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Light of Asia

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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
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 47
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 14
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food & Fantastic Service!!

Had a lovely meal with my girlfriend, the food and service was good! The atmosphere was relaxed as we were the only ones there (Late evening). Portions were more than enough and the wine prices were generous. Would highly recommend!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Aaron H
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Bovingdon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I used to go to Light Of Asia regularly, and last night I booked a table for 7 of our family. The 3 main elements we were not happy with was the waiting time, the quality of the food and finally the customer service. We waited an unacceptable amount of time between each course (1 hour between main and starter)... More 

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Aberystwyth
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

At the risk of repeating myself I can genuinely highly recommend the Light of Asia. for incredible food, excellent friendly service & comfort in a relaxed atmosphere to all. This must surely be one of the very best Indian restaurants in the UK & it is gives me great pleasure to write this positive review. We are always warmly greeted... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I really enjoy indian food but it appears that I am spoilt in Birmingham as Aberystwyth has only three restaurants! I decided on the Light of Asia but I was disappointed. My king prawn starter was very tasty but only lluke warm. My main dish of chicken jaipuri was spicy and very very salty! The rice came with the meal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Had a lovely meal with my girlfriend, the food and service was good! The atmosphere was relaxed as we were the only ones there (Late evening). Portions were more than enough and the wine prices were generous. Would highly recommend!

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Courteous friendly staff; Warm buzzing ambiance; Freshly cooked delicious food: My family and I have just enjoyed a really good meal at the Light of Asia to round off our stay in Aberystwyth. If I was a local this restaurant would almost certainly become one of my regular places to eat out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This fantastic restaurant was a gem of a find whilst going for a wander to find somewhere to eat. The food was absolutely delicious. Meats were juicy and tender and everything tasted wonderful. Service was excellent from our friendly and welcoming host. By far the best Indian meal I have had in some time and I would highly recommend a... More 

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wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I cannot speak highly enough of this establishment. The food is excellent with each dish having a distinct flavour unlike many other Indian restaurants. The service cannot be better and so is the presentation of the food. If your in Aberystwyth area this is a musy I am sure you won't be disappointed.

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Llanbedr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We have eaten here as a family on a number of occasions when visiting Aberystwyth and have always found both the food and service to be excellent. The restaurant is often very busy but they have always managed to squeeze us in. It has a relaxed atmosphere and the food is reasonably priced.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Tried here after reading reviews and various recommendations and was not disappointed. Had the Chef Special Biryani with a Madras strength vegetable curry. This was a genuine vegetable curry and not some sauce or gravy that is sometimes supplied with a Biryani. Excellent food, super service and overall a great meal. I will be back.

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Avoid eating here. Not a person who wants to gripe but myself and my son arrived and we had to ask where to sit. The Menu was shoved in front of us with no greeting...in fact no conversation other than "Drink ?" Food was ordered and clearly they use an intercom to send order from above kitchen. Again when food... 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
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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