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Gurkha

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Indian, Nepali
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2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
0 127 137 7665
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food , warm friendly atmosphere

Had lunch with my friends today at the Gurkha , everyone enjoyed the food , something different.. Ordered buffet, for under £8.00 big portions , tasty freshly cooked from from fresh ingredients. ...staff very friendly, we will definitely come again.....il tell my other friends & colleagues ...

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Adele W
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bideford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Had lunch with my friends today at the Gurkha , everyone enjoyed the food , something different.. Ordered buffet, for under £8.00 big portions , tasty freshly cooked from from fresh ingredients. ...staff very friendly, we will definitely come again.....il tell my other friends & colleagues ...

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Been here with my family very nice food and service. Lovely staff owener are so helpful and friendly We will go back soon.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Have eaten here once, well when i say eaten here we had a booking but never got to eat as the restaurant was overly busy but severely understaffed so we gave up waiting. Gave them a 2nd chance by ordering takeaway for valentines that we had to wait over an hour and a half for, it turned up in a... More 

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Barnstaple
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I love the food at the Gurkha. It is so tasty and delicious, full of spices and oozing with flavour. In my opinion, the Gurkha is the best Nepalese/Indian restaurant in North Devon. The prices are not cheap- but you get what you pay for. You're paying for taste and quality. They have a comfortable, family friendly restaurant in town... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My family and I wanted something a little different to the usual Indian meal. The service and food provided by the husband and wife owners was with warmth and was excellent. We asked for an amended version of one of their dishes due to my two young daughters. The dish was made fresh and exactly to our requirements. And you... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had meat samosa's for starters the meat was lush i would love a few lbs of this alone and use it for cottage/shephers pie & even pastry pies. Had a basic hot curry the portions are perfect huge chunks of chicken the staff are great this is a true restraunt who will always shake your hand and wish you all... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I visited the restaurant in December 2014 for a Christmas party with work colleagues. The interior was very nicely decorated with various Nepalese artefacts on the walls and traditional Nepalese music was played throughout our visit. We were also made to feel very welcome by the staff at the entrance. For starter I had onion bhajis which came with a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Food was of good standard but waitor hovered over our table once we had finished our meal making us feel rushed to leave! We weren't able to enjoy the meal as a result! Not very good manners at all!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A fantastic homely restaurant. Great service and great food. Very good menu choice that you don't see in your local restaurants. Try it, you won't regret, you will just become a regular !

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We have now eaten here every time we visit Barnstaple. There is a very good vegetarian choice and in particular the Nepalese dishes are different from the usual bog-standard Indian choices with some different and subtle spices. My favorite dish is the chilli paneer, although this time it was much milder - so ask if you like your food hot!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: 0 127 137 7665

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Nepali

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