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Review of The Bengal Lounge - CLOSED

The Bengal Lounge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Indian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Belleville
Description: Drawing inspiration from Queen Victoria's role as the Empress of India, this colonial style lounge is known throughout Victoria for its authentic curry buffet and signature cocktail menu. While new restaurants and lounges appear in Victoria regularly, The Bengal Lounge is a favorite of residents and visitors alike. Overlooking our stately gardens, the richly appointed Bengal Lounge offers not only a delicious curry lunch and dinner buffet but also an impressive international a la carte menu. Cocktail and martini aficionados will appreciate our vast selection of signature drinks. The Bengal Lounge is a licensed lounge and all guest must be 19 or older.
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Beautiful, interesting décor similar to what one would imagine would be in an old British establishment in India. Leather couches and a lot of dark wood. Choice of good beers. Great Indian food.

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

The Bengal Lounge has been one of my favorite places for a special occasion in Victoria for years. We had lunch there on March 14 and as usual, the service was excellent and the food was very good. The Bengal Room is gorgeous and the surroundings make the meal an event all on their own. The curry buffet is always delicious - it is hard to avoid overeating! The one quibble I have is the cost - prices are very high.

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Thank JESEdmonton
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Nice environment, even though a little kitsch (with fake tiger skins on the wall), the indian lunch buffett is really good, spicy, rich and of good quality, definitively worthy!

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Thank giadas
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Empress hotel is a must see , if you aren't planning on staying there I highly recommend going to the Bengal Lounge for a drink and sit by the fire. Buffett I wasn't crazy about ..food was barely warm

Thank Cathy c
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

Has been consistent for many years. A bit pricey. Good location. Food mildly spiced. Good chutney and condiment selection. Comfortable seating. Service indifferent.

Thank Thomas9102
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