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Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without...
Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay
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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great for Spicy. Not for rest.

Came here for a meal with family who all love curry and spicy foods except for me. Their menu was impressive and what they ordered I was told was very good. However as someone who doesn't eat spicy foods my selection was rather limited. I ordered a burger which was very average, no thought... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2015
Cal M
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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Bridgnorth, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hooray it's open all year! Good selection of beverages hot and cold. Family and disabled friendly. Relaxing envrioment in centre of town with parking on street.

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Thank Sara R
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Came here for a meal with family who all love curry and spicy foods except for me. Their menu was impressive and what they ordered I was told was very good. However as someone who doesn't eat spicy foods my selection was rather limited. I ordered a burger which was very average, no thought seemed to go into the presentation... More 

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Thank Cal M
scotland
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200 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

The menu at this hotel is very basic and lacks imagination. For what we ordered the price was high but the coffee was good.

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Thank mambo5Scotland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Service was brisk although not very attentive. We ordered from the Indian menu - what utter tosh. The starters looked like they were just banged on a plate; the curries were not very tasty - although not totally bland and the naans were burnt. We were told the chefs were Indian in which case this place should be doing so... More 

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Thank SebastianMAerton
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

This place should be higher up on people's radar. OK, it's down a side street and a bit unprepossessing but once inside, all change! Pleasant, attentive staff, prompt service - and a really good curry. Big range of dishes on offer too - not just Indian cuisine. Will be back.

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Thank Robert P
Troy, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Good location with plenty of window seating. They have an "English" menu and Indian. We had a chicken curry that was out of this world.Many locals were dining here which to me is a good sign.

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Thank Oreo869
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I've eaten here loads of times, and recommended it to many people as the best place to get a curry on the island. However, every time I'm there something goes wrong. We have been forgotten before ordering. We've been forgotten after ordering. We've been overcharged and undercharged. We've been served the wrong dishes, too few dishes, too many dishes. We've... More 

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3 Thank StornowayR
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Staff were quick and very attentive. Even although was very busy lunchtime. Had a chicken pesto sandwich with plenty of filling. Most of our table had the Fish n Chips and was lovely and generous portion! Great value for 6 people and will be back again.

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Thank fiona m
Scotland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had experienced a taste of the food at a 60th birthday , so we decided to book a meal ourselves . The Menu was very tempting but we had set our minds on Asian food cooked by a marvellous chef , we were told , Well we had Chicken Pakora for starters and it was just scrumptious , we... More 

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3 Thank CubbyScotland
Stirling, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Had coffee and the rocky road cake two days running. White coffee was delicious. My husband and I have stayed at this hotel previously and had a lovely meal last year. Just had coffee this time two days running.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay

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