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Dosa World

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
280 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH, England
+44 1202 318535
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“dosas” (46 reviews)
“chilli paneer” (12 reviews)
“thali” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH, England
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant makes the best Dosa That I have tasted. Please go there and eat the Dosa. I had a mango lassi which was very tasty.

Thank Rajesh S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just go. Yes, the service can sometimes be a bit iffy - if it's busy, ask the waiter how quickly the food is being served - if they're struggling, stick to a Dosa. It'll be fresh, in front of you in minutes and totally delicious....More

Thank 174doug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just eaten here and honestly would not go back. Food was good but the restaurant was freezing and everyone sat with their coats on! With only 6 tables to cater for it took 50 mins for the food to arrive; had to send the plates...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very different restaurant with authentic, carefully prepared dishes fromSri Lanka. Some can be a little spicy, but the flavours are wonderful. The restaurant gets quite busy at times so booking might be a good idea.

Thank Inncomunicado V
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It seems we were unlucky when we ate here. We didn't get any food for over an hour. A party of 8 came in after us, had their food, finished, paid the bill and left. There are only 2 of us, we ordered 3 main...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I have been here about ten times since it opened, There is simply nowhere else quite like it in the Bournemouth area. The food has remained consistant and tasty every visit, Offering Items not seen in any of the other Indian type restaurants around, Try...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Another place to note and remember. excellent food service good. Prices very reasonable, the dishes are different from a ‘normal’ indian too.

Thank John O
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Dosa, Pancake made from rice flour, in Dosa Worlds case about 500mm, its big! I ordered plain Dosa which came with coconut sambol, dhal, chilli based dip,and coriander dip, if I had known the size beforehand I might not have ordered rice and the aubergine...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We came in for the Lunch Buffet and were not disappointed!!! Several wonderful curries were available with wide range of sides! Very very Good!!! Would be back!

Thank 734Tony545
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I first visited DosWorld almost 2 years ago with a huge group and it was great, however this evening was awful! Alarm bells should've rung when we walked in at 6.30 to a completely empty restaurant but we were starving and persevered. 2 of the...More

Thank rachellouise-xo
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Kate W
6 September 2017|
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Response from richarduk2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just noticed you asked about vegan rather than vegetarian dishes. Let me check this out (and remind myself of the difference between vegetarian and vegan ). I will respond tomorrow
28 August 2017|
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Response from Sobhash J | Reviewed this property |
hi no parking but depending on time of the day paid parking on the street metered. or free after 6.30pm I think on single yellow lines
Mel A
27 February 2017|
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Response from bensontheboxer | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I have absolutely no idea whether or not they do take away or deliver. You would have to ask them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 318535
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