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Light of Bengal

286-288 Aigburth Road, Liverpool L17 9PW, England
+44 151 728 7030
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“chicken chat” (6 reviews)
“poppadoms” (14 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
286-288 Aigburth Road, Liverpool L17 9PW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we go we have lovely food. But fuss appointed I wasn't told my meal came with rice and I ordered rice to go with it but a minor issue

Thank fatboyfat44
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

We went at night so that could be the reason for the "relaxed" service standards. That or possibly that is was a group of young ladies who knows. Anyway when we did order it was a mix, lots of little starters which were lovely, very...More

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Been there many times, every time has been excellent. Never had a disappointing meal. The dips that come with the pappadoms are unbeatable, never had so much choice at a curry house.

Thank Zbys24
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

I ALWAYS go here when I'm in Liverpool. Amazing food which is soooooo tasty. We come all the way from the USA to eat here. Don't know of a better Indian. Fantastic.

Thank Scousersharon
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Went with wife 19th Dec,the place was really quiet which we expected on the Monday before crimbo but we had a really enjoyable evening. Papadoms to start with onion bhaji and meat samosa both excellent. Lamb korahi and chicken tikka biryani with plain and keema...More

Thank deltheblue
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since we have visited the LoB, however after last night's meal I'm wondering why we have waited so long. Food trends come and go, during the summer burgers are a hit but there is something special about a great Indian meal....More

Thank tallnotsmallpaul
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Great food and service regardless of whether you are eating in or taking out. Booking at weekends is advisable as it is usually quite busy. Wide choice of dishes on the menu and good selection of deserts.

Thank David B
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Our family has travelled a fair bit and we always like to try Indian food where ever we land to get our bearings and food that we can count on. The Light of Bengal did not disappoint and provided a culinary experience that was extremely...More

Thank dreamingofavignon
Reviewed September 22, 2016

There is a class of Indian restaurants in the elite. This isn't there, and it doesn't aspire to be. It's like your in the local curry house league, but a prince among them. It's become my go to curry house because it does what it...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Yes went there only last night on recommendations from a few friends I have to say I wasn't dissapointed the food was amazing and plenty of it too . My usual takeaway was closed so needed a curry this place is a must try will...More

Thank Paul K
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Are the staff from Royal Tandoori now at Light of Bengal?
August 18, 2016|
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Response from Gingerrascal | Reviewed this property |
The manager and the chef are now at Light of Bengal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286-288 Aigburth Road, Liverpool L17 9PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 728 7030