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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: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Service with a smile

22 hungry golfers descended on this restaurant on a wet Sunday night in Barnstaple, and The Gurkha delivered us a very good meal which was appreciated by all who attended. The staff were kind and attentive to all our requirements, and it really was service with a smile. The food was good quality... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Steve C
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

22 hungry golfers descended on this restaurant on a wet Sunday night in Barnstaple, and The Gurkha delivered us a very good meal which was appreciated by all who attended. The staff were kind and attentive to all our requirements, and it really was service with a smile. The food was good quality, and the range range of dishes provided... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a good restaurant for non vegetarians.However I am a vegetarian but got some yummy food for 2 days.However when visited on friday night the restaurant was so busy and we had to wait(common for all good restaurants).After seating we had to wait 15 minutes to place order as everybody were too busy serving other tables.However worst thing is... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great service and amazing food. The place was packed on Saturday night. Needs to be booked for busy evenings. Lunch also great

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I booked this on a Sunday night for 23 golfers on a one night trip to Saunton Sands. What a great place, called me in advance and we organised the starters and stayed open later to accommodate our schedule. Food was great and very friendly. Would thoroughly recommend coming here again. Menu had plenty of choice, though we probably didn't... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We love the Gurkha, and yet again we had a fantastic meal here. There were three of us who all had something different. The Sherpa King Prawn was amazing, as was the King Prawn Dhansak, and the Chicken Chilli dish. The Vegetable rice was outstanding with lovely fresh pieces of nicely cooked veg in it. Tarka dal and garlic nan... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Booked a table for three early evening as we were going to the Theatre.. Nice Restaurant very friendly staff. Ordered several dishes to share. The food was tasty but was lukewarm which was a shame maybe using metal serving dishes and hot plates would be a,good idea. But overall it was pleasant and relaxed.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Hidden gym slightly difficult to find out in the town.just follow the joy street can see A bord. Can park in the joy street after 6 pm.this is a restaurant that we start loving, worth a visit there is good choice of food.lots of vegy options which is very flavourfull.I had chicken chilly so testy. differ then other. very good... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We went there on a Friday afternoon as we weren't sure what to eat, the service was excellent and the meals were delicious!!! The okra, chicken biryani and everest lamb were amazing, we were blown away by the quality of the food and the service, we're quick and friendly and very tasty! Definitely will come back again!!

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Seaford
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33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had a solo meal and greatly enjoyed smooth service, interesting range of Nepalese dishes and atmosphere. Nothing special special, but they do what they do well, and very friendly staff -authentic Nepalese welcome. Would definitely go again with colleagues or partner, and enjoyed spicier Gurkha dishes. Good enough value, and licensed.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I went here with my boyfriend and we had a very nice evening. The selection of food is good and not overpriced, the staff were friendly and the layout of the restaurant was charming. I especially loved the naan bread which was enormous!

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

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  • 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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