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Bombay Aloo

39 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AB, England
+44 1273 771089
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
39 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AB, England
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Awful! We have been going here for 20 years and now it must have new owners as this experience was terrible! Such a shame our favourite place to eat has been ruined. Hard undercooked Vege. Bland no flavour. Soggy undercooked bhaji, horrible rice, nann that...More

Thank toadbott
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Everything tastes the same. It was all a bit watery with no texture. Everything had a big cinnamon stick in it and was at the sweet end not spicy. It is however very cheap and friendly so I'm not rating it poor

Thank Pow84
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is definitely and average Indian restaurant and we only tried this buffet as it had only just opened at 12 midday and thought that it would be fresh and not hard like the bread was The pakora style items were just Potato and most...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Price is good but food quality reflects that. Sauces are watery. Samosas are only potato and very stodgy. The nan bread was rock hard. The server does not interact but seems to watch every move you make, maybe she thinks you will try and take...More

1  Thank streakey
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night, like we used to, was always fairly busy, not this time. There was only one other couple in there, no welcome from the waiter (well i presume he was, as he just pointed us to a table,) put our plates...More

Thank Tania H
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nothing amazing or fancy, but it's so cheap for what you get. You get to choose what you want, and the food is good! Staff were friendly too and the atmosphere was quiet and chilled out.

Thank ChloeAS17
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Clever planning. Dishes on burners in the window, enough tables to be cosy, super service, well labelled for allergies and vegan. Salads for raw foodies. Eat what you will for £5.99. It was enough for us but breads and drinks available at small extra cost....More

Thank Gingergirl1948
Reviewed 6 February 2017

All you can eat veggie Indian cuisine. I didnt try everything, there were so many choices. It was all fine but nothing was really spicy or exciting. All a bit bland really, but lovely staff and good value. The very kind owner gave food to...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The food has gone downhill from when we last visited! It was cold and lacked authentic Indian flavours. No alcohol license. More of the cheaper ingredients, like potatoes, less of more interesting ingredients, like chickpeas.More

Thank Udita555
Raamall, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Bombay Aloo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you very much for your opinion, we are very happy for the opinions and visits of our customers, we clarify that we have alchol license but we do not sell, our customers can bring their own wine, and have a minimum charge for it;...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

The food is bland. They have not got the spices right. All the curries taste alike. Low on salt, spice. The mix veg curry is just set of cut vegetables with some salt & pepper with absolutely no Tadka. Horrible taste. Not Indian at all....More

1  Thank pchandra13
Raamall, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Bombay Aloo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you very much for your opinion, we regret your bad experience, we serve our customers for over 26 years, with a high standard of regular customers, so we are sure that our food is fresh and pleasant and varied flavor; We invite you to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 8
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 771089
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