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Gurkha

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Indian, Asian, Nepali
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2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
0 127 137 7665
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 7
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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
Food fantastic - Staff Fantastic - Highly recommended

The food was amazing. I was absolutely blown away by some of the flavours of the dishes being served. I was one of a party of 24 and by trying each others dishes, I managed to get an idea of some of the variety of dishes on offer. And what a variety! If you're on the look out for something... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The food was amazing. I was absolutely blown away by some of the flavours of the dishes being served. I was one of a party of 24 and by trying each others dishes, I managed to get an idea of some of the variety of dishes on offer. And what a variety! If you're on the look out for something... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

we turn up without booking, due to the other Nepalese restaurant in town not honouring the reservation that we had made. although they were very busy they were able to make room for us. the staff were welcoming and friendly. the food was delicious. although they had several large parties in our meals still arrived in a timely fashion .... More 

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Braunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The food was awesome, the service was great. The Sherpa Lamb was tender, incredibly well flavoured and had a pleasing heat - not overpowering but hot enough to make your tongue tingle. Loved every bite!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This used to be my favourite place for a curry in Devon, but I haven't been for a while (last time they were fully booked) As always the staff were friendly. The beers changed, which is now even better, but the curry wasn't as nice as usual. Not sure if it was just the curry I picked, or if they... More 

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Telford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Fabulous menu choices and generous portions. Polite, helpful staff and good value food. Initially it was tricky to find but we got there in the end. Quite busy but no long waits for food.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My Wife and I visited this restaurant on 18/07/15 as it was our 6th Wedding Anniversary, purely by chance and WHAT A GEM!! Lovely welcoming service from all staff, wonderful choice on the menu and WOW, REALLY LOVELY FOOD. The Gurkha twist on some of these familiar dishes was amazing, beautiful flavours, sooooo tasty. As it turned out the next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Me and my friends went to some restaurants in our 4 days trip to Devon. This one was the best of all. Food was excellent, staffs were friendly, wonderful environment. Had a great time. Will surely visit again when we will be in Devon next time. Highly Recommended to all.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It was with a little trepidation that we decided to take our 9 month old son with us for a curry. Staff were exceptionally helpful with our baby, very kind. We had an excellent curry, would highly recommended the daal bhaat, reminded me of a Sri Lankan curry. Was very tasty and spicy excellent. We also had a lamb dish... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Having read the previous reviews, we booked a table here while out in Devon on a camping trip. The service was excellent but unfortunately the meal did not live up to expectations. We ordered chicken Dhansak, chicken madras, sag aloo, brinjal Baji, veg rice and a plain nan. Unfortunately the veg rice was full of raw vegetables and the 2... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff. However, I didn't like the taste of food. No where close to the Nepali or Indian food I had in past.

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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, Asian, Nepali

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