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US$15 - US$55
Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Balti
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Merchant City
0.4 km from George Square
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Sponsored by: KoolBa

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Consistently Great Taste Food
1. Consistently Great Taste Food
"BEST Indian in Glasgow. Lovely curries and the Brianni was outstanding"
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2. Multi Award Winning Restaurant
2. Multi Award Winning Restaurant
"KoolBa holds an accolade very few others will ever attain"
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3. Fresh Real Food NOT processed
3. Fresh Real Food NOT processed
"The kebabs skewers are particularly good"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, great offer of Indian food, nice music, good service and we were able getting a table without a reservation on the Thursday night. We had to main courses with rice, naan bread, a dessert and drinks including tea. Everything was delicious and freshly...made for a good price.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

Yet another excellent meal Been coming here for years and highly recommend it . If you try the food you won’t go anywhere else .Staff are so friendly and go out their way to help

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely first class from start to finish. Easy to book via app. Friendly staff, efficient service and possibly the quickest order to service of a drink I have ever experienced! The food was one word.... sensational. I cannot fault this restaurant. If you are in...Glasgow and want a an Indian meal to remember, book Koolba.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent lunch once again service to the usual high standard I overpaid the bill by £20 pounds as two notes were stuck together but the manager was straight over to let me know

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago

As annual visitors to Glasgow we usually book a group meal at the Koolba. This time there were 19 of us on a Sunday evening so a challenge for the staff, both serving and cooking. Pleased to say that once again they did not disappoint...and we enjoyed our meal. Despite our large number the food was available in timely manner and we were all served at the same time. A pleasant and relaxing atmosphere made it an enjoyable evening. Recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First visit to this restaurant. Food wasn’t great but ok. Service completely non existent we weren’t asked how the food was. Then plates cleared and no offer of coffees or deserts. We actually had to go snd find someone to ask for the bill. Wouldn’t...recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took my husband here for his first visit. He loved everything about the restaurant. He can't wait for a revisit.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here, won’t be my last, the food was fantastic as was the service, Adonia assisted us, stopping us ordering too much and spoiling it, also they asked if we would like time between each course, a little touch that makes all the difference,...the flavours in the Kerelan Garlic Chilli Chicken Tikka, were just amazing, every mouthful you could distinguish ever flavour added, then a nice warming sensation was left, hit every sense perfectly and correctly, it wasn’t just a plate of hot, which can be experienced in some, this was prepared and executed to perfection in my mind. The actual restaurant is warm cozy and comfortable, very welcoming, I hope this assists your decision to try a very unique Indian restaurant and you enjoy it as much as we did!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous food as ever and lovely friendly service. This is by far our favourite restaurant. We always look forward to visiting Koolba and we are never disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally go into the restaurant for a meal but got a takeaway tonight. Easy to order and collect with 30% off the bill. Once again the food was top notch. Thanks again Koolba you never disappoint.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Yiota K
5 March 2019|
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Response from Margaretcinquanta | Reviewed this property |
The a la Carte was more expensive than other curry restaurants but you get what you pay for and the food was delicious. Three of us had starters, main course with rice and Naan bread and wine plus liqueurs and we were £45... More
David H
4 December 2018|
Response from MVH1952 | Reviewed this property |
toilets on the ground floor. I believe I did see a disabled toilet.
Rachel M
28 January 2017|
Response from Rose C | Reviewed this property |
Koolba's staff are so helpful, so next time you are in you should ask the waiter.
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Frequently Asked Questions about KoolBa

Yes, KoolBa offers takeaway services.

KoolBa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5