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Bengal Cottage

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Compton, Ashbourne, England
+44 1335 348282
18:00 - 12:00
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I called into this restaurant whilst visiting Ashbourne. Nice setting upstairs overlooking the main shopping st. We were shown to our table not rushed to make our order. Food came and it was delicious from the popadoms and pickle to the naan bread. We would definately revisit if in the area. Please don't be put off by... More 

Thank Cheeryvisiter
Derby, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Went to collect an order on time, had to wait another 30 minutes. Card machine didn't work, had to get cash together (they didn't mention this when we ordered or arrived to collect). Food was ok, but tarka Dahl was like dishwater. Overall won't bother with them again. If you want a decent takeaway, try the Panda Express. Avoid!

Thank MeatyWeety
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We took a gamble and tried this place for the first time last Saturday, decor tired ,a little dark. However service friendly and very good ,fresh cooked food the three of us agreed it was very good tasty traditional Indian food, very reasonably priced too. Definitely going back very very soon.

Thank castellons
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok when we got it table was booked for 7:30pm we was kept waiting 1hr 45mins before we even got pickle tray then a further 30 mins for starters and 15 mins for mains there was one person trying to run the whole place, it's way to much for one person to do GET MORE STAFF, There was... More 

Thank Nicola B
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disgusting way to run a business! Ordered a take away and told to collect in 3 quaters of an hour. Turned up and paid and waited 20 minutes. In this time whilst waiting we heard a few people who were waiting to be served in restaurant moaning about waiting for their food. When we asked how long our food... More 

Thank hemps1311
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and great friendly service. If really want a great meal and love Bangladeshi food this is the place to going

Thank Steve R
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

After a long wait, the food when we finally got it was not brilliant, despite some very good reviews the curries were quite greasy and bland.

Thank Mark L
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We use this place a lot. OK, the carpet is worn and I can imagine the service is slow when busy, but we keep going back. The food can be tweaked to taste as it's all freshly cooked and the BYO keeps the bill low. Portions aren't massive though. If this isn't good enough for you, there's another Indian just... More 

Thank Paul M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Smal, well kept restaurant on the first floor. My wife is Bengali and we asked for 'real' Indian/Bengali food (nearly all Indian restaurants serve British Curry/Jalfrezi etc. meals, which are a far cry from Indian food). There were some restrictions, because they simply do not keep the necessary vegetables/fish, but they provided dry shag (not this strange creamy green stuff... More 

Thank Trillian_McQueen
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have visited this restaurant on several occasions and have meant to leave a review on each visit but have always forgotten. This visit was so good I could not have left my review unsent. We were a party of 5 people and were met with a welcome on our arrival. We were seated and our order was taken promptly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
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Open Hours
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compton, Ashbourne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 348282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?