Putting the 'spice' in Essex for over 20 years!

Maharaja Restaurant 358 London Road


“a unique dining experience”

01268 795633

Welcome to the Maharaja

Based on Castle Point’s bustling London Road (A13), the Maharaja is a Multi Award Winning Indian Restaurant in Essex, offering unique sub-continental dishes in a princely setting.

Specialising in royal Indian Cuisine and lean, low fat exotic dishes, the popular food haunt is frequented by locals, groups, celebrating diners, charity organisers, daytrippers and holidaymakers alike.

Voted one of the top ten ‘Best in the South East’ at The Curry Awards several times, the Maharaja is warm and welcoming, offering delicious food in opulent surroundings, with chandeliers dripping from reflective ceilings and an intricately designed private dining room that’s fit for a Queen.

Perfect for any occasion, the Maharaja is full of atmosphere, with a ‘million-colour’ dance-floor, a vast buffet bar, group seating, disability access and quieter seating options for couples

The Maharaja menu is diverse and exotic, offering something for every taste. With mild to hot options, free from artificial flavours, the restaurant’s offerings range from traditional to fusion dishes, with the exclusive ‘Lean Menu’ providing the perfect choice for those watching their waistline.



The Maharaja remains one of the trailblazers for restaurant charity events in the UK, having raised over £3 million for various causes. In fact, the reputation of The Maharaja reached Britain’s lawmakers in Westminster and was chosen to cater for the launch of the first nation-wide Bangladesh Festival of Food and Culture in Parliament, the well-known restaurant even received praise during a debate at the House of Commons!



Private functions

At the Maharaja we can cater for all of your special events big or small, whether that is a charity night, a birthday do, a hen party or a romantic dinner for two.

Why not plan your party using the Maharaja menus and dance the night away on our spectacular dance floor.

With 200 seats including a glittering private ‘Maharani’ dining room that seats 10-12, the Maharaja can cater for all functions and dietary requirements, our chef is happy to create a dish of your choice upon request if it is not on the menu.

Exclusive hire of the restaurants is available for maximum 200 guests.