked by experienced chefs using hand-picked spice blends and authentic cooking techniques. For a speciality dish, the Tawa Lamb or Chicken is a wonderful option full of flavour, offering diced pieces of lamb or chicken spiced with a unique mix of flavours, rich herbs and Indian spices, before being cooked with fresh courgettes. Another stunning speciality dish is the King Prawn Karahi of succulent king prawns barbecued and then cooked with fresh onions and crisp green peppers in a medium hot sauce absolutely erupting with flavours. Choose from the Tandoori  Sizzler menu for authentically cooked meals, marinated and then grilled on charcoal in Rise of the Raj’s special clay tandoor oven. Vegetarians have ample choice of flavoursome food, including Sabzi Jhool, a dish of mixed vegetables cooked with tomatoes and onions in a rich curry sauce, or Bombay Aloo, perfectly cooked potatoes cooked in traditional herbs and spices. Seafood lovers should try the Chingri Hariyali, a delicious prawn and spinach dish.

Well-loved and serving delicious Indian food, Rise of the Raj is a great choice for Indian dining in Leicester, offering great service and even greater food. 

last updated: 15 Mar 2019
6 Evington Road, Leicester, LE2 1HF
0116 255 3885