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Bengal Merchant

7 The Bank | Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH, England
+44 1833 695857
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Nestled in Barnard Castle's beautiful ancient artisan quarter, below the Market Cross is a charming, inviting, comfortable restaurant offering sophisticated, vibrantly flavoured, subcontinental cuisine of real style and taste. The menu features authentic, traditional favourites as well as creative dishes all made with the freshest ingredients. For those with an eye towards light, healthier eating we also offer our famous low calorie (yet authentic Indian) option of all our curries.The Merchant attracts a knowledgeable and loyal clientele who come back time and again for the fine food with exceptional friendly service. The Bengal Merchant is one of Barnard Castle's treasures and a perfect choice for exotic meals with friends & loved ones in a warm, cosy and romantic setting.For those with something to celebrate we also have a separate, newly refurbished function room too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic food, , great taste and excellent service very friendly staff , your number one place for an Indian!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have eaten here on more than one occasion. The good has always been above average with good portions and the service is always good. Highly recommended!

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We have eaten here as a family many times but also with large groups of friends. The food is good and the surroundings smartly presented and relaxing. If you are in a big group you can dine in a separate area or in the upstairs function room so you can really relax and enjoy yourself. All he the food arrives... More

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Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good service lovely staff wanted to go back! Would definitely recommend to those who enjoy a curry takeaway.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were recommended 2 Indian restaurants in Barnard Castle and decided on this one as we were told it was slightly cheaper. A Tuesday night so very few people around Barnard Castle. From the moment we entered the restaurant to the moment we left we received top notch service. The waiters couldnt have been more friendly and the food was... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We dine out at this restaurant regular and it never fails, Its always excellent food and has friendly staff, they always go the extra mile to make our evening that bit special , we have tried most Dishes on the menu and and they are truly sensational , especially king prawn buna- one of our favourite, we have tried other... More

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great meal here again. This is my absolute favourite and the staff are extremely friendly. Had a lovely evening of home cooked food and it was perfect. My family always want take out from here when they are home as they haven't found a indian restaurant as good as this in the capital!!

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Lovely curry and all the mashings:) really enjoyed it vindaloo could have been hotter but I am partial to Very hot meals would Defo buy from them again cracking takeaway

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

title says it all. I have eaten a LOT of veggie biryanis over the years - it's all I ever order so I am a good tester - and this was outstanding. Food very hot, and delicious. compliments to the chef last night. Just to add, your website is really good - enjoyed looking thru it.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We came to this restaurant after reading reviews on trip adviser and where not disappointed one bit. We have ate in a lot of different establishments over the years and this Indian has to be one of the best. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the quality of the food /presentation was superb. Full of flavours and would definetly... More

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Additional Information about Bengal Merchant

Address: 7 The Bank | Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH, England
Phone Number: +44 1833 695857
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Barnard Castle
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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