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The India Palm

Indian, Asian, Balti
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Council Offices 42-50 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries DG1 2AD, Scotland
01387 266 644
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Carlisle and travel to The India Palm when we visit family and friends in Glasgow. Owner very attentive and goes the extra mile to make sure you are happy with food and ambience. Will continue to go as I now have an Indian restaurant that I enjoy. I also want to thank all staff for all the... More 

Thank Foodielover63
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

After having visited this restaurant numerous times before, the pathia I had to endure was the final straw. It was as if it came right out of a box in a freezer, meat as tough as old boots (seemed like it had been reheated 5 times) and a sauce that had skin on, yes, skin, and was overly sweet. It... More 

Thank Yicken
Chirk, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

It appears that in Dumfries in the winter months, finding a place to eat on a Monday night is hard. Opted for a curry as it was the only place open that we could find, and what a good choice it was. Have been 6 times in the last few weeks, never been disappointed with the food or the service.

Thank Mark_Egor_Needham
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Second visit here in a matter of months and neither occasion has disappointed. Decent sized portions of tasty and varied food, much of which I have not seen on offer in other establishments. Took a little time to place our order due to the limited attention of the main waiter who to be honest, did not appear to be too... More 

Thank bellytubby
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Been here before good food. But they would not allow my guide dog puppy last night. An utter disgrace. If someone who is blind goes here are they going to be turned away!! As by LAW! Guide Dogs are entitled to go ANYWHERE!!!

1 Thank katiesgranny1970
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

When I was invited, I was a bit apprehensive because I had been there before and not enjoyed it very much but what a difference! From the moment we arrived, the atmosphere was great, the staff welcoming and the table all set to go. As more people arrived, the staff directed them to the table with efficiency and humour and... More 

Thank Derby4545
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Last time I reviewed I swore I would not return and slated the place. However, was told it has changed hands so have been there twice in last few months. Hit the buffet one night near the end so a bit disappointed but tasted very good. Back start of January for the normal menu and well impressed. Think it has... More 

Thank Bienvenue S
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164 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Firstly this review is 100% genuine. I have been to this restaurant lately and had the buffet style dinner. I was disappointed at the standard of meal that was available and the lack of variety too.....the standard of food was just not there and very disappointing.I asked for certain ice creams that I was prepared to pay extra for and... More 

1 Thank MrT98
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Lovely food with fabulous staff.. Will be looking forward to coming again on our next visit.. Starters are amazing..! Setting is perfect with good music in the background

Thank Lisa O
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Really enjoyed the buffet - although we had been before we have not had the buffet and it was really nice! Good choice, nice food and all you can eat for £10.95 pp = can't grumble really! Nice cake too - unfortunately the strawberrys on on the top were still frozen but it was still really nice! As ever the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Council Offices 42-50 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries DG1 2AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: 01387 266 644

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