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Charcoals

26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland (City Centre)
+44 141 221 9251
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Ranked #19 of 1,763 Restaurants in Glasgow
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 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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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Overall a really nice curry and excellent service! Loved the free 'chef's specials' that were brought out with each course! The only slight disappointments were the onion bhajis and naan bread, not quite up to the standard of the rest of the meal!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Came here for a works lunch with colleagues and thoroughly enjoyed it. Service was nice & quick and the food was good. Lunchtime menu had a decent selection and the portions were a perfect amount for lunch as no-one wants babytummy when they have to go back to work. 7 people, 2 courses, various sides and a drink each for... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Came to charcoals before going to the theatre with my mum. Been loads before, food amazing, staff very attentive. Thanks Ali!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Popped in for a business lunch on Tuesday and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service.Good quality food competitively priced in the centre of town. Would not think twice to go back to Charcoals next time in Glasgow.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just been to charcoal and was very happy with food and service. Highly recommend for any occasion. Excellent service and very tasty food

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Akrotiri, Limassol, Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Brilliant indian food, busy restaurant but service still good. The food was exceptional. We had lots of side dishes and all great too.

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Landgraaf, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I'm Dutch and maybe therefore not a real expert on Indian food. But starters were very tasty and the suggestion for the main dish, from the waiter, was excellent (and spicy). What I really appreciated was the commitment and service of this waiter (or manager?). I can absolutely recommend this Indian restaurant, you will not be disappointed. (Because my boss... More

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stranraer, scotland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was in Glasgow for one night with my husband, so after passing a few Indians we decided to stop for a drink and check trip advisor for the best Indian restaurant. We decided on Charcoals and we were not disappointed!! We had popadoms with dips and then we had a shazni and a patia with chips, naan bread and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had high expectations of Charcoals having read many positive reviews. Unfortunately was very disappointed. Staff were unfriendly and service was very slow despite the restaurant being relatively empty. Food was oily and greasy. Very disappointed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

If I could give charcoals 6 stars I would because our visit last night was first class from start to finish. The service was the best I have ever had in any restaurant. The food was excellent too. Having lived in Glasgow for a year now I have been quite underwhelmed by curries from other well regarded restaurants, but there... More

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