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The Bay Leaf

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Oldford, Frome, England
01373-47-48-25
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Was previously The Ship Inn

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful staff

This is a very popular restaurant so I would recommend you book. Saying that we didn't and they managed to squeeze a family of four in with minimal wait. Nice tasting food it's clear to see they use quality ingredients and it has a large selection on the menu so you're likely to find something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
Kirsty C
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a very popular restaurant so I would recommend you book. Saying that we didn't and they managed to squeeze a family of four in with minimal wait. Nice tasting food it's clear to see they use quality ingredients and it has a large selection on the menu so you're likely to find something you would enjoy. Excellent portion... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of the knowll hill, the place to stay, guest house as being one of his favourite Indian restaurants. We went on Sunday evening and it was buffet night. Food was nice, staff attentive and helpful. Reasonably priced.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Amazing! Excellent food, excellent service. First visit to The Bay Leaf yesterday evening after hearing so many good things about it for so long. Really impressed and it's highly recommended by me and my family. Well worth a visit.

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Deliciously cooked fresh food, all veg cooked to perfection. Sole a little disappointing as it did not fall off the bone as it should. AMAZING dessert. V tasty local Prosecco. Will go again.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The food is OK at best. Nothing to shout about to be fair they got good waiters who were always on hand to help. Unfortunately the food wasn't what I'm use to.

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Frome, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Second visit to the Bay Leaf and again we were not disappointed . We all had the four person starter platter as recommended by the waiter and main courses and sides from the Midweek special menu . All dishes were delicious and service quality / quantity of food and value were exceptional !!! Definately worth a visit .

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

we were a party of ten party of ten , excellent food and very good service , clean restaurant , will return

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had an hour to kill early evening and came across this Indian restaurant purely by accident as we had driven a couple of miles the wrong way and as turning around at this triangle noticed this place. Well what can I say. Service was very good. Food was excellent. Obviously a well liked place as locals were coming in... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just the best curry I've ever tasted. Not been dissapointed in the two years I've been using it. Quality food polite staff plenty of room to sit whilst waiting for takeaway. Quick service.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My wife and I are big on Indian cuisine and have checked quite a few restaurants in South East of England with only 3 really standing out. This restaurant is one of them when it comes to the food quality. Great flavours (love the fresh coriander with spicy dishes) - we really enjoyed the quality of food on our recent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Oldford, Frome, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: 01373-47-48-25

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Was previously The Ship Inn

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