We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bristol Raj

$$
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
36 Alma Vale Road, Bristol, England
Add hours for Bristol Raj and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 71 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Bristol Raj is great

We live on Alma Vale Rd and this is our local Indian. All the curry's I've tried have been amazingly tasty and the restaurant staff are all extremely welcoming and friendly. They also have an event room on downstairs floor which is great for large gatherings. Plus its BYOB, which makes it even more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
DBarls
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We live on Alma Vale Rd and this is our local Indian. All the curry's I've tried have been amazingly tasty and the restaurant staff are all extremely welcoming and friendly. They also have an event room on downstairs floor which is great for large gatherings. Plus its BYOB, which makes it even more reasonably priced than it already is.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

You can't go wrong with this restaurant. In a basement of a building in clifton village, this restaurant always has good services, great indian food and good services in an always clean place and nice atomism here. This restaurant is good for all type of occasions. No many drink options

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Decided to go here based on the recommendations. Wasn't disappointed. Super tasty food, good quality and just overall great meal. Lovely staff too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is the greatest Indian restaurant in Bristol, considering the food, service and price. You will always get a good welcome and farewell. Me and my partner have eaten here many times and it has always been great. The bad reviews this restaurant has had I would put down to it being a small business and should be given an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I am lucky enough to have this as my 'local' and to enjoy a good, standard fare Indian restaurant. This one doesn't set itself up to be anything other than this but delivers every time and with a smile. The restaurant is small and cosy, with good service and reliable tasty food (and they can cook lamb properly which I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Went for a meal with a group of friends who had told me great things about this place so I was surprised to see a small boring looking place with just a few tables, well it also has a basement with a number more spaces so was big enough to fit us in. Where this place wins all its merit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went to the raj last week - been going for years and have to say service was just as brilliant! Food was amazing and served in good time will be taking my friends soon for a night out

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reading
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The November meeting of our Thinkers and Scholars group took place in this very friendly neighbourhood restaurant that you really should visit if in the area. Parking is difficult so prepare for a brisk walk to work up an appetite. We started across the spectrum with onion bhaji's (looking really freshly cooked) and prawn puree's. It's a bring your own... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Wednesday night....perfect day for a takeaway right? It's 'hump day' for me and my partner and we need a pick me up! Ordered around 7pm via just eat, our usual takeaway wasn't showing on the website so decided to try a new one that we had heard good reviews of. Food was late....we had to ring the restaurant after an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We took advantage of a Groupon voucher we purchased.The staff made my wife and I very welcome.We tried different starters ,my wife had lamb tikka and I had the starter selection,both I would recommend.We had Mirch Bom and Tamarind Chicken curries,both full of excellent flavours.Mushroom rice and nan bred to go with that. We will definitely be going back,the full... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Bristol Raj also viewed

Bristol, England
Bristol, England
 

Been to Bristol Raj? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Alma Vale Road, Bristol, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Indian

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bristol Raj staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?