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All 108 Dumfries Restaurants

The Jewel In The Crown

48 - 50 St. Micheal Street, Dumfries, Scotland
01387 264183
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Ranked #48 of 108 Restaurants in Dumfries
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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UK
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I'd been put off the Jewel after a series of pretty bland meals years ago. Looks like they've turned the place around now though. We had a group of 14 booked in over Xmas and the food was, without exception superb. Great to have a good Indian restaurant in Dumfries again, nice one guys.

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Abudhabi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Having lived in India this restaurant like most in the UK is not indian. It is run and cooked by Bangladehis. The mutton biryani has precooked pieces of mutton and the rice was just ordinary and flavorless. The cauliflower dish was smothered in oil and all the vegetarian dishes have the same yellow oily sauce For real indian food you... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Chicken pakora really good. Onion bagi nice. Spiced mushrooms side also very tasty. Good nan. Both jalfrezi and balti way way oversalted. Will try again to see what curries are like with less salt!

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Have the madras with garlic naan. Staff are normally friendly but often not talkative. The food is always lovely although it can be slightly greasy and you can see the fat separating from the sauce

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London
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Best jalfrezi ive ever had! Made me fall in love with the dish all over again. Very polite and personable staff and a serene atmosphere. Meal was excellent service more so. Keep it up well done

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Dumfries Scotland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Use this restaurant on a regular basis in the main as a carry out service very consistent quality and good service - order by phone and ready for collection at required time

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great service, there was nothing to fault with the meal at all. it was lovely. This Resaurant had a Great atmosphere aswell

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Merseyside
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went to this restaurant on a Sunday evening when they had an offer of £12.95 for your starter, main, rice, breads and tea/coffee or a sweet. The food was great. Enjoyed the meal and would definitely recommend. Bar prices were reasonable.

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The standard of the food here is excellent. We have lunched there for over 7 years now , and have never had course to say that the standard had dropped in any way. the lunches are from £5.99 for 3 courses, limited but you can have the a la carte if you ask. The staff are all very friendly, and... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

First visit and most likely my last. Over priced for what it is. Chicken was tough and chewy, and the Jalfrezi wasn't spicy in the slightest. Heard several complaints of below par food so maybe it was a bad night? But definitely not worth the money paid.

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Address: 48 - 50 St. Micheal Street, Dumfries, Scotland
Phone Number: 01387 264183
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
Cuisine: Indian

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