The Holy Pundit

4.5
256 Reviews
£25 and under
Fusion / Eclectic
A stylish Indian Fusion Restaurant & Wine Bar. We are sister restaurant of Copper and Spices Folkestone & Coppers, Hythe. Our philosophy is to create buzz by bringing the fusion to your normal curry and bringing local fresh ingredients to your plate. Our modern spice cafe & wine bar provides a relaxing setting which is both comfortable and professional, it’s perfect for whatever occasion you are celebrating, and is sure to impress all parties whether they are corporate or private.
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loubb
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we visited just before lockdown 2, the food was amazing the staff were very attentive, will definitely be visiting again

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JeffP
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food, but reduced vegetarian menu due to Clovid, this wasn’t advised before dining on website. As one of us is veggie, so little put out. But what we had was good. Quite expensive, but get what you pay for

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Menu is not extensive but food excellent. Attentive service.

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stevena
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent food,friendly staff and tables perfectly spaced

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ElliotH
2 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

A very good curry. I enjoyed my Lamb Rogan Josh and my wife enjoyed Katte Began as a main course. Saag paneer as a side dish was the best of the three dishes. The apricot and ginger naan was a bit odd; not bad but we wouldn’t order again. The plain roti was good. Good service, little atmosphere - COVID!

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Storm
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Service was slow, the chicken dish we had was average, the lamb was delicious and excellent puddings

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Xxxxx
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Was charged for a dish that was horrible in taste & refused to give a refund.

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MichelleL
Jersey
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food as always. Thoroughly recommend

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RaymondL
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Second meal here and as lovely as the first.
Great food and lovely staff

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Leigh
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, delicious appetisers delivered 'on the house'. Would definitely recommend.

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DavidC
London
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent before COVID and still brilliant now. Give it a go for great Indian cuisine.

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JohnA
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meal was amazing, we could not fault any part of the evening. Giving the food five stars wasn't enough, it was just perfect

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KareimJ
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

The food was good quality and very flavoursome. Service was good. The decor is uninspired and needs a refresh.
Overall enjoyed the experience.

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LisaM
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The chicken curries we had were amazing, so tender and tasty. My only criticism is that the popadaum were shop bought (small pieces)and there was no mint sauce in the pickle tray. Its nicely decorated, very ambient, service from staff was brilliant. I would definitely eat here again.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The food and service was good. However the atmosphere and decor of the restaurant was a bit 60s hippy. Unfortunately there was a very drunk guest who was a distraction. The staff however dealt with her incredibly well , calm and polite.

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WendyB
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We booked on a Thursday night. Waitress was lovely and welcoming. Added bonus we got a delicious Mini starter compliments from the chef. I highly recommend the duck as a starter, I had the lamb for main which was delicious and melt in your mouth!

I highly recommend this restaurant for delicious food, great service and ambience xx

OT
OpenTable Diner
Berlin
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant , food was amazing , good mix of local produce and Indian dishes , looked after very well , great place to eat

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Sema
London
7 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fab meal as usual . Had the monkfish curry - it was absolutely delicious. Love this place - it’s our daughters fav so it’s a must every time she’s home

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DonnaS
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the perfect evening for my partners birthday, food was amazing and staff outstanding service, highly recommend

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KentTourist
London
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Authentic and the menu is a bit different from the standard "all the same" take aways.

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Stevie
London
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, excellent service. There were three sets of couples including ourselves in that part of the restaurant and we were all given complimentary tasters courtesy of the Chef - delicious little pastries called Vegetable Mo Mo's. At the end of the evening our server gave my husband and I a glass of Prosecco each as it was our wedding anniversary which she remembered from the conversation at beginning, this was also complimentary. This was a lovely attentive gesture and rounded off a lovely meal and visit despite the difficulties and restrictions due to COVID-19. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

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Andrew
Kent
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience1

The temperature in the restaurant was to high making enjoying our food difficult. The food was bland with a limited menu to choose from. We were over charged on drinks and only noticed by studying the receipt.

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Foodie
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, very attentive friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Felt very safe, would definitely recommend.

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Saveeta
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was very nice. Limited menu still had lots of choice but this was not reflected on the open table website. Ambience could be more cultural i.e. indian music to add to the lovely atmosphere.

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JillStew
Kent
4 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, excellent service & staff very friendly & helpful

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! It was like eating home cooked food!

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HannahM
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

We waited a very long time for our food to arrive - however, it was 100% worth the wait! Incredible food, thank you very much.

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NaureenU
Kent
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience all round, food and service was amazing.

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TonyO
Kent
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, good choice on the menu and well prepared and tasty food.

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sallyl
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, indian cuisine with a real difference. Had a superb meal there. Staff were very helpful.

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MatthewM
Kent
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great food that was very reasonably priced. Wine was of decent quality and not over expensive

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KeithB
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole eating experience was superb, with polite and friendly staff. The food was outstanding and as we were hoping different to standard Indian restaurants, with more emphasis on spices.

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LesleyD
Kent
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A truly lovely restaurant with friendly staff, lovely setting and wonderful food. We have visited this restaurant a number of times now and have never been disappointed. We look forward to our next visit.

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CarolH
Kent
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very nice place to eat,great food and great service, can't wait to go again.

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MDow
Kent
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and atmosphere. We had complimentary courses of new dishes which was lovely. Food was perfect, highly recommend

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Nigel
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Really enjoyed it. Good food, good service and good ambiance. Not the cheapest so maybe somewhere for a special occasion. But I would recommend it if you like good Indian food.

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PatS
Kent
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Whenever we visit Hythe we always make sure we book a table at the Holy Pundit. As always it doesn’t disappoint. The food is excellent, flavours never over power but very good. Next time we visit Hythe we are sure to book our favourite restaurant

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vipCityGent
Surrey
63 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

First and foremost, the food here is good. Well cooked, tasty and nicely spiced - it’s not just creamy or hot - the flavours develop as you eat. However, the first thing you typically eat when you go to an Indian restaurant are poppadoms and these were obviously out of a packet, which is always a bit disappointing.

Some of the food was oddly presented in mini shopping trolleys and baskets, but that was more quirky than anything. The service was attentive without being over the top and the pricing was fair for the quality of food.

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HelenT
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Amazing lamb kebab starter, the ginger and apricot naan was more like a chapati but tasty; all the food seemed to be cooked using very fresh ingredients, totally different from my local curry house which is good but most things come in a tomato based sauce

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Margar
London
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Have been to The Holy Pundit a couple of time and it does not disappoint.

FAQs

The Holy Pundit is rated 4.5 stars by 256 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.