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Thali Cafe Montpelier

12 York Road, Bristol BS6 5QE, England
+44 117 942 6687
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“thali” (84 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
“kulfi” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 York Road, Bristol BS6 5QE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big fan of Thali Café, like the menu and the atmosphere. Went here for a quick evening meal. But the service was a little slow, to start off with, felt like we were a bit ignored at first. But it got a better, and was...More

Thank ordinarypunter2015
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here recently on a Friday night, service was a tad slow but when attended to, it was good. Had a few cocktails with out dinner which were so yummy, definitely recommend. I had the Goan fish curry and my boyfriend had the lamb garam...More

Thank mnb171
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The Thali Cafe is my favourite Indian food in the U.K. I’ve been many times and not been disappointed. The vegetarian thali consisting of rice, vegetable subji, dal, yoghurt, crunchy salad and punjabi paneer is always delicious, the perfect size with great variety. They also...More

Thank Isobel C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Delicious food with great vegetarian options and environmentally friendly takeaway! We love getting takeaway from here, their packaging is compostable and recyclable. The restaurant decor is great too. We love the mushroom samosas and pumpkin curry.

Thank Georgie M
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Travelled down from Gloucester with my partner for lunch with our daughter, who lives nearby in St Werburgh's and who had recommended The Thali Cafe Montpelier as a good place to celebrate my birthday. I was not disappointed! Excellent meal and friendly service! I can...More

Thank morningstar2017
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Came with a few friends, having been to Thali Cafe Clifton before but not this one. Food equally as delicious and such good food options catering for all, and a really fun setting. Enough food to enjoy all, want a little more, but not feel...More

Thank dbhettle
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Really flavoursome dishes. You order a plate selection of curries, rice and dips which makes everything really nice to share. Friendly staff and quick service!

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I came here for my uncle's 40th birthday and it was a very pleasent experience. The decor was lovely and the staff were all super friendly and aided to the whole night being a success. Will definitely be reccomending the place to my friends, thankyou...More

Thank scootch123
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback! Its always nice to know when we get it right, so glad your uncle's birthday was a pleasant experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best, Amy and Team Thali

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

A beautiful night with delicious dishes, fresh and good quality. I recommend this to my friends. Thank you for your hospitality again. Alexandros

Thank Alexandrosap
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

You are most welcome! Thank you for giving us a lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Amy and Team Thali

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Good choice of thali dishes and tasty starters. Good vegetarian options. We joined the Thali club online which gave us a 40% discount off our first meal (not Fri/Sat). Friendly staff.

Thank AndyNic
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed your meal with us, it's nice to know when when we get it right! Hope to see you again soon, keep checking the Thali Club for future offers! All the best, Amy and Team Thali

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 York Road, Bristol BS6 5QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 942 6687
  • E-mail
Famous for Thalis but you'll find classic Indian snacks, coffee and cakes on the menu too. Quirky decor, great atmosphere, free Wifi, kids welcome. Award-winning Tiffin Takeaway scheme. Equally suited for groups, families or for a romantic dinner. Contact us about hiring the whole back room for your party or celebration.This is the original Thali Cafe, located in the hub of Montpelier, it is one of four Thali Cafes in Bristol. We avoid mainstream locations in favour of areas with a strong sense of community where we can foster relationships with local people and businesses.
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