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4500 Miles From Delhi

Bristol City Centre Indian £££ +100
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About 4500 Miles From Delhi

Making waves throughout Bristol, 4500 Miles from Delhi serves up incredible curries and South Asian delights from their comfortable restaurant on Colston Avenue. With another outlet in Oxford that’s equally as popular, this restaurant keeps is known far and wide, keeping local foodies on their toes with their many exotic and out-of-the-ordinary offerings. Found in the city centre, 4500 Miles from Delhi provides a dining experience to remember – book in advance to score the perfect table.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Saturday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Sunday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:00
4500 Miles From Delhi, 8 Colston Avenue, BS1 4ST Bristol

Further Information

Bristol’s biggest spice lovers can all agree: 4500 Miles from Delhi on Colston Avenue is leading the charge in the city’s competitive dining scene. The ambience at this city centre restaurant is sophisticated while remaining casual enough for a relaxed lunch or dinner, and its spacious interior makes it perfect for dining as a group. The restaurant is also ideal for private hire, so consider 4500 Miles from Delhi the next time you want to throw a big party or host an unforgettable corporate event.

The menu at 4500 Miles from Delhi in the city centre is expansive, and includes everything from vegetarian delights like tarka daal and jeera aloo, to meaty grilled dishes like Adraki lamb chops, chicken malai tikka and the lamb fillet kebab. We recommend the karahi chicken, a Punjabi dish that features chicken stir-fried with garlic, onions, and tomatoes in an iron karahi, or the nalli gosht, slow-cooked lamb cooked in a smooth gravy. Better yet, order yourself a banquet to sample an array of the restaurant’s very best dishes. Book ahead for an enchanting dining experience at Bristol’s 4500 Miles from Delhi!

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Valentine's Day menu including two set menus and a cocktail list

CHEF'S CHOICE

111 Reviews

5.0 /6 Excellent 111 Reviews
Food: heavenly
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Service: friendly
Atmosphere: entertaining
Noise: quiet
Quality/Price: cheap
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1 review so far 6
15.02.2017 14:28

Great food and great service. 4 of us went on a Groupon and so even better value and had a small taste of several dishes.

1 review so far 6
21.01.2017 17:43

Food was brill - would thoroughly recommend... plenty of choice, nice staff, nice atmosphere. Will definitely visit again as good for lunchtime or evening meal.

1 review so far 6
18.01.2017 09:07

This restaurant is a regular company entertaining venue for our company due to the great food and service every time. Always flexible if we are a little late arriving.

1 review so far 6
14.01.2017 09:30

Lovely venue, friendly, courteous staff, authentic food which was well-presented. Time given between courses was good, all food cooked -not microwaved or warmed. Highly recommend & will book again.

1 review so far 6
25.10.2016 22:41

We went on a Monday evening before a gig as a small group of 5 so was expecting it to be fairly quiet which it was however there was nice lively atmosphere about the place. The best thing though is unquestionably the food. We all had different dishes and everything was exceptional great presentation, service and taste. I've eaten at countless Indian restaurants and this was without question the nicest curry I've ever had. If you've already heard plaudits about 4500 Miles then rest assured they are well deserved. Fully recommend.

1 review so far 5
09.03.2016 13:29

We arrived half an hour before the booking time and they had no problem with accommodating us early. Very prompt service and polite, attentive staff. Most importantly, excellent food. I have never been disappointed by a visit to 4500 Miles From Delhi.

1 review so far 5
14.02.2016 09:40

The staff were very friendly and explained all the dishes on offer in great detail to help decide what dish to try. The food was fantastic and I personally believe the best Indian restaurant in Bristol. The only reason I'm not giving full marks is because of a rude waitress at the end of the evening asking how much tip we are giving before processing our card payment. However apart from that incident I will definitely be returning to this restaurant.

1 review so far 6
14.11.2016 09:19

Fantastic place, great atmosphere, superb view and the staff were very accomodating. A few of us asked for items that wern't on the menu and the staff offered to make it without even hesitating. Couldn't fault the food, it was delicious and came out really quickly. I would definitely recommend.

1 review so far 5
03.05.2016 10:46

Very nice food, arrived quickly and was a good value for an Indian Restaurant - £52 for a large two course meal for two. Service was a little slow sometimes and sometimes the waiters struggled to understand us but everything was exactly as ordered and we had no problems at all. Will be coming back for the lunch time deal!

1 review so far 4
25.01.2017 12:25

I have been many times as a visitor to Bristol. Always excellent service and quality of food. Nice atmosphere although next time I would ask for a table away from the bar and takeaway pick up point which detracts from the intimate restaurant feel. Highly recommended (cheese and chilli naan always a favourite of mine). I usually book a table as my visit here is the main meal of my stay.

1 review so far 6
18.06.2016 09:29

The atmosphere is welcoming and staff very helpful, polite and respectful , ready to answer any questions you might have. The food was excellent :fresh and delicious, literally sizzling. We will come back for sure as the menu is generous and all sounds delicious.

1 review so far 3
22.12.2016 12:19

While the food was ok it was expensive. The service was rushed and confused about who ordered what. When we checked the bill after there were items we hadn't ordered and on talking to the manager were refused a refund for those items. They did offer us some free drink (for 2 people) if we were to return for another meal but I'm not sure many of party of 21 I took there would want to go back. It's shame as it could have been so much better.

2 reviews so far 6
23.10.2016 19:05

good quality food and wonderful ambiance food was served promptly by attentive staff would recommend to anyone as the quality shines through of particular note is the testimony from the high percentage of Indians that were eating when we were there

1 review so far 5
03.11.2016 19:42

Very nice surroundings, polite staff, food very enjoyable and tasty. However- We had the lunch banquet but unfortunately the food got cold very quickly due to no hot plate provided and the terrible draught from the front door being constantly opened. Would use again and recommend but sit elsewhere.

1 review so far 3
16.03.2016 09:38

originally booked as a table of 5, but as only 4 of us turned up our table was changed, leading to some terrible service; not sure if it was because they forgot that they had moved us or not. But when people arrived after us, get their food, pay and leave before we even had our main meal; of course it's going to be a bad service. On a plus side, the food was amazing and can't fault that at all.

1 review so far 6
14.10.2016 18:10

Always excellent food and service. Our favourite indian restaurant. We have visited many times and the food is always hot, well prepared and tasty. The service is quick and efficient. The restaurant is well decorated and clean. Worth a visit!

1 review so far 5
20.12.2016 09:40

The restaurant is situated in a great location and well laid out. Overall my experience was enjoyable and the food was very good. The naan breads were oily and the poppadoms very expensive. The onion sauce with the poppadoms was exceptional as was the rest of the food.

1 review so far 5
17.10.2016 14:11

Service was good, towards the end it was a bit slow as we didn't get the bill after asking for about 10 minutes. But apart from that the would was superb, we had a nice seat by the window and could watch Bristol go by. Would recommend.

1 review so far 6
18.04.2016 09:33

one of the best curries i've had ever! very tasty, and super spicy (karachi). I was hosting a party of 9 and everyone enjoyed, even if the heat of these curries is definitely on the spicy side, be warned!

1 review so far 1
11.05.2016 08:15

I went here for my birthday meal after hearing good things about it. What a disappointment that was! Food was bland and overpriced. Not in the slightest bit authentic. Even the hottest dishes were lacking in Spice. When ordering poppadoms, they don't even do pickle trays. They just give you two little dips to go with them, no mixed pickle etc. I ordered the lamb shank for £13 which very tender, but tasted like tomato, massively lacking in flavour - you wouldn't think you were eating in an Indian restaurant! And to top it off I found a piece of plastic in there! Informed the waiter who went to the kitchen and came back to apologise and said it was a film they put over the food in order for it to be heated throughly... In other words, the food is microwaved. Not something I expect from an expensive restaurant. I was offered a free drink to compensate. I also found the waiters quite rude and once it came to paying the bill the lady asked for a tip!! The only good thing I can say about this restaurant is that the presentation is nice and so is the actual building. Other than that I definitely would not be returning and would not recommend. It seems like they are trying to be a more "fine dining" restaurant but are failing miserably.

1 review so far 6
16.12.2016 10:45

Restaurant was very busy with a number of large parties in as you would expect close to Christmas. Service was pretty good given the number of diners, the atmosphere was good and the food was excellent as ever

1 review so far 5
01.07.2016 23:07

Our first visit. We received a friendly welcome. Service was timely and courteous. Food tasty and hot although one of the mains was cold and was replaced straight away with a hot one with humble apologies. We will return at some time in the future.

1 review so far 5
03.12.2016 23:20

Lovely food in a vibrant and busy restaurant on a Saturday night. All very tasty, slightly slow serving but then the place was full and we were one of a number of big groups. Food came quickly once we'd ordered, and was super tasty.

1 review so far 6
16.11.2016 17:28

The lunchtime banquet was superb, with lots of tastes and variety. Faultless service and both the restaurant and toilets were spotless. Would recommend to anyone - as long as they are not on a strict diet.

1 review so far 6
03.10.2016 21:00

Always a lovely meal- great staff, great atmosphere, always impressed. My favourite place to eat in Bristol by far. Genuinely deserves success every effort is made to accommodate and make every customer feel welcome. Love it!

1 review so far 6
20.12.2016 18:40

Four-Course Indian Lunch for Two or Four at 4500 Miles to Delhi ---Very welcoming with excellent service. lovely flavours and very well presented. Just the right quantity for 4 ladies in their sixties out for lunch.

1 review so far 5
20.02.2016 14:10

The restaurant has nice décor, polite staff and the lunch buffet offers a reasonable range of tasty options, including Chicken Tikka and Korma. If you like quality Indian food, then I think this is one of the best Indian restaurants in Bristol.

1 review so far 5
03.03.2016 09:57

Good food , portion size needs attention . Starters was delicious especially lamb chops . Ordered biryani it was too much greasy and covered with coating of oil over which made rice taste so heavy . Overall I enjoyed the meal

1 review so far 6
30.08.2016 15:16

The food was perfect very well cooked. The service was very friendly were never over shodowing to get your order. The Decor and music made a very nice sitting. Will be back again :)

1 review so far 6
08.05.2016 07:37

Food and service very good, enjoyable meal. Had a banquet for two and the portion sizes were just right. Would definitely go again. Location very handy if going to the Colston Hall or Hippodrome.

1 review so far 6
14.09.2016 15:50

We were a group of 16 people who went to the restaurant to celebrate a colleagues 30th birthday. The food was great food and the staff were really friendly. Well worth a visit.

1 review so far 6
16.05.2016 20:25

Really great meal , and excellent service . Nothing was too much trouble for the staff .They even came out with a cake when they found out we were celebrating a Birthday .

1 review so far 6
16.05.2016 09:39

As usual a first class meal full of spices and other tastes. The staff were most helpful in explaining the various dishes and left us feeling as we had eaten a wonderful feast.

1 review so far 4
11.02.2016 10:42

Food was good and service was well attended but because we were a large group (18) some peoples dishes didn't turn up with everything else and they were waiting 5-10 mins to get it all out. Apart from that was nice restaurant, reasonable value and would go back again.

1 review so far 5
15.10.2016 07:36

Very friendly and courteous staff. Great food and generous portions. Lovely evening for my psrtbers 40th birthday celebration. Food was delivered to the table swiftly but not rushed and there were no delays between courses. Definitely will go again.

1 review so far 6
06.06.2016 23:45

Good service and fantastic food plus beautiful venue. Amazing place. My friends said this was best Indian food they tried in Bristol, and I would agree. I will definitely come again )))

3 reviews so far 6
12.09.2016 07:49

Excellent experience this time. Friendly and attentive staff, very good service, and really excellent food. Try the Chicken Chettinad. Tasty and warm. 4500's Nan Bread is some of the best I've had.

1 review so far 6
28.11.2016 09:26

Had the four course lunch which was more of a 'taster' meal to share. Excellent food and enough for two. Restaurant caters for large parties as well as for couples. Would recommend.

1 review so far 6
05.01.2017 23:16

Me and my partner had an absolutely great experience overall, excellent food, great service and would definitely recommend to a friend. Service really made us feel as if we were V.I.P's .

1 review so far 6
29.11.2016 13:59

very warm clean place food was nice and hot , pleasant staff , would like to visit again, my friends loved the menu enjoyed the different variety of curry and rice dishes

3 reviews so far 4
21.03.2016 09:16

Food was ok, service was just about ok although we had to wait to get served despite making a reservation some weeks ago. It's a nice restaurant but I don't think the food is anywhere near as good as when it first opened, which is a shame.

1 review so far 6
03.04.2016 20:37

Great food with excellent service and have never had a bad meal. It takes me nearly an hour to get there from South Wales but its well worth the effort 10/10

1 review so far 6
12.09.2016 07:03

Party of 14 and everyone was impressed with the quality of food and service. I.ve been a few times before vut i think we'll ave some new converts as well now.

1 review so far 1
03.03.2016 18:59

This was not a very good experience, it was not very busy when we arrived, unfortunately we were allocated a table in a corner right next to where extra plates and glasses are stored. It was a very small table and we were refused re-allocation of another table. The meal was OK only for the Tandori chicken starter, but the rest of the meal was not good and when we have requested some water for our table, it arrived after the third request! All in all very disappointed as the meal for two persons was £52, this is expensive for an Indian meal, with the additional charges being added for side dishes accompanied the main dish typically at £10+ each. We did not have a desert and only one round of drinks, one of which is a soft drink. There was no one that checked if our meal was ok and only did when we were paying our bill, maybe expecting a tip! I certainly will not recommend irrespective of whether the restaurant is busy, they should ensure they are staffed sufficiently.

1 review so far 6
15.03.2016 08:17

Service and food 1st class. We will return next time we are in Bristol. It is nice and close to the theatre for a pre-theatre meal, so no rush required.

1 review so far 5
13.10.2016 08:59

Great food good service. Can be a little pricey, but a great curry. Cooked dishes especially for us, since some of the "regular" curry dishes weren't on menu but the kitchen prep'd them anyway! will return!

1 review so far 6
09.08.2016 09:09

Early evening so restaurant empty apart from us but the food was good, service second to none and the overall ambiance and cleanliness was excellent! Will definitely eat there again.

1 review so far 5
05.02.2016 15:03

Atmosphere was very good. Service and food could not be faulted. Need more vegetarian options as had friend from india who is total vegetarian. However they did makeup vegetarian dishes. It as a excellent night.

1 review so far 6
14.11.2016 17:56

We had a wonderful four course banquet all perfectly cooked, all the food was presented in a nice modern way and the staff were attentive and very well mannered.

1 review so far 6
25.08.2016 23:51

Food was delicious and staff are very welcoming. The food was served without much delay and we enjoyed every dish we ordered.I would definitely recommend this to other friends.