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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: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bollywood Spice.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Simon T
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I do not have a bad word to say about this restaurant. I've visited with my partner and my family on numerous occasions and it is always stunning. Good quality food for a reasonable price. I miss the restaurant a lot since moving.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Really enjoyed my visit here , nice decor ,decent service, good value ,tasty food , easy parking and The Chicken Labada is an absolute winner !

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Worcester Park
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This restaurant is rather out of our way (as we live in Surrey). Last visited about 5 years ago so we thought we would try it again on our way home from Norfolk. When we first visited they were quite new and needed to up their game, so we took a gamble this time. The restaurant is much improved and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have visited this restaurant quite a few times with my family both to eat in and takeaway. The staff are delightful and we have always received an exceptionally warm friendly welcome. The menu is varied with food to suit all tastes and the standard curries are very reasonably priced. We have always enjoyed our food. We have eaten in... 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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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