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Urban Tandoor

13 Small Street, Bristol BS1 1DE, England
+44 117 929 9222
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (208 reviews)
“poppadoms” (73 reviews)
“butter chicken” (28 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Small Street, Bristol BS1 1DE, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Urban Tandoor
1. Award winning restaurant!!!!!!
" Drinks came out quick and so did poppadoms."
Daniel O
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2. Healthy, fresh cooking!!!!!!!!
" Immediately we were greeted with delicious light dips and poppadoms."
Megan T
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3. Voted number 5 in UK!!!!!!!!!!
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Reviewed yesterday

Really good find this one and really busy even at 6am on a Monday. The welcome we had war really friendly and a nice atmosphere and the lighting is spot on. Best bit is the food and they use really good ingredients and you can...More

2  Thank Eastwoodman
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As fans of Indian cuisine we thought we would test Urban Tandoor’s claim to be the best Indian restaurant in Bristol. We were not disappointed, in fact we thought it was one of the best Indian meals we have ever eaten. This popular little restaurant...More

4  Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite glad we choose here. quick look on TripAdvisor . not bad so it we choose it. seekh kebab , tandoori lamb chops . followed by tandoori. mixed grill .lamb biryani . poppadoms , overall i enjoyed our meal , couldn't really find much to...More

3  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the off - highly attentive staff with perfect blend of efficiency and friendliness. The flavours and textures of everything we ate was just fabulous. We couldn’t fault a single bit of our meal. Highly recommended to all - especially the King Prawn Goan affair...More

3  Thank MickeyGeeee
Reviewed 5 days ago

Seemed very Dark ( barely see the menu). Expensive for what you get. In honesty, the meat in the mixed Grill did not seem to be Fresh out of the tandoor (seemed as if it was reheated). Kebabs in the mixed Grill also not too...More

1  Thank khabboo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday early evening and were fitted in without a reservation. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made us welcome. The menu isn't as extensive as some Indians and I would say it is a little on the pricier side,...More

1  Thank Beckyh85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited after reading so many great reviews and were not disappointed. We were greeted as soon as we entered the door with a warm welcome and were shown to our table. We had poppadoms whilst waiting to order, a nice touch as we were very...More

4  Thank CharDrama
MYDDROSH, Manager at Urban Tandoor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Respected Guest, Thank you very much for your time to review Urban tandoor. Glad you were happy with our food and beverage offerings. We look forward to seeing you soon. Many thanks, Best regards, Urban tandoor

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for our daughters 30th birthday. We had the most delicious meal with fantastic attentive staff from start to finish. A surprise cocktail for the birthday girl and also a surprise birthday pudding plate. We will definitely be back and and also try their...More

4  Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad I found this place on TripAdvisor, had a very nice dinner experience. The service was just excellent, Chicken Tikka Masala had great flavours and the prices were reasonable. The only downsides worth mentioning: the background music felt a bit loud and the lighting too...More

4  Thank jrissanen
MYDDROSH, Manager at Urban Tandoor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Respected Guest, Thank you for your kind words of encouragement! Glad you had a nice time with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. Many thanks, Best regards, Urban tandoor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited several times and it was always an excellent experience. Fantastic service and great fresh food on each visit, also perfect to celebrate special occasion! Highly recommended.

3  Thank SunnyDL23
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Questions & Answers
5 December 2017|
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Response from bra6 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a while since I went but I’m sure the first half is but then think it’s raised so phone ahead and book a wheelchair accessible table if I was you
Kerry F
26 October 2017|
Response from MYDDROSH | Property representative |
yes, Chicken korma is gluten free. Most vegetarian dishes are gluten free. we also have a separate gluten free menu.
24 September 2017|
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Response from Croixlmt | Reviewed this property |
As I'm not vegan myself, I'm not sure what provisions they can make specifically, but there was an extensive selection of vegetable, lentil and other dishes. They seem to be very helpful so fear not. You will enjoy it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$28
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Small Street, Bristol BS1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 9222
  • E-mail
Welcome to Bristol's best Indian restaurant. We are the pioneers of Indian food in Bristol. We offer enjoyable, memorable dining experiences - delicious Indian cuisines, exciting interiors & stylish hospitality. Unusually, we offer genuine Indian food from the true sources - the gourmet homes & street stalls across India's regions - prepared by skilled chefs from those regions. Come for genuine delicious Indian food. Our food is totally different from local curry houses. Do not expect curry house food.
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