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About Bombay Club

The Bombay Club emulates characteristics of the old clubs of India. The elegant environment with pale pastels, ceiling fans, and a profusion of greenery is designed to create a warm and inviting gathering place for relaxation and regeneration. The cuisine is the finest of India, utilizing only the best quality ingredients to create a harmony of subtle flavors. Specialties prepared by Executive Chef Nilesh Singhvi, include tandoori salmon and green chili chicken. The sophisticated cuisine is enhanced by refine service and live piano music. Distinguished Restaurant of North America Award.

815 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Indian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
Between H & I Streets

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 659-3727

Website:
http://www.bombayclubdc.com/

Entertainment:
Live Piano music nightly beginning at 6:45pm.

Public Transit:
Farragut West & Farragut North Metro Lines

Executive Chef:
Nilesh Singhvi

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Please join us in celebrating New Year’s Eve. Our first seating will be a 3 course menu for $55-00 plus tax and tips from 5.30 PM – 7.30 PM. Our second seating from 7.30 PM – 11.00 PM features live piano, a midnight champagne toast, and five-course tasting menu for $85-00 per person plus tax and tip

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Private Dining

We are pleased to offer three separate private dining options with seating for 10-110 guests.

Bombay Club Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (70)
Good Vegetarian Options (64)
Authentic (63)
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Business Meals (59)
Good for a Date (56)
Fit for Foodies (51)
Spicy (51)
Good for Anniversaries (46)
Romantic (46)
Quiet Conversation (45)
Creative Cuisine (40)
Good for Birthdays (37)
Live Music (29)
Cozy (27)
Great for Lunch (24)
Pre/post Theatre (24)
Good for Groups (22)
Worth the Drive (22)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
People Watching (14)
Vegan (14)
Fun (13)
Healthy (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Hot Spot (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Casual (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Tasting Menu (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Took my parents here for their 40th anniversary. The service and food were both excellent, and I would highly recommend visiting this restaurant for brunch!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Truly one of the best restaurant experiences in Washington DC
The food and the service is just about perfect
No matter the reason this is one restaurant you must go to multiple times and realize it’s as good the first time and the next
It’s elegant it sophisticated it’s romantic it’s a business meeting
Please Take this trip to Bombay Club and you will not be disappointed

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Vegan
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food5
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·Dined 3 days ago

I did not like it that the server circled the tip amount and reminded me to tip. A restaurant of a this supposed quality should not stoop to such unfair tactics. A customer is aware of tipping when patronizing such places

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food3
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

EXQUISITE FOOD AND SERVICE, AS ALWAYS. BOMBAY CLUB IS ALWAYS AN OUTSTANDING CHOICE.

Tags: Bar Seating, Cozy, Authentic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Quick Bite, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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food5
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined 5 days ago

Nice room,, fine dining service, good dishes, a bit expensive but patronized by an upscale crowd.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 7 days ago

nice food, quiet place. nice atmosphere and convenient location

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 7 days ago

The food was fabulous and we had the best server (that's usually what makes the experience). They should get rid of all the photographs on the walls of hunters with their dead animals on ground in front of them. Very very off putting for vegetarians ( and most people).

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Best Indian experience ever!

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food5
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service5

 
·Dined on December 1, 2017

In town for a few days and wanted Indian. This place had some unusual options compared to the traditional samosas and tikka masalas. The broiled kale appetizer was delicious. Service was alright but not outstanding and it wasn’t very busy when we got there. We went early because we had to get to a show.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Expectedly, we had a wonderful experience

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Best Indian in DC!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 29, 2017

I dine at The Bombay Club about once a month, and each visit becomes just a little bit better, after starting off from a very high bar. The entire staff is committed to a making each meal a superior dining experience. See you again soon!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Farewell for a colleague

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food4
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 28, 2017

We always enjoy the NombaybVlub, although it has gotten noisier.

Tags: Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Bombay Club offers great Indian food and availability for last minute dining which makes it equal to, if not better than its sister restaurant Rasika. We started with two appetizers, a scallop dish and a duck kabob and both were outstanding. For our mains, we had chicken biryani and fish curry and loved them both. A side dish of okra was also outstanding. Our waiter understood that we wanted to dine slowly and he had no issue with taking our order one course at a time. Everything was outstanding.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was generally very good. Our server was very friendly and made some very good recommendations. A fried Kale appetizer was outstanding, as was a dessert with cardamom ice cream. Our only disappointments were that the noise level was very high and we were seated right on top of a service station.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Revisit after 5 years. The food is good, service can be improved though. The restaurant is too crowded! Seemed like every occupancy code was being violated.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This is a classy traditional Indian restaurant. There were innovative dishes on the menu, e.g. The butternut squash samosas. I couldn't make up my mind on the the vegetarian dishes. The waiter recommended the vegetarian selection with samples of five different dishes. It was excellent advice. The lentil dish made a particular impression on me; apparently, it was slow cooked overnight and hence the delectable smooth texture.
We will definitely go there again when in Washington.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We eat at the Bombay Club every time we visit DC, 2 to 3 times per year. The reception staff is very welcoming and friendly: they remember our favorite table! The food is so delicious. We had duck and shrimp during our last dinner. The waiters are very helpful, kind, and professional.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We love this restaurant. It always delivers...great food, excellent service and a quiet vibe that encourages conversation and memory-creation. Will return as often as possible knowing the experience will be a grand one!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Fun, People Watching, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We have enjoyed dining at the elegant and warm Bombay Club for many years. Wait staff are knowledgeable and charming, and the menu includes spot-on descriptions. This year when we went for Thanksgiving dinner, I was having mobility issues and was using a walker. They were more than accommodating without hovering! The restaurant is extremely accessible.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had the most delicious, gracious meal here. Can't wait to go back!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great options for both Thanksgiving and Bombay Club's delicious regular menu. Fantastic service, and fun chance to people watch. Loved that Ashok Bijaj was there, speaking with the staff and customers.

Tags: Business Meals, Live Music, Hot Spot, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Deliscious food in an elegant traditional setting. A bit old school. Good service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Elegant restaurant with good Indian food and excellent service.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 22, 2017

The food was excellent! Flavorful, delicious, and complex. In addition to the food, there was live piano in the background and a club like decor that provided a special atmosphere. Our waiter, Endreas, also made it special - and he made sure our kids had selections that met their tastes. The manager and host both came by to check on how we were doing. We will definitely return!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 22, 2017

One of the best quieter dining experiences in DC, ask for jay’s table

Tags: Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Everything was great except the egg plant dish needs work.

Tags: Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This was our first time at the restaurant. We originally had a 9:00 reservation but arrived early and they still accommodate us. The service was excellent and the food was delicious!!!

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We were in Washington for the weekend. Bombay Club was recommended by a friend. Loved this restaurant. The food was terrific, service was really attentive. We really enjoyed our meal there. Next time in DC we will def return!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Business colleague recommended. Did not disappoint. Best Indian food ever. Piano player was outstanding. Added to the ambiance.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Paleo Friendly, Vegan, Live Music, Cozy
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

wonderful food and ambience. The piano player was wonderful and in the background and much appreciated. Staff and food are the best. I cannot provide other than my best recommendation!!!!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great, authentic food, lively atmosphere, attentive service. First time dining here in many years. Delighted with interesting menu. Will be back again soon.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Another delicious meal here. Bombay Club never disappoints. It starts when you walk in the door and the delicious Aroma greets you. Great meal great Ambiance great service

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Food was pretty good; right after we were seated,the staff seated two businessmen right next to our table. There were plenty of open tables for this group to be seated at, or we could have been seated somewhere else. The upshot of this configuration was we were privy to their load conversatio for our entire meal.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 14, 2017

A solid restaurant that continues to deliver a satisfying experience.

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 (London)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We booked the Bombay club as our usual Indian cuisine restaurant wasn’t available. Now we have two great places for good Indian food. Good service and a nice atmosphere. Decor and surroundings also very pleasant.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals, Cozy, Live Music, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great meal. Inventive cuisine. Beautiful setting. Great service. Fair prices. Highly recommended

Tags: Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Authentic, People Watching
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Excellent food. The service was also superb. Been a long time since we had visited an Indian restaurant and this was terrific. Our server did a great job explaining dishes and offering suggestions. Was very helpful. We' return in a heartbeat.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Delightful staff and food. A lovely dinner and ambience.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation
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