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54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
+44 1202 484111
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used this restaurant before and found the food to be ok, but on each occasion the attitude of the waiter left a lot to be desired. Tonight was no exception. The restaurant was empty when we arrived. We noticed that there was a new menu and that the prices had increased by approx 20% making it more expensive... More 

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Thank Andy M
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a few times but just thought it worth a quick update to my previous reviews. The food has always been very good and I am pleased to say that last night there was no change on that front. We always use TablePouncer to bag a deal but be aware that the deal has changed, They now do... More 

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Thank colehill c
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113 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We booked a table for a Saturday evening and was surprised to find that only three tables, including outs was taken. In our experience good Indian restaurants are packed on a Saturday. The food was good, not brilliant and a bit heavy but edible and served on warm plates. Service was casual, although we had everything we wanted and received... More 

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Thank littlegracie
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I visited Starlight Restaurant in Christchurch last night, our first visit despite being local to us. We can't understand why we've never been there before as the food was delicious with lots of different items on the menu not normally found in an Indian restaurant, the service we received was very good, efficient and friendly. We have... More 

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Thank Joanie307
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant restaurant which we have now visited twice. The food was excellent and both the staff and standard of service left nothing to be desired. The menu has many interesting dishes as well as the more traditional offerings. We have been eating in Indian restaurants round the UK and abroad for 50 years and the Starlight compares favourably... More 

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Thank Mike N
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is now my local............We have been on several occasions & have ordered different dishes between us.. The food has always been great...couple of dishes maybe not keen on but thats our palate.. Has been good for children, visitors and ourselves. Staff are friendly...staff are fine and welcoming. This should be much further up there with the more popular restaurants... More 

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Thank spanish_sun2
Christchurch
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We went for an evening meal tonight and as usual the food was delicious and the service friendly and efficient. Trying the sizzling tikka prawns for a change do not disappoin... It was amazing. We have been to the Starlight numerous times and every visit has been really enjoyable

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Thank Samie0703
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The decor was nice inside and we got shown to our table very quickly,it was fairly busy with both takeaway orders and people eating in the restaurant like us.The prices are reasonable and the choice was extensive,we ordered drinks and poppadoms,after 15 mins we placed our order for dinner,starters as well.The food came out in a timely fashion even though... More 

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Thank fishy179
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The good is great food but "cheese nan" is just a nam with cheese melted on top and no wifi but definitely a nice place to eat

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Thank Clive m
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went for a curry at the Starlight within the last couple of weeks; the food was bland, warm, seemed pre-cooked & not worth the £’s they charged. I ordered a dish of the menu that was described as "Hot"..... I have had hotter cucumber sandwiches. The Staff are rude, poor service, took ages for them to serve us &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Eastern European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 484111

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