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Golden Bengal

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) #54 of 58 Restaurants in Swanage ££ - £££ Indian, Asian, Balti
343-345 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NW, England
+44 1929 427012
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible22%
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“dhansak” (2 reviews)
“best indian” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
££ - £££
343-345 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from a last-minute decision to try this restaurant whilst staying in Swanage for a sunny but chilly week (we live relatively nearby). Our two chicken Dhansaks were really tip-top (and we are fussy...), as were all the accompaniments. There restaurant was clean...More

Thank Zongle
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Friends treated us to dinner here recently after we'd had a few drinks in town. It was Easter week so very busy and we had not booked. We were plonked around a corner opposite the kitchen. Not the best spot at all but our fault...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Delicious indian food and friendly staff who have always been attentive when we've visited. Very accommodating and a great place for dinner.

Thank L B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my family went down to the Indian for a meal at 7:30. We eventually got served at 8:45 baring in mind we were in the bottom part of the restaurant, we were quite hidden. The waiters kept coming in and out and didn't...More

Thank Chloe G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

One of the best Indians around. The staff are always very friendly. We go at least twice a month or get a takeaway and have always enjoyed them.

Thank anney2
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We dined at the Golden Bengal last year in 2016 and were not impressed with the service or quality of the overpriced food in the slightest. We have eaten at many Indian restaurants but the food food has never been so badly presented or so...More

Thank bladethedaywalker
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is our local Indian restaurant and we love it. Sometimes we est in, and sometimes get a takeaway. It's good value, tasty Indian food. I love the vegetable curry, bindi bhaji, vegetable thali, sag aloo, mushroom bhaji, etc. I hate the paneer (this is...More

Thank Debi P
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the Golden Bengal this evening. I had dined here numerous times in the past and had always been impressed with the welcome, food and service. This evening was no exception! The food was excellent and we could not have had better service....More

2  Thank Allan P
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

One of the worst Indian restaurants we have ever visited. Food is bland, straight out of a microwave with every main dish ordered smothered in a thick glob of red paste. The chicken consisted of chewy plastic pieces. All of the staff seriously need to...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went in with workmates, ordered a jalfrezi, vindaloo hot, it was more like chicken stew when it came out, no chillies in it and was inedible due to being burnt and smelling like lighter fuel. To the surly staffs credit they offered to remake it...More

Thank GlenJAx
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Restaurant Details

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343-345 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 427012
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