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The Bayleaf

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7 Market Street, Abergavenny NP7 5SD, Wales
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Conwy County, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The downstairs room looks and feels like a market town café - though one which does rather good Indian meals. The main courses we had were particularly good - fish & chicken - as were the side dishes, rice and nan. Starters were just a little mundane. Good range of drinks. Very good service. All in all we enjoyed a... More 

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Lincolnshire
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Why don't I read my own reviews on Indian restaurants away from the big towns? I rarely have a good Indian meal where the restaurant has little competition in a town. There are a couple of other Indians in Abergavenny, but we were warned to avoid those, so friend and I ended up at the Bayleaf. A small restaurant with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We did not intend to have an Indian meal but it was Saturday night and a couple of restaurants that we tried said they were fully booked even if this didn't look to be true. When we arrived at the Bayleaf it was full but they were very friendly and got us a table after a very short wait. We... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

First time I have eaten a curry in Abergavenny for a number of years, as always drive to Birmingham to our,fav restaurant! But,went here as 6friends back for a reunion and friend from Australia always wants chicken dansak. The restaurant was full, a good sign, but we waited 30 mins just to get a drink, an hour for our starters... More 

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Westbury
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Collected some take away meals. When I arrived home one of the dishes was missing. The food was pretty basic, lacked flavour and seasoning, very little content in lots of sauce. Wouldn't reuse this venue.

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Denia, Spain
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341 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

.........not to much choice! However this restaurant never fails to impress and once again the food and service blew us away! Quite superb. The Lamb Pasanda is to die for!

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Thank grapow
Abergavenny
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Visited the Bayleaf on Saturday evening after a long day in Cardiff. It was about 9.30pm, we hadn't booked but they managed to accommodate three of us straightaway. Service was quick and the food excellent. There were a couple of lamb dishes on the menu which I hadn't come across before, which is a nice thing to see. All in... More 

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Thank WelshmanAbergavenny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant that offers high quality food. The setting is perfect and the staff are very welcoming with great service!

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Thank Joseph B
Cardiff
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Attended with registered assistance dog Hearing Dog for Deaf people. The dog was in full designated burgundy uniform. Point blank refused entrance at the door in an aggressive and unpleasant manner. I felt humiliated. They broke the law of the Equality Act 2010. Please if you are going to run a restaurant you need to know these regulations. Wouldn't want... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

A small friendly restaurant with an excellent menu (several dishes I had never come across before). The food was very fresh, delicious and well presented.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Market Street, Abergavenny NP7 5SD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?