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Taj Mahal

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
42 Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DW, England
+44 1202 761108
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (43 reviews)
“poppadoms” (15 reviews)
“lemon rice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 00:00 Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
42 Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very tasty. I’m a vegetarian and there is no problem with vegetarian options. I would highly recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bdowland
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quite liked the menu choices and the dishes we ordered tasted okay. However, they were not that hot and only one of two naan ordered was brought to the table. The Peshwari naan was lacking in substance and barely different from plain naan. There was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Christine029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food very friendly staff efficient service always our first choice in Bournemouth. Various choices on the menu from mild to spicy vegetarian or chicken or lamb always well cooked. I had chicken and mushroom biryiani and my partner had vegetable moghlia with papadums drinks,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Roving401929
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would like to thank Mo, Giash and all the Team at theTaj for providing us with an enjoyable 5 course Christmas Meal. The service was excellent, atmosphere relaxing, there was no rush during or between courses which was set to accommodate our pace. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Frank W
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Four of us had a great meal here on a busy Saturday night with good service with a smile and fantastic food in this roomy Indian Restaurant. You can expect good value and very tasty food from an extensive menu, we will certainly be going...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robertn763
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Firstly it was my 40th birthday and so we decided that we would go out with friends and then go for a curry here at the taj mahal. It had been recently rated the best curry house in the Bournemouth echo. We phoned 10 days...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stuart131178
Reviewed 13 November 2018

1st time I've been to the Taj Mahal in over a year. 4 of us ordered different dishes and we all tried the food and it was hot, cooked to our liking and plenty of . We ordered extras including poppadoms and tarka dal plus...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Colin T
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We have booked a table for 5 people on Saturday night and I have to say that it was amazingly good. We have been here last year, me and my friends, and this year it is still the same. Great food and service. Will definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlexF5084
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This is a traditional Indian restaurant with first class food. The lime pickle was mouthwatering and tangy... I always base my first impressions on this! I had the lamb Madras which was perfect, not too over spiced, had the perfect balance of flavours and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tomxxy2000
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We are staying down in Bournemouth for a weekend and really fancied a curry. After having a quick look on google and trip advisor we decided to visit the Taj Mahal. From the outside it didn’t look that big but inside was plenty of space....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pinksoda9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 761108
  • E-mail
Welcome to Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant The home of Traditional Indian Cuisine in Westbourne Bournemouth's first and original Indian Restaurant, and the winner of the Best Restaurant of the year 2018 in Dorset given by Dorset Ethnic Minority awards , Best Chef Award 2016 by Curylife and Best Indian Restaurant in Dorset Award 2017 by Euroasia. Join us for one of the best curries you'll ever taste. The Taj Mahal is a family friendly restaurant - the prefect place for the young ones to taste their first traditional Indian curry!
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