Welcome to Denleys

Due to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus we will now be running a delivery and collection service alongside our usual table dining, for all customers who are unable to reach us during this worrying time, if you would like more details please give us a call. We thank you as always for your custom and wish you all well.

We're thrilled to announce that our fabulous restaurant has been crowned Asian Restaurant of the Year in the West County at the 2019 - 2020 & 2021 Asian Curry Awards.

Popular Exeter Indian restaurant in Topsham, Denley's Essence of India, serves award-winning contemporary Indian food and is a real delight, whether you are looking for a special Exeter Indian restaurant experience or you want to treat yourself to top quality Exeter Indian takeaway food to enjoy at home, all within easy reach of Exeter.

Conveniently situated on the High Street in Topsham near Exeter, Denley's Essence of India delicious Indian cuisine is prepared by top chefs and served in stylish surroundings by friendly staff. Located in a former dairy, Denley's understated facade belies the tardis-like restaurant inside which can accommodate 50 people (and often does on the weekends) in sophisticated but comfortable surroundings.

In November 2011 Denley's Essence of India was voted one of the top 100 Indian restaurants in the UK, being awarded a coveted 5 star Gold Plaque, making it the best Indian restaurant in Devon. Not surprisingly, people travel from miles around to enjoy their award-winning Indian cuisine with an extensive menu, including delicious authentic accompaniments, to suit every taste. All this is served with artistic flair, pizzazz and is made complete with an extensive drinks menu, including first-class wines and beers, as well as non-alcoholic beverages.

The residents of Topsham have enjoyed this Indian restaurant gem for many years, and it didn't take long for Indian food lovers in Exeter and the surrounding area to find Denley's Exeter Indian restaurant and Exeter Indian takeaway.