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Thali Cafe Clifton

1 Regent Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HW, England
+44 117 974 3793
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“thali” (135 reviews)
“tiffin” (22 reviews)
“curry” (35 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Regent Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Southville Thali and found them pretty much the same. Very quiet at lunchtimes however food is great and is just nice as each other.

Thank Julie6132
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food had good flavours, service was okay but table was a little squeezed in. Would I return ? Possibly, but might try another branch and see if the atmosphere is better.

Thank Fiji_18
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always good at Thali however I have to say that on every occasion I have been the service has been really slow. Waiting ages for our drinks order and for second drinks, I wanted to ask for some extra dips but was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I love Indian food, I love wholesome food & fresh ingredients, this place really hits the spot. Reasonably priced & delicious, with perfectly matching pale ale. I hate most of the Indian food available from takeaways & restaurants, it's full of sugar and tastes so...More

Thank Zebradong
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I love the fact that thali cafe offers something a bit different from your average Indian. It's nice to have the selection of different accompaniments to try and seems a little healthier than other curry houses. All round a pleasant place for dinner.

Thank claireb1234
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Went for a mates leaving party. Not tried here before but I have to say we are really enjoyed it and the food was some of the Thai I have had!

Thank 505annathomas
Thali C, General Manager at Thali Cafe Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi Anna, Thank you for the lovely review and we're very pleased you had such a nice time, I hope we see you again soon. Sincerely, Mathew Bartlett General Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Limited menu and uninspiring food sitting on uncomfortable chairs. We were served by an officious waitress who on being asked what the replacement Sauvignon wine was like, replied that it was ‘white’.More

Thank Briony W
Thali C, General Manager at Thali Cafe Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi Briony, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, we're very sorry that you didn't enjoy the food and setting and also that the service you received was far below our usual standard. Please contact me via clifton@thethalirestaurant.co.uk, I would very...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Thali Cafe in Clifton was recommended to us by our daughter who has just moved to Bristol. The experience was surreal, but well worth a return. “Picture this, Johnny”.. Bright Indian themed decor on two levels. Greeted by really friendly and helpful staff, in...More

Thank Tarquinjones
Thali C, General Manager at Thali Cafe Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi Tarquin, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely review, we're really pleased you had such a good time and look forward to having you back soon. Sincerely, Mathew Bartlett General Manager

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

A fantastic restaurant with great food and perfect service. My family came in to celebrate a 40th birthday. We weren’t the easiest customers, but nothing was too difficult for the staff. The food was very good - tasty and complimentary and the atmosphere was perfect...More

Thank Daniel C
Thali C, General Manager at Thali Cafe Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hi Daniel, Thank you for your lovely review and we're all really pleased that the Birthday party was such a success! We'd love to have you all back any time and honestly your party made our day here at Thali, you were great :) Looking...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Traditional Indian look and feel, lot of though has been put into the decor. However food could definitely do better. 2 out of 3 veggie starters weren’t available. Ordered the aloo bondas and they were really lovely right amount of spice, hot and fresh- which...More

Thank nikita27_sharma
Thali C, General Manager at Thali Cafe Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Nikita, Thank you for the feedback, you've raised some valid points and we are always looking to improve and provide the tastiest , most authentic food possible! We have suffered with some short term supplier issues in the last week which unfortunately has left...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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