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“Best Indians ever.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bengal Merchant

Bengal Merchant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, 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.
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Best Indians ever.”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

We had a superb meal last night in the Bengal merchant , very clean, great friendly staff , we are great Indian food lovers and we have visited many restaurants in the past , could not fault the food , would recommend this excellent restaurant to anyone , compliments to the chef .

Deborah & Tony

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Amazing food, and service!”
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!

  • Visited February 2013
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Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best Indian Restaurant”
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
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

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank holidays79
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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic Curry House - best I have had”
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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