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156 High Street, Elgin, Scotland
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Ranked #45 of 59 Restaurants in Elgin
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
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English first
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We chose to have a quiet dinner out and wish me and my partner had gone somewhere else instead. First was the dips and poppadoms the 3 dips of onions spiced pickled veg and mango chutny were fine the 4th this bright green horrible looking one was just that horrible it was a youghurt dip but had long since past... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We visited on Boxing Day, so didn't expect the place to be buzzing and it wasn't. The welcome was casual and the dining room was cold, but it looked nice enough. We had poppadums and dips to start. They weren't the best (what IS that luminous green dip?). However, our vegetable curries one Darbari, one Kabuli) were very tasty and... More 

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moray
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We used to go here a lot, it was always busy and did a really good buffet on a Tuesday night. We had been shopping in Elgin and decided to go there for supper. When we arrived we got a nice enough welcome, there were only two other people in there. We were shown to our table, I went to... More 

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Craigellachie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I went here for my birthday and the meal was nice but really spicy, I did order a very spicy dish though. The waiters were okay, they didn't really say much. we spent a couple of minutes waiting for someone to take us to our reserved table. It was only me and my family there. The room looked really nice,... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went for a buffet lunch mid week. Staff were sullen and unwelcoming (a simple smile goes a long way!). Sufficient food and you could eat as much as you wanted. I found the food to be lukewarm, as though it had been sitting out for ages (however as we were in just after start of service, I doubt this was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Cold buffet and dirty restaurant very disappointed won't be going again and wouldn't recommend to anyone. Took pictures of dirty radiator that I was sat beside and picture frames, skirting boards and dado rails were very dusty :(

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Thought we would try this restaurant via justeat.com. 1. I didnt recieve a confirmation email as hey said I would. 2. I was charged 4 pounds delivery when they advertise FREE delivery (I live less than 1 mile away). 3. They missed an item from my order that I had paid for. 4. The food was not particularly pleasant. I... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The buffet was ok - good range of choices i guess. The restaurant is very dated looking - really needs a facelift. The service was poor though, if i'm back in Elgin i'd probably try somewhere else before returning here.

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Huntly, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Had to wander around the restaurant to find a waiter to be seated. Waiting staff were rather rude and unpleasant. They didn't have the ingredients to make the starter I wanted. The starter was really good. The main course was horrible. I would rather buy a £6 Indian meal for two from a supermarket than eat here again.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Visited this restaurant 25 April. Business lunch appallingly limited. Buffet lunch very limited and not good value. Restaurant was cold. Will not be back. Once was enough.

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Additional Information about Al Bahar

Address: 156 High Street, Elgin, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Indian

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