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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%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (53 reviews)
“thali” (10 reviews)
“naan” (14 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Reserved table online with no problems although confirmation was via random text message with no ID. Really nice food and great friendly service. This is by far one of the best Indian restaurants in the area albeit quite expensive for what it is. Only quibble...More

Thank welloilbeefoct
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to book, good table. Good range to choose from. Lovely food, great service, friendly staff, deserved to be busier.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband popped here for a curry and have to say glad we did. Its a little gem that we found and really can't wait to return when we are back in Torquay. Staff made you feel welcome and the food was first...More

Thank sroper21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to the Bombay Express as I had such a good meal there a month before. The food is delicious, fresh and packed with roast vegetables and plenty of side salad. Excellent service. Very enjoyable for a meal out to catch up with friends as...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience---friendly helpful staff, lovely food and great prices. Add that to long opening hours and select beers and you've got a hit! Highly recommended for both sit in or take out.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Bombay Express is an excellent Indian restaurant. We were made very welcome. The food is of such a high standard. The staff are friendly & attentive. They were happy to go through the evening at our pace, no rush. Happy for us to take...More

Thank Cowperstowe
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Sadly, I hail from Birmingham... the best curries in the world. (I've enjoyed them in Delhi)!! So the Bombay Express wouldn't survive in my native city. Biriani is pretty straightforward & should have prolific infusions of spice & flavour. This one didn't. It was also...More

2  Thank Arthur T
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for your feedback BAB! Why you would be sad to hail from Birmingham.....i guess only you could tell us that. You are spoilt for choice in Birmingham with the £5 curries and rice and free starters and the yes sir no sir British...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious meal at the Bombay Express. As we are having building work carried out on our house, we need to eat out. We went on a Sunday evening and had great food and service. Every dish we ordered was beautiful cooked and...More

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Visited Torquay for one night and stayed in nearby Belmont bed and breakfast. Originally went to local pub opposite but lack of any service. Decided to move to this restaurant and immediately welcomed with smiles. Service and food consistently to high standard in a very...More

1  Thank sukritisharma2002
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Booked a table having read the reviews and the owners replies and were intrigued. So happy we did. Service was excellent, and the young lady serving our table very knowledgable. Every dish we had was very tasty and delivered what had been described. Throughout the...More

Thank Sam G
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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$17 - US$35
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
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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