We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Light of Bengal

€€ - €€€Indian, , Vegetarian Friendly
13 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TX, Scotland
+44 1224 648224
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (44 reviews)
“poppadoms” (38 reviews)
“family naan” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
13 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TX, Scotland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (364)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 360 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been a regular attendee at the Light of Bengal going on for about 11 years now. Let me tell you...you will not find a better curry in Aberdeen. Period. The staff are always helpful (sometimes a little too helpful). Now, I'm one for, shall...More

Thank GWLGlobal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really wanted to try here, and finally had the chance. Very attentive, friendly staff welcomed us in and sat us at our table. Opted for the mixed pakoras (chicken, vegetable, mushroom) for starter, and a chicken Karahi (if I recall) with mushroom rice for main....More

Thank Gavin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From arrival to departure we had a fantastic experience. We were two couples just out for an Indian meal, what we got was a taste extravaganza - the food at the Light of Bengal is very very good, spiced not to destroy your taste buds...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here twice and ordered takeaway once. I love the Bengal tiger curry!It is so much better than tikka masala. Not spicy and the color is red. Really good service. If you go on a busy night, it could get quite warm inside but...More

Thank eija294
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant looked good from the outside, and was good. Friendly service, fast drinks and poppadums. Really tasty food, delivered by the chef, nice touch.

Thank LochLomondMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was at one point my go-to Indian restaurant and when I lived closer I visited once a week. So if anything I am biased by my good experiences here. However, on my last two visits the service has been terrible and the food a...More

1  Thank blairnichols
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Light of Bengal is a lovely Indian cuisine in the city center of Aberdeen, it is nicely and freshly decorated inside, the staff are very friendly and the food was great, the portions are plentiful and full of flavor, I would definitely recommend and...More

Thank Charl0tta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us were there on Saturday past for dinner. Staff were great. Food was really good I can safely say everyone got exactly what they wanted. Perfectly spiced and most enjoyable.

Thank Petenjan99
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Tonight my partner and myself visited the light of bengal for the first time, it was over first trip to Aberdeen and this place was recommended to us by a few locals. As soon as we walked in we where greeted by lovely friendly staff.....More

Thank katielori
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The name says it all...... it is the light of Bengal, food, and service all spot on, in travels I enjoy closing the evening with a nice meal and this was good enough for me to go to the hotel and have a good night...More

2  Thank Ahad S
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Foodstory Cafe
423 reviews
.06 km away
Cumin Tandoori
700 reviews
.13 km away
Almondine
96 reviews
.07 km away
McGinty's Meal an' Ale
175 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Haughton Country Park
7 reviews
.16 km away
St. Nicholas Churchyard
9 reviews
.21 km away
Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption
10 reviews
.35 km away
Orchid Aberdeen
44 reviews
.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Light of Bengal staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 648224
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing