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Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant

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173 South Street, Perth PH2 8NY, Scotland
+44 1738 444630
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Description: Perth's only Authentic Indian Restaurant. Owned and run by Praveen Kumar...
Perth's only Authentic Indian Restaurant. Owned and run by Praveen Kumar and his wife Swarna Kumar, both born and brought up in small rural communities in south India. At Tabla we use fresh, farm grown spices by own family in India. Praveen has gained great wealth of Food and Restaurant management skills from The Gleneagles Hotel & Turnburry Hotel, where we workedover 6 years. Tabla is well presented restaurant with stone walls and open kitchen. You'll find cheerful and well attentive staff to exceed your dining expectations.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
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Early tea

Brilliant meal great staff cant fault anything 2nd time weve been there no table booked but no problem recomend if your in perth

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
George S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Brilliant meal great staff cant fault anything 2nd time weve been there no table booked but no problem recomend if your in perth

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on a weekend away as an early Valentines - the food was the best Indian food we'd both ever eaten (and we eat a lot of indian)! The staff are incredibly helpful, the food is to die for, the toilets are lovely and the whole experience was 10/10!!!

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glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here after reading the reviews posted and I have to say the food, staff, decor & ambience surpassed all of my expectations. The quality of the food is as good as I have ever eaten. My wife commented that her tarka daal was a delight while my South Indian Garlic chicken melted in the mouth and was packed with... More 

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Thank GlasgowAndy
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you very much for your review, and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. Impeccable ambiance, service and presentation are wonderful comments and ones which I will be sure to pass on to all the team. I'm pleased that we were able to surpass your already high expectations and hope we can welcome you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

visited with a group of work colleagues whilst working in the area, telephoned ahead to book for 8 people and to check pure vegetarian options, the owner who I spoke to was very helpful. Excellent choice on the menu, if booking in advance I would suggest trying the Hyderabad biryani . Starters and main course we're all excellent , breads... More 

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Thank Littkelou
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Littkelou, Thank you very much for your review, and I'm so pleased that you and your guest enjoyed your evening with us. I am sorry you felt wines were bit higher price. Hope we can welcome you back again soon. Praveen Kumar Owner More 

Cupar, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a lovely meal at the Tabla tonight (31st Jan). Food and service was superb. According to my son he had the best Korma he has ever eaten, praise indeed. Well done Tabla. We will be back....

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Thank George M
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you very much for your review, and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. Impeccable ambiance, service and presentation are wonderful comments and ones which I will be sure to pass on to all the team. I'm pleased that your son had a best korma ever. Hoping to welcome you back again soon. Praveen... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very happy about my experience. Plus the husband is super pleased! First impression was that it was a small place that was quite simple. When we entered it was empty. I thought i wont be that i wont be that satisfied with my experience but i was totally wrong. My husband and i travelled all the way from Aberdeen looking... More 

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Thank PrajD
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you very much for your review, I'm pleased that we were able to surpass your already high expectations and hope we can welcome you back again soon. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your evening with us. Impeccable ambiance, service and presentation are wonderful comments and ones which I will be sure to pass on to all... More 

Comrie, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the first time yesterday - the atmosphere in the restaurant was nice and fresh, lovely wooden layout and you can see into the kitchen which is a bonus to see the chefs at work. House white wine was very tasty and served in a carafe by a very courteous host who looked after us well. Can recommend the... More 

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Thank Gronald1982
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gronald Thank you very much for your wonderful review and compliments. Impeccable ambiance, service and presentation are wonderful comments and ones which I will be sure to pass on to all the team. I'm pleased that we were able to surpass your already high expectations and hope we can welcome you back again soon to enjoy Indian Street style... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Tabla last night with my husband and my parents. After a warm welcome we were seated and drinks order taken. Food was amazing. Wine was really nice and the service was spot on. Was a great experience and will definitely be back.

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Thank hutchy83
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hutchy, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and compliments. I'm pleased that whole family enjoyed meal at Tabla. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Best regards, More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time in Perth and a visit too Tabla. The service is wzrm friendly and informative, the food was amazing a great variety and the surroundings chilled quite and fresh. Wull come back very soon. Thank you staff you made our meal memorable.

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Thank Steve B
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and compliments. I'm pleased that we were able to surpass your expectations and hope we can welcome you back again soon to enjoy more authentic Indian food. Praveen Kumar Owner. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been before with my husband & had the tapas meal for 2 which was delicious. Food is fresh & full of flavour, cooked using herbs grown by family back in India! This time we took our youngest daughter who only ever eats a Korma. I tried to persuade her to try something else but she refused. The waiter suggested... More 

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Thank Liz F
tablanorthport, Owner at Tabla Authentic Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Liz, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and compliments. I'm pleased that we were able to surpass your expectations and hope we can welcome you back again soon to enjoy more authentic Indian food. Praveen Kumar Owner. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 173 South Street, Perth PH2 8NY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 444630

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 44
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings

Description

Perth's only Authentic Indian Restaurant. Owned and run by Praveen Kumar and his wife Swarna Kumar, both born and brought up in small rural communities in south India. At Tabla we use fresh, farm grown spices by own family in India. Praveen has gained great wealth of Food and Restaurant management skills from The Gleneagles Hotel & Turnburry Hotel, where we workedover 6 years. Tabla is well presented restaurant with stone walls and open kitchen. You'll find cheerful and well attentive staff to exceed your dining expectations.

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