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Manakamana Gurkha

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Asian, Nepali
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31 Church Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JT, England
441892527834
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovey Gurkha curry house in Tunbridge wells. Probably the best in the Town. Great food to eat in or take away. Gurkha beer is delicious. Under visited due to location but a must for curry lovers.

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Thank edwardsesuk2016
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third time I have been here, and the food was excellent as always. It appears to be a quiet place, not sure if it's due to location, but has been going for years and is definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Alex T
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have come here a few times now and each time is always better than the last. I have come as part of a large group, with a few family members and just as a couple and each time we have been so impressed. The food is great, very authentic and delicious and the staff are so helpful and friendly.... More 

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Thank tophat1313
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Menu seems to consist of standard Indian dishes, but with different names. Food was good when we got it - but we booked for 7.30pm and didn't get any food until 9.00pm. The place wasn't full either. This was on a Saturday evening. Only one server - who was very sweet, and, from the speed at which the food was... More 

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Thank Simon H
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We are becoming fans of Nepalese food after excellent recent experiences in Derby and elsewhere so were keen to try Manakamana while visiting Tunbridge Wells. We received a warm welcome and good service at this small restaurant. We both had excellent chicken dishes from the chef's specials list. The dhal was especially good and recommended as a side dish to... More 

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Thank Phil H
Mezieres-sur-Issoire, France
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

My husband and I visited one evening midweek. it was our first ever dining experience of eating Ghurka/Nepalese food. The lovely woman that served us was so polite and very sweet. The menu caters for all and is very cheap. The food was the best food I have tasted in a long time. I would highly recommend this restaurant

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Thank amyl0u87
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Beautifully cooked meal, starting with Lamb momo dumplings - a cross between a gyoza and samosa, soft and fragrant and some plain papadoms. We then shared a chef's special masala with mixed meats and prawns, in a medium spiced fruity sauce, also a milder lamb dish Bheda Rasilo, creamy, delicately spiced and fruity, with mushroom rice, the mushrooms were chargrilled... More 

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Calasparra, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Restaurant name on web site is Himalayan Gurkha. Parking is a nightmare in Tunbridge Wells but parking in the common area is a good bet. The Manakamana menu is based on dishes from Nepal. These tend to be lighter than Indian/Pakistani dishes with herbs from the Himalayan region being used. Personally I feel Nepalese dishes are tastier than Indian. Loved... More 

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Thank SpanishFly529
Vibrac, France
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This small restaurant is away from the shopping centre and other restaurants, and there is no easy local parking. But if you make the effort you'll be rewarded with excellent food, friendly service at a reasonable price.

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Thank NormanP1948
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

I Always have a good eating experience here, They are obviously using fresh ingredients and it always tastes great. Off the beaten track of t wells which is a pretty good thing. Underpriced for the food standard I would say. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Nepali
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Church Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: 441892527834

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?