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Ashoka Shak - Linwood - CLOSED

Phoenix Retail Park, Paisley PA1 2AB, Scotland
+44 141 889 4123
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  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“poppadoms” (5 reviews)
“cook school” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Phoenix Retail Park, Paisley PA1 2AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We paid £39 each for a lesson At the cook School. Not very good value. They didn't even offer a drink of water. Everything was very rushed. Would not recommend

1  Thank Hillpark
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was our first visit, and quite a nice find. The food is cooked in an open kitchen, and there was a really good menu, including good vegetarian options. The price for 4, with soft drinks, poppadums and naan bread was under £40, and the...More

Thank Globetrotters478
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We ate hear last night with another couple and as always the food was fantastic and the service by the staff was the best both from waiting staff and the chefs always smiling and despite being really busy didnt have to wait for our food...More

1  Thank Fairways6
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Having stopped for lunch, we were delighted with the choice/quality and speed of service. In addition, the chicken tikka chasni which I had was stunning; flavoursome and an ample portion to see me through until dinner. Moreover, the lunch menu was exceptionally good value for...More

1  Thank Clover201212
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Attended the cook school pakora making class and would recommend this experience to anyone. Very interesting and hands on because you get to make your own, take it home and then have a lovely meal.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Had dropped in following visit to the cinema. Had looked online before going out and it looked like it was closed, however when parking near another eatery saw that it was in fact open on another site. Not quite as good as our local Indian...More

Thank KATE1888
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Been to the Ashoka Cookschool Restaurant a few times now and each time have really enjoyed the food. Great service and great food. Particularly enjoy the Lunch Thali Menu. What more can one say.

4  Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Visited Ashoka Shak again last night and again the food and service was 1st class. My husband attended the cook school last month which he found a great experience and he is hoping to go back to learn how to make pakora. If you are...More

3  Thank Pat1ricia
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Had been to the restaurant a couple of times and found the food to be very good although the ambience isn't all that great situated as it is in a retail park. Decided to try the cook school and this was a really worthwhile experience...More

3  Thank ken w
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We had a lunch on Friday with our two kids and enjoyed their lunch deal which was very reasonable with generous portions and friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely be back, as service was quick, restaurant was clean and food delicious.

Thank juliembisset
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Phoenix Retail Park, Paisley PA1 2AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Renfrewshire  >  Paisley
  • Phone Number: +44 141 889 4123
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The Ashoka Shak in Linwood was the first Ashoka Shak to open back in 2001, and the stylish, sassy Indian diner has been drawing locals back time and time again for their delicious curries and spicy sharing platters. Located in the Phoenix Leisure Park, close to the Glasgow airport, the restaurant has a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere and an extensive menu offering everything from classic curries to fish and chips. We love the Tandoori Mixed Grill with tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, pather kebabs, lamp chops and barbecued king prawns; the Salmon Tikka marinated in yoghurt and spices, barbecued and served with masala mint chutney; and the Lamb Rogan Josh curry cooked in a rich sauce with tomatoes and cream.
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