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Gurkha Chef

5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
01224586005
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Ranked #33 of 499 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Nepali
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

And relax.... Chilled out background music, the friendliest staff you are ever likely to meet anywhere and great tasting Nepalese inspired food. Fantastic.

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Aberdeen
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Small restaurant within easy walking distance from Union Square. Very friendly staff and excellent food. My previous favourite restaurant for curries was Blue Moon but this is now top of my list. On my visits I've been working through their menu and haven't hit a bad meal yet. I also use them as a takeaway for a lazy weekend treat... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a very nice reataurant tucked away off Market Street. The welcome is very friendly and the food is to die for. All food is cooked fresh and you can tell this by the wait. This gives you a good chance to enjoy a drink and some nibbles. Cannot fault the food nor the friendly greeting from the staff.... More

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Really good food from a restaurant the many people might pass by.Try it and you will enjoy the flavours. Reasonable price quiet atmosphere.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you like Indian food you will like Nepalese cuisine as the food and flavours here is one of the best you'll get anywhere The quality is superb and it's as "cheap as chips" My favourite starter is the chicken chola

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This place is small. Very close to Union Square (i.e., conveniently located). Large menu including Nepalese and Indian cuisine. Very personable service. Big plate of papadums with four relishes ranging from sweet mango to hot pickle, with a fresh red onion and (I think) herbed yogurt in the middle. Really intense flavors. Generous portions. Super sauces. Tender meats. We had... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Wow, just visited my new favourite restaurant. The food was fantastic, each dish was so fresh, full of flavour and served by wonderful staff. Whether it's for a quiet meal or a special occasion Gurkha Chef will impress you, and it's close to Union Square, but without any of the queues.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

4 of us came here for a meal to celebrate a couple of family events. We had heard of it but never visited before but left very impressed. We shared the first course of mango chutney, mint / yogurt sauce, pickle (careful - it blows your head off) and the onions. There was a very generous serving of these along... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

this was one of the best curries i have i ever , ther himalayan lamb was fantastic, service was immpecable , surprised that it was so empty , but a great wee place will defo return when back in aberdeen.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a hidden gem by Union Square! If you haven't tried Gurkha Chef, go enjoy a delicious meal tonight! Five of us enjoyed a lovely evening with flavorful starters to share: delicate Momo dumplings, Chana Chat (chickpeas), and spicy Lamb Choila. For our mains, we shared several dishes: Mayalu Lamb in a delicious creamy coconut sauce, Gurkha Special Chicken, Sag... More

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