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The Gurkha Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali, Gluten Free Options
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164 Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Simply one of the best meals ever ...excellent food cooked to total perfection made even better by the warm and friendly staff and surroundings. A total gem and delight ... T H A N K Y O U :-)

2 Thank Malcolm P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this resturant on Internet/trip advisor. First time to Exeter and from Kent so unsure where to eat. The resturant cuisine is Nepalese which I hadn't eaten. I would not look back. Food amazing service exquisite very friendly and welcoming. If visiting Exeter I world recommend a visit to this resturant.

2 Thank Tina M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious!!! Wonderful food and such friendly people, will definitely be back! Lovely flavours with out too much spice, was like a party in my mouth!!!

2 Thank Simon K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most delicious food and friendliest staff I have encountered in a long time, momo and everest chicken was delectable and my friend had mango chicken and the Sherpa which they said was absolutely stunning. I don't normally review places but felt the need to for this amazing place.

2 Thank Rajendra A
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read a lot of positive reviews here on TripAdvisor so we were entering the restaurant with high expectations. The staff are very charming and inside the restaurant has a good look and atmosphere. All the staff appear well trained and presentable. The food was a different matter altogether though. The chicken we had was either turkey, but if... More 

1 Thank RobSevens1275
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered a take-away meal for my extended family (7 altogether) which we thoroughly enjoyed. The curries were delicious and the price was reasonable (note: I got a 15% discount by collecting the take-away myself). The owner, Raj is very friendly and personable - will definitely order from them again!!

2 Thank redsincebirth
Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having Read some previous reviews on curry shops in Exeter & whilst in the area i took a chance on this one, The service was spot on however the price was a bit much for a takeaway. No matter I am from Bradford the curry capital of the world , and I am more often than not disappointed with the... More 

1 Thank Fdev121
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited on return to north Devon after a disappointing visit to Newton Abbot races! AMAZING the service was top notch The food quality and presentation was amazing Price was very good Defiantly a must visit if in the region

3 Thank KarlandCathJohnson
Rugby, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Visited after reading good reviews and not disappointed. Excellent meal from start to finish, well cooked, delicately spiced, fairly priced. All the staff are super friendly and seem very genuine. One I will definitely return to during my contract in Exeter.

3 Thank iSargSteve
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely find, excellent food with excellent service. Even took a 'doggie bag' home and tasted just as good the next day. We ordered a chicken and a prawn dish and both were seasoned beautifully. The peshwari naan bread is a must.

2 Thank smgandsfd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $26
Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali, 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
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
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: 441392411344

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