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Light of Asia

Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Asian, Balti
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34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
01970 615 040
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Borth near to Aberystwyth and the 3 bar maids at the local pub all individually recommended this restaurant. The staff were warm, funny and welcoming especially Meritza who was lovely (even taking a lovely selfie of her with us in the background :) ). The food was really nice and reasonable - our total bill with drinks... More 

Thank Hanaluya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top Drawer Indian Cuisine - went to Fusion across the road, menu didn't interest me then my wife saw Light of Aisia across the street, so went there, ordered the meal for two and it was really superb. All fresh ingredients properly made anf really good value £18!!! - Best Indian takeaway I've had in a ling time. Have an... More 

Thank domgbe
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a short break down and fancied Indian food . Visited the Light of Asia and wasn't disappointed . Really tasty food that my wife and enjoyed very much . Would recommend any one to try the place .

Thank WARDY22
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a takeaway from here never used before as on holiday, very greasy and runny! No diffetence between curries madras and masalla?? Sorry but if you want a proper curry you cant beat birmingham.

Thank hurricanehannon
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a Sunday evening and without doubt the most beautifully cooked and tasty Karahi Methi Ghosht I've ever tasted - we live in the Midlands so we have plenty to compare with. Tastefully decorated, great staff (who are to be commended for their well- mannered , attentive approach). Will visit again!

Thank Jean K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living near Wolverhampton we are spoilt for choice in terms of Indian restaurants. We were therefore not expecting anything special when visiting Light of Asia in Aberystwyth. However we were pleasantly surprised. All 6 meals were excellent and the staff were superb; very friendly with a hint of banter. As we visit Borth several times a year we will no... More 

Thank skodinio
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This my preferred place for Indian food in town. Great range of dishes, and always nice service. Gets busy so definitely book ahead if you're making special plans, but easy enough to just stop by too.

Thank Nia E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered takeaway for us, 10 people, so nice size order. Menu offered good selection. We had a variety of starters and main courses. A varied selection of flavours and 'heat'. Was really impressed with the meal, portion size and quality. Having been here for years, it was a good decision to return. A week later, needed another 'fix'. This time... More 

Thank magnwn
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The starters came out and all looked lovely but my was it salty and I only had chicken chaat. It was tasty but after a couple of mouthfuls it was like the chicken had just been pulled from the sea. We then had our mains and all had different dishes, once again they were very salty. My wife complained to... More 

Thank Adam B
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I had travelled from Northampton to see some friends who have just moved to the area. We have a rule where if we're asked a question about where to eat/what to do etc we have to answer it, no backesses. Well I had said to go to a different restaurant (can't recall the name) but I was over ruled and... More 

Thank Clare D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: 01970 615 040

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