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26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland (City Centre)
+44 141 221 9251
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Ranked #19 of 1,732 restaurants in Glasgow
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
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92% Recommend
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Let's start with Ali - he is phenomenal - I've described the type of curry I enjoy and he's surprised me twice so far! One dry and one in a cream sauce (something I'd never choose) - both wonderful. Fresh spices and interesting extra dishes that he thinks we will enjoy. The curry club has travelled far and wide across... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Coming up to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games, we decided to give Charcoals a try. With large, crispy poppadoms and a selection of chutneys as an appetiser, Ali, brought over a couple of complimentary, tandoor, finished poppadoms with a chana chutney. This was great, a stunning idea which is a must to try. The main courses were all very different,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This was my second visit to Charcoals in just over a year. As good a curry as I've had anywhere and I've had them all over the world. Ali remembers his customers,and has a great rapport with customers and his staff. The service,food,location,and overall ambience are absolutely first class. Oh and the Tennants lager is also great. Laid back and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Best Indian not in Glasgow but the world food was out of this world this guy treats you like family and the continues to spoil you with free food which is all delicious 5 stars this place should be rated as number one nothing comes close

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The food was outstanding, the staff very welcoming and efficient. A local recommended this place to me and I'm bloody glad he did

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Visited Charcoals on Saturday 19 July and have to say that Charcoals in now in my top 5 favourite restaurants that i have ever had the pleasure to eat in. Ali and the staff cannot do enough for you and the food is second to none. Will be back next time i am over from Spain, but wish i could... More

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Broxburn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

One of the best Indian meals we've ever had. On a rainy Saturday night in Glasgow the place was buzzing. The staff were excellent, very attentive and helpful especially Ali. The food was just superb, tasty and plentiful. Give this place a go you won't be disappointed. We will return!:-)

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Visited this place a couple of years ago when I was finding tea when in Glasgow on business. Used Tripadvisor to find this place and was extremely tasty. Welcoming reception from the staff and excellent value for money. There's a reason the reviews are high, has lots of custom and is winning awards. Don't miss out! Don't suppose you fancy... More

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Hong Kong, China
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I went to this restaurant on Monday 14 July 2014. I had a number of different starters to share - all good. The main course was seriously superb though - butter chicken. I had asked for it to be spicy. Everything about it was top notch. My dining buddy also tried it and agreed - supreme. Make sure you head... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was waiting for my wife and our friend and happened to look up their trip advisor page on my phone in the restaurant. The number of excellent ratings was amazing. It's almost too good to be true but really they deserve it, great food and fabulous service. You will not be disappointed.

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