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Taj Mahal

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42 Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DW, England
+44 1202 761108
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
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1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great evening with my family here whilst on holiday, the food was really good and the service was extremely friendly. Will definitely be visiting again next time we're in Bournemouth ⭐️

Thank Ellie D
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to this restaurant as we are not local and only use it when we take a break to Bournemouth. Yet again could not fault service, and food was lovely. We had chicken balti chicken Peshawari and coconut rice which was delicious. Food was good value, nice atmosphere fairly busy for midweek but did not affect... More 

Thank Sharon C
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very traditional style, Excellent service & quality food & lots of wine selection & desserts. We had special lamb bhuna, pilau rice, naan Takra dal and so on....really loved it. Best in town. Recommend

Thank Ak A
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195 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be the restaurant of choice in westbourne but it's gone from good to average to poor. 3 of us went and only one starter of prawn puri was finished. Other starters and curries were left. The Sally was the most unpleasant. Will not return

Thank JacquiBournemouth
Mohrahman, Manager at Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Dear Jacqui Thank you for your review. We are proud of our products and service we provide here at Taj Mahal restaurant. I would like get more details of your experience on your recent visit as we did not hear anything from you while you were here with others. Would you be kind enough or may I please request you... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Puri Chicken Tikka!! Outstanding. Taj Mahal Westbourne never fails to deliver. The Chef is on top of his game and always produces quality food consistently!

Thank Ifty-Foody
Mohrahman, Manager at Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for an excellent review. I'll pass your comment to our chef and his team. We hope to see you soon here again. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have been with my family med of April 2017 nice place good welcome staff but little food expensive pill.

2 Thank hashem m
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Found this place after trawling round Bournemouth town looking for somewhere good to eat. On the outskirts of the main town but well worth the visit. Great atmosphere, wonderful food and the staff were excellent, especially the owner who made us feel very welcome. Would thoroughly recommend and look forward to visiting again when next in the area.

Thank Sophie O
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

There was 13 of us who went to Taj Mahal on 31st March to celebrate my partner and my birthday , the service was excellent and so was the food , all of our food came out at the same time no one was waiting for their food , we was made to feel very welcome as soon as we... More 

Thank Shaz W
1 review
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely one of the best places I've visited. Food is out of this world but below fancy restaurant prices. Chef is clearly on his way up and has won recognition already. Bit of a local gem and quality is very consistent in terms of taste. Seems busy even at quiet times of year which is very telling. Very much worth... More 

Thank Steven T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

How can an Indian restaurant not provide coriander for its guests and say people don't like it but they do cook with the seeds-i rest my case

Thank lloydsestates

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 761108
Welcome to Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant
The home of Traditional Indian Cuisine in Westbourne

Bournemouth's first and original Indian Restaurant, and winner of Patak's Restaurant of the Year. Join us for one of the best curries you'll ever taste.

The Taj Mahal is a family friendly restaurant - the prefect place for the young ones to taste their first traditional Indian curry!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?