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Bombay Express

98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
+44 1803 380060
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (53 reviews)
“thali” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

With snow piled on the pavements outside we were glad of the warm reception we got on a quiet Monday night. The restaurant is very smart and the staff were friendly and attentive. The menu comprised of the usual tandoori and Bengali style food with...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service and food to match. Some great flavours, my favourite had to be the Sag Paneer. All the dishes had their own individual flavours so all round a good meal.

Thank Jacqueline W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a bit of an impromptu meal for my husband and myself after a long day at work. We had wanted to go here of a while as we had heard about their vegan options, and we were not disappointed! The seating was very...More

Thank Janelso
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back again for the evening on Mothers Day. So pleased to see this great restaurant busy on a Sunday night. Our meals were delicious; packed with fresh produce and mums went free for Mothers Day. Very nice unexpected treat.

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Indian was recommended to us by the hotel, the food was truly excellent and the staff were friendly enough, but to be honest it’s a little expensiveMore

Thank Steve B
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, Glad you enjoyed your experience. The price factor will be different for all. Currently anybody selling a lamb tikka starter for less than £4 will not be making any money due to the net price of lamb being so high....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Table for 2, Friday @ 8. Had a lovely meal here, no faults at all. The staff were highly efficient and worked well together. Food was very good, and will definitely visit again and recommend for sure.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I won a full free meal at Bombay express as part of a facebook competition for international womans day. I was skeptical at first but was so wrong to be. The owner Rehan was so lovely, welcoming and accommodating. The woman's night was a fantastic...More

Thank Tia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited one cold March Sunday night but the welcome we received was warm and friendly. The menu had a number of specials and these were incredibly tasty. The chicken in my dish just melted in the mouth and the combination of spices and vegetables...More

Thank mdix44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are really efficient and service was very speedy. The menu is limited compared to most places but there is still a reasonable choice. The starter I chose was very good but the Tandoori Mixed Grill was decidedly average.More

Thank Petefromswinton
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Our menu is shorter than all Indian restaurants. You see Indian restaurants have 7 variations of every single dish in this format Chicken Chicken tikka Lamb Lamb tikka Prawn King Prawn Vegetable Causing there menu without including any other dishes...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to this restaurant last year for our annual holiday to Torquay and it did not disappoint. I would say it was an even better meal than the previous year and the curries we had were really tasty. The service was very polite...More

Thank Robert W
rehan u, Owner at Bombay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback And thank you for your repeat custom. look forward to seeing you again soon. have a great year Rehan

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8 February 2016|
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Response from JourneymanMerseyside | Reviewed this property |
As people have said no but has a well stocked and reasonable priced bar. Food is great!
Trevor B
11 September 2015|
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Response from Kenneth C | Reviewed this property |
yes four mins walk good luck I would not eat there again may different for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380060
  • E-mail
Bombay Express has been running for over 11 years in the English Riviera area, before Trip Advisor was a thing. I jest, we have the classic dishes as well as our own signature dishes. Fresh fish from the bay, and our own cocktails. The Indian Kitchen Fitter cocktail served in a light bulb is a firm favourite.
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