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Indian, Asian, Balti
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Charcoals on a recent visit to Glasgow with my wife and had the good fortune to stumble upon a great little spot! Ali our server was great from start to finish, food was spot on and lots of it, we ordered too much...and Ali brought us extras to taste at no charge. Great experience all round.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 October 2020

I’ve organised a family Dinner for a B’Day. It was a Saturday night. Restaurant was busy. Staff was well organised and restaurant was equipped with COVID sanitisation. Food was excellent we order Chicken wings, chicken tikka, paneer tikka and veg pakora for starters and for...main course it was butter chicken, lamb desi, Veg Jaipur and Daal with naan, paratha and rice. Everyone loved it and I still get compliments of choosing the restaurant. So I like to thank the restaurant, staff and chef to make it memorable. Looking forward to ease of the COVID situation and we visit again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

I had a delicious meal last night at Charcoals with my wife. The tandoori chicken tikka, the Makhani dish and garlic nan breads were lovely. As ever Muhammad Sultan was the perfect host and made sure we were looked after. We even received free special...treats of extra chicken pakora, a lovely daal dish and extra breads. Well sorted! The restaurant is Covid conscious and currently serving food and drink with disposable plates etc, which I think is a great idea. Plus it doesn’t take away from the amazing flavours and culinary experience. Thanks again Muhammad and the team!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Great, well prepared and cooked Indian food. Good service and not rushed. Mango tandoori chicken starter was best ever. Will be back

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Whenever I have a chance to visit Glasgow I never miss a chance to visit Charcoals cafe. Ali and his staff make sure that your experience is wonderful. The food was excellent. We just let Ali choose our dining experience and we were not disappointed....The lamb desi was out of this world. Loved the food, loved the service!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 September 2020 via mobile

Customer experience is awesome !!!! Ali (sultan) and his team have the customer in mind always....consistently very friendly and welcoming The food is awesome and during lock down we had made multiple 14 mile round trip car journeys just to pick up a takeaways !!!...The restraunt is very CV 19 compliant and well disciplined !! I am looking forward to booking a sit down lunch in coming weeks We had tried various items on the menu... Some special things that I enjoyed Chilli naan South Indian Garlic Chilli chicken (extra hot) Worth a visit for takeaway or dinner !!!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 27 July 2020 via mobile

Having very regularly used this place for lunch prior to football matches very disappointed with our fist post lockdown visit. Lunch menu advertised online and in menu outside but was told it was not available meaning the bill was over double what we thought it...would be. Asked for a table inside was told no as there was “photos being taken”. Food served with plastic plates and cutlery and the overall food was not at its usual standard. Don’t get me wrong the server was still as friendly as ever but the overall experience was nothing like it used to be. Very disappointing. £50 for a lunch for 2 with drinks served outside with plastics I’d not value for money.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 July 2020 via mobile

During lockdown we had their takeout menu and the food was delicious. It always is. Best garlic chilli chicken in town. Highly recommend this restaurant and managed by the talented Muhammad Sultan

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 7 June 2020 via mobile

Brilliant takeaway from charcoals on Friday night. Food was amazing as usual and as always great value for money. The portions were so big one takeaway kept us fed all weekend. Thanks for continuing to provide great food and service during lockdown under challenging circumstances.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 23 April 2020 via mobile

Their version of a spicy popadom pictured. Barely warm processed sludge accompanied by a mean portion of cadaverous charcoal.

Date of visit: April 2020
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We do buisness lunch
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Frequently Asked Questions about Charcoals cafe

Yes, Charcoals cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Charcoals cafe offers delivery services.

Charcoals cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5