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Stornoway Balti House

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24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelling in the outer Hebrides based in Stornaway. Decided with our friends one night to get a takeaway. Extensive menu, delicious food not expensive. Ready within 20 mins, centre of the town so easy to collect. I don't think they deliver. Nice restaurant if staying longer we would have gone back.

Thank sally308
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate here on a Sunday evening when many other restaurants were closed. We were surprised at the varied menu offering curries unfamiliar to us which was great. Food was lovely. Palomar sauce was delicious and unusual. Staff were friendly. The restaurant was well used for takeaway food while we were there.

Thank valerieg961
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant saved us. They were open late. We arrived around 9:30 and were met by friendly and helpful staff. They did not rush us to finish our meal, even though we were the only ones in. They have an extensive menu and the curry we had was very nice.

Thank gjc30
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at around 9:30 and no where was open except Stornoway Balti House. The food is pretty good and in generous portions the service was polite and friendly. Beer was expensive at around £5.50 for a Cobra but an overall good experience.

Thank Robert Z
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack, ordered some vegetable pakora for takeaway. Food was ready in five minutes and served with a delicious yoghurt sauce. The pakoras were crispy and flavourful and a generous portion for £3. Will definitely visit again when in Stornoway !

Thank J W
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Friday night in March. Empty restaurant. Short on soft drinks. Our expectations were not high. Food came out....... delicious! Really good curry, highly recommend!

Thank Iona M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We found this place in. January Sunday evening. It was warm, the staff helpful & friendly, the service swift and the food from the imaginative menu great. Really would struggle to find fault!

1 Thank OscarRalph
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Bland, very average food not cheap either and i wasn't very impressed with the attitude of the staff. Felt as though none of them wanted to be there. Didn't see one smile.

Thank Sean H
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

On the road overlooking the harbour it looked ok from the front but inside it was a bit different and only stayed because someone had booked a table for a large group of us. Service was very slow, drank a pint of larger before we even got the starters, main courses came a while after that. Food wasn't bad but... More 

Thank Westcoastcol
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The food is tasty & of good quality and portion sizes are not too big but filling. Service is good & it's reasonably priced. If in Stornoway again I'd definitely pay it a visit!

Thank GlasgowSuzie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway

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