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Thali Cafe Clifton

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1 Regent Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HW, England
+44 117 974 3793
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Greenwich
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had not eaten here before but spotted on a previous visit. Food is as I perceive to be more authentic than run of the mill 'curry house' fare - lovely though that can be. Clearly very popular with locals. Not vast portions but a small/substantial amount of each element of the meal - end result well satisfied and full (not... More 

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Thank DuracellBunniesmate
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favourite new places to eat, the food is so good. Also thank you to Georgina for such good and informative service!

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Thank Louise M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. What a great find in Bristol. The staff are what you would expect for somewhere in Bristol, Super duper cool. I am a veggie so it was comforting to have a nice selection of foods that I could actually enjoy. Be wary however if you are not a fan of spice, because your mouth will go numb after a... More 

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Thank Gavin S
Putney, London
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

In general I'm not a fan of curry houses in the U.K. Food is generally heavy and uninspiring; not so Thali cafe. On entering I could immediately smell freshly prepared herbs and spices- instantly inviting. The food was quite excellent: bursting with flavour and nicely presented in metal dishes. I appreciated having the mixture of dishes which combined flavours and... More 

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Thank markadams81
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I've eaten at Thali Cafe in Clifton on many occasions and it is always consistently good. I really like the Thalis and how you can experience a number of dishes in one. The decor of the restaurant is really unique and it's one of the best curry restaurants in Bristol.

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liverpool
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Small but good variety of meals offered. All good portions and tasty with right balance of spices. Friendly but got a bit noisy at one point downstairs.

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Thank Sino_newScouser
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Grabbed a takeaway to go back to my hotel room with. Fantastic service and even better food. Fresh food with great flavours.

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Thank MattWildblood
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful valentines dinner here. The venue, food and service were faultless. M. Thali Cafe is a must if you like Indian food. My only warning is that the old church chairs are not that comfortable - but that is a small price to pay for great food at a very good price. Loved it all - thanks.

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devizes
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A western twist on southern Indian food in fantastic surroundings. Portions great and some interesting starters too. Good BBF beer available too. Overall very impressed. £48 for two, including two starters, poppadoms & pickles, a main each, plus paratha and drinks.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with fiends. Empty resturant one waiter. The food ordered by all of us was cold. The yellow dal in the thali was burned. I had the buttermilk chicken supposedly Badamian recipe, well I am sure who ever came up with that terrible concoction has never tasted the original. On top of that it was cold served on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Regent Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 974 3793

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?