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Jewel in the Crown

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Crown Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
01224 210288
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 123
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 27
    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
Highly Recommended

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Hillstrevor
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Nairn, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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239 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nairn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have eaten in this restaurant several times and I have never been disappointed. It is always busy no matter what day you go so I would always book in advance. The staff are all extremely friendly and fun. I love Indian food so I have been to a few Indian restaurants but this one is definitely my favourite in... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Jewel in the Crown is my restaurant of choice for birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, special treats and casual dining! Always top of my list. The service is unreal, the food is unreal and the size of the naan breads are unreal. All food is completely fresh and because of that It can sometimes take a bit longer before your meal arrives... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I used to love the Jewel and the Crown. It was everything an Indian should be. We went for a work dinner in early December with just 4 people. It was quiet as we went early so the fact the service was attentive was no surprise. We had: 2 drinks each (either beer, wine or a coke) 1 starter each... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Had our alternative Christmas dinner here and as expected the food and service were top notch. We rarely buy Indian takeaways or visit the restaurants in Aberdeen as often the food disappoints. The Jewel in the Crown has never failed to deliver every time we have visited and is firm family favourite. We chose from the standard menu rather than... More 

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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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