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Golden Star

Certificate of Excellence
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European, Indian, Asian, Balti
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100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
+44 1389 721077
16:00 - 00:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have ate at the golden star quite often and weather its after a night out for some food or a sit in meal, it was always been great. The staff are friendly and are always up for a good chat. Couldn't recommend it more!

Thank Daryl M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip to the Golden Star restaurant had great customer service from the very warm and welcoming staff. The food was average, with the dishes having inconsistent sizes. Overall, an average outing.

Thank dnichol13
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite indian restaurant. Viceroy's food is definitely the most enjoyable and flavorable. Try the the viceroy special biryani and butter chicken. You will want to keep coming back for more. It also looks like they did a little remodeling. Looks very nice

Thank Jamesbd123
Level Contributor
88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We'd like to applaud the extremely busy waiter on Sat 18th Mar 2017 who really couldn't do enough for us. A slight but for us CRUCIAL MISTAKE on the KITCHEN'S part was rectified quickly and the offending items removed from the bill. This is a professional waiter who knows his game and knows how to treat his customers. The food... More 

Thank Niviksters
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
149 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I can only concur with some other reviews. The restaurant doesn't look much from the outside but don't walk on by. The food was very tasty. Free poppadom and spiced onions which were very tasty indeed. Chicken Chaat, North Indian Garlic Chilli Chicken and extra spice Bhuna just to our liking. Very reasonably priced too. The one waiter who was... More 

Thank Alcofrolic
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,043 reviews
550 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

You need to ignore the decor and initial impression because it might put you off! Food is terrific and tasty, great quality and prices are excellent as most other places in Balloch are overpriced and serve the same old stuff. I have been here several times and never been disappointed with the food

Thank stuart w
Stirling, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was pretty quiet and we almost walked back out but so pleased we didn't. We received complimentary spiced onions (so fresh and tasty) and poppodums . The chicken poori was absolutely out of the world . Highly recommend the mixed tikka . It was so refreshing to find an Indian Restaurant where you can actually taste the herbs and... More 

Thank nickytams1
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

No problems with getting a seat. Great staff who were keen to help. Good tasty food - although the requested madras heat curry was more korma!

Thank Tim H
Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The restaurant was empty so atmosphere was lacking .First time visit to asked for recommendations from Waiter and he didn't have any .Got to say the food was bland and the plates icy cold . Not inspired to return.

Thank TedDougal
Alexandria, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Visit the Golden Star at least once a month. Food is always good and staff very attentive. Took friends on Saturday first time for them and they were very impressed.

Thank plum16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 32
European, Indian, Asian, Balti
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 721077
Do you like Indian cuisine? If you do, you will love Golden Star in Balloch in Loch Lomond! A fully licensed restaurant, we have been proudly serving the local area for over a quarter of a century. During that time, our family run restaurant has built up a wonderful reputation for great food, competitive prices and a wonderful dining experience in a vibrant and relaxing environment. So whether you are treating your family to a meal or entertaining clients, make sure you pay us a visit for an unforgettable experience! Curry Balti Dishes Here at Golden Star, we offer a wide range of delicious and nutritious Eastern dishes, including korma and nantara, as well as offering a wide selection of European and vegetarian cuisine for you to choose from. We offer highly competitive prices, along with a free loyalty discount card (please ask for details). In addition, we provide excellent customer service, treating all our customers as valued guests, and striving to make everyone feel welcome.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?