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Gurkha Village Nepalese Restaurant

24-26 Cricklade Road, Swindon SN2 8AA, England
01793 431700
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Ranked #33 of 300 restaurants in Swindon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $37
Cuisines: Indian, Nepali
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The first and still the only Nepalese restaurant in Swindon, it would be all too easy for the team at Gurkha Village to rest easy. However this fantastically friendly restaurant works tirelessly to maintain the reputation that it has quickly gained here in the town where it sits pretty as a real local favourite. Situated in the town���s Gorse Hill neighbourhood, Gurkha Village is worth the wander from the centre, providing a perfect combination of warm, relaxing atmosphere and deliciously exotic food. Designed with simplicity and comfort in mind, the dining room is fairly frill free, only touches of attractive art and greenery giving hints of the restaurant���s Himalayan heritage. Freshly cooked food is traditional and tempting, the menu offering both Indian style classics such as biryanis and tandoori dishes as well as intriguing Nepalese specials made to authentic home style recipes. A real selling point is Gurkha Village���s dedicated children���s menu which includes English and Indian options - ideal for family dining.
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87% Recommend
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

To be honest it is my first time in a Nepalese restaurant but this one is AMAZING the food is extremely fresh and well served Great

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Swindon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We've been to this restaurant a few times for lunch, dinner or for the Sunday Buffet, I must admit the food and the service in this restaurant never disappointed us. The last time we went there was for a farewell party, there were 10 of us. The waitress was very friendly and polite. We ordered different dishes and no bad... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

An evening meal for four of us. Never eater Nepalese food, so I was a bit hesitant, but from the moment we entered I felt welcome. Several different people served us, all smiling all making me feel like a guest. I ordered something that wasn't vegetarian, but the chap taking the order said he'd get the chef to make it... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited the restaurant on a Monday evening, traditionally a very quiet night for most restaurants, this is the only reason the atmosphere has been marked as average. EVERYTHING else was fantastic! We were given some poppadoms to settle in with, we enjoyed the variety of pickles, slightly different from those given in an Indian restaurant. We shared a selection... More

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Swindon Wilts
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Don't be put off by the cafe tables outside... Inside is an extremely nice restaurant with a fantastic welcome and smiles throughout from the staff. And the food was gorgeous...similar to Indian but personally I believe it is much better in terms of flavour...the Thali was EXACTLY like the picture shown on trip advisor and was excellent. Would definitely recommend... More

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We first went here with a Groupon but were so impressed with the service and quality of the food that we have been back since. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone but don't ask for it hot as my friend did and was shocked. Sweat was running off him. The normal way is quite hot enoough.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My wife and I went out for a meal on a Friday. I expected the restaurant to be busy and so it was. However, the service did not disappoint and the staff were all very friendly. We were both craving an authentic and well cooked curry and that was what we had, with the lamb chilli as my favourite! The... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Now, I am regular. I was very happy with the foods and service which I got on Sunday afternoon. Excellent buffet meal and onion bhajee were amazing, never had like this...price was very affordable too. I definitely recommend my friends and going back again.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went for the first time with 3 friends using a Groupon.Very nicely decorated and easy to park.Lots of choice on offer and all cooked nice and fresh.All the staff were friendly and attentive. We will be making a return visit and maybe a takeaway

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant four times now and I always have excellent service. The staff are incredibly friendly and they even remember the two dishes I have and the spice level I like. They come back and check your food is spicy enough, and would be more than happy to change it if it's not as they want you... More

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