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Golden Star Tandoori

100 Balloch Road | Alexandria, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
+44 1389 721077
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“naan bread” (9 reviews)
“korma” (6 reviews)
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European, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100 Balloch Road | Alexandria, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The worst Indian we have ever had. The starter of chicken pakora was just some chicken tasteless batter which has been fried too much. This took a while to come out so they offered us poppadoms and spiced onions. We hoped the main courses would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sszz2010
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Oh dear, the new owners have got this so wrong. Now called Bombay Jocks and they have a dual menu of limited Indian food and then Scottish food. The menu is very limited with little choice and you can get steak pie and fish and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank stuart w
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here as we travelled through Scotland. Pleasantly surprised to find an Indian restaurant, nice change from the pub offerings nearby. Service was top notch, attentive but not intrusive. Good quality was good although my korma was sweeter than I'm used to but the naan...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Quentin H
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area and after a long day walking I was really looking forward to a take away indian. Unfortunately this was by far the worst curry I have had. It was just pepper hot and no flavour. Now looking forward to a proper indian...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank STEVE B
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to this new Indian opening in balloch on our first visit which was on the afternoon of opening it was fine we had a nice lunch and drinks. On the Second visit with friends we waited so long to recieve our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ccartist
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I’m writing this review on the new name the restaurant has taken as Bombay jocks well we like to eat out a lot with friends and family but this has to be the worst review I’ve had to ever write on tripadvisor and I’m really...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Louise S
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Last night was our first visit since the refurbishment at the Golden Star. What a difference! New furniture and wooden flooring, gone are the table cloths and carpet with Indian decoration on the walls. Much improved and more modern. Food still as good as previously...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank H9199MKcarolines
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Visited this establishment on Saturday and had a very nice meal from the taster menu, service was exemplary and food quality and portions were great, was impressed so went back on Sunday for lunch with friends

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PCvet
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We tried yesterday golden star tandoori the spice was good but the biryanis was 70% chicken tikka masala was 60% naan bread was 100% . Services and place was fantastic clean and the staff friendly

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Easa1982
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Food worst ever tasted staff useless most went in bin a bit expensive for half a tub chips dry nothing tasty about it

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank William M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $31
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Balloch Road | Alexandria, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 721077
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Do you like Indian cuisine? If you do, you will love Golden Star in Balloch in Loch Lomond! A fully licensed restaurant, we have been proudly serving the local area for over a quarter of a century. During that time, our family run restaurant has built up a wonderful reputation for great food, competitive prices and a wonderful dining experience in a vibrant and relaxing environment. So whether you are treating your family to a meal or entertaining clients, make sure you pay us a visit for an unforgettable experience! Curry Balti Dishes Here at Golden Star, we offer a wide range of delicious and nutritious Eastern dishes, including korma and nantara, as well as offering a wide selection of European and vegetarian cuisine for you to choose from. We offer highly competitive prices, along with a free loyalty discount card (please ask for details). In addition, we provide excellent customer service, treating all our customers as valued guests, and striving to make everyone feel welcome.
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