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US$ 13 - US$ 21
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in this evening to order a takeaway for 8 people. Some of my family are vegan so asked what they could do. Front of house(Young lad in trackies) said we can do anything vegan... Bit vague but thought he might elaborate. But went on...to say one minute mate, then answered the phone. Then went into the kitchen and brought out an order then answered phone again then went back to kitchen. All this time just leaving me hanging. What's point of making your place look smart but have no service!!?? I walked out as he approached another customer. Best part of a £100 pound order lost. Went for thia up the Rd who were very helpful.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered a takeaway whilst staying in a local cottage. Mixed poppadums and huge onion bhajis to start, then vegetable dhansak and a spicy chicken naga, along with tarka dhal, sag bhaji and mushroom pilau rice. Excellent flavours and nice and spicy, nothing let it...down at all, decent price, an excellent meal.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 15 March 2021

I have used Eastern Balti many times since moving to Kendal both eat in and take away but there has been a significant deterioration over the past 12 months. On arriving at the requested time to pick up a recent take away I was told...that it had been given to someone else before I arrived. they were called to bring the incorrect order back in and I had to wait 30 minutes for my order to be re-cooked. This weekend, I again turned up at the requested time and had to wait 30 minutes for my order to be cooked. There were 5 cars parked outside the shop waiting for their orders after I received mine. Whilst I was waiting, the young guy answering the phone took 4 calls from people chasing up their deliveries so clearly it was not just an issue with my order. The lack of drivers was given as the reason my pick up order was delayed! The chicken tikka dopiaza and chicken tikka balti we ordered were bland and lacking in any taste whatsoever. The food here used to be excellent with really tasty, unusual dishes, very well prepared. Not any more. Maybe it's lockdown which is increasing the amount of business to a level where they can't cope. Maybe it's lockdown causing complacency to creep in. Maybe its a new team who can't run a takeaway. Personally I don't really care as I won't be using them again. It's a shame, this used to be a great place to get food from.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 30 January 2021 via mobile

Such a lovely take away tonight! Prompt service & very tasty! Friendly staff, nothing too much hassle! Had tandoori king prawn & hubby had tandoori delights! Was such good quality! Best Indian in Kendal by far!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 23 January 2021 via mobile

We had a take away from here tonight. First time we had used them. Superb tasting food and piping hot. Nice fluffy nahn. The pickles and yoghurt was a bit small.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 22 January 2021

One thing I miss most about lockdown is sitting in here. Amazing takeaway tonight with a series of veggie dishes. All brilliant. Spice mixes are spot on. Still best Indian around. Roll on end of lockdown!!!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 18 December 2020

10/10 stars really nice food really tasty and quick lovely service guy called mason served me couldn’t help us enough thank you very much

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 14 December 2020

Just went and had a meal here whilst away on business. First time I’d been out for a while, what an amazing experience. Covid safe at all times, great food and drinks plus service! Mason in particular was attentive and let me enjoy my first...meal out for quite some time. Thanks Mason and Eastern Balti!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2020 via mobile

Best Indian in kendal, Amazing food, good service and good beer. Definitely worth trying If you're in the area.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 30 November 2020

I have been visiting Eastern Balti for many years now and UNBELIEVABLY it has just got better over time. In particular a recent addition to the team is an amazing young man called Mason who runs the restaurant like a soothing bath. 😁 Mason is...incredibly pleasant and made me feel at ease instantly, conversing knowledgeably on a range of subjects—and he even introduced me to his Great Uncle Paul 🤩 Furthermore, the takeaway I ordered was even more delicious than last time. 👍😃 Indian cuisine really does NOT get better than this 😁👍⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: November 2020
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30 January 2020|
Response from Anne_MarieH517 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they don’t. I haven’t heard about this and have lived here for quite a few years. You can get pizza pasta early bird not far from here.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Eastern Balti

  • Yes, Eastern Balti offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Eastern Balti offers delivery services.

  • Eastern Balti is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3