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The Pavilion Indian Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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538-542 Blackburn Road, Bolton BL1 8NW, England
+44 1204 301154
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited here. We ordered a couple of poppadoms, selection of dips, chicken tikka masala, and chicken tikka korma. Cooked to perfection! The staff were lovely and really friendly. We really had a lovely evening and appreciated the wonderful service and food. Will definitely be returning soon!

1 Thank purplecarrot123
Bolton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent experience, never rushed but dont wait too long for food. food lovely. I always have the shashlick but get a different sauce. staff really friendly and happy to help. highly recommended by all, including kids.

Thank hart754
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the first time and found the food to be OK, standard Indian food. I would have been OK with this and would have planned to return if the service had been OK but unfortunately it wasn't. Found the staff to offer very few smiles. We had to ask for a round of drinks numerous times and then... More 

Thank big_phil2010
Bolton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good service waiters can't do enough for you, had a bad rating lately so tried it to see if it was as good as it usually is & wasn't disappointed

Thank Mick M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I, have frequented this curry house regularly when staying in Bolton for over 20 years and it has had its ups and downs over that period. Unfortunately we do feel that on our last 3/4 visits the staff seem to feel that they are doing us a favour and want you in and out as soon as... More 

Thank Richard P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience in pavilion, I have been visiting pav for at least 16 years and I am never disappointed!The bar man is always very helpful and entertaining and the service exceeds my expectations. The food is outstanding, I recommend the madras and the garlic naan. 👍🏼

Thank Moniha B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a works do. Food was excellent but then again I asked for it a lot more spicy than normal. Barman looked after us while we we're waiting. Great service.

Thank Salma B
Rochdale, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food was good, little bit more spice needed. The staff were very friendly. The bar man was very funny. The atmosphere was nice. Would go there again.

Thank Toe-lil
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Food was good. Service was really good. Jay was busy at the bar but we had the other staff doing a great job. Bar man was a good laugh and gave us a free round :O

Thank Alifa T
Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

5 years of eating here and still flawless, I brought my sisters with me and they were more than happy with the excellent service that's provided and the food was 5* delicious as always. I am always remembered by staff which is lovely and they are so attentive on each and every visit!! By far the best Indian I've ever... More 

Thank AmyPitfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$41
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?