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The Gurkha Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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164 Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
+44 1392 411344
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had takr away from gurkha'skitchen plymouth excellent service, very quick delivery,friendly staff and delicious food. i will order soon.

Thank Ramchandra A
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been searching for a decent Indian takeaway since the regular closed. This ticks all the right boxes! Can't complain. Stuffed

Thank Budd84
oswestry, england
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a large selection which kept us going the next day too on our weekend in Devon. Free poppsdums, chicken chilli fry (quite sweet and sticky) to start, then a hot chicken archari, tarka dhal, paneer shashlick with sauce, and mushroom bhaji. The paneer was excellent, cooked just like chicken tikka - good to have it on the menu,... More 

2 Thank shaunsouthern
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, great service and the friendliest staff. This is definitely our favourite curry stop in Exeter whether we eat in or takeaway. We recommend choosing from the chefs specials menu.

2 Thank Claire E
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

It was my husband's birthday, so there was no question - his birthday meal had to be at the Gurkha Kitchen. We have been there many times and have never been disappointed. The poppadums are the best I've ever had - thin, warm and tasty, and the main courses are just what you would want from such a restaurant. Each... More 

2 Thank Lorraine A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and served by friendly welcoming staff would recommend the Sharp a chicken as it's out of this world

2 Thank Nikki-Anne A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The service is excellent and there is a good selection of Asian food - Indian, Nepalese etc. Not expensive and they do a good delivery service.

2 Thank Simon T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We moved to Exeter in August and almost straight away decided our favourite place to eat was the Gurkha Kitchen a few minutes' walk from our house. The food is uniformly excellent, with Nepalese specialities as well as more standard Anglo-Indian dishes. Great value too, especially on Wednesdays when a special menu is available offering poppadoms, starter, main and a... More 

2 Thank Oliver S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I had been waiting a long time to go to this restaurant so I was really looking forward to it on my birthday. Sadly, the expectation was greater than the reality. I felt the service was barely adequate and the food was not at all what I would have expected from a Nepalese establishment.

1 Thank stevanovich
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

A very busy evening and we were warned about a potential delay on our delivery. I have to say this meal was one of the best I have EVER eaten. The food was delicately flavoured, not greasy and absolutely beautiful to look at. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and will be eating with you again.

2 Thank MellieSully

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $25
Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 411344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?