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Golden Temple

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali
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6 Lower Bore Street, Bodmin PL31 2JX, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the Golden Temple must say the best Indian food I tasted in along time must the best 👍👍👍👍

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute we walked in the door we felt welcome, it felt like Mrs Barrie was inviting us into her own home . This is one of the most relaxing experiences I have enjoyed in a restaurant in a long time. The curry and rice are the best by a long mile that I have ever experienced. I will... More 

2 Thank Jac547
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited by chance last time we were in Bodmin (reviewed then too!) We loved the experience so much, we just had to pop back. We weren't disappointed The food was as tasty as before, and the atmosphere as relaxed and carefree as before. I can see why this place isn't everyone's cup of tea. It does require a leap of... More 

2 Thank Alan M
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Well I am not sure how to rate this as the food was really tasty and the portions a nice size. However it appears to be run by one chef & a waiter. It will probably be one of my more memorable eating experiences as it resembled Fawltey Towers in some manners. We arrived & they sent us to the... More 

2 Thank Dave G
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you're up for something a bit fun and different with hands down the best curry I've tasted then look no further. From having to write down your own order to collecting your own beer from the fridge and glass off the tray, if you've got an open mind then it's a very enjoyable experience. The service that is offered... More 

1 Thank Ferrier49
St Austell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I inquisitively popped my head around the front door to be greeted by Mrs Barrie and a friendly assistant. I looked at the simplistic menu on the white board and had to give it a go.... The service was basic but effective and the food was bloody fantastic! *****

1 Thank Tom P
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126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Mrs Barrie is still cooking the best curry in Cornwall... with great service. The menu is pleasingly simple and the quality of the food is exceptional. Most main dishes are about £5... so you are going to get great value for money. Recently refurbished, so really pleasant surroundings and easy street parking outside the restaurant. Can't fault it... give it... More 

2 Thank daveww
Fowey, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Met at the door by a smiling Mrs Barrie. Seems she and her husband are both retired but have returned to the restaurant they established in 1985 where they are loved by the local community. So this is probably why you write out your own order and take it to her in the kitchen and help yourself to drinks from... More 

1 Thank Graham355
Southampton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

What can you say when the menu arrives with a pencil and order pad and your told to write your own order and hand it in at the kitchen hatch!!! Then told you can choose and serve your own drinks from 'over there' as a hand swishes towards a full bar and upright chiller cabinets!!!! Oh well, lets get with... More 

Thank CoffeeLover158
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

This a humble restaurant, with poor decor, where you have to write your own order from a limited badly handwritten menu. The sort of place you would walk into and walk straight out - BIG MISTAKE. The food is wonderful. The service is courteous. The prices are far too low and the food is wonderful - yes, it's that good.... More 

2 Thank davidbsmallwood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lower Bore Street, Bodmin PL31 2JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bodmin
  • Phone Number: 0120872593
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?