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Light of Asia

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
+44 1970 615040
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“curry” (53 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (8 reviews)
“dopiaza” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely could not fault this restaurant. Clean and nicely decorated, including lovely toilets, and the food was just wonderful. The waiter was so friendly, with some lovely banter. Cannot recommend it more highly. We will definitely be returning.

Thank Forestpeople
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love going to Aberystwyth and visit this restaurant,but not any more! Really mediocre curry swimming in ghee,we got given our starters before we'd finished our poppadoms.......a pet hate! And the table for two was so cramped it made it uncomfortable to eat.I'm...More

Thank bikerjen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this lovely place recently and the food was amazing. The staff ,in particular the young lady who served us were so friendly and attentive,she helped and advised on dishes and the food was amazing. Will definitely return next time we visit Aberystwyth

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with family few days ago and it was the worst food in town chicken tikka was like rubber the veg balti tasted like it was off and the man bread had hair on it like it was cooked in it without notice my...More

Thank pandy1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked reviews before going.It certainly lived up to expectation.Polite and very attentive staff.Relaxed atmosphere.Quality of food excellant.Will return when next in the area

Thank MOnkey2000-10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered by telephone and went to collect 20 mins later. Dip with popadoms was very yellow and watery, curries had a thick layer of grease floating on top and starters of samosa and bhaji both seemed like your average prepacked cook from frozen type. Portions...More

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food out of this world, had tikka starter and bhuna main. Staff were the nicest, politest and friendliest staff. Warm atmosphere, tables well cleaned between sittings. On the whole a lovely evening out. Will definitely be visiting again,

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Light of Asia last night, restaurant was very busy, staff were friendly and attentive throughout our visit. The food was served piping hot and was very tasty. Our order comprised of Onion Bhajis, Karahi Chicken, Lamb Naga,sag aloo, pershwari nam and boiled rice,...More

Thank Trish1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a visitor to the area i did some research on which Indian takeaway comes up trumps. In at number one was this place. With plenty good reviews i deceided to give it a shot. making the 25 mile round trip to get it. I...More

Thank TheSandersons07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 2 at this restaurant we found the staff extremely friendly and seated us at our table. Drinks were swiftly brought to the table and popadoms and chutneys brought over. We ordered our main course with a side each oh my...More

Thank anne M
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Nicholas J
30 March 2018|
Response from Terri5658 | Reviewed this property |
We ate there, and can’t remember steps into the restaurant.
3 September 2017|
Response from dappa123 | Property representative |
All our curries are cooked with vegetable oil, and we have a lot of dishes without meat and diary free .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615040
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