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“An unexpected surprise on an overnight trip from Oxford”
Review of Balti Kitchen

Balti Kitchen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: New restaurant opened only four months ago. The owners have run a takeaway outlet in Stratford for many years and have now moved into the restaurant business.The food is superb. The owners are young, enthusiastic and deserve to make a tremendous success of the business.Excellent value for money is given on a comprehensive meal deal .Definitely worth a visit if you appreciate really high quality Indian/bangladeshi food.
Reviewed October 4, 2012

The Balti Kitchen was mentioned by the hotel where I booked, but not specifically by name. I remember that an Indian meal was first on the list of alternatives suggested. After walking up and down the main street in Stratford BK seemed to offer the best value for money by offering a starter, main, Cobra beer or glass of wine, ending with a choice of tea or coffee all for £12.95, very reasonable I thought.

Well what a pleasant suprise. The restaurant was comfortable enough but what was special was the attentiveness of the staff. To me the food tasted so much better after discussing the choice of starter and main, then going with the waiter's recommendations.The mixed starter comprised fresh and tender cooked sizzling meats. The main dish was on the special list and had been cooked in the way suggested by the waiter following our conversation. This personalised service really made the meal more enjoyable for me. It led me to take my time thinking about the freshness and variety of spices that I was tasting.

The formula offered by BK this evening, I think would work well in most locations, including Oxford where the market for restaurants is competitive. Focus on quality and customer service works everywhere.

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Thank MarBral
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Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile


Our guesthouse owners recommended this restaurant. As it was just around the corner from The Emsley, we decided to try it. We were only in town two nights and we ate there both nights! That says a lot. Great food, attentive service, amazing value. They were terrific and patient explaining different dishes also.

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Thank ALadybug
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Lovely food. We had an unusual green bean dish as a starter. The only thing that slightly marred the experience is that we were overcharged for a couple of drinks. We put that down to a simple mistake. Friendly chatty staff.

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Thank Veganbogey
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

If you are a local or a visitor to Stratford upon Avon and like Indian cuisine, then this is the place to go.
The menu is very good and the standard of food excellent. The staff are very friendly and have a vast knowledge of the dishes they serve, they will help you with the spice level that is suited to you so it will not be 'too hot' for your taste.

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Thank Bob F
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

We had to go after reading about it on Trip Advisor,and what a pleasure it was!
We went for the £12.95 two course fixed price meal,and to be honest expected some rather small portions,were we wrong,the starter was the size of a main and the main was superb!We both had different ones but i tell you what,best meal in Stratford,staff were attentive and very helpful,but there eagerness to please was outdone by the quality of the food.
If you like Indian food,you have to go,REALLY REALLY GOOD.

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Thank john m
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