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The Jewel In The Crown

Indian, Asian, Balti
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48-50 St. Michael Street, Dumfries DG1 2QF, Scotland
01387 264183
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having not been to the Jewel in the Crown for a while after feeling like there had been a slight dip in quality we gave it another try and it was back to how it was, excellent flavours, freshly cooked, delicious food. Vegetarian dishes were particularly good. Will be happy to make sample their delights on a more regular basis... More 

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Thank lam105
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my girlfriend, i ordered a Massala, my girlfriend ordered a korma, she stopped eating when she realised the chicken in her meal was PINK inside, when i told them this all they could do was apologise. She wouldn't have excepted a replacement meal after seeing this, even though one was not offered. Their card machine didn't work,... More 

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Thank floyd711
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Three friends in for an evening meal, we were the only people in for a meal, very quiet! But the food is amazing, we ordered a mixture and shared it all out between us. King prawn sag, butter chicken and chicken korma, mushroom rice, boiled rice, cheese and garlic Nan, and a lamb meat Nan, everything tastes extranet delicious, so... More 

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Thank Julie619
Livingston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I was in Dumfries visiting a friend and we went to the Jewel in the Crown. I have been eating out in Indian restaurants for over 30 years and the meal I had was up there with the best. The people who put negative comments up about this place I would suggest know little about British Indian restaurant food. There... More 

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Thank billrob19
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I sat in and ordered a curry, a side and a drink. I felt foolish handing over my hard earned for a tiny little meal which was eaten in no more than 3 minutes. The small gentleman with the glasses patrolled the restaurant and asked us if we were enjoying our meal. I bit my tongue and sat still, as... More 

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Thank Yicken
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Have been many times and usually quite enjoyable but last night - very disappointed. Service for drinks so slow - Had to go hunting staff at the bar for ice bucket for the wine despite having asked earlier. Asked for a bottle of soda water - got a glass... Popadoms to start - we were not finished but they brought... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly restaurant. I'm really really fussy about my kurma and this restaurant hit the spot with excellence. Best mushroom pilau rice I've ever had, gorgeous nan bread, yummy chicken pakoras. Highly recommend xx

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Thank AGMitchell
Millport18
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119 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Needed something quickly. I was the only customer in this very clean restaurant - it was 9.45pm to be fair.. Service was quick and the food was very nice. Would use again.

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Thank Millport18
Kirkby in Ashfield, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

if you are a regular reading my reviews you will already be aware of my passion for indian food. after spending 6 years living in birmingham i am afraid my expectations of an indian experience is rather high so please bear that in mind if you are not a regular eater at indian restaurants. the service was good, but given... More 

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Thank Richard H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

An ambient setting perfect for a casual meal. The food was delicious and well spiced (be warned, no chillies is still quite spicy). The food is possibly on the upper side of good value. If you buy rice you get a bowl to share, which possibly is slightly less than a portion each. Staff were friendly and restaurant nicely decorated.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-50 St. Michael Street, Dumfries DG1 2QF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: 01387 264183

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