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“fantastic !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Charcoals

Charcoals
26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland (City Centre)
+44 141 221 9251
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Ranked #21 of 1,722 restaurants in Glasgow
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“fantastic !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

service and food were outstanding, would have no problem going back there again, and would def let other people know how good it is !

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Amazing service and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

This place is an absolute gem if you like Indian food and good service. Right in the centre of Glasgow it's appearance from the front is deceptive and looks like a cheap fast food eatery but make your way through the door and speak to the owner Ali and have a blissful few hours of great food and service.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Uddingston, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“It gets better and better”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

Been going here now on a regular basis for the past few months and cannot fault it. From the minute you walk in the door, your given a warm welcome by Ali & his staff who cannot be any more friendly.

The food is absolutely outstanding. Eating Indian food on a regular basis, nothing I have tried comes close. The food is bursting with taste and the portion sizes are very generous for the price. Will continue to go here for the considerable future!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Super food and brilliant service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

We arrived in Glasgow on the 27th of December, our very first visit to the city, and as we didn’t know where to find a good meal, we checked the restaurants on tripadvisor. Charcoals was rated No. 1 above over 700 restaurants, and based on the good reviews we decided to visit. The place didn't disappoint: Ali was welcoming and friendly, offering advice on the menu, and making sure we were looked after throughout the evening. The food was superb, definitely a much higher standard than most other ‘run of the mill’ Indian restaurants. It has an unpretentious café style, and this, combined with Ali’s attention to detail and terrific food, make it a great place to eat. Charcoals will be the first place we visit the next time we are in Glasgow!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“authentic food with a varied menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Wonderful indian cuisine. they are so friendly and want to make your dining experience special. Menu isnt the usual sameness that you get in Indian reataurants, menu has some surpises and they are willing to adapt to what you ask for. Wonderful place couldnt ask for more, great staff and so friendly, hidden little jewel in Glasgow that you must visit.

Thanks Ali for making us so welcome
Avril

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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