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#43 of 1,927 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
City Centre
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26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
+44 141 221 9251
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Derry, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Arrived on Friday night as a group of six after a long day in town. the food was fantastic and the service immaculate. we started with tandoori lamb chops which were amazing - even for the non-lamb lovers in the party. for mains we shared a slection of currys, each and everyone as good as the next. thank you for... More 

Thank derrykris
Bengaluru, India
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very helpful staff. Despite of so much crowd and hassle staff managed in taking our takeaway orders and delivering it on time. Food was delicious.

Thank ziyashaikh91
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here as a group of four when visiting Glasgow. With differing tastes we ordered a variety of foods and we each had a taste explosion that surprised us. I have tried many Indian restaurants curry ranking as my favourite food, many very good, however this one is the best in a very long time. (Sorry Ali) The service was... More 

Thank welshhoppy
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chose this restaurant based on its trip advisor rating. Food was very good. Quickly served. Lots of gluten free and veggie options including a chapati which is rare. Unfortunately there were lots of very loud and very drunk people there which ruined our dining experience. I know it's not the restaurant's fault but they didn't appear to address the noise... More 

Thank Kimberley C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to live above this restaurant and order their lively pizzas and kebabs to take away. Lovely food and nice decor.

Thank lalentina87
West Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

visited this restaurant for the second time everything was spot on. possibly the best Indian restaurant in Glasgow. cannot wait to go there again .

Thank Andrew D
Brigg, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Indian in Glasgow bar none Ideally located opposite some great bars The only negative I will say (but this goes for all Indian restaurants) is the choice of beers is limited and what they do sell is rubbish Easy to fix buy in some local brewdog or dry gate bottles just satisfy all palates Other then the beer situation... More 

Thank PaulO5269PE
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing, every dish top notch. Doesn't look like much from the outside but it's worth it, prices reasonable too. Staff so helpful and friendly will be back soon!

1 Thank Mandaroni
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I along with a few friends have been to charcoals and each time the food and staff have been excellent., there are 2 shops in Glasgow we have been to each several times to see if there is any difference in quality of food or staff my report is none both shops excellent and staff very helpful in aiding you... More 

1 Thank hfulmar
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I found this Indian back in 2011... It was certainly nothing to look at decor wise at the time .. Had very few customers so we were apprehensive. In bounds the lovely Ali settling us in sorting drinks and helping us through the menu and recommendations. We were blown away with the food it had the wow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26a Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 9251

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?