We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Golden Star

100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
+44 1389 721077
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (13 reviews)
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
European, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
Write a Review
Reviews (115)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With great, sparkly 70"s wallpaper, you wonder what to expect in this well known Balloch eatery. But it is the biz. Nice friendly staff and delicious food. I always go for the tandoori chicken on the bone, which comes on a sizzling plate of onions....More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love coming here, yes the decor is crap and it's small with only one serving but the food is great, prices are great, the waiter is so friendly and it's the food and the banter that counts. Great food every time

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You want a curry well made ? Served well ? And you are in the middle of nowhere ? You won't do better than this place . Been coming here annually for 20 years now and always leave satisfied and surprisingly cheap . We got...More

Thank Happysolicitor100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service shocking get waiter forgot drinks one waiter coughing get all over food waited over one hour for main course, waiter had difficulty adding up the bill

Thank ambtyjimbeattieambty
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We are local and it's good to see a place so busy on a holiday Monday evening. It doesn't look much from the outside and the decor inside is dated but clean and comfortable. The food is good and very reasonably priced, the service can...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Really like this place, the decor and setting is a bit old fashioned and service can be slow when it is busy but the food is great, prices good and they are all so friendly

1  Thank stuart w
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I have ate at the golden star quite often and weather its after a night out for some food or a sit in meal, it was always been great. The staff are friendly and are always up for a good chat. Couldn't recommend it more!

2  Thank Daryl M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Our trip to the Golden Star restaurant had great customer service from the very warm and welcoming staff. The food was average, with the dishes having inconsistent sizes. Overall, an average outing.

Thank dnichol13
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite indian restaurant. Viceroy's food is definitely the most enjoyable and flavorable. Try the the viceroy special biryani and butter chicken. You will want to keep coming back for more. It also looks like they did a little remodeling. Looks very nice

Thank Jamesbd123
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We'd like to applaud the extremely busy waiter on Sat 18th Mar 2017 who really couldn't do enough for us. A slight but for us CRUCIAL MISTAKE on the KITCHEN'S part was rectified quickly and the offending items removed from the bill. This is a...More

Thank Niviksters
Nearby Restaurants
Cucina Ristorante
531 reviews
.02 km away
The Stables Restaurant
447 reviews
.84 km away
Balloch House
434 reviews
.29 km away
The Kilted Skirlie
564 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Balloch Castle Country Park
224 reviews
1.17 km away
Sweeney's Cruises
347 reviews
.17 km away
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre
413 reviews
.66 km away
Loch Lomond Shores
687 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Golden Star staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 721077
  • E-mail
Do you like Indian cuisine? If you do, you will love Golden Star in Balloch in Loch Lomond! A fully licensed restaurant, we have been proudly serving the local area for over a quarter of a century. During that time, our family run restaurant has built up a wonderful reputation for great food, competitive prices and a wonderful dining experience in a vibrant and relaxing environment. So whether you are treating your family to a meal or entertaining clients, make sure you pay us a visit for an unforgettable experience! Curry Balti Dishes Here at Golden Star, we offer a wide range of delicious and nutritious Eastern dishes, including korma and nantara, as well as offering a wide selection of European and vegetarian cuisine for you to choose from. We offer highly competitive prices, along with a free loyalty discount card (please ask for details). In addition, we provide excellent customer service, treating all our customers as valued guests, and striving to make everyone feel welcome.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing