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Bombay Express

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
+44 1803 380060
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (56 reviews)
“thali” (11 reviews)
“rice” (37 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet again, Bombay Express delivers in terms of class, customer service and quality of food. It was a Sunday night. . .only three staff working front of house, including the manager and owner. Every table was taken. Full to bursting. . . Yet still we...More

Thank Erica080808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, decent service, not too attentive but attentive enough so we could let them know if there was a problem(there wasn’t). The only downside is the price was a little expensive for the curry, but I feel it’s worth it. Lovely atmosphere and friendly...More

Thank 1lastthing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was desperate to have indian good but was disappointed with the food quality and attitude. Owner(manager) did not take complain positively and ignored us...More

1  Thank Dev P
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am always first to admit my faults, yet your review lacks so much detail. What was the problem? what dish was it? when did you come in? These would be constructive points that i could respond to. Your "desperate"...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband spent four days in Torquay this week, first two resisted going for an "Indian" ,but succumbed on the third night and delighted we did, great food, staff and restaurant ,so good we returned the next night !

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Asked for a chic balti slightly hotter, however when it arrived it was hotter than a madras I’ve had in other restaurants which was not what I was expecting at all So really didn’t enjoy and disappointed Would go there again for sure!!!! SorryMore

1  Thank Nathan L
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Our Balti is one that is filled with flavour and taste, extra heat added at the customers request is often down to interpretation and also ability to cope with heat. With the dish being to hot, please let us know...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is very nice, cosy and clean restaurant with lovely staff. The food was absolutly delicious. We had lamb and a vegan thali. Both were really nice. Highly recommended

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Overall I enjoyed my meal here. I missed the starters and went straight for the chicken tikka Baltimore with rice and naan. I was a little disappointed that they charged me an extra £4 because it was a chicken tikka as opposed to a normal...More

Thank Yashy123
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Have never left a review on trip advisor but am compelled to do so. I am still feeling unwell. What is going on! Ok listen up people. My family have been in the restaurant trade in Birmingham for over 4 decades. This restaurant is selling...More

2  Thank Robin D
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for your feedback All knowing Bengali man of Birmingham, who wanted to make his point hit so hard he has to go and spray hatred across tripoadvisor. #smallmansyndrome. You have clearly said on the day about the lamb and this foreign chemical...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018

I have dined at this restaurant a couple of times and I have always enjoyed my meal. However, my wife is a bit of a curry connoisseur and her Madras was way too hot without much flavour. She loves the hotness but the curry must...More

Thank Devonian2222
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Bombay Express never fails to deliver both in terms of food and service. Has introduce a specials board which had some rather uniq items not found on the usual curry menu. Mango laksi was great.

Thank ajhoyle
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7 February 2016|
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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!
Trevor B
10 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
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
  • E-mail
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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