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“No, won't come back soon”

Gurkha Chef Restaurant
Ranked #35 of 191 Restaurants in Newbury
Cuisines: Nepali
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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“No, won't come back soon”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Sorry I cannot agree to the good comments the restaurant has collected on TA. This Sunday lunch did not come up to our expectations at all. First and foremost the hygienic standards were very low. It is impossible to enjoy if you find hair in food and drinks and large brown stains on the toilet towel. The place urgently needs someone who takes notice of the decay of decorative and functional items all over and action against it. The music was shrieking on one hand (I have no general dislike of Indian or Nepalese tunes), the stereo had a technical problem on the other hand and chopped up the continuity of the music, but nobody seemed to care.
The waiter wore a winter jacket even so it was not cold, which gave a strange impression.
Finally the food was pretty average in taste, quite insipid, missing the destinct edges that make asian food so enjoyable.

  • Visited November 2012
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English first
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Really love this place”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We love the Gurkha chef the staff are great. There is always ilea us a warm and friendly atmosphere and the food is truly amazing and if you want any thing different they are always really accommodating. Love it 5 stars all round.

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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice and friendly Nepalese Restaurant”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

I happened to visit this place when I came Newbury for some business meetings..
It was quite good food and attentive service..

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Food - Truly Friendly”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

A fabulous restaurant with friendly and genuine staff! Great food - would recommend to anyone visiting Newbury!

Visited October 2012
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Heytesbury UK
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Nepalese food is in my opinion better than normal Indian. The food here is great and always tastes freshly cooked, as it is. Each dish has its own distinctive taste, unlike some Indian restuarants where the sauces tend to taste the same. The staff are very attentive and efficient, even friendly when they get to know you.

Visited October 2012
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