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

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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
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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

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had takeaway from Essence of India with high hopes.......disappointed! Could not tell the difference between chicken jalfrezi and chicken vindaloo, both dishes tasted exactly the same!Could not eat the taaka dhall as it was so salty.

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Pleasantly surprised with the selection quality and quantity of the food. The naan was great. Good service.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great food, friendly people. Worked hard to find alternative when they didn't have any king prawns left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went for a takeaway and restaurant was very busy. Told I would have a 45 minute wait which wasn't a problem because we were on the campsite next door. Went back at alloted time and takeaway was ready. Food lovely and some different dishes on menu.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Very little chicken, both ordered tasted the same (where different!), not hot, tasted out of a jar. Will not return. Waste of hard earned money. Staff unfriendly. Shame as new to area and were looking forward to it.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Visited here the other night just as the place was closing.we were hungry and the staff went out if their way to feed us.The food was amazing and the service we got was above and beyond.I shall for sure go there next time in Ullapool. Thank you guys.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I am a great fan of oriental and indian cuisine and have visited hundreds of Indian restaurants all over the world. Sadly, this restaurant disappoints. The food was under spiced and over salted and when I made my feelings known I got a shrug of the shoulders but no apology or a willingness to take on board my complaint. At... More 

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

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  • 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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