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Jewel in the Crown

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Crown Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
01224 210288
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  • 125
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Still the best in city!

My family friends love it and I have been coming here for over 20 years! The food and servic is what it is all about. It is not a place to be in a hurry as the food is prepared to order and it takes time. It is best enjoyed when you relax and enjoy taking the time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
mdcmagoo
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

My family friends love it and I have been coming here for over 20 years! The food and servic is what it is all about. It is not a place to be in a hurry as the food is prepared to order and it takes time. It is best enjoyed when you relax and enjoy taking the time!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Regular visitor here. Parking available, good service and awesome food. Recommend the Garlic Murg although everything on the menu is excellent.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Having heard lots of good things about this restaurant from friends and family over the years, I was looking forward to eating there. However my experience didn't live up to my expectations. As soon as you entered you were hit by a wall of heat. It was far too hot for comfort and stayed that way all the time we... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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120 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a great restaurant, serving delicious, authentic curries at very good value prices. It is a little off the beaten track (though only a 2 minute walk from Union Street), which probably means it doesn't benefit from passing trade - you would need to have it recommended! Definitely worth a visit!

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We went on Christmas Eve for a family dinner. I've eaten in Indian restaurants all around the world and I haven't had better food anywhere. This was without a doubt some of the finest Indian food I have ever had, which in conjunction with the excellent service from friendly and professional staff made the evening a memorable occasion.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Its been a while since I visited the Jewel but my recent recent visit just cannot go without comment. On entry the place is 'tired', the stair carpet is a disgrace (engrained with dirt) the carpet in the restaurant itself not a lot better. I had booked earlier, on arrival no tables, no welcome; the place chaotic. People waiting everywhere... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It was fine, but I wasn't 'wow-ed' by the place nor the food. The food was fairly standard (ie: nothing special). The portions is where this restaurant seem to excel, it was huge.

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Senior Contributor
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22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I just heard this is a good restourant and it actually proved it Food is of very good quality and generous Place is very clean and well decorated Staff are very friendly with proper service I'm sure this is one of the best, if not the first Indian restourant in Aberdeen Good job

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Never disappointed when we go to the jeweller, the food is delicious and the service is always great - highly recommend it.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The jewel is my favourite indian in the city. Although we've never had a sit in meal, the takeaway option is just as good. Beautiful creamy korma and my flat mate who prefers a hotter dish is never dissapointed either. Will continue to use the Jewel as long as this service continues.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crown Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: 01224 210288

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

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