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Golden Star

100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
+44 1389 721077
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (12 reviews)
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
All hours
European, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
100 Balloch Road | BALLOCH, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Service shocking get waiter forgot drinks one waiter coughing get all over food waited over one hour for main course, waiter had difficulty adding up the bill

Thank ambtyjimbeattieambty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are local and it's good to see a place so busy on a holiday Monday evening. It doesn't look much from the outside and the decor inside is dated but clean and comfortable. The food is good and very reasonably priced, the service can...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really like this place, the decor and setting is a bit old fashioned and service can be slow when it is busy but the food is great, prices good and they are all so friendly

1  Thank stuart w
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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!

2  Thank Daryl M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 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
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
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...More

Thank Niviksters
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...More

Thank Alcofrolic
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...More

Thank stuart w
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...More

Thank nickytams1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
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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
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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.