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The Clove

#422 of 1,462 Restaurants in Bristol
#467 of 1,586 Places to Eat in Bristol
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5 Luckwell Road | Ashton, Bristol, England
01179633344
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: THE CLOVE INDIAN RESTAURANT 5 Luckwell Road, Ashton, Bristol, BS3...
THE CLOVE INDIAN RESTAURANT 5 Luckwell Road, Ashton, Bristol, BS3 3EL Tel: 0117 9633 344 / 9639 635
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really tasty curry.

Visited on a Thursday night as never been before and have heard good things about the place, it was reasonably busy which is always nice. Ordered poppadoms and chutneys to start which came reasonably quickly and they were nice and warm with a good chutney selection. Quite a long wait till main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Lizzjoe
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Bristol
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We love The Clove and visit there every month for about a year now, first it used to be me and my husband but now a large group of us go. No matter how many of us go we always receive a high level of service with the waiters remembering our names which is a very nice touch. With a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I always enjoy eating at the Clove. It's not just the food that bring me back but the whole experience. Whether I am collecting a takeaway or dining in the restaurant with family or friends, I am made to feel special. I am made to feel that my custom is valued and appreciated. The staff open the door for me... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

After being seated it took a while to have drinks order taken. This is a pet hate of mine. In fact when the drinks order was taken we ordered everything. Food came before drinks. At this stage the service was pretty dismal. We ordered Onion Bhaji as starter. However due to service mix up, this never arrived. It arrived with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited on a Thursday night as never been before and have heard good things about the place, it was reasonably busy which is always nice. Ordered poppadoms and chutneys to start which came reasonably quickly and they were nice and warm with a good chutney selection. Quite a long wait till main meals, wasn't too much of an issue but... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The staff bring your food out to you (take away) and are very helpful if you eat at the restaurant upstairs. A really good selection of curries, not overly expensive!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We ate at The Clove last night for a Valentine treat. Overall the food was average but the service was so slow. My partner had Prawn Cocktail to start which he said was fabulous. I had onion bhajis which were very dry and I had to ask for some sauce whereas most restaurants normally bring the sauce with it. My... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I would rate this as the best curry house in Bristol, a hidden gem tucked away in southville. I have never had a bad curry from here and it has cured many a problem in my life. What I like best is the fact they do not deliver and my friends don't have a car so if they want a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Dined last night at this restaurant, and was very disappointed. The restaurant itself is very nice, the waiting staff rather miserable,but efficient. For starters I had the sheesh kebab, very bland and dripping in red food colouring. The main course of lamb dopiaza was a complete disappointment. Cubes of very tough 'lamb' in a watery bland gravy. This dish is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Friday evening after theatre curry, food amazing, staff brilliant, prices very reasonable. Would highly recommend and will return next time I am in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

After Christmas wanted a good old fashion curry. Book a table for 4 greeted by the staff and welcomed into the bar area. Front of house great. Seated on time and our order placed enjoyed the food and amazed how all the staff were very pleasant. Great night out close to home.

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Additional Information about The Clove

Address: 5 Luckwell Road | Ashton, Bristol, England
Phone Number: 01179633344
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Luckwell Road | Ashton, Bristol, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 01179633344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

THE CLOVE INDIAN RESTAURANT 5 Luckwell Road, Ashton, Bristol, BS3 3EL Tel: 0117 9633 344 / 9639 635
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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