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Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
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4 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
+44 1202 311222
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Passed by this place & we decided to give it a go. Turned out to be a lovely place with very friendly & helpful staff. Food was also very good.

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Thank Anthony S
Ivybridge
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Early on a Sunday evening there was just one other customer in the restaurant. The restaurant is quite comfortable although if you look closely you can see that some of the decor and fittings have been done on the cheap. Being very quiet the service was very attentive and we were quickly served. Our shared starter plate was really good... More 

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Thank Jeffrey B
Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant was empty butvitcwasca Monday night out of season. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. We didnt feel like they were rushing us even though it was 1130pm. Food was of a high standard and we would certainly return and recommend to others.

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Thank Danielle C
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived to stay in Bournemouth on a Friday. As we wanted an Indian meal and it was a short walk from the hotel, decided to give it a go. Was not disappointed. The staff were very friendly, and when asked a question about the menu, answered with confidence. Food lovely and hot and plenty of it. No room for desert.... More 

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Thank seemoore2day
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gonna give this a basic and easy review. Staff great and tentative. Large menu of choice. Food served promptly and within the appropriate time limits. Food tastes lovely. This is the second time I have visited whilst away from home and on each occasion this place has not let me down.

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Thank James W
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing meal. Lamb was fatty and tough and no flavour. Chicken was dry and flavourless. With starter the chicken was again horrible. Considering we love Indian food this was an incredible disappointment. The waiter was excellent.

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Thank samnad6
Orange County, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent staff and ample seating, our party of four walked right in and we're seated despite a decent dinner rush. The chutney dishes served with the poppadoms were fantastic. The lamb jalfrezi was good as well, with a balanced level of spiciness. Very well priced. Every dish was nice with no disappointment. Pricing was was a pleasant surprise as it... More 

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Thank Melvmfa212
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is our great local Indian reaturant. The food is just great all the time with a great service. See you next week :-)

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Thank JackSiriphant1973
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Few issues. Wanted a Indian to watch in the hotel room with The Great British Bake Off. Don't judge we've all had those times when we don't want leave the room and walking half way round The New Forest had taken its toll on our daughter (the dhall expert). Anyway, I walked in and ordered takeaway. Welcoming, but lots of... More 

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Thank Gavin F
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I admit I have pretty high expectations when I go out for a curry. It's down to years of visiting the best curry houses in Manchester and Bradford. A recent trip to Bournemouth led to a search for a curry house near the hotel we were staying in and the guy on reception recommended the Indian Ocean. The popadums were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 311222

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?