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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Superb meal

Booked into the Light of Asia for a family meal when I popped 'home' to visit my parents. Very friendly personal service and attentive staff. The food was superb, I was curious and decided to go for the Mozarella chicken curry having never neard of such a combination before but it certainly worked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Snowdonred
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Llanberis, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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162 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Llanberis, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Booked into the Light of Asia for a family meal when I popped 'home' to visit my parents. Very friendly personal service and attentive staff. The food was superb, I was curious and decided to go for the Mozarella chicken curry having never neard of such a combination before but it certainly worked. Lovely.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went for a meal here with my girlfriend and her student brother. Found the staff robotic and using a walkie talkie to communicate internally made it even more so- lose the walkie talkies. Food was good, decor ok, toilets upstairs and wheelchair usage might be an issue. Just an ok review.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We called in yesterday at 5:30pm, lovely food, friendly people, good service. We were on holiday and have a local curry house that we have been going to for the past 8 years so this one had a lot to live up to, and it did! Plenty of chicken, the madras sauce wasn't too hot, rice was good and so... More 

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

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

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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