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The Gurkha Kitchen

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Indian, Asian, Nepali
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164 Heavitree Rd | ., Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
+44 1392 411344
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 95
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  • 32
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  • 6
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  • 7
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Gurkha food

Excellent food served at this restaurant and service. Used to have Sunday buffet but has since stopped

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
James B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent food served at this restaurant and service. Used to have Sunday buffet but has since stopped

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Tried the Nepalese curry and was blown away-not by chilli but the standard of cooking and flavour in a takeaway curry! Very rich but delicate and just enough kick, recommend the lamb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fantastic food, really nice staff and a lovely pleasant atmosphere. Have also had delivery from here, although they have been busy the food is definitely worth the wait!!

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I love visiting Exeter for a curry, and this is a gem, nearer to Heavitree that the city. The ambiance is good and the service attentive. But the food is the real plus. I love their garlic king prawns and lamb dishes. A real must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've ordered takeaway a couple of times from The Gurkha - each time the food arrived promptly, was "hot straight from the stove" and tasted great.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is the first time I have used this restaurant and decided on it's takeaway service for delivery. we place the order and was told it would be 30 to 40 mins before delivery. 30 mins later a father Christmas looking gentleman delivered our meal all very courteous and professional. our meal was piping hot on arrival. Gurkha mis mas,... More 

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Exeter, Devon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Not good at all. We had 3 curries between us and they were all watery. u had chicken tikka pathia. The sauce was watery, too many onions which were under cooked, and the chicken tikka in it was like packet tikka that you buy in the supermarket. The peshawari naan was ok,

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Always such a warm welcome from the staff here. But not in your face- just polite and friendly. I live down the road from this place and I always enjoy coming here. I have only ever had takeaways but this has always been delicious and the quality of the meet is exceptional. I think if the takeway is like this... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had a very enjoyable meal here with my other half. Great choice from the menu with brief but informative descriptions of the less well known Nepalese dishes as well as the obligatory choice of the usual suspects (Korma, Madras, Dupiaza, etc). Good service, attentive but not intrusive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Fantastic place... Very good food with authentic taste as well as the environment. Very friendly staff especially Sir Pradeep Karki...he was very attentive and caring but always in a professional manner. A Real Gurkha:) Thanks to you all for making a simple casual visit a very memorable dining experience. Namastai

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Address: 164 Heavitree Rd | ., Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1392 411344
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
Average Prices: USD 19 - 31
Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Nepali

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 164 Heavitree Rd | ., Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 411344

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 31
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Nepali

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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