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Good Diwali Lighting

Average street. Average street shops. Untidy hope and restaurants. Some restaurants are unhygienic... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
London, United Kingdom

Great food people so nice and friendly.plenty resturants to try.try the gol gappay from bobbys the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Leicester, England
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Average street. Average street shops. Untidy hope and restaurants. Some restaurants are unhygienic and poorly managed. Too much hype to be Indian bazar.

Thank S S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great food people so nice and friendly.plenty resturants to try.try the gol gappay from bobbys the masala dosage from chai pani so much variety.great atmosphere over the diwali period if you haven't experience it yet it's highly recommend you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank singy9
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Mixed views on Belgrave Road or The Golden Mile" as it is known. For a taste of all things Indian it gives a real insight into the culture, food etc with sari shops, jewellers and numerous restaurants. On the down side parking isn't good and...More

1  Thank MalcH
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love Belgrave Road. I can just wander into places and window shop all day. Everyone is polite and friendly (as well as an Indian thing this seems to me to be an East Midlands thing - people are friendly and helpful) Yep people have...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you're my vintage, 53, and live in Leicester, you will remember the Belgrave/Melton Road of the early '70's. Run down and falling apart. The first Indian shops opened around that time, and over the last 40 years many have appeared, selling a variety of...More

2  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stay away shops are no good unless looking for gold or sarees not a wide range of food only caters for Asian people you won't get a decent burger and chips round here ...a bit outdated welcome to little India , Look out for the...More

1  Thank bossman543210
Reviewed 14 May 2017

If you want the Feel of India then this is the place to visit as this is the closest you will get to atmosphere and food! Everything you need is here and a good family day out visiting all the shops and dining

1  Thank PDKJ
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A vibrant area of Leicester just 10 minute walk from the centre. "The Golden Mile" as it is knkwn by is full of Jewellery of mainly but not exclusively Indian design and origin. Diwali is a particularly good time to visit when the area is...More

1  Thank BobRedley
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Mini Gujrat. known as such for a reason. Get into the culture ask the locals for the best eateries and shopping experience.

1  Thank her_maj64
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is the place in the UK for Indian shopping,food and atmosphere.There are numerous jewellery shops as well as shops selling Indian clothing for all the family as well as gift ware There is a big choice of restaurants,including many offering mouthwatering vegetarian dishes,especially Gujarati...More

2  Thank 27Manu42
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Simon R
20 August 2017|
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Response from Muhammad Monzur M | Reviewed this property |
My wife buys all her Eid clothes (mainly saris) from Leicester, from a shop called Bombay Looks next to Anokhi. I can't recommend any gujrati restaurants but I can advise you to stay away from Bobby's! It was a big... More