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54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
+44 1202 484111
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible25%
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“nan” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited Starlight after not returning for sometime due to a bad experience previously. I must say this visit was good, the food was great service spot on and food was very tasty. I had serious doubts about going back however I would say...More

Thank Mav K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

They were nice but the place was empty bar two later guests. I had a balti and rice. But it was not until 2am that night and for the next 6 hours that I really felt the revenge. I could not have got this bad...More

Thank Julian B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Been on holiday for 2 weeks from Yorkshire we are big on Indian food so we thought we would try this are first week . Must say this is the best I have ever tasted restaurant first impression very clean waiters pleasant food outstanding. We...More

Thank mnevin5
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Although not in a fashionable part of Christchurch, this restaurant is worth seeking out. My wife and I were impressed with such a well furnished, clean, traditional style indian layout plus a screen showing Bollywood movies !!!! Food was really good quality and polite ,...More

2  Thank StuartMosaic
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

4 of us went for tea tonight. We had a table pounced 2-for-1 deal on starters&mains but this has no influence on this review. We had a starter each,I had onion bhajis, these were not greasy&delicious. I then had garlic chilli chicken,it was a generous...More

2  Thank oriolesam
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

First and last visit here. Chicken tikka starter was greasy and on the colder side of warm. Feeling a little braver than usual I ordered a rogan josh (medium hot) instead of my usual biryani or Bhuna. It was tasteless, I have had more spice...More

Thank Jafrette R
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

First I like to tell it was lovely Mother's Day evening meal very busy night my husband and my mother and kids enjoy chicken korma and madras and I had salmon tikka came out sizzling and yummy its was with free glass of wine for...More

1  Thank shah s
Reviewed 27 March 2017

So Firstly I thought you should all know I booked through table pouncer giving us 2 4 1 which was our main attraction but we choose starlight over all the other Indian options as this looked like the best menu. And suited our booking time...More

2  Thank Becki A
Reviewed 8 March 2017 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...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

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...More

Thank colehill c
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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  • Address: 54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 484111
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