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Charcoals

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26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
+44 141 221 9251
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 1310
    Excellent
  • 249
    Very good
  • 71
    Average
  • 37
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lunch time set menu

An excellent, freshly prepared & very reasonably priced lunch. Popped in on a whim with the family during as shopping trip and wasn't disapointed, the food was lovely and service friendly. We will be back whenever we get the chance. I would highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Eudo09
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Dumbarton
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Dumbarton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

An excellent, freshly prepared & very reasonably priced lunch. Popped in on a whim with the family during as shopping trip and wasn't disapointed, the food was lovely and service friendly. We will be back whenever we get the chance. I would highly recommend.

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Canonbie, United Kingdom
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49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great dinner at Charcoals. We had 4 different main courses and thought each was excellent. The biryani and tikka masala were outstanding. Breads were very good and we received a couple of extra bread dishes on a complimentary basis. Wine list was well priced. Atmosphere was very good and service( at a time when the restaurant was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

First time at this restaurant And wee will definitely be back , service was good and quick , food was excellent , pre- theatre menu great value , Top restaurant , Top service , Kevin

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Went on a wet Monday early evening it was busy...this says a lot. The lamb tikka starter was to die for never had anything close.....my main was very good. I was made to feel at home ...its not easy eating alone but all the staff and manger were attentive and talkative.....thanks to TripAdvisor I found this gem.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Food is fantastic and service is second to none! Ali always makes us so welcome and always gives plenty of food always loads left over food is great! We always leave delighted with the food and service we received, 10/10 thank you Ali!!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I were spending a long weekend in Glasgow and decided to have a meal at Charcoals. Calling in the night before made it easy to book a table and when we arrived on the night we had a nice welcome and were shown to a nicely placed table. We were quickly asked if we wanted drinks which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Tremendous! Delicious food and excellent variety on the menu. Best Indian restaurant in Glasgow hands down. The most polite and attentive staff and ridiculous value for money especially from the pre theatre menu. You'd struggle to cook these dishes at home for cheaper and I guarantee they wouldn't be as tasty. Dishes cooked to preference in terms of heat intensity... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Have been to charcoals before, decide to try pre- theatre meal, excellent value and same quality food and service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Returned, yet again, with 3 friends (1 Polish who lives in Scotland) and 2 who came up from Oxshott for the Celtic Inter match. Booked for after game . Ali very kindly held his world class chef back for us as we arrived just when the chef usually downs tools. Got Ali to order a banquet for us and as... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great food reasonably priced and friendly staff who make you feel both welcome and special we'll be back soon

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 9251

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?