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Bombay Express

98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
+44 1803 380060
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
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1 - 10 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in before watching Jimmy Carr at the theatre. Nice inside, comfy chairs and good friendly service. Food was excellent, very tasty and well presented. Reasonably priced as well. Well doneMore

Thank mattthekat
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback. So glad you had an enjoyable experience. The chairs were custom built in Nottingham, very comfy. In other news I was live on Sky on Tuesday 17th October on the Catering Circle programme. Up against 8 other restaurateurs in a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten in a lot of Indian restaurants so we know whats what. We could not recommended this oneMore

1  Thank sandy b
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback Of which, where is the feedback??? what? Much like stone cold steve austin I am going to use your word "what" in an entertaining fashion. WWE fans enjoy!(Google stone cold steve austin what?) Where is the detail? What?? You have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat Indian food on a regular basis and I must say this is some of the best I've had for ages. The poppadum dips were excellent, and the lamb jelfrezi was fantasic. If your in Torquay go you won't be disappointedMore

Thank bjedwards2017
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback So glad you enjoyed your experience. Our music night on October 28th feat. Anna Hamill will be something not to miss out on, as we launch our India tour menu featuring ping pong pappadoms and our new pineapple chutney. 4...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff and service were very good but the food was very average. I would say that compared to other Indian restaurants that I have been to the food was bland and that is not how Indian food should be. It was all ok but it...More

1  Thank Peter B
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback. If you have a problem with your meal, please let us know so we can put it right for you on the night. Constructive feedback becomes useful when we have real feedback, so please send us a message via facebook...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to Bombay Express and both occasions the food and service is impeccable. Service is prompt and the food is simply delicious. If you are looking for a great Indian restaurant, please come here, you will not be disappointed 10/10

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice Indian restaurant, superb food, couldn't fault it. Had the chicken biryani and it was lovely,

Thank knowlers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went Saturday night, prebooked a table it was very busy, but service was brilliant, ordered a drink before our food, menu was very good and food was excellent value for money, definitely recommended

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So disappointed. The king prawns were so hard and crunchy they were inedible and I never leave my food. The chappatis were hard like cardboard and burnt it was categorically the worst indian I've ever had.More

Thank laura w
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Wish you would have been more specific with your regurgitated sounding vocabulary. Especially when you were in the restaurant. As we could have done something to rectify your complaint. As usual the spiteful bite out of spite. If this is...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for first time in couple years and was very impressed . Efficient,attentive staff working like clockwork . We had poppadom to start ,a biryani and a garlic chicken dish . All excellent and reasonably priced . The resturant had a modern feel and was...More

Thank reet1
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your dining experience. We work hard at maintaining standards. Would love to spend more money on the restaurant but I also have to be realistic with my endeavours. Hope to see you soon Regards Rehan

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Wonderful food, great service, nothing to much trouble and not a bad price either. Ask the staff to recommend a dish, you wont't be disappointed.More

Thank treforj373
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, Product knowledge is key. On of the hardest aspects of training is passing on generations of subject matter to staff and then getting them to relay the information in a confident and knowledgeable way. You dont just start working at...More

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Libbydagama
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Response from JourneymanMerseyside | Reviewed this property |
As people have said no but has a well stocked and reasonable priced bar. Food is great!
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Trevor B
11 September 2015|
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Response from Kenneth C | Reviewed this property |
yes four mins walk good luck I would not eat there again may different for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$33
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380060
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Description
Bombay Express has been running for over 11 years in the English Riviera area, before Trip Advisor was a thing. I jest, we have the classic dishes as well as our own signature dishes. Fresh fish from the bay, and our own cocktails. The Indian Kitchen Fitter cocktail served in a light bulb is a firm favourite.
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