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Taj Mahal

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Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth, England
Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Poole, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A party for 4 with a selection of mains from mild through to a really tasty hot dish.All served by good knowledgeable staff.But best of all the naan was just great so soft and full of flavour

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Thank Karyn19
Mohrahman, Manager at Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind wording on your review. I'll pass your comment to our chef and all staff involved. We hope to see you soon here in Taj Mahal. More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in England today for a death in the family, I ended up with my cousin here for dinner. On all of.my visits, one stop is the Taj. Excellent food and service from a friendly and professional staff.

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Thank michaelrM7116KL
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food s second to none,Jay the owner is great and knows his food so well. I would recommend the fish curry its so moorish. Love the service and the total cleanliness if your in Poole try the Taj Mahal go there you will not be disappointed we never have been. Ian & Tracey Burnett

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My family have been eating at this restaurant for over 30 years. It's the best curry house in Bournemouth. They always make extra effort with regulars like myself. The staff are always so welcoming and polite. I would really recommend the chicken tikka jalfrezi and the sally! Today I was informed about their app, it makes it even easier to... More 

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Thank sbbihoj
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and great offer on Tuesday night with their banquet deal. Very efficient staff and treated like friends.

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Thank hpartraveling
Sydney
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A bit of a clue with this place is the seventies Bournemouth decor, along with a wonderful collection of laundromat style irrelevant cheap English countryside landscape pictures. Wait till you see the frames. They tried hard to upsell us when ordering which we resisted, the food was ok, up to the point of chewing into what they called lamb. Mutton... More 

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Thank Cbmosman
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The food order arrived within a reasonable amount of time after ordering. It was also quite hot - nothing worse than a cold takeaway. The chicken tikka varied in quality across my 2 takeaways. The first time it was scrumptious and for the second some bits felt like poor cuts of meat or cooking (weirdly squidgey to the bite). Onion... More 

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Thank Richard G
Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

First time here, nice inside, waiters were very attentive. Had enjoyable evening with friends but sadly let down by curry. My order was wrong so had to wait five or so minutes for my lamb masala whilst my friends tucked into theirs. It was not tasty just some lumps of meat in a red tasteless sauce. Lidl ready meals taste... More 

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Thank Clare B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A classic Indian restaurant that has stayed true to it's routes. I was delighted to find that after 30 years on my return to this delightful and charming restaurant that very little had changed. This place epitomises the old saying 'if its not broken don't fix it'. The chicken dhansak was immense, the rice perfect, and the nan stuffed full... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I have visited this restaurant several times over the years. It's a popular place and I can see why - the food's always good. The management has changed about a year ago, but the standards seem to be the same. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poole Road | Westbourne, Bournemouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth

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