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2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
+44 1271 377665
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (36 reviews)
“poppadoms” (14 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

A delightful experience, the staff were very welcoming and polite, we felt at home immediately. We started with a round of poppadoms with accompanying side dishes, mango chutney, mint sauce, onion salad and a hot spicy sauce. The main courses were excellent I had the...More

5  Thank Dave O
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Went out with my friends we had a table booked because it was extremely busy. Excellent service, the food was amazing, beautiful flavours . Everyone is so friendly in there , very nice atmosphere.

5  Thank Desi S
Pawan81np, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Thank you. Your comments encourage us every time

Reviewed October 16, 2016

Having read the reviews I thought I would be in for a treat well I was not on a busy night we waited for an hour and a half for our starters.I ordered drinks which took 20 mins to arrive I asked for water twice...More

1  Thank N5530AMandrewl
Pawan81np, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Hellow sir, we are very sorry for the delay. We all were on the transition period at that time. But now we are completely under new management. You will not be disappointed from now on.

Reviewed September 30, 2016

My family had visited before but this was my first time, the welcome, service and food were all outstanding.The flavours of the food were delicious and tasted so good. It is only a small restaurant but big on everything else. It was my sisters birthday...More

4  Thank DHaynes57
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I walked in without a reservation, and was immediately made to feel welcome. The restaurant got busier as the evening went on, but was under no pressure to hurry my meal. Each course was excellent, and the staff were friendly and efficient. A definite must...More

4  Thank Cam W
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Came across this restaurant while staying in Barnstaple recently. While taking an evening stroll through the small side streets we came upon 'Gurkha' and decided to give it a try. Firstly it is quite a cramped little restaurant but if you don't mind this you'll...More

3  Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 19, 2016

I prefer this style of curry it is not as harsh as some others and you get the base ingredient coming through so all good the place is cosy with atmosphere and the staff are friendly and helpful

1  Thank Gundamuck
Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is a very small restaurant and you are right next to the kitchen (just a counter dividing it from the tables). The two young girls who were waitresses need some training. The food was freshly cooked and piping hot but unfortunately lacked spicyness. They...More

2  Thank Sheena W
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Relatively small restaurant, varied Nepalese & Indian food -reasonably priced -welcoming staff -worth a visit -free parking in adjacent street after 6-00pm

1  Thank david a
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Indian food available in the centre of town. We were very surprised to happen upon this place thought it would be your usual tourist type place but it far exceeded expectations so we went back there number occasions.

Thank Isaac0109
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Questions & Answers
Derrick H
July 30, 2017|
Response from Pawan81np | Property representative |
We do not have special car park but after 18:00 you can park in the street
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry just seen this notification. I'm not sure if you can take your own drinks into this restaurant, I've never tried. However the Everest Gurkha in Maiden st does. I
Stuart G
August 16, 2016|
Response from Derrick H |
My wife is on a Slimmers world food control, could you be able to offer her a meal to comply with Slimming World? Derrick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 377665
  • E-mail
Gurkha Restaurant is now newly managed by well experienced group of manager and chefs. We provide Nepalese as well as Indian cuisine from old menu and also we introduce our new menu too.
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