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“Great for a Pre-cinema meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Star of Bengal

Star of Bengal
Ranked #26 of 65 Restaurants in Uckfield
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Great for a Pre-cinema meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

We've been here a few times now to have a meal before the cinema, so early evening. It's had a bit of a makeover which has freshened up the decor. The staff are always welcoming and humorous and the food is very good. The most recent time we went we noticed that there was also a steady stream of regulars collecting their early evening take-aways. Good job we reserved this time as several hopefuls were turned away.
I wouldn't be my choice for a special meal as the seating arrangement has several booths and it's very bright - not to my taste. But, once again, great for that pre-cinema meal!

  • Visited January 2014
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English first
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

My wife and have been using the star of Bengal since moving into uckfield in 1987, always a good tasty ruby , small restaurant so cosy feel , staff friendly, The only DOWN point is the state of the toilets , small dirty and not a pleasant place.
It must be time for a refit even if its just the ladys toilets as my wife does not look forward to spending a penny.....

  • Visited December 2013
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Newick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Food, Attentive Staff, Book for Friday & Saturday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant for about the last three years and have always enjoyed the food on offer, the portions are very generous and of a high standard, the staff are very friendly and helpful. We would recommend you make a reservation for Fridays and Saturdays to avoid being disappointed , have to say Sunday evenings are a delight to have a meal, the owner will spend time with you and explain the menu in detail, altogether a very nice dining experience would highly recommend it.

  • Visited January 2014
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East Sussex
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

Not a lot to say really, a few neighbours recommended it to us, but like many things you stick with what you know, we will return as its walkable to and such nice waiters, food was piping hot and very reasonable prices, have tried many indian restaurants and for a local high street this was very good

Visited July 2013
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Sussex UK
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Good, but choose your time carefully.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

We visited this restaurant quite a few times when in the area. The food is good. But they also do a lot of take-away business and put take-away customers ahead of actual diners. For instance, we sat there in the early evening spinning out poppadoms for 45 mintes waiting for our food. Meanwhile perhaps a dozen phone calls were received and 8 or 9 customers came in to collect their telephone orders. When I asked about our food, I was told to be patient. After 45 mintes I put £5 on the table to more or less cover two drinks and the poppadoms and got up to leave. The manager protested. I told him to forget it. He'd had his chance to be respectful and to be respected. I do not recommend the service here but the food is good.

  • Visited March 2013
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