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Bitterne Balti

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9 Manor Farm Rd | Bitterne Park, Southampton, England
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  • 91
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice little curry house

Unfortunately at the time they were mid renovations but were doing an admirable job of keeping the restaurant open and clean and things are looking good for the future. Was pleasantly surprised to find a bottle of pinotage on their wine list which was a good start. We had a very good lamb balti... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Phil2480
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Cowes, United Kingdom
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  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We order a take away for delivery last night and were very disappointed. It took over an hour to arrive. When it did arrive the food was cold. It had obviously been sat in the containers for a while, as the carton lids were soaked through with grease. We were very hungry, so ate some of it anyway, the flavours... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Were there for 15 minutes before our drink order was taken, and we waited almost an hour before our food arrived. The food was good but this was overshadowed by the poor service.

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Unfortunately at the time they were mid renovations but were doing an admirable job of keeping the restaurant open and clean and things are looking good for the future. Was pleasantly surprised to find a bottle of pinotage on their wine list which was a good start. We had a very good lamb balti and an equally good lamb saag... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Had a takeaway last night (for 5 of us). Ordered at 6pm as we'd had no lunch and were starving! Takeaway delivered by 7pm, excellent quality and piping hot. Very pleasant delivery driver as was the lady who took the order over the phone. We have eaten in the restaurant too, but equally as good eating at home. Definitely recommend... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Small restaurant offering cosy dinning. The food is excellent and service is quick. Good atmosphere, nice fresh new décor and good lighting. Takeaway delivery also offered.

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Bitterne B, General Manager at Bitterne Balti, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant, we were very pleased to read your comments on our food, service and restaurants ambience. We hope to see you again soon More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Bitterne Balti is always a great curry and the Tarka Dal is amazing. Consistently friendly service and atmosphere; always willing to try and fit you in, even when they're busy. Even better since all the hard work to renovate the place.

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Bitterne B, General Manager at Bitterne Balti, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review ! We are delighted with your comments on our Tarka Dal, service and atmosphere and look forward to welcoming you again soon.   More 

SOUTHAMPTON
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113 reviews 113 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A small intimate little restaurant, when I visited it was clear that building works are still being carried out and therefore it was a bit of a work in progress. The corridor to the toilets looked a bit like a building site but I am sure this is only a temporary thing while they refit the restaurant. Service was friendly... More 

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Bitterne B, General Manager at Bitterne Balti, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our curry classics and hope to see you again soon. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This restaurant is literally five minutes walk from where we live and we went there for my partners birthday last night. Staff very friendly and food delicious as always. When the owner found out it was my partners birthday he said I should have let him know as he would have arranged a cake, which is what he had done... More 

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Bitterne B, Manager at Bitterne Balti, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our restaurant. We are very pleased with your positive comments on our food and service and very much hope that we will see you again soon. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I Have eaten from bitterne balti for many years both in the restaurant and take away. They always provide a fantastic service happy polite and great customer satisfaction. The food is beautiful and the staff will always accommodate your orders in any way so you always leave happy and satisfied. Highly recommend the restaurant to everyone. It's new look also... More 

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Bitterne B, Manager at Bitterne Balti, responded to this review

Many thanks for you 5 star review. We took great pleasure in reading your comments and are delighted that you have enjoyed our restaurants food and service over the years. We very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Despite being a small restaurant Lee and the team are able to produce big results. By cooking their food to order the meals are always spectacular. Their combination of traditional and exciting, edgy "specials" makes this a real gem of a restaurant in Southampton. Their Jengah Special is divine and they serve the best Jalfrezi I have ever had anywhere... More 

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Bitterne B, Manager at Bitterne Balti, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We are so pleased with your comments, esp that you feel that our jalfrezi is the best you have ever had, this feedback really means a lot to us. We really appreciate you taking the time to write your very complimentary review and very much look forwarded to welcoming you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Manor Farm Rd | Bitterne Park, Southampton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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