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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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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
Thali lunch

We decided to have lunch here after browsing the Pannier Market and Butchers Row. For £7.95 each we had a delicious thali. This consisted of lamb curry, chicken curry, both different, dhal, rice, naan bread and a simple salad. Great value and plenty to eat. We didn't need an evening meal later... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I've been here a couple of times usually on a Sunday evening, as there is not a lot of choice in Barnstaple. The key bits from my visits are... The decor is tired There's not much in the way of atmosphere, lights to bright and no music Service has been fine, and it appears to be the owners front of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We visited the restaurant on a Saturday night and after reading reviews on line expected an excellent meal. Unfortunately, whilst the staff we extremely friendly and polite, the food was not up to the standard that we expected even though the restaurant wasn't that busy when we arrived. We also had to remind the staff to bring out one of... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went for valentines day, there were multiple mishaps with getting our food to us, we had been waiting around 40 minutes for our starters- communication was very bad, we were given the idea that they had been forgotten, we were asked what we had ordered and the guy then disappeared without explaining what was happening, we had a couple... More 

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Wales
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We decided to have lunch here after browsing the Pannier Market and Butchers Row. For £7.95 each we had a delicious thali. This consisted of lamb curry, chicken curry, both different, dhal, rice, naan bread and a simple salad. Great value and plenty to eat. We didn't need an evening meal later, just a snack. The restaurant was made bright... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The food in here so appreciate able. Especially the momo(dumpling) that is being served herecan be called as the best momo I ever had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A great night with Nepali Food and music.Lovely people with great Hospitality.Enjoyed the best khukuri beer.soon we Will be back again.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A very Warm and Friendly welcome!! The Best Curry i had ever in my life with best hospitality.The perfect restaurant for typical #Indian_Nepali_Food. #KhukuriBeer-The best Beer to drink!!

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Went to the gurkha with family. Had a wonderful time. Great atmosphere. Amazing helpful friendly staff and the food was sensational. Would definitely return. A big thank you for a wonderful evening to the staff at the gurkha.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my experience and the service was really good. Thank you so much to all the staff! And the food was amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Typical Nepalese taste in the foods, friendly staffs. Overall good standard of service. Happy ending after a long drive . 😋

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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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