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Charcoals

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26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
+44 141 221 9251
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Special occasions

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  • 37
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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
Amazing lunch. Value for Money

My son recommended it as he has been a few times. It was one of the best curry's i have had. Lunch time deal menu was lovely. Both me and my two sons had a very nice time Staff first class even though busy. GO THERE YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
MylesMM0MYL
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

My son recommended it as he has been a few times. It was one of the best curry's i have had. Lunch time deal menu was lovely. Both me and my two sons had a very nice time Staff first class even though busy. GO THERE YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

So went to charcoal's again it was heavenly!! I got the Charcoal's special chicken,........ Offft, you have taste this, it comes across the restaurant sizzling, you hear it before you see it, and you'll taste it forever more!!

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Madrid, Spain
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was recommended as one of the best indian food restaurant to us. It was quite nice but careful with the portions as they are quite large.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

When I am in Glasgow I usually go to Koolba which is one of the best Indian restaurants I have ever been to. this week I was in Glasgow on a Monday when it was closed so I tried Charcoals. it was very good, , I had vegetable jaipuri, nan and I was impressed to receive a free chick pea... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We went as a group of colleagues and everyone left nice and full having enjoying a lovely meal. Sadly we were too late for the pre-theatre however the dishes were not too expensive. Everyone was happy with their meal and the service received, commenting that they would come back. Couple of downsides, the toilets need a bit of TLC, let's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Everytime I'm back in Glasgow for work, I need to visit Ali and the team a couple of times. I'm usually there for only a week, but will eat at least twice in the restaurant. This time both Monday and Thursday i had the pleasure. Ali is a great host and those geniuses in the kitchen are fantastic. Never go... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I must admit, Charcoals never disappoints. We first went there a couple of years back on fathers day and since then whenever we are in Glasgow we try to visit. Food is amazing, everything is so fresh and tasty. In some curry houses everything looks the same no matter what you order, not here. Ali's and his team always provide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Another great night at charcoals. Great food - Very reasonable prices and lots of help to the children on what to try. Always a smile form all the pleasant staff. Thanks so much to Ali and his crew👍 - jim Fleming

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been many times to this superb restuarnt and every time i leave with a beaming smile. This is due to the quality of food and service received. The chicken chaat is first class, south indian garlic chilli chicken mouth watering and the cobra fantastic! I have tried a few dishes during my visits here and everyone i can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Charcoals have done it again ! Every time we visit Glasgow we make a point of booking at Charcoals on Renfield Street. This time was Valentines Day ! Busy time for restaurants but once again Charcoals reception , service & food were of the highest quality. We were glad we had booked as people were queing for tables such is... More 

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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?