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Cafe Bengal

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

Food and ambience

Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Location and contact

The team at Cafe Bengal welcome you to be tempted by an unrivalled range of authentic and imaginative foods. Their dishes cooked to the highest standard, only using the best quality and freshest ingredients. Keeping the authenticity of the ingredients, from all corners of Indian and Bangladesh, their Head Chef has extensively researched to skilfully incorporate the dishes and ingredients.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Saturday night we went into the restaurant there were only 2 other tables in. We waited a hour for the food, one side dish was forgotten, was told they were busy!!! Maybe busy with takeaways but whilst we were waiting 2 people came back with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Herenow123
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here for years either sit in or takeaway never had a bad meal great value for money friendly staff and unhurried service

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mikekA9774XD
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Go green! Whether it is green chicken curry or hariyali chicken, the food is amazingly good! We try to eat at this restaurant every time we are visiting in the area, often for 3 or 4 days in a row!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 804pjj
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We were here for dinner with some friends who live locally. It was Thursday so we got 40% off the food bill. The king prawn puree was excellent and so was the Tandori mixed grill. The staff were welcoming and efficient, would definitely recommend this...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jon V
Reviewed 14 March 2018

new refurb ,new menu .tried a take away a couple of weeks back ,ate in on Sunday .u can tell ,fresh ingredients , great poppadoms & bread .i was suggested a dish by the waiter,one of the best dishes i have had in a curry...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 196highroad
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We have just visited our local Indian restaurant for the first time as we have always been happy with another Indian restaurant we use locally.We were so pleased with the massive menu selection,the quality of food and the great service,that we will now make Cafe...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Cafe bengal have spent a lot of money on the sign and canopy there are tables and chairs out side so you can have smoke out side and you can sit out side in the summer and have a meal the new award winning chef...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank B7069LAadamw
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Food is always amazing, great service, always happy to please A great restaurant, and a great atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Penny Y
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with my family. We all enjoyed everything but the chicken tikka biryani was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Riz M
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Come often and the food is always up to standards. Highly recommend. Staff are so welcoming and make you feel so comfortable and the food is always piping hot when it arrives to the table.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank rubyamber3
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