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The Light of India

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Stevenson St, Oban, Scotland
+44 1631 563728
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good

This was a good Indian meal that we all had and the price was also very resonable. Service was very quick that made up for some bad experieces earlier inbthe day

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Marie K
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Frankfurt, Germany
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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English first
London
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Good old fashioned Indian restaurant serving standard curries but doing it extremely well. If I lived in Oban I would probably be a regular.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Not a bad little place. Not brilliant as Indian restaurants go. Where in a big group, took ages for a simple order of popadoms. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lovely meal in Oban's original and best Indian restaurant many rivals but they are no match for the Light of India ,Chicken Chilli Garlic Chicken and Chicken Patia with the best nan bread in town ,great service from Abdul and staff always friendly and polite ,best choice of dishes at reasonable prices

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Frankfurt, Germany
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was a good Indian meal that we all had and the price was also very resonable. Service was very quick that made up for some bad experieces earlier inbthe day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

we eat here every time we visit oban. with an unfussy menu and waiters who are happy to guide you if you are not too sure about indian food it is well worth trying. warm white wine was disappointing but chilled lager goes better with a curry anyway!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very helpful and knowledgeable regarding vegan dietary requirements and food was delicious! Great service!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Food and service great. Clearly popular with locals for takeaway. We had takeaway in our room in our hotel and it was piping hot and very delicious.

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Inverness, Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had a lovely meal here and we were all well-looked after by friendly and kind staff - even our grandson. Unfortunately they do not have high chairs but we survived.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Food was excellent, full of flavour and without that afterburn that many Indian Restaurants manage to imbue into their food. The staff couldn't be more helpful and the price was exactly right

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Was a Sunday night when I went here so it was really quiet however, the staff were nice and you didn't feel awkward. Only had a starter of poppadoms, was surprised you had to pay for the pickle tray as have never had to do to before but anyway you did. The spicy onions were straight from the fridge which... More 

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Additional Information about The Light of India

Address: Stevenson St, Oban, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1631 563728
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stevenson St, Oban, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 563728

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children

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