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Bombay Spice

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10 The Mall, Bristol BS8 4DP, England
(0117) 970 6066
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely food with great service

I was really impressed with bombay spice. The curries are wonderful, good amount of sauce, and packed with flavour. The service was friendly but not overbearing. Set in a great location in Clifton. I really recommend this restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Josh S
Redding, California
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a shame this restaurant in a prime position in Clifton leaves much to be desired. Desperately in need of a refurb but would be happy to see past that if the food was good. It really was not. Starters were fine. Main course left a lot to be desired. Luckily mine was edible but my friends really could not... More 

Thank sandra a
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't know quite where to start with this review. The food can only be described as awful and inedible. We ordered monkfish curry - the sauce was very thin and sloppy, the spices weren't cooked properly no depth of flavour and the so called monkfish was very slimy and jellified - a very weird taste. We sent our meals... More 

Thank Sp1967
Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. Three of us popped in on a Saturday night and should have been concerned by the fact there were only about 3 tables taken. Nevertheless, we decided to trust our gut and go for it. Poppadoms were good although we were left studying the menu for far too long. And we had to request said Poppadoms after being left... More 

Thank risedawson
Redding, California
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really impressed with bombay spice. The curries are wonderful, good amount of sauce, and packed with flavour. The service was friendly but not overbearing. Set in a great location in Clifton. I really recommend this restaurant.

Thank Josh S
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from having a lovely meal with friends from Oz. Every time my friend returns home she insists on having an Indian meal at the Bombay. The meal was delicious. The best Indian I've had in a long time. It didn't deserve to be as quiet as it was.. 'suppose it was a Tuesday'... With the ease of using... More 

Thank DebbieBristol
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

For those who think this restaurant is good, I would simply say to try the others in the Village to be able to understand just how awful the food at Bombay Spice is. In fairness the poppadoms weren't bad, though it's difficult to go wrong with them. However, we ordered the lamb masala curry and the chicken korma which looked... More 

Thank Nick1982UK
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Incredibleeeee oh my godddddd food there is amaaaaaazinngggggg We ordered a selection of dishes and they were all perfect!!!! Bread was brilliant!!! Will never ever forget thatttt <3

Thank Wal V
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Went here for a family meal on a Saturday night. The restaurant was quite busy, which is a good sign. Everything was ok, but nothing was great. Ok food, ok service, ok ambience, but we probably won't go back. If you are stuck for somewhere to go, you could do a lot worse.

Thank Back_to_Sandringham
Bristol, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Location : Clifton Village Ambience : Nice and quiet , subtle lighting and nice back ground music Staff : Not able to comment, not sure if they are happy or rude , I would expect a more pleasing face with smile Food Quantity : Big portions , would recommend sharing if you are a light eater Food Quality : Up... More 

Thank Balaji K
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Been to Bombay Spice with friends and truly enjoyed the Indian food outside home! They serve you good Indian food but if you are an Indian you would probably need to ask them to make your dishes more spicy!! Nice ambience, Bollywood songs, Alcoholic drinks alongwith Indian beverages will definitely make up your mood. Must visit for Indian food lovers... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 10 The Mall, Bristol BS8 4DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: (0117) 970 6066

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  • Cuisine: Asian

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