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The Bay Leaf

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Oldford, Frome BA11 2ND, England
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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

The food here is delicious and there is so much choice. The staff couldn't be more helpful. The surroundings could do with refreshing but that does not detract from the experience.

Thank Gill P
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Sadly this establishment is now closed for good. While it was open I would say that it served some of the nicest food in Frome. Definitely was the best Indian in the town. Wish I got to try more of their dishes...

1 Thank Stevenmcom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Stumbled on this whilst heading into Frome on a Friday around 8pm. Very glad we did. The restaurant was empty, only one couple eating. The menu choice was really good, lots of specials we have not seen before. The food was excellent, extremely tasty and well put together. Not your typical indian restaurant menu or food. Indians are often disappointing,... More 

Thank themogster
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a great Indian take-away from the Bay Leaf! Chose it as staying in the nearby Premier Inn. Phoned our order through, picked up 25mins later. We both had the chicken passanda which was great! Lots of chicken in it too which is rare these days (had some really stingy ones recently). My cheese naan was yum too! Would definitely... More 

Thank mike-poldo
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Popped in after seeing it all lit up beautifully at night! No need to book, had lovely table near window, very friendly staff and attentive but not overbearing. Beautiful food, tasted fresh , hot and flavoursome. And very reasonably priced too, next time were down that neck of the woods we will definitely return, thank you.

Thank Peeps19
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a very popular restaurant so I would recommend you book. Saying that we didn't and they managed to squeeze a family of four in with minimal wait. Nice tasting food it's clear to see they use quality ingredients and it has a large selection on the menu so you're likely to find something you would enjoy. Excellent portion... More 

Thank Kirsty C
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of the knowll hill, the place to stay, guest house as being one of his favourite Indian restaurants. We went on Sunday evening and it was buffet night. Food was nice, staff attentive and helpful. Reasonably priced.

1 Thank Sallylesko1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Amazing! Excellent food, excellent service. First visit to The Bay Leaf yesterday evening after hearing so many good things about it for so long. Really impressed and it's highly recommended by me and my family. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank LeeW2000
Cork, Ireland
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Deliciously cooked fresh food, all veg cooked to perfection. Sole a little disappointing as it did not fall off the bone as it should. AMAZING dessert. V tasty local Prosecco. Will go again.

Thank Alyeesha
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

The food is OK at best. Nothing to shout about to be fair they got good waiters who were always on hand to help. Unfortunately the food wasn't what I'm use to.

1 Thank iamfromlondonuk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oldford, Frome BA11 2ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: 01373-47-48-25
Was previously The Ship Inn

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