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The Bay Leaf

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

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent takeaway but never used the restaurant

My partner and I stopped here for a takeaway one night after work. The restaurant looked lovely inside and was fairly busy for a Thursday night. The food was amazing and was ready in no time. It was all fresh and hot and smelt great. Service was excellent also!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Jaime K
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Bath
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Bath
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My partner and I stopped here for a takeaway one night after work. The restaurant looked lovely inside and was fairly busy for a Thursday night. The food was amazing and was ready in no time. It was all fresh and hot and smelt great. Service was excellent also!

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Frome, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Absolutely brilliant customer service and wonderful food. Will definitely be returning due to the excellent service and amazing food.

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Frome, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having tried most of the local curry houses and their all you can eat buffets , thought we'd try The Bay Leaf for a change. The place was very quiet but it did not detract from what was an excellent culinary experience. On offer was the normal menu plus a 5 dish Thali menu or a Midweek Dine in menu... More 

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Westbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We went there on a Saturday night. The restaurant was not full, but the service was extremely slow. They got our drink orders mixed up with someone else and then one drink arrived, but the others did not until we had been there at least 20 minutes. The beer was supposed to be Kingfisher but arrived in a Cobra glass... More 

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england
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

We went here for my daughter's birthday. Good food and service and not over priced. Helpful staff and a lovely atmosphere. We will definitely be back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Sadly this isn't going to be a positive review on any level. Much as I could try to gloss it over, that would only be a disservice towards the authenticity of Trip Advisor reviews and give said restaurant a rose tinted perception of it's standards. Whilst a mid-week late-ish (9PM) curry is never going to be one doused in atmosphere,... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We normally don't enjoy curries but decided we would try the bay leaf after having bad experiences else where. We have had several take aways and enjoy everyone and no complaints. Portion size is just right and the tastes are great! We have also eaten in once when it was very quiet. We enjoyed the buffet at its great price.... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Made take away order by phone. Food was ready on time and piping hot!! Very good. Good atmosphere and very polite.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Fantastic curry again and thumps up to all the staff, will no doubt be visiting again, Chicken patia highly reccommended

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Frome, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I've been coming here now for a good couple of years and it has always delivered great quality food. Always have the dine in deal which is 9.95 for starter main and rice/naan bread. Good value for money. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. However, I do think the starter (onion bhajee) is way too big, would call... 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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