Bombay Grill

by Morris Bishop
(San Pedro de Alcantara)

The approach to Bombay Grill

The approach to Bombay Grill

The approach to Bombay Grill
Jahinger preparing a Tandoori skewer
Mains at Bombay Grill
Looking down into a Tandoori oven at Bombay Grill

Whilst scanning through Trip Advisor for local restaurants that I was unfamiliar with, I came across Bombay Grill that had over 30 reviews, virtually all of which rated it as excellent.

They were so consistently good, that either this is a ‘must try’ restaurant or, if one were a sceptic, they could be ‘less that truthful.

We met Matra D’ Fahim who left us with the very comprehensive menu of no less than 130 items, to peruse, and make our choices from, and we watch a sizzling, very tempting looking dish on its way to be served at an other table, which turned out to be Chicken Shashlik.

This plus a Lamb dish of Mirchi Wala and a vegetable Korma, accompanied by Rice and a sweet Pashwari Nan Bread became our mains. We precede these with some mini Onion Bhaji’s with accompaniments that although very small in size were delicious.

I have never found a wine that can ‘compliment’ Indian cuisine, but I do find that a good beer does.

Our mains arrive, and as soon as we taste the many elements, it became evident that the T.A. reviews were totally justified. Indeed the whole experience was faultless, from the presentation, to the serving temperatures, the degree of spiciness that we had requested, and especially the taste.

We finish the meal with a dessert of Mango Karan which caused a a division of opinion between my wife who loved it, and me, that has never found an Indian dessert that I like!

Bottom line - we are hooked!

Bombay Grill 2 are situated in C/ Linda Vista where the passageway of C/Avilla intersects this. Reservations on 951709282 or 603472469 or email to

There is 65 covers in two dining area plus a further 30 on their comfortable terrace. The very talented chef is Bangladeshi Jahinger (I dub him ‘The Spice Master’) Street Parking or car park in C/Mainake 100 m. west.

There is a children’s menu, and they offer a take away service. Open from 14:00 7 days a week. Average meal with beverage 25€.

Bishlin Guide marks out of 5 (for Indian restaurants. Not to be directly compared with marks for other cuisines)
Ambience: 3.5
Food: 5
Menu: 5
Service: 5
Value: 5
O/A: 4.5

Please mention to the restaurateur that the restaurant was recommended in "" Newsletter. To see even more reviews on the best restaurants in Marbella, check out The Bishlin Guide.

DATE: November 2015

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