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Golden Star

100 Balloch Road | Alexandria, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
+44 1389 721077
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“curry” (18 reviews)
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
“spiced onions” (4 reviews)
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European, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
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100 Balloch Road | Alexandria, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

im local and had never tried this indian but I heard there was new owners and a new chef so decided to try it out and I was blown away by how good the food was this will 100% be my local indian now 10...More

Thank callydakota
Reviewed 6 days ago

Most of us have been in this position at some time, cajoled into shuffling into a restaurant because it's "handy" and "not bad" or so we are informed but, in the end, such approval is seen to be well off the mark, at least in...More

Thank benjoshjack1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered takeaway. The curry and naan were delicious and the portion generous. Some waiting time for the food to be ready. Value for money.

1  Thank Capy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming, Robert gave excellent attentive service along with the rest of staff. Fantastic food at reasonable prices. Would recommend for everyone who loves Indian food and those who want to try it.

Thank rockyscraig
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Haven't been in for a while and disappointed to see the last review and the food in here has always been very good and this time was no exception, service was good, food was excellent and prices are very good. Yes the decor is tired...More

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Never again go here for a curry, the worst tasteless curry ever. Had asked for our drinks 10 mins later....services was slow and after getting the £20 set dinner and two pints it suddenly went up to to £36...sorry was the answer...Duh!More

Thank jpe12
Stephen Q, Public Relations Manager at Golden Star, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

I'm very sad to see you didn't have a good experience, We always strive to have 100% great feedback but we are all human and sometimes human errors happen and for this I do oligopolies, I do believe our manager on the night compensated you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We as Dutch people when in England/Scotland always visit an Indian restaurant. The taste of the food in this restaurant was very good ( we ate a Golden Star special King Prawn with fried Rice , Lamb Boona and nanbread) and the atmosphere was fortunately...More

1  Thank vosnieuws
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Really well-cooked Indian food. Great menu choice. The staff are good at advising our friends not used to Indian food of appropriate dishes. We eat (out) there a couple of times a month.

Thank LochLomondMan
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This has to be the worst curry in living memory. Not authentic at all, I've had home made curries better than this. Yuk. No king prawns and a ridiculous long wait didn't help either.

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

With great, sparkly 70"s wallpaper, you wonder what to expect in this well known Balloch eatery. But it is the biz. Nice friendly staff and delicious food. I always go for the tandoori chicken on the bone, which comes on a sizzling plate of onions....More

Thank Paul M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Balloch Road | Alexandria, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 721077
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Do you like Indian cuisine? If you do, you will love Golden Star in Balloch in Loch Lomond! A fully licensed restaurant, we have been proudly serving the local area for over a quarter of a century. During that time, our family run restaurant has built up a wonderful reputation for great food, competitive prices and a wonderful dining experience in a vibrant and relaxing environment. So whether you are treating your family to a meal or entertaining clients, make sure you pay us a visit for an unforgettable experience! Curry Balti Dishes Here at Golden Star, we offer a wide range of delicious and nutritious Eastern dishes, including korma and nantara, as well as offering a wide selection of European and vegetarian cuisine for you to choose from. We offer highly competitive prices, along with a free loyalty discount card (please ask for details). In addition, we provide excellent customer service, treating all our customers as valued guests, and striving to make everyone feel welcome.
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