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9 Manor Farm Rd | Bitterne Park, Southampton, England
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Ranked #48 of 651 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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SOUTHAMPTON
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

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
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 

Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I felt the need to make a review as I feel that a number of people are using this site to unfairly criticise Bitterne Balti because of differences of opinion with the pub next door. The point of Trip Advisor is to give unbiased opinion of the experience you have had in a restaurant, hotel, holiday abroad etc. This opinion... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review. We are absolutely delighted with your 5 star rating and look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

UK
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105 reviews 105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Its a decent curry house and the food is ok but its just nothing special im afraid. I appreciate the bad reviews others have given but our food was fine, it was just nothing special. In a city like Southampton you need to do more than be fine to do well and it really does feel like they cant be... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. We are disappointed that you only felt our food was fine, especially as we take great pride in our curries. Regarding the comment that you feel like we can’t be bothered, we appreciate that this is your perception however it could not be further from the truth. We are passionate about our business and are... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Mediocre food we waited too long for. Waiter was more interested in talking about middle eastern politics than anything else

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

We are sorry to hear that you weren’t happy with your food and felt you waited to long for it. Regarding our conversational topics with customers, as is normal in most restaurants, we are totally guided by and take our lead from what each individual customer would like to talk about when we are serving them More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Just received the takeaway meals and every thing was cold greasy and undercooked last £27 they will get from me.

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

We are sorry to hear you weren’t happy with your takeaway, to clarify all prepared food is immediately put in a sealed box to retain the heat for delivery. We have had several very positive reviews for our delivery service and food however it seems from your comments that you haven’t had the experience we would want and we apologise... More 

hampshire uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Just had what I can only describe as one of the best tasting curries in a long time. This is my first time here after recommendation by a friend. Although it's not the best looking restaurant internally and you can clearly see that the owner is in the process of upgrading, I'm sure that when done it will be a... More 

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

Thank you so much for your 5 star review, and please thank your friend from us for the recommendation ! As you mention we currently in the process of adding a new room to the restaurant which will be open early next year and moving the toilets to the ground floor which should be completed in a couple of weeks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Iv noticed some bad reviews on here and can only put it down to people who don't realy know what they are talking about. On the off chance that one of them happens to be a publicised food critique then I take it back . :) The first thing I noticed was how friendly and helpfull the staff were, even... More 

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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 took great pleasure in reading your comments, especially your comment about our sag paneer ! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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

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