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Taj Mahal

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Shore Street | Pa43 7lb, Bowmore, Scotland
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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“curry” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Shore Street | Pa43 7lb, Bowmore, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a delicious takeaway from here, staff were helpful and friendly. I had Lamb chasni which was very tasty and my husband had vegetable dansak which had a bit of a kick, pakora was lovely and complimentary bagjis we great.

Thank Marjory C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Safe to say we won't be back someone in authority needs to give this place a visit food was dreadful I'd rather starve than eat out of the place again

1  Thank karen m
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Visited the Taj Mahal recently on a trip to Islay, and have to admit it was a bit of an experience. When we arrived, we were shown to our table, then left for 20 minutes - No drink orders taken (I understand it's BYOB but...More

Thank rosscoutts
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Other contributors have suggested it might as well just be a take away. Lacking a drinks licence, and - on both our out of season visits - any other customers, that's probably a good idea. Staff friendly, of course, although I'm always looking for the...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

very good selection, found it good value and the portions were good, a typical Indian take away but very good nonetheless, eaten in before, I imagine its very busy during the high season but only ever eaten here in October so could find yourself the...More

Thank Deanstick67
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Good service and excellent food. A hidden pearl on the island you must experience. Well worth a visit.

Thank Sheikhen
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We chose to eat in rather than have a take away which if honest we regretted almost immediately. The food was lovely, and you can bring your wine/beer, but the ambiance was really lacking. We would happily eat from the Taj Mahal again but only...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 August 2017

There are many excellent places to eat on Islay; seafood restaurants everywhere, fish and chips a-plenty, plus cafés and bistros galore. But amongst all this excellent grub, sometimes (if you're like me), you just crave some spice. The Taj Mahal in Bowmore is the only...More

1  Thank simewiz
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an alternative to chips. Since the Chinese in town is just a take away and run by Non-Chinese we decided to go for Indian. The restaurant said in big letters "restaurant & take away". It would be better off just saying...More

Thank WoroJ
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was very quiet when visited on a late evening. It was still open where as many other establishments had closed. The owner quickly prepared what we needed for a take-away and the food turned out to be fairly good. He even offered us some...More

Thank SamPerera
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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  • Address: Shore Street | Pa43 7lb, Bowmore, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Bowmore
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