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34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
01970 615 040
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I love this place

Whenever we order Indian we order from here, we often take the parents here too, as we can guarantee a good meal and good atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Betty1992
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Whenever we order Indian we order from here, we often take the parents here too, as we can guarantee a good meal and good atmosphere.

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Aberystwyth
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

When I first started going to the Light of Asia, it was the only place in Aberystwyth that served decent Indian food. That was 30 years ago. Then a number of year ago, it really went downhill. Other Indian restaurants opened and I drifted away. So I'm very pleased to say that the standard all round - food, service, ambience... More 

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Aberystwyth
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Yet another first class meal last night. My husband had Chicken Dansak & I had Chicken Tikka Pasanda both of which were superbly cooked & presented by cheerful staff. The popadoms, often taken for granted were the best we had ever had. Wafer thin, fresh & crispy. & the meals as stated were superb. Chicken as tender as it could... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Now you may be confused by the title of my review but all shall become clear. If you were to ask me for my review of Light of Asia maybe 2 or 3 years ago, it would have been littered with cliche and over zealous use of hyperbole. However i would not recommend light of asia, for a long time... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hair was found in food and an order was missing, we rang to try and rectify the problem however there was no answer.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

we turned up without a reservation and the restaurant was very busy with two parties. Interestingly though, they found us a lovely table at the back of the restaurant, but the acoustics were so good that the noise from the larger groups didn't overpower or prevent us hearing each other. Service was friendly and efficient and the food was wonderful... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Great food provided by great team! Keep up the good work guys! Be in for my all time fav soon! chicken Tikka Bhuna, Mushroom pilau rice, garlic nan with spinach side dish :))) my mouth waters at the thought!

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Mansfield Woodhouse, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was on the occasion of my daughters birthday today. It was the best Korma prawn I have ever had. The staff were very attentive and very friendly. A very clean and enjoyable experience, will go again.

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Aberystwyth
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

You have tried the rest now eat at the BEST. We have been highly satisfied with the Light of Asia for the last 29 years. NEVER had a poor or indifferent meal & ALWAYS served with cheerful, friendly & efficient waiters. This has to be the best Indian Restaurant around. The food is always perfectly cooked & full of flavour... More 

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dappa123, Manager at Light of Asia, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your amazing feedback , it was really nice to see you after a long time . Happy New Years and hope to see you soon . More 

Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We order from light of Asia regularly. The last 6 months this place has gone down hill. The food has become hit and miss. Some days it can be spot on, other days the curries are watery and meat over cooked. The taxi company they use to deliver are awful with two of the drivers we've experienced being down-right rude... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: 01970 615 040
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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