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54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
+44 1202 484111
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible24%
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“poppadoms” (4 reviews)
“nan” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not been here for years but thought we would give it a try. It's been open for 27 years so must be doing something right! Nice exterior and interior. Friendly and attentive staff. We thought the food was very good. We had poppadums to start,...More

Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We have been here about 4 times now and were very impressed with the service and food. Delicious food and always piping hot. The staff were very attentive and made our visits very enjoyable. We will be back :-)

Thank TeresaFW
Reviewed February 2, 2018

4 of us enjoyed a lovely meal at the Starlight on a Friday evening great food and pleasant staff. No hesitation in recommending this restaurant to my friends.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Starlight after not returning for sometime due to a bad experience previously. I must say this visit was good, the food was great service spot on and food was very tasty. I had serious doubts about going back however I would say...More

Thank Mav K
Reviewed September 14, 2017

They were nice but the place was empty bar two later guests. I had a balti and rice. But it was not until 2am that night and for the next 6 hours that I really felt the revenge. I could not have got this bad...More

Thank Julian B
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Been on holiday for 2 weeks from Yorkshire we are big on Indian food so we thought we would try this are first week . Must say this is the best I have ever tasted restaurant first impression very clean waiters pleasant food outstanding. We...More

Thank mnevin5
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Although not in a fashionable part of Christchurch, this restaurant is worth seeking out. My wife and I were impressed with such a well furnished, clean, traditional style indian layout plus a screen showing Bollywood movies !!!! Food was really good quality and polite ,...More

2  Thank StuartMosaic
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

4 of us went for tea tonight. We had a table pounced 2-for-1 deal on starters&mains but this has no influence on this review. We had a starter each,I had onion bhajis, these were not greasy&delicious. I then had garlic chilli chicken,it was a generous...More

2  Thank oriolesam
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

First and last visit here. Chicken tikka starter was greasy and on the colder side of warm. Feeling a little braver than usual I ordered a rogan josh (medium hot) instead of my usual biryani or Bhuna. It was tasteless, I have had more spice...More

Thank Jafrette R
Reviewed March 27, 2017

So Firstly I thought you should all know I booked through table pouncer giving us 2 4 1 which was our main attraction but we choose starlight over all the other Indian options as this looked like the best menu. And suited our booking time...More

2  Thank Becki A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 484111
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