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Bengal Cottage

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Compton, Ashbourne, England
+44 1335 348282
18:00 - 12:00
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We took a gamble and tried this place for the first time last Saturday, decor tired ,a little dark. However service friendly and very good ,fresh cooked food the three of us agreed it was very good tasty traditional Indian food, very reasonably priced too. Definitely going back very very soon.

Thank castellons
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok when we got it table was booked for 7:30pm we was kept waiting 1hr 45mins before we even got pickle tray then a further 30 mins for starters and 15 mins for mains there was one person trying to run the whole place, it's way to much for one person to do GET MORE STAFF, There was... More 

Thank Nicola B
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disgusting way to run a business! Ordered a take away and told to collect in 3 quaters of an hour. Turned up and paid and waited 20 minutes. In this time whilst waiting we heard a few people who were waiting to be served in restaurant moaning about waiting for their food. When we asked how long our food... More 

Thank hemps1311
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and great friendly service. If really want a great meal and love Bangladeshi food this is the place to going

Thank Steve R
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

After a long wait, the food when we finally got it was not brilliant, despite some very good reviews the curries were quite greasy and bland.

Thank Mark L
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We use this place a lot. OK, the carpet is worn and I can imagine the service is slow when busy, but we keep going back. The food can be tweaked to taste as it's all freshly cooked and the BYO keeps the bill low. Portions aren't massive though. If this isn't good enough for you, there's another Indian just... More 

Thank Paul M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Smal, well kept restaurant on the first floor. My wife is Bengali and we asked for 'real' Indian/Bengali food (nearly all Indian restaurants serve British Curry/Jalfrezi etc. meals, which are a far cry from Indian food). There were some restrictions, because they simply do not keep the necessary vegetables/fish, but they provided dry shag (not this strange creamy green stuff... More 

Thank Trillian_McQueen
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have visited this restaurant on several occasions and have meant to leave a review on each visit but have always forgotten. This visit was so good I could not have left my review unsent. We were a party of 5 people and were met with a welcome on our arrival. We were seated and our order was taken promptly.... More 

Thank stephen h
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

very good service good food we had three meals all different but very good we would go a gain I have booked it for a meal for ten of us for my hen night in a couple of weeks

Thank heather g
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

was recommended this as was told best in ashbourne, so we rang up for a takeaway at 6pm and was told it would take 40 mins, we arrived shortly after 6.40pm had to wait another 30 mins for our food, got the impression that they only started cooking food once we had arrived to pay, only a table of 4... More 

Thank Graham B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compton, Ashbourne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 348282

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