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Alamin Tandoori

Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
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51 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2RF, England
+44 1234 330066
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We turned up on a Friday evening, and despite having bookings they were able to find us a table. We are vegetarian so we were very happy to see that they have such a varied menu. The service was excellent, as the staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was good both in taste and value. Will visit again.

Thank ojf798
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading good reviews we decided to give them a chance. Upon arrival we were told to wait, despite the restaurant only having 3 occupied tables. After waiting we were showed to a table awkwardly in the middle of others despite there being free ones elsewhere. 20 minutes in the waiter was clearly struggling or perhaps oblivious that we had... More 

Thank psizer1992
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

OK, if you are looking for glitz, no-one who knows your name or face, bland food, fawning waiters eager for you to vacate your table then The Alamin is not the place for you. But if you are looking for a genuinely courteous welcome, staff willing to engage in friendly conversation, excellent food and value for money then you are... More 

Thank andymoore2016
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

The Alamin is always the restaurant we go back to, again and again. The refurbishment has smartened the decor up but the welcome is always as warm as ever! The food really is consistently excellent. Portions are of a good size and prices good value. (3 of us ate today, with drinks £46). The garlic nan is the best we... More 

Thank Ian C
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We used to come to the Alamin a few years ago and always commented on how traditional it looked compared to all the other contemporary restaurants that were popping up everywhere on Tavistock street Bedford. This time we were amazed that the place had undergone a complete refurb! from top to bottom the place was 10x better looking and more... More 

1 Thank Ray A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

A meal at the alamin never fails to impress. We like good quality, tasty & spicy food. Starters were amazing & main dishes were the best eaten in a long time at a Bedford restaurant. Staff are very warm & welcoming and service was brilliant too. Will Definitely visit again soon.

Thank Jo H
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Alamin has been going for many years now and we had tried it before, but it was never one of our chosen places to eat. However another restaurant owned by the same people had been a firm favourite and we were gutted when it closed down a while ago. So imagine our excitement when we had an email from the... More 

Thank Julie G
Amesbury, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

There is plenty of free parking very close to the restaurant with a multi story car park nearby as well. The restaurant is not very large but it was fine with the tables not too close together. We shared a babori mix for starters and that was all very good apart from the samosa being rather tough. The chicken Shathkora... More 

Thank John_The_Miner
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Small restaurant, but friendly staff & the best Bengal fish jalfrezi. Well worth a visit to eat this dish.

Thank LorraineSass
Bedford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Used to eat here often, but became bored with same brown sauces and too much oil. Revisited twice in recent months (don't eat out very often). We were all impressed with each dish: no floating oil, fresh okra, heightened flavours in every curry ordered, each dish was quite distinct from the other, whether it was a main meat or vegetable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 330066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?