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Dosa World

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
280 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH, England
+44 1202 318535
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“dosa” (101 reviews)
“curry” (33 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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280 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH, England
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I am an indian food connoisseur. I decided to visit here after reading reviews on TripAdvisor about this place. We ordered papadum, dahi papri chaat, chilly idly, garlic pepper mushrooms and the chilli and coriander masala dosa. The papadums arrived with 2 and quarter papadums...More

1  Thank Shreena S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited early on a Saturday evening. The restaurant is clean and the staff welcoming. We were served promptly, and actually had eaten our meal in around 30 minutes - but didn't feel at all rushed. We shared some poppadoms and chutneys to start, and...More

Thank Wisey_7
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Been here several times while visiting Bournemouth, absolutely wish we had one in Glasgow. Fell upon this place after passing by for years , Bournemouth ppl this is a true gem .

Thank Carol Q
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

First time there, although one of our party has been several times. Dosa is cross between dry crepe and a wrap. Much larger though. Nice fillings inside, all from South India. Good service. Informal setting. Would go again. 8 Papadums, 4 Dosa, and 4 beers....More

Thank MrDBmth
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This place reminds me so much of being in southern India. Food is delicious. Decor is basic and staff are friendly. Great dinner here and highly recommend the chilli chicken!

Thank CriticalLis
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Great little no frills South Indian cafe. Really tasty and good value. I had the Meat and veg thali buffet, as much as you like, £9.95. Licensed too, if you, like me, like a beer with a curry.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Went there yesterday. Wife and sister in law are vegetarians and usually the Dosa places tend to have better options for vegetarians. It's not a big place. We got there after 8pm and had to request to be seated. There was a large group of...More

3  Thank Sobhash J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Dosa World is simply deliciously divine, as authentic in terms of Indian food as it's possible to get. There are always plenty of Indians eating there, so you know it's got to be good. The dishes are perfectly spiced, perfectly balanced, really satisfying and totally...More

Thank Lee Lee K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

best indian meal this side of Southall, couldn't finish it all so took a 'doggie bag', having it for lunch now and, somehow, it's even better the next day. we got into Indian food whilst travelling in India but have been dissappointed with local 'Indian...More

Thank chaibaba
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful food here! if you love your Indian cuisine you need to pay this place a visit, service can be a bit slow depending on the time of day, but it's the best chicken tikka curry i've had in my life! It's a little spicy...More

Thank Abbeysamantha
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Kate W
6 September 2017|
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Response from richarduk2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just noticed you asked about vegan rather than vegetarian dishes. Let me check this out (and remind myself of the difference between vegetarian and vegan ). I will respond tomorrow
28 August 2017|
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Response from sayli2017 | Reviewed this property |
No, but there is usually plenty of on-street parking and it's free after six PM
27 February 2017|
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Response from Daniel G |
They used to deliver but now don't. I always get takeaway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 318535
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