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Review of Star Of Bombay

Star Of Bombay
Ranked #13,116 of 23,592 Restaurants in London
Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
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Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Despite all the negative reviews, I decided to drop by my the Star of Bombay to check it out.

Decided to order and grab a takeaway as I know that the interior deco is not exactly very up to date/welcoming.

In anycase, I ordered a vegetable danksa and a darl tarka.

The plus sides are that the portions are big and the curry sauces are very rich and flavorsome.

The downsides are the vegetable dansak - none of the vegetable dishes were made of fresh veg - they used frozen peas, greb beans, sweetcorns - not really authentic Indian ingredients I would say in a curry dish.

The Darl was okay.

I won't be going back there again!

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Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Dear diners, don't waste your time eating here. The food is pretty good but to say the service is rude is being kind, it's enough to put you right off.

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Reviewed 1 March 2014

When one is a vegetarian it is often hard to find good selections of vegetables so we were particularly pleased to see the variety on offer here. We made a very good meal from a mixture of the aubergines, veggie korma and the spinach and mushrooms, along with a very good egg pilau. Everything was flavourful and excellent. The ambience is good and we especially appreciated the absence of loud music. Will eat here again next time we are in the area.

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1  Thank Elderwoman
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

We came on this part of town for the taqueria nearby, but it was full and we were very hungry so we just went for it. Frankly at first it looks like one of the "Kitchen Nightmares" restaurants: forniture out of the 70's (quite literally I think) and the room doesn't seem too clean in itself. The food, we were surprised to discover, is really good. I had a chicken byryani and my boyfriend had a chicken korma and they both were excellent, the portions don't seem much but there's more than meet the eye in those little silver platters. It was very satisfying and not too expensive too, would gladly eat there again!

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1  Thank maewe
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile
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