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Bombay Express

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
+44 1803 380060
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (56 reviews)
“rice” (39 reviews)
“thali” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00 Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
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21 - 30 of 601 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2018

excellent food and service, reasonably priced will deff return, we had chicken korma and dansak, with chutney tray, was delicious!

1  Thank _carynne_lang
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My family were visiting Torquay for one night and we had prebooked a table before we had left home. On arrival the member of staff confirmed I was the table for 8 people. I confirmed it was for 4 people and checked my email confirmation....More

3  Thank Alison H
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback. And the winner of most annoying customer of the year goes to......Oh it’s you! Why didn’t I email you back.....every single staff member had concurred that you were rude arrogant and a time waster who spent most of her energy...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

the food was amazing , the staff were awesome , the ambiance lovely, very warm and welcoming Indian cuisine restaurant would thoroughly recommend you giving it a try !

1  Thank Jill L
Reviewed 4 August 2018 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

1  Thank Erica080808
Reviewed 30 July 2018 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 28 July 2018 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

3  Thank Dev P
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

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 27 July 2018 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 !

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 12 July 2018 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

2  Thank Nathan L
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

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 11 July 2018 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
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Questions & Answers
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$16 - US$33
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, 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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