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Bollywood Spice

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Ely Road | Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9NN, England
+44 1223 863336
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Proud to be a family run restaurant since December 2010.Formerly known as...
Proud to be a family run restaurant since December 2010.Formerly known as Slap up Tandoori. The restaurantlaunched as Bollywood Spice OFFICIALLY on 5th december 2010. Our chefs specialize in traditional Indian food cooking with our signature herbs and spices. We can cater for any special reqirements. We accept large party bookings, please phone us to book a table.Please visit our website for more information
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent takeaway

Very friendly helpful staff. We ordered takeaway from here, chicken balti, chicken dansak, chicken tikka masala, mushroom pilau rice and garlic nan bread (which was actually included in the price of the balti) Our meals were lovely, the rice was very tasty and the chicken was beautifully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Clare J
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very friendly helpful staff. We ordered takeaway from here, chicken balti, chicken dansak, chicken tikka masala, mushroom pilau rice and garlic nan bread (which was actually included in the price of the balti) Our meals were lovely, the rice was very tasty and the chicken was beautifully cooked. All dishes were excellent portion sizes too. Oh and they also sent... More 

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Ely
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had visited this Indian restaurant before and the food and service had been excellent. However, on this occasion, the food was mixed and the service was very poor, with staff quite cold and unwelcoming unlike on previous occasions. Don't think we will be back in a hurry.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

have now been there 4 times and will go again and again i had a lamb bhuna tonight and can honestly say it was very enjoyable. Thank you to all the staff.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I simply cannot rate this fine establishment highly enough. The subtle and elegant interior decor - with tasteful 1970s overtones - perfectly complements the superb traditional (and affordable) menu. It's a Ten From Len!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We visited Bollywood Spice for a quick curry on the way home from a long day out. The service was disappointing, however: a waiter who was unsure what drinks they stocked, and who didn't ask us if we wanted starters or sides. The meal took half an hour to arrive, and the staff were consistently disinterested, taciturn and unsmiling. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

DONT FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE "CAMBRIDGE CURRY CREW" FACEBOOK GROUP AND BLOG Bollywood Spice, aka The Slap Up, has had its ups and downs over the years. I have dined there for nearly ten years as a Waterbeach local and it has gone through phases of being quite good to quite bad. It was never the prettiest place on... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My partner and I consider ourselves to be somewhat 'curry / Indian food experts' and whilst the food was good we both felt that it lacked the deep flavour that we are used to. However, the service and value were good and the restaurant was clean with clean, crisp, white linen tablecloths and napkins. Overall, a good value, average meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I visited Bollywood tonight as birthday celebration with the girls... I can only say I had an incredible evening the staff were attentive and very friendly Mr Khan was amazing and gave me a really special birthday!! The food was beautiful and so reasonably priced!! Thanks to all the staff at Bollywood for a lovely evening especially you Mr Khan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Everything was good apart from price of value,service was excellent,and curry was fantastic,I went there with some of my childhood friend and I find out very friendly staff and good food.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This restaurant has the best Indian dishes I have ever tasted in my life!! My family and friends loved the meals served there. This restaurant is also very attentive to patrons with food allergies. Each meal is described on the menu so you know of it has cream, wheat, nuts, etc. the owner is always there and he will also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ely Road | Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 863336

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

Proud to be a family run restaurant since December 2010.Formerly known as Slap up Tandoori. The restaurantlaunched as Bollywood Spice OFFICIALLY on 5th december 2010. Our chefs specialize in traditional Indian food cooking with our signature herbs and spices. We can cater for any special reqirements. We accept large party bookings, please phone us to book a table.Please visit our website for more information

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