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Crawley – The Downsman Indian Restaurant – an Afternoon of Sheer Indulgence

The Downsman Indian Restaurant (Wakehurst Drive, Southgate, Crawley, RH10 6DH) is how the Menu now describes these premises. Curry Club – no more. Still, it remains a Pub which serves Curry, a feature that is becoming less of a phenomenon … Continue reading

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Crawley – Fat Boy’s Joint Afghan Canteen – A Game of Two Halves

Third night of five in Crawley and the first Curry-Heute It was a close run thing, even Hector suggested Nando’s just to convince Clive and Maggie that they did not have to have Curry on their ninth wedding anniversary. Fat … Continue reading

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Crawley – Dosa Club – South Indian Cuisine at Langley Green

Lord Clive and Lady Maggie of Crawley had been made aware of a new Curry House in the Langley Green Neighbourhood of their town. A taxi was taken to Dosa Club (8 Langley Parade, Crawley RH11 7RS) from Three Bridges … Continue reading

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Crawley – The Downsman – Not their Best Night – Unlucky 13th Visit

Marg is – on vacation -, The Hector is merely – on a (another) trip. So it goes. Lord Clive of Crawley, met us at Gatwick an hour after we had – Landed – (how many – Can – references … Continue reading

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Crawley – The Downsman Curry Club – Happy Days Are Here Again

Lord Clive of Crawley is 61 tomorrow. Those who know, will appreciate the significance. An early rise this morning and a lift from Marg saw The Hector arrive at Glasgow Airport just after 06.00. Flights to Luton and Stansted departed … Continue reading

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Crawley – Kismet Kebab – The Oasis in Crawley

The Hector adopted a secular perspective on life more than four decades ago, those operating Crawley train station are out of touch with reality. Nobody manning the ticket office, one of two ticket machines out of order, plus most importantly … Continue reading

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Crawley – Downsman Curry Club – Tiffin for Two

The Company have gathered in Crawley this evening for a Wake, with a difference. Lord Clive of Crawley – Is Not Dead Yet Party, the Wake that never was. Recent visits to Crawley have been arduous, certainly there was no … Continue reading

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Crawley – Kismet Kebab – For Olive

Hector is reviewing a Kebap House, really. Sometime between Brighton and Crawley today, Dinner was missed. Dr. Stan had returned to Shepherd’s Bush, David and Alison who had entertained Marg and Hector in Madrid recently had retired, Hector had – … Continue reading

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Crawley – Fat Boy’s Joint – Authentic Afghan Cuisine

The existence of an Afghan Restaurant in Crawley was brought to Clive’s attention a year or so back in a local rag – The Best Restaurant in West Sussex –  it claimed. Had Clive been exposed previously to Afghan Cuisine … Continue reading

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Crawley – Blue India – Thanks for Staying Open

A day out touring the Brewpubs of Hackney should naturally conclude with Curry, in Crawley. Hector hoped to visit The Downsman which is Crawley’s Finest, alas Lord Clive believed it would not be serving by the time our complex train … Continue reading

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