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“Great little curry house” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Balti Nights

Balti Nights
32 Wellington Street | Luton, Luton lu1 2qh, England
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Ranked #7 of 243 Restaurants in Luton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Description: Fully licensed Indian Restaurant and Takeaway INDIAN SUB-CONTINENTAL FOOD LIKE TANDOORI, VEGETABLE AND NON VEGETABLE CURRIES ,KEBABS, RICE, NAN, BREADS,GRILL FOOD.
Melksham, United Kingdom
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“Great little curry house”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Was staying in Luton before a flight to France the next morning and found this little family run business on Trip Advisor for dinner.

Didn't need to book as was not busy (it was a Wednesday night) so we had a great service from the staff.

Food was very good and extremely well priced. Stand out dishes was the chicken pakora starter and the chicken korma which were very tasty and was a good size portion. Naan bread was also delicious. The lemon cheesecake dessert was also very good,

If in the centre of town or want some good curry before catching a flight would definitely recommended giving this restaurant a try. Will visit again when next in the area.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Luton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Are there any decent Indian restaurants in Luton”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is now the 4th indian restaurant I have tried in the 2 months since moving to the Luton area. I have to say the constant below par dishes are starting to infuriate me.
We ordered chicken chat to start, it was the worst I've had. We also had the butterfly prawn, it had been cooked to death and was nearly solid!
For the mains we had 2 Balti's, the king prawn and the Chicken Balti special. There was absolutely no discernible difference in taste except the price. Both of the sauces were saturated in oil and the amount of food colouring could have been used to redecorate an entire flat.
The papadums were stale and the lime pickles were inedible and hard as nails.
We ordered a rice which was average at best, the naan wasn't great and the less said about the saag aloo the better.

I am at my wits end with indian dining in Luton, it seems to be one of the few areas in the UK where the trip advisor ratings are misleading. If anyone is looking for good food, I would suggest travelling to St Albans, as they seem to have plenty of great restaurants that never disappoint.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Great Curryhouse in centre of Luton”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Food - Great set menu and portions.
Drink - Draught lager that actually is well kept and not off.
Staff - Very friendly and chatty.
Surroundings - Ideal, tries not be these sophisticated places you get and cost ££££. Clean/Tidy
Recommend: Dal side dishes very nice. Chicken Jalfrezi was 10/10.
Prices - Excellent..

Come here for football or when using the airport. Always a warm sincere honest welcome.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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“Excellent service and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We have been to lots of the Indian restaurants across the world and this one has got to be one of the best. The service is excellent and the staff are very helpful and advise on different dishes

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Best Curry house in Luton”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

ran into this small but pleasant place just by mistake - but well woth the visit
being a fan of Indian cuisine Balti Nights was certainly among the top end of
Indian restaurants we ate in arround europe, worth mentioning is the inovative
menu & nice presentation of dishes with surprising tangly flavours accompanied
by excellent service . well done - we will be back next stop visit thru Luton.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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