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Thali Cafe Montpelier

12 York Road, Bristol BS6 5QE, England
+44 117 942 6687
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thali” (83 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
“kulfi” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
12 York Road, Bristol BS6 5QE, England
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for my uncle's 40th birthday and it was a very pleasent experience. The decor was lovely and the staff were all super friendly and aided to the whole night being a success. Will definitely be reccomending the place to my friends, thankyou...More

Thank scootch123
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! Its always nice to know when we get it right, so glad your uncle's birthday was a pleasant experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best, Amy and Team Thali

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful night with delicious dishes, fresh and good quality. I recommend this to my friends. Thank you for your hospitality again. Alexandros

Thank Alexandrosap
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You are most welcome! Thank you for giving us a lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Amy and Team Thali

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Good choice of thali dishes and tasty starters. Good vegetarian options. We joined the Thali club online which gave us a 40% discount off our first meal (not Fri/Sat). Friendly staff.

Thank AndyNic
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you enjoyed your meal with us, it's nice to know when when we get it right! Hope to see you again soon, keep checking the Thali Club for future offers! All the best, Amy and Team Thali

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very easy, but with a good feeling. Indian food ate tasty and the staff is welcoming. It’s not on the main street but it’s not do far. Try it if you want an alternative place!

Thank luigi90011
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A great cafe/restaurant for a good thali style curry. A short menu offering just enough choice and doing them all very well. Excellent chicken. Nice portion size. Friendly service and nice atmosphere.

Thank 814SarahT
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review, it's always nice to know when we get something right! Look out for our up-coming Christmas offerings for a new thali experience! All the best, Amy

Reviewed 23 September 2017

If you're after a bog standard chicken bhuna and pilau rice then you might consider somewhere else to eat. However, if you're prepared to have your horizons expanded, your senses stimulated, and your mind blown then I can't recommend this restaurant too highly - this...More

Thank Bill B
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind and in-depth review! It's always a pleasure to have such lovely guests :0) We do hope to see you again, all the best, Amy

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food for all palettes, service good atmosphere nice, not cheap, but worth a visit, nice selection of drinks

Thank Amanda G
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for your comments, its always good to hear what people think so we can improve! Do hope to see you again, all the best, Amy

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on my first time in Bristol and being from East London I've had a lot of curries. We found this as good as the best- if a bit more expensive, smaller portions of v tasty chutney. Def worth a visit. Helpful staff and no...More

Thank Jeanette C
Thali M, Manager at Thali Cafe Montpelier, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We would love to see you again, all the best Amy

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was the first Thali cafe I ever went to and - while they all serve the same delicious food and drinks - it's still my fave. Loads of colour and character, small and intimate enough to be cosy, and a charming view out onto...More

Thank lucinda r
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I don't understand the hype around this place. The house chutneys were very good, but everything else was a disappointment. We tried the chicken thali and spinach paneer thali, both of which were bland and watery. I know this restaurant has a good reputation... I'm...More

Thank nomad1405
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 York Road, Bristol BS6 5QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 942 6687
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Description
Famous for Thalis but you'll find classic Indian snacks, coffee and cakes on the menu too. Quirky decor, great atmosphere, free Wifi, kids welcome. Award-winning Tiffin Takeaway scheme. Equally suited for groups, families or for a romantic dinner. Contact us about hiring the whole back room for your party or celebration.This is the original Thali Cafe, located in the hub of Montpelier, it is one of four Thali Cafes in Bristol. We avoid mainstream locations in favour of areas with a strong sense of community where we can foster relationships with local people and businesses.
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