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Charcoals

#37 of 1,846 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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City Centre
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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26A Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
01412219251
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to Charcoals several times and have never been disappointed.... Great food and service. Good value for money. Until next time, thank you.

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Thank Diane E
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Read reviews on trip advisor a bit mixed but thought we'll give it a go. So so glad we did the customer service was exemplary, food Delish, one of the best lamb Tikka's and the vindaloo sauce mmmmm to die for - hot but you can taste all the flavour of the spices - great value for money, defo a... More 

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Thank Pauline T
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Terrible customer service! They don't let you order just sides - the policy is that you NEED to order a main dish! Were starving and didn't want to roam around looking for another halal place so went ahead with ordering mains (wastage of food and money as my appetite isnt big enough for a main). Ordered a masala papadum and... More 

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Thank MSYas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best tandoori Lamb tikka I have ever tasted! Rogan josh is also good. Great value for money. Will definitely return.

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Thank PaulMcG13
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Service and food is truly superb. Enjoying eating traditional Indian food during our trip to Scotland. Butter Chicken, Tika Masala, Basmati fried rice, Garlic Naan bread, Kofta Curry, Saaj Paneer.

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Thank Cindy T
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No frills kind of place with a dodgy looking menu with laminated pages like a greasy spoon caf. But the food . . its truly wonderful! No draught beer but the Cobra is cold. High quality tandoori meats, big on flavour and small on food colourings. A real gem for curry-holics like me.

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Thank annandstu
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been for lunch at charcoals and we have really enjoyed it. The mixture with spices are great. Staff really friendly. We can really recommend if you are searching for an authentic Indian restaurant.

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Thank Ioannis K
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food in Glasgow by a curry mile! Tandoori dish we had was amazing! Highly recommend this place! Book as it was very busy!

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Thank Legaleye73
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The team were very attentive and couldn't have been nicer. My friend was celebrating her baby news. The restaurant gave her a box of sweets which was lovely. The meal was delicious. We all had a started and even got a free extra starter. Lovely. We thoroughly enjoyed our mains and felt like it was fairly priced. Would recommend this... More 

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Thank Heather M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main thing that stands out in Charcoals is the staff, they were all so lovely and genuine! The food was lovely to. Really couldn't not fault this place at all!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $33
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26A Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: 01412219251

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