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Bollywood Spice

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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Ely Road | Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9NN, England
+44 1223 863336
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Service has gone downhill. Friendly staff but meals take so long to arrive. Outside is very run down

Thank Ian P
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and the Mrs decided to give Bollywood another shot (last time was disappointing) and unfortunately we were disappointed again. I had chicken tikka madras the Mrs chicken tikka bhuna and both we the same looking tomato slop with pieces of chicken. Rice and naan where ok but the curry should be the star of the show. Complete waste of... More 

Thank Gannon84
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101 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After my last experience here I thought i would go back. I honestly wished that i never bothered. The service and the food have gone down hill. We waited 45min between courses as the staff were arguing among themselves. However when a group came in who were obviously regulars the staff could do enough. This group of 6 were in... More 

Thank bigborisbushkin
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have not been for a while and returned at the invite of some friends. All I can say is I have been missing out. The food is superb and the service excellent. The waiters were attentive and humorous without stepping over the mark. Would strongly suggest you attend this little gem

Thank markcambridge82
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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133 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

You can easily be put off by the exterior of the Bollywood Spice, but the interior is clean, modern and very comfortable. I suspect that the majority of their business is takeaway, but this does not detract from the restaurant. We tried the Chicken Tikka Marsala, which was a little sweet for my taste, but perfectly good. The Niramish was... More 

Thank Rick61
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Very average food. Had to return the prawn curry dish as it was inedible. The staff is bored and you get the feeling is being troubled by your visit. Will not be going again.

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Romford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Visited this restaurant on Saturday 10th September. Excellent service. Food was hot and very good! The best chicken shaslick I have tasted! All our needs met, we were not rushed. Would recommend.

Thank Karon P
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

food was very nice, and it was really quick too! The manager was very friendly and I am very happy with their food. plenty of parking space. price was very very reasonable.

Thank ishansl
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

I lived in Waterbeach and I used to like this restaurant. The food is good in my opinion, some times too much spicy for my but my husband love hot spicy food. I did try the "mild" food but I will not recommend it because it is too much sweet, I don´t know what do they exactly do but it... More 

Thank Nancy G
Greater London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting here for years. Was previously Slap Up! Good value take away and restaurant food. Friendly staff. Will deliver to local villages. Clean toilets. Slightly put off by terrible state of living accommodation which is on view from road. Broken windows covered with cardboard. Not a great first impression

Thank Zen_traveller2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ely Road | Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 863336
Proud to be a family run restaurant since December 2010.Formerly known as Slap up Tandoori. The restaurantlaunched as Bollywood Spice OFFICIALLY on 5th december 2010. Our chefs specialize in traditional Indian food cooking with our signature herbs and spices. We can cater for any special reqirements. We accept large party bookings, please phone us to book a table.Please visit our website for more information

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