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West Lane, Ullapool, Scotland
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: New owners, previously called Jasmin Tandoori.

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  • 28
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  • 32
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  • 21
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  • 12
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good curry:)

Fancied an alternative while in Ullapool & enjoyed the food & the service was fine... Can't understand the other negative review as the staff were attentive but not overbearing:) had 3 courses including coffee... Recommended

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Phil S
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English first
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Fancied an alternative while in Ullapool & enjoyed the food & the service was fine... Can't understand the other negative review as the staff were attentive but not overbearing:) had 3 courses including coffee... Recommended

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The service is very poor here, to the point that you feel unwelcome inside. The food was average with 2 out of the 3 dishes being decent. However the one was so bland it would have been a stew. Would not recommend to anyone. Avoid here and go somewhere else in Ullapool, or cook at home. To top it off... More 

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uk
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Food was okay however we all felt miserable as sin with the marsh waiter. Just a smile would have made it better. I always doubt these restaurants that accept cash only and do not issue any receipts...

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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We wanted a change from a lol the fish that was on offer in the town, so decided to have Indian. The restaurant wasn't busy, so we got served immediately. Curry was plentiful and very tasty... Well worth the try

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

while awaiting our meal we were subjected to watching a large mop being dragged over the floor, as someone had spilt water from their brolly on the floor. A discreet wipe with a paper towel would have been better, The staff need training in hospitality . Now for the food, one of the dishes was ok, though the very curly... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

After a day exploring the beautiful town of Ullapool and the surrounding area, we decided to have a curry to round things off. The food here was excellent for the main part - if a little expensive. There was plenty of choice though. The one thing that they could really improve on is that it would do no harm whatsoever... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

What a fantastic find!! super food in pleasant surroundings and excellent service. can highly recommend!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Not the best Indian we have had but certainly not the worst, husbands rice was a bit clumpy on the other hand filled us up after a long trip would go back

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Bolton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Visit on a saturday night, was quite busy but not a problem fitting us in. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit.

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Lochinver, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great curry - no need to say any more. They do what they do and they do it well. Regular stop off for us.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Lane, Ullapool, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ullapool

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

New owners, previously called Jasmin Tandoori.

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