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Stornoway Balti House

) #27 of 34 Restaurants in Stornoway €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian,
24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (16 reviews)
“dhansak” (2 reviews)
“cobra beer” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as usual and has become part of our holidays back home. Lovely young lady and gent served us perfectly (give them a pay rise! They totally deserve one). Food and extra were delicious, hot and served quickly. Cannot fault it :)

Thank Sunshine_please35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it's musty, and old fashioned and the Michelin star might never happen but if you want to completely relax and enjoy well cooked curries and starters, then this is the place - we ordered for 4 and had drinks for about £100 including tip....More

Thank DarthMorrissey
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is not very attractive, it has a dirty hall. Inside the place looks better and the personnel is friendly. However the food is far from Indian. The curry has the taste of a very sweet dessert. If this adapting the Indian cuisine to...More

Thank LeuvenAnne
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We tried this restaurant last week. I have never quite tasted anything as awful as the food served there. From the spiced onions consisting of raw onions with a sprinkle of herbs (no sauce or anything), to the Tesco naan bread (which was the highlight...More

2  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Had a hard time finding a place to eat in Stornoway. With no reservations made, limited choices. Decided to try the Balti House. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The menu was extensive yet basic. The food was very fresh and tasty, the wine selections...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Balti House is now effectively being run by one of Mr Ali's sons and he is making a fine job of it being more go-ahead and innovative than his father. The food was excellent, the service was good and the price was reasonable. Well...More

Thank Ramsay M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This building is in serious need of rebuilding/renovation it's been a long while since I've eaten in quite as rough a building. The food though was fine. Maybe with some money spent on a decent modernisation then with the location it could be a great...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went in the restaurant with my family, 3 of us at 9-40 pm, which I know is a little late, but its a Friday night. the welcome was awful, was told they are closing at 10 and basically got the impression that they couldn't be...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We found this curry house by chance and it was a welcome break in a great spot overlooking the harbour. The food was good and the service very good. Pleasant enough!

Thank Independent_Joe
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Travelling in the outer Hebrides based in Stornaway. Decided with our friends one night to get a takeaway. Extensive menu, delicious food not expensive. Ready within 20 mins, centre of the town so easy to collect. I don't think they deliver. Nice restaurant if staying...More

Thank sally308
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
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