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Jewel in the Crown

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
145 Crown Street, Aberdeen AB11 6HP, Scotland
+44 1224 210288
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (49 reviews)
“murg” (15 reviews)
“naan breads” (20 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
145 Crown Street, Aberdeen AB11 6HP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always heard this place was out of the top drawer and after 25 years living in Aberdeen finally got around to it. Brought up in Leicester I know a decent curry and all courses at the Jewel were top class, and good lads dishing it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Esteban_Gonzalez70
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Jewel in the crown again last weekend 1st Dec and it was just as good an experience as the first time. The food is excellent the staff are very attentive and the atmosphere is brilliant. I had the Lamb Rogan Gosht and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ScottishGuy65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends who used to live in India at the Jewel in the Crown as they were visiting the city and it was handy to their hotel. They were most impressed by our favourite Indian restaurant in Aberdeen. The service is always friendly and attentive....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HankBrogieLabrador
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting Jewel for many many years. It blows away anywhere else I have ever visited in Scotland , never mind just Aberdeen.Wonderful owner and sons. Great staff. Fantastic food. Just the best there is. Bill Sinclair

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Billy-Aberdeen
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Group of us up for work were looking for somewhere to eat and after seeing the reviews decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed! Amazing service, atmosphere and food which was all reasonably priced. Will definitely be back when we come up...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank m0c84
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to the jewel in the crown for many years. I have not been disappointed yet. I’ve tried several other Indian restaurants over the years and it’s my favourite. I’m a chef to trade so I have some experience. There chicken Tandoori is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Maps22588775224
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We book this restaurant every time we meet up for a blether - always excellent service and good food but on this last occasion there was no Plate warmer for the middle of the table and when the bowls of food were served we had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lin B
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here specially on a trip to Aberdeen due to good trip advisor ratings . Over priced , tasteless and with tough chewy chicken , worst Indian we have visited in a long time, my husband and I both ill after it Did not complain...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank lorsie6401
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a family favourite. There’s been may pretenders to the ‘Crown’ in Aberdeen but this restaurant consistently exceeds expectation on all fronts. Fantastic food, tremendous service and a warm welcome awaits to what is an Aberdeen institution. I cannot recommend this restaurant more highly.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Njm3
Reviewed 7 October 2018

I've been many times to this gem and never been disappointed. The staff are fantastic from the minute you arrive until you leave they make sure everything is perfect for you. The food is incredible and very reasonably priced. There is something for everyone on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank GypsyS0ul_30
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Brian M
17 November 2018|
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Response from shabbiahmed | Property representative |
Yes we have a private Carpark Back of the restaurant
Penny C
5 January 2018|
Response from AYJAYBE | Reviewed this property |
I have always gone there in family/friend groups but I am sure they would be interested in larger groups . Give them a phone and see what they say 01224 210288
jim m
27 December 2017|
Response from AYJAYBE | Reviewed this property |
Cannot agree as we have experienced many fine take aways over the years from this restaurant Many our family and friends also enjoy their meals in and out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$69
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Crown Street, Aberdeen AB11 6HP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 210288
  • E-mail
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