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“Amazing food, and service!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bengal Merchant

Bengal Merchant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Nestled in Barnard Castle's beautiful ancient artisan quarter, below the Market Cross is a charming, inviting, comfortable restaurant offering sophisticated, vibrantly flavoured, subcontinental cuisine of real style and taste. The menu features authentic, traditional favourites as well as creative dishes all made with the freshest ingredients. For those with an eye towards light, healthier eating we also offer our famous low calorie (yet authentic Indian) option of all our curries.The Merchant attracts a knowledgeable and loyal clientele who come back time and again for the fine food with exceptional friendly service. The Bengal Merchant is one of Barnard Castle's treasures and a perfect choice for exotic meals with friends & loved ones in a warm, cosy and romantic setting.For those with something to celebrate we also have a separate, newly refurbished function room too.
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Amazing food, and service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great food, very tasty and full of flavor!
The staff are really helpful and the customer service is spot on.
Would say it is the no. 1 place to eat in Barnard Castle!

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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best Indian Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

great food ,staff are pleasant and always cheerful,pleasure to eat there or takeaway,or if you just want to call in for a quiet drink they always make you feel welcome..........

Visited February 2013
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county durham
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“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

Always great food on both takeaway & Sit down restaurant. Friendly & helpfull staff
We visit with both friends and also take our children there and they are always made very welcome

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Thank holidays79
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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Curry House - best I have had”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

Its simple - I have only had curry in one better place and that was Delhi.

Great staff who bend over backwards to make sure the experience is a good one.

  • Visited February 2013
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

There was 12 of us that visited this restaurant without making a reservation, all though it was a busy Saturday night they made room for us without any delay.
The service we got from the staff was absolutely brilliant, the food was very tasteful and plentiful we even got free side dishes, we all left the Bengal merchant very satisfied and fully sated.
Once again thank you for your kind service

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