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Stornoway Balti House

) #26 of 34 Restaurants in Stornoway $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it's musty, and old fashioned and the Michelin star might never happen but if you want to completely relax and enjoy well cooked curries and starters, then this is the place - we ordered for 4 and had drinks for about £100 including tip....More

Thank DarthMorrissey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is not very attractive, it has a dirty hall. Inside the place looks better and the personnel is friendly. However the food is far from Indian. The curry has the taste of a very sweet dessert. If this adapting the Indian cuisine to...More

Thank LeuvenAnne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this restaurant last week. I have never quite tasted anything as awful as the food served there. From the spiced onions consisting of raw onions with a sprinkle of herbs (no sauce or anything), to the Tesco naan bread (which was the highlight...More

2  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a hard time finding a place to eat in Stornoway. With no reservations made, limited choices. Decided to try the Balti House. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The menu was extensive yet basic. The food was very fresh and tasty, the wine selections...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Balti House is now effectively being run by one of Mr Ali's sons and he is making a fine job of it being more go-ahead and innovative than his father. The food was excellent, the service was good and the price was reasonable. Well...More

Thank Ramsay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building is in serious need of rebuilding/renovation it's been a long while since I've eaten in quite as rough a building. The food though was fine. Maybe with some money spent on a decent modernisation then with the location it could be a great...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went in the restaurant with my family, 3 of us at 9-40 pm, which I know is a little late, but its a Friday night. the welcome was awful, was told they are closing at 10 and basically got the impression that they couldn't be...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We found this curry house by chance and it was a welcome break in a great spot overlooking the harbour. The food was good and the service very good. Pleasant enough!

Thank Independent_Joe
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Travelling in the outer Hebrides based in Stornaway. Decided with our friends one night to get a takeaway. Extensive menu, delicious food not expensive. Ready within 20 mins, centre of the town so easy to collect. I don't think they deliver. Nice restaurant if staying...More

Thank sally308
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Ate here on a Sunday evening when many other restaurants were closed. We were surprised at the varied menu offering curries unfamiliar to us which was great. Food was lovely. Palomar sauce was delicious and unusual. Staff were friendly. The restaurant was well used for...More

Thank valerieg961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 South Beach, Stornoway HS1 2BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
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