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Light of Asia

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
+44 1970 615040
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“curry” (50 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (8 reviews)
“dopiaza” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cold Friday night we decided to go again to this lovely restaurant for our second visit while visiting our Son who is at the local Uni. A second visit is a good indication of our thoughts of this lovely place, booking is advisable as...More

Thank johnlang4d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food had lots of flavour and the portion size is very generous. We shared a peshwari naan which tasted like fresh coconut and is probably the best nann I’ve had in an Indian restaurant. The dips for the popsdoms tasted fresh and homemade. The...More

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stopped in Aberystwyth for Valentines weekend and managed to book on a Friday night only half hour in advance! The service was fantastic, fast and friendly! and the food was beyond incredible. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Georgia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in off spec, was really busy but still managed to get seated, staff were lovely. Had the usual poppadoms with dips which were unlike anything we had tasted, delicious. Starters were good, crab kushti (??) Was AMAZING, and his lamb kebab special was great...More

Thank angel502xxx
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Been coming to Aberystwyth for almost 30 yrs and always eat here , staff welcoming and friendly, decor super but food is really delicious, we had a Tandoori chicken starter and I had the honey glazed duck both really good portions and very meaty, chicken...More

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

No reservations yet no problem. Wonderful food, warm comfortable restaurant. I am so picky, and could not fault anything.

Thank Terri5658
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Arrived without a booking at 7pm on Friday and had the last empty table.Interesting menu with some unusual dishes. I ordered and enjoyed a Keralan chicken dish which was finished with mozzarella. It was mildly spiced and really lovely. Service was prompt even in a...More

Thank Frances J
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We ate here before Christmas after being let down with another table booking. Great quality food, all the dishes you'd expect nicely prepared and served. Reasonable price and friendly atmosphere. They do some good special offers and the King Prawns are to die for!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant without a reservation on a Friday night ... very welcoming & the food was gorgeous! Chicken tikka biryani, chicken Balti, Naan, 3 drinks and only £34 ... I am from Birmingham ( & so were the staff too!) so I have high...More

1  Thank Clairelouise81
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Visited on New Year's Eve and it was really busy but we managed to squeeze in although we hadn't booked. It took a little while for us to be given menus but they apologised and our orders were taken quickly. The food came out in...More

Thank Charles D
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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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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