Best Indian Restaurants in Bath: We Pick Our Favourites

DATE: 13 Apr 2016 | BY
Jamuna dining room in Bath There are many fantastic Indian restaurants in Bath

Indian cuisine is one of the nation’s favourites and there are lots of restaurants to choose from. We put together this list to help you find the best Indian restaurant Bath has to offer.

Whether you’re addicted to the heat of a vindaloo or prefer a fragrant korma, there’s a curry to suit every palate. There isn’t a single best Indian restaurant in Bath which residents flock to, but a fair few excellent ones vying for the title. We investigated in true Table Pouncer style and put together this handy list of our favourite picks.

Fine Indian dining at The Mint Room Fine dining Indian cuisine at The Mint Room

The Mint Room

The Mint Room is undeniably one of the best Indian restaurants in Bath. It took the ‘Best Indian restaurant’ award at the Bath Good Food awards in 2012 and 2013, and the  ‘Best Indian Restaurant’ award from Bath Life in 2013. In other words, these guys know their stuff and can cook a cracking meal. They have a modern take on classic Indian flavours and present dishes in a way that you probably haven’t seen before - fine dining with an Indian twist.

The Mint Room, Longmead Gospel Hall, Lower Bristol Rd, Bath, BA2 3EB

Mogul Tandoori

Who doesn’t love a good curry? Well a good curry is what you’ll get at Mogul Tandoori. This Indian restaurant in Bath’s neighbour Trowbridge is committed to keeping its customers satisfied and uses only the finest ingredients to create mouth-watering traditional Indian dishes with a contemporary twist.
 
Whether you fancy a tried and tested favourite like a Korma or something a bit more exotic, you will be spoiled for choice with Mogul Tandoori’s extensive menu. 

Mogul Tandoori, 123 Mortimer Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8BN

The Eastern Eye

This restaurant earns its place as one of the best Indian restaurants in Bath from the wide selection of different curries on its menu, with a good deal of these being dishes that we had not heard of before. This is great, as it encourages adventurous eating. The Eastern Eye staff also encourage you to dive in at the deep end and order a dish that you are not familiar with - but don’t worry, if you’re not a fan, they will exchange it for something else without any fuss.

The Eastern Eye, 8A Quiet St, Bath, BA1 2JS

Desh

Desh was the first Indian restaurant in Bath to offer BYOB back in 1990, and its popularity has not waned over the years. All of the dishes at Desh are prepared daily using the freshest ingredients to create delicious authentic dishes that are prepared in the restaurant’s open kitchen. The menu includes classic options alongside house specials like the Afgan curry with pineapple, banana and sultanas and Kashmir curry cooked with banana and lychees. Desh have many loyal customers who kept coming back to one of Bath’s best loved Indian restaurants.

Desh, 10 Chelsea Road, Bath, Avon BA1 3DU

The New Curry Garden

The New Curry Garden is a no-frills curry house that serves up traditional home cooked Indian meals. This is not the best Indian restaurant in Bath in terms of decor and interior, but it’s a great option if you simply want to tuck into a classic curry that’s well priced. They have lots on the menu and the staff are always extremely helpful in advising you what to opt for.

The New Curry Garden, 41 Upper Bloomfield Rd, Bath, BA2 2RY

Panahar

Panahar is a real dark horse amongst the other heavyweight Indian restaurants that Bath has. It’s ‘cheap and cheerful’, which are two of its best assets. The staff are known for being some of the friendliest in Bath and are always greet customers with a warm welcoming. Furthermore, this place operates a ‘BYOB’ policy, which helps to keep costs down even more. Fantastic stuff - perfect for a meal with friends.

Panahar, 8 Moorland Rd, Oldfield Park, Bath, BA2 3PL

The Village Spice

The Village Spice offers an exciting range of Indian and Bangladeshi dishes cooked by knowledgeable and passionate chefs. The restaurant’s Chefs Specials include exciting options such as a Cheesy Chicken Tikka while the extensive menu has all your favourites like Dansak, Bhuna and Vindaloo.

Whether you’re dining with friends or family for an occasion or just because you fancy a treat, head to The Village Spice for a delicious meal.

The Village Spice, Holly Court, High St, Midsomer Norton, Radstock

Authentic Indian Dining Room at Bengal Brasserie Relaxed dining at Bengal Brasserie

Bengal Brasserie

The Bengal Brasserie is a very good Indian restaurant. It ticks all the right boxes in terms of atmosphere, decor, and most importantly, taste. Diners are treated to seats in their own booth, which creates a lovely, intimate atmosphere. The menu has a very good range of dishes, including a good amount of vegetarian options. This is a good choice for those looking for a quality meal on a budget.

Bengal Brasserie, 32 Milsom St, Bath, BA1 1DG

Camerton Tandoori

Camerton Tandoori offers a reliably good meal on every visit. Staff are attentive and very friendly, which makes this casual restaurant a great place to eat. The inside of the restaurant is clean and stripped back, so the focus is entirely on the great food that they serve. This place has received lots of excellent reviews and is definitely up and coming. It’s also a great option if you want to venture out of town, but do not want to travel too far.

Camerton Tandoori, 28 Meadgate, Bath, BA2 0NW

Tags: Bath, Bathampton, Camerton, Combe Down, Families With Children, Good For Groups, Date Night, International, Business Dining, Indian, Casual Dining, £ - £20-£30, ££ - £30-£40, Curry, Bangladeshi, Punjabi

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