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1st Floor, 89 Candelriggs, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland (City Centre)
+44 (0)141 553 2585
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Ranked #105 of 1,732 restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $42 - $59
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
Description: Dakhin restaurant in Glasgow is another head boy from the class act who brought you Dhabba. Authentic South Indian cuisine is the focus in this Merchant City destination decorated in the modern casual vernacular: sleek lines with splashes of vibrant colour. The menu features dishes without weird colourings and slicks of oil, dishes where complex flavours shine through. The specialty is dosa, thin crepes of rice and lentils stuffed with irresistible fillings, though the emphasis on vegetarian and basmatic dishes is excellent, too. The three-course thali lunch deal and the pre-theatre offer are a steal. Award-winning cuisine in a bright, modern setting – great for quick lunches and easy dinners
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88% Recommend
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English first
Epsom, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Dakhin is situated in the trendy part of Glasgow so is ideal for a pre/post beer or three! The menu consists of southern Indian dishes which are a nice change to our most loved Bangladeshi run Indian restaurant food. For starters I had a spicy lamb dish which was very nice! The lamb was tender and the spice was well... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Fantastic restaurant situated in the heart of the Merchant City. The Dosa bread is phenomenal and worth every penny as it is about 3ft long. The staff are always really helpful and friendly and the decor and atmosphere are excellent. Will be back.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It was ok but for the price I paid I was expecting a bit more. The most disappointing thing was that my food was marked on the menu as not spicy but instead it was spicy and my husband's food was marked as medium spiced and was instead really really hot. And my husband can handle very hot food so... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Very good South Indian food although dishes are a bit expensive. Service is attentive albeit a bit slow when the restaurant is busy. I can recommend this restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

For those who might review this place and complain about the lack of Tikkas and Naans, which I gather some have, it should perhaps be pointed out that this is a SOUTH INDIAN restaurant. If you want the regular fare then you need a North Indian restaurant and this place has a sister establishment (Dhabba) just across the street for... More

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Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Ignoring any review which compares the usual Indian NOT FROM SOUTH INDIA! to this, because when I eat south indian I expect dosa and idli not nan, korma and hot vindaloo or phal! This restaurant has all the right food, a great atmosphere, it is not expensive and the service is excellent. No complaints. Suggest anybody looking for korma, madras,... More

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch here but felt the dishes were a bit mislabeled. Mamsam pepper fry was not spicy as promised, though the avial, listed as mild, was so spicy that my dining partner and I had to switch meals. Dosas and sauces were very fine. Service was good, but it was a slow time.

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The title of this review is not intended to be a positive or negative statement, merely a word of caution for those like me who claim to love "Indian" food. I have tried many different Indian dishes in many different cities across the UK and so I decided to give this South Indian restaurant a try to see if it... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Four of us shared a mixed starter and then we had 5 mains, mixed meat, fish and vegetables. Everything was a different flavour and sauce which was great to dip into and taste. We loved it all, especially the paper dosa! We will be back

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

What a fantastic find, recommended by a colleague. Food was outstanding, the Monkfish starter was sublime. We had chef recommended mixed starters and mains - absolutely beautiful. The staff could not have done more to be honest, so very friendly and attentive. I would recommend this to anyone visiting, I am sure there are cheaper places around, but in this... More

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