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Bollywood Spice

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Ely Road | Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9NN, England
+44 1223 863336
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Not the best curry in the world, but it's local, affordable and they are generally friendly. Curry is pretty standard, can be bland. Does the trick in a pinch.

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Thank Katie A
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful family restaurant. Good service and really delicious food. Reasonable price and pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank walkinmylunchbreak
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A large menu choice makes ordering difficult at times, but the description of each dish is well presented & clear. The food is excellent & more than enough for the normal diner. The surroundings are a little tired & the dinning room is not to spacious, but this is made up for by the friendliness of staff & the excellent... More 

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Thank Martin C
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

on entering the staff greet you and are very friendly and helpful they do like to be on hand for you and the food is very nice, the atmosphere is good, the curry that I had was the chicken murch which is a fairly hot dish and it was really nice if you can stand hot try this dish.

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Thank Gordon R
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good service.Good food.Good price Indian food at it's finest . I have been for a meal here every week for the last five years

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Thank Neil D
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Food was good and service was quick. Chicken we had was over done and too dry but the sauce made it ok. Good naan breads and the starters are good too.

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Thank Anthony B
Cambridge, UK
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The restaurant is fine and the staff were professional. Speed of service was not a problem and the pint of beer was fine. The problem was the curry. Lacking in flavour and just tasting very peppery. I have probably been spoilt having lived in Bradford, but this was rather disappointing and I will not rush back.

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Thank Hisimp
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I have had takeaways from here several times over the past year and I have always really enjoyed the good, it has always been well flavoured and the meat has been nice and tender. Unfortunately last night was a different story. I ordered a Lamb Jalfrezi. The sauce was well flavoured and a nice temperature with fresh veg as usual,... More 

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Thank Shane C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Service has gone downhill. Friendly staff but meals take so long to arrive. Outside is very run down

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Thank Ian P
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Me and the Mrs decided to give Bollywood another shot (last time was disappointing) and unfortunately we were disappointed again. I had chicken tikka madras the Mrs chicken tikka bhuna and both we the same looking tomato slop with pieces of chicken. Rice and naan where ok but the curry should be the star of the show. Complete waste of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ely Road | Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 863336
Description
Proud to be a family run restaurant since December 2010.Formerly known as Slap up Tandoori. The restaurantlaunched as Bollywood Spice OFFICIALLY on 5th december 2010. Our chefs specialize in traditional Indian food cooking with our signature herbs and spices. We can cater for any special reqirements. We accept large party bookings, please phone us to book a table.Please visit our website for more information

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?