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The Thali Cafe, Totterdown

William Street | Totterdown, Bristol, England
+44 117 933 2955
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
William Street | Totterdown, Bristol, England
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our local thali very kindly gave us a £10 voucher for Xmas which we thought was lovely. Until we tried to use it when we were told that it had expired, even though there was no expiry date on it. When we queried this we...More

Thank nevgoodspeed
TotterdownThali, Manager at The Thali Cafe, Totterdown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Dear Nevgoodspeed, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback regarding your experience at Thali Totterdown, and also for the subsequent e-mail to our head office. I wondered if you'd received my personal response e-mail? I chose that mode of contact to reach you...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

You can either get a take away (tiffin) here or eat in. We have done both, but usually have a tiffin. Good value and ethically run.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I live in the area and am so glad this place is close by. I have eaten here on a number of occasions with friends and family and am always pleased with the service and the delicious food. Great value for money. Lovely little setting...More

Thank nadebentley
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance when staying in Temple Meads. One of the best eating experiences in Bristol. If you like Indian/Asian foods it's a must :-)

Thank IgnisSport
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were impressed with the quality and taste of the food in the Thali Cafe. So many different tastes on one plate. Certaily visit again when in Bristol next.

Thank sjs672
TotterdownThali, Manager at The Thali Cafe, Totterdown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to see you soon.

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very diverse and interesting menu, also quite healthy which is a bonus! Great variety of unusual beers and drinks too.

Thank AnnieMch
TotterdownThali, Manager at The Thali Cafe, Totterdown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Hi Annie Thank You for your review of our Restaurant and what it has to offer. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Thali Cafe impressed on our Saturday night trip there. Portions big and tasty. Beer was really nice too and prices not unreasonable. Service friendly and all round good atmosphere. Only thing I'd change is their condiments - the coconut and ginger thing was fine but...More

Thank T0m2592
TotterdownThali, Manager at The Thali Cafe, Totterdown, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review Tom - we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks too for your feedback on the condiments - will pass them on to the chef - much appreciated!

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

After a few pints at The Oxford pub we walked a few minutes to the Thali. It's quirky decor and prompt welcome was lovely. We arrived at 10pm and we had no problem getting a table as the waitress informed is we'd just missed the...More

Thank katemac2016
TotterdownThali, Manager at The Thali Cafe, Totterdown, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Hi, We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to you dining with us soon. Kind Regards Laila

Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Thali Cafe never fails to disappoint. With its delicious fresh flavours combined with laid back atmosphere, it makes for a really enjoyable night out. We like it so much we got a tiffin to bring the magic home!

Thank Charlie P
TotterdownThali, Manager at The Thali Cafe, Totterdown, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us at Totterdown Thali and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing, great feel to the place, yummy and authentic food, eaten from them i care at festivals as well, always delish

Thank DebsReynolds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: William Street | Totterdown, Bristol, England (Formerly One Stop Thali)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 933 2955
  • E-mail
Famous for Thalis but you'll find classic Indian snacks, coffee and cakes on the menu too. Quirky decor, great atmosphere, free Wifi, kids welcome. Award-winning Tiffin Takeaway scheme. Great for groups; hire the whole upstairs for your party or celebration. Located in the vibrant Totterdown, this is one of four Thali Cafes in Bristol. We avoid mainstream locations in favour of areas with a strong sense of community where we can foster relationships with local people and businesses.
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