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The Pavilion Indian Restaurant

538-542 Blackburn Road, Bolton BL1 8NW, England
+44 1204 301154
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
538-542 Blackburn Road, Bolton BL1 8NW, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

For my girlfriends 18th birthday my friends and i decided to go to the pavilion as it was suggested by many family members and friends and we was not disappointed. The food was great and so was the customer service i would definitely recomend the...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for an impromptu Sunday night dinner. Extensive menu: Balti's, Dupiaza, Jalfrezi, Bhuna etc. Lots of tandoori dishes, vegetarian and starters. Attentive friendly service and yummy food: Tandoori chicken tikka: beautiful and tender. Chicken Dupiaza also a hit. Not too busy at 6pm ish...More

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Party of 20 must have been a nightmare for them. Everything was hot, service was fast food was lovely and nothing was to much trouble it was Saturday night and very busy anyway. Really good, Curry was lovely.

Thank dands_10
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Food very good, staff brill, they really look after you, been to many Indian resteraunt,simply the best.

Thank Mervyn151
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have attended this curry house many times, i have never had a bad meal here!! I have eaten in plenty of curry houses in Lancashire, Wilmslow Rd and the world!! this restaurant is right up there at the top of my personal choice and...More

Thank TB4C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Always looks empty from the outside, but it was busy all night when we went. Curry's were good - nice amount of spices and soft meats, and the mango lassi was just right.

Thank AdamsFoodForThought
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Strange this one ! I was brought up in Bolton and for some unknown reason never made it to the Pavilion although it was only ten minutes drive away. Anyhow meeting old friends we decided to go local and give it a try . We...More

2  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our go to place . Always great service, happy waiters. Always look after us when we go. They go above and beyond. Never had a bad meal or drink. Parking at the back and out front is limited. Plenty of seating. Saturdays is their busy...More

Thank Vernon V
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We have been going to the pavilion for over 20 years. The food is always very tasty & service great. It is nothing much to look at, but go beyond the decor you will not be disappointed.

Thank Johnsupport1969
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant many times. In the good old days before the restaurant was extended the welcome was always fabulous. Staff took time out to converse with you at your table offering recommendations for different dishes to try and the food was great resulting in...More

Thank Tracy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$41
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538-542 Blackburn Road, Bolton BL1 8NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 301154
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