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The Gurkha Kitchen

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Asian, Indian, Nepali
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164 Heavitree Rd, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
441392411344
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just......Wow

Came up for a visit to Exeter, and last minute decided to have an Indian meal. So glad we did or we may have this little gem. Friendly staff, delicious food and great value. Will definitely go back next time in Exeter.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Andy P
via mobile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came up for a visit to Exeter, and last minute decided to have an Indian meal. So glad we did or we may have this little gem. Friendly staff, delicious food and great value. Will definitely go back next time in Exeter.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a takeaway from here for the first time this evening despite being just 5 minutes walk from my house. Genuinely one of the best take homes i have ever had, when they say to chillis hot boy do they mean it, nice to get some real heat when you order it unlike the many that warn of hot dishes... More 

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2 Thank Craig C
Johannesburg
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven of us had a great meal. The service was very good and the choice of food was very good. Shamee the Nepalese beer was brewed in England!

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1 Thank Paul W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious with plentiful portions. Friendly staff with good service and nice atmosphere. I had a Himalayan chicken type of thing

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2 Thank Jack O
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi - I bought a curry and a few sides which was delivered as a takeaway, the food was particularly attractive and packed well, apart from the Raita which was packed with everything else so was warm and gloopy - the food was warm and certainly not hot in temperature that is for sure. All tasted good though but then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I live just round the corner so have been here many times and it is one of my favourite restaurants in Exeter. They offer a number of unusual Nepalese dishes which are excellent - I'd recommend working your way through the menu!

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Thank Ben O
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Didn't know what to do for New Year, so decided a curry ! This Nepalese restaurant was fantastic, lovely meal, took a little bit of time as it was NYE and they were very busy, but we were in no hurry. A great venue, staff working hard and the food was excellent. Will recommend to family and friends !

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Thank ac63
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

First time eating Nepalese and I am blown away by how fresh and tasty the food is. The starters are superb and the mains a delight of different complex flavours! I reccomend to try the gurkha kitchen....we will be back!

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Thank Kerri S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

simply the best curry in exeter, cannot find fault with anything. the best food, great service and all at bargin prices. whether you come to sit down or have a takeaway you will not find better.

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Tiverton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Have been here twice in one week on Christmas dos. The first with a small group of friends have just a curry and the other with 60 plus work colleagues wherebthey laid on a set menu. Both times I was really impressed as the food was outstanding and has to be up there amongst the best curry's I've had. Also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 164 Heavitree Rd, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 441392411344

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 29
  • Cuisine: Asian, Indian, Nepali

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?