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Gurkha Village Nepalese Restaurant

24-26 Cricklade Road, Swindon SN2 8AA, England
01793 431700
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Ranked #41 of 328 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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English first
Swindon, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This review is based on a takeaway ordered through an app. Unfortunately we have been left less than impressed. The main problem was the 'Ghurka Super' which was described as Chicken Tikka pieces in a spiced tomato sauce. It was cream based with puree almonds; the chicken was most definitely not Tikka. At a guess it was Korma or Pasanda... More 

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frome, somerset
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were looking for somewhere a bit different for dinner and were so glad we stopped here. The restaurant looks ordinary from the outside but don't let that deter you. Inside it's clean, welcoming, the staff are excellent and very attentive. We hadn't had Nepalese before and the waiter was very helpful and recommended a variety of different dishes. We... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Gurkha Village today for the first time after the cinema. We found the restaurant to be clean, smart and welcoming. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Being a Monday it was quiet, but we were well looked after. The menu contains many new dishes from the usual Indian fare. I had the Mo Mo Lamb, small... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have visited this restaurant a few times now, including last night. The food is always excellent and the staff really friendly and helpful. The menu is varied, (have a look, it's on their website), and offers much more than the standard curries we have all grown so used to. But for the unadventurous korma, madras etc are available too.... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have been meaning to come here for quite a while after reccomendations from friends & my daughter and finally got round to it last night for a family get together I certainly wasn't disappointed . I could not fault anything food, service and great value for money. The gurkha house nan is to die for but be careful its... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Went with my step mum bro and his daughter was a big choice of indian and napalese dishes we had a mixture and was impressed with all of it. Decent size portions priced well and comfortable restaurant will go back next time im in swindon for sure

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Having served alongside Gurkha's many times during my Army service, I know and love their cuisine. This restaurant is really clean and cosy inside, with service delivered by happy and smiling hosts. Lots of room, and definitely not one of those places where you feel like the table next to you is sat on your lap. Food is incredible. Really... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great friendly staff can't do enough Makes a change from your usual curry It's a must try will cost again 😃😃😃😃

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Dorset !
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We eat at the Gurkha Village whenever we are visiting relatives in Swindon. Latest trip was last Friday and pleased to report it was as good as ever. On arriving was surprised to see sign above door saying under new management but any worries of changes made for the worse were not realised. Service was friendly, particularly in providing our... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

very friendly people, just the right amount of décor, food, tasty . keep up the good work GV I will be back next month with another friend

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Additional Information about Gurkha Village Nepalese Restaurant

Address: 24-26 Cricklade Road, Swindon SN2 8AA, England
Phone Number: 01793 431700
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
Average Prices: USD 15 - 37
Cuisine: Indian, Nepali

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