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“Very good quality and excellent service”
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Ranked #85 of 2,428 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $39
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Modern Indian Restaurant,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very good quality and excellent service”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

I find that a good restaurant experience begins with finding various things on the menu which all sound really good. As a group of 6 out for a family birthday, we were struggling to limit our starters down so that we were not too full for the excellent array of main courses.
Service was great, very polite, quick and accurate.
The food arrived and it all tasted great, as my wife says, an indian eating in is a cut above the usual carry out as it is kitchen fresh, the chicken pakora, tandoori salmon ( a bit small ), chicken chaat etc were all great as was the chickpea dish.
Mains arrived shortly after with nans and rice, the portions are fair, not small but not oversize either. Monkfish curry is lovely as were all others chosen. Doesn't get much better, atmosphere is also very good if a wee bit dark.

  • Visited September 2013
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Scotland
Level 6 Contributor
168 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“For many year's the best Indian in Glasgow”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Have been coming for years since it first opened, but for some reason have never reviewed it. Went last night as a late walk in, had to leave and come back 40 minutes later, but still very busy. As usual service and for exceptional . You must have the bel phouri, freshest starter in any Indian restaurant ever. Tandoori salmon is amazing. If you are adventurous let the staff pick your meal, let them know how spicy you like things, and they will match the perfect meal. Wine list good and nice prices. Congratulations to Balbir and Nicky his son.

  • Visited September 2013
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Arbroath, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really great Indian”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

Late booking accepted despite being very busy, the staff were attentive without being intrusive. The food was delicious and came in good portions not too much and not too little, we all had a great time. We also did not feel any pressure to leave even though the restaurant was very busy and we realised as we left people were still arriving.

  • Visited September 2013
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“NICE FOOD ... busy & big !”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Table for four , Saturday night ..... Attentive service & nice surroundings
good selection & choice , very busy
Food very good , wine list extensive & beer choice good

GOOD

  • Visited September 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Delicious food from a well selected menu, nice wine list, tasteful decor, good service, excellent feeling-of-fullness, and nice buzz of an atmosphere while still being quite a large restaurant. What's not to like! Highly recommended, hard to go wrong here.

  • Visited August 2013
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