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Gurkha Kitchen

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33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
+44 1595 690400
Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On the recommendation of my work mate, I ordered a takeaway last Friday from Gurkha kitchen. I ordered Chicken Jalfrezi and some pilau rice. Chicken was very delicious and tasted like real chicken though I would have preferred my Jalfrezi slightly hotter. I would definitely be ordering more takeaways from here and may even have a proper table service in... More 

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Thank xolile
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nepalese options pepper the menu to offer something more than a typical Indian restaurant. Staff helpful and friendly, service fast and food was really tasty.

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Thank vivvy280
Banchory, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will elongate this post, but for now, delicious. Chicken cooked nicely, service alright. A bit overzealous with the spicy seasoning, but overall tasty. Go back? Yes, but with raita.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a good night chatting army chat with some ex Gurkha chefs amazing food made to feel very welcome

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Thank Armychef_11
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Authentic Nepalese and Indian food of the highest quality. Friendly, attentive service. Try the Ghurka Lager too.

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Thank mcscholtz
Edinburgh
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Finding a good place to east out in lerwick as a tourist is not easy. Checking the trip advisor ratings on arrival there are almost no good places to eat in the town. Service here was very slow and much could be done to upgrade the appearance of the restaurant but the food was good.

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Queensland, Australia
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have enjoyed dinner recently on two occasion at Gurkha Kitchen. Both times were partly business but also to catch up with friends. The first time we shared two different chicken dishes and the coconut filled naan bread. Tasty. For the second meal one of the diners was a vegetarian so we chose three different vegetarian meals to share plus... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A colleague and I came here for dinner while working in the area. I ordered the Himalayan chicken and mushroom rice and I must say it was one of the most delicious creamy dishes I've ever had. I was so disappointed when I couldn't finish it because I was so full. We also got poppadoms and a selection of dips... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

What a horrible little grotty excuse of a restaurant. Terrible food (buffet), curry with no spice, Nann bread which looked like pizza and tasted terrible, overpriced flat soft drinks, peeling paint from the walls, dirty decorations and empty beer bottles on the floor. Wouldn't go back unless I was really desperate! Those who are raving about it clearly have very... More 

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

the most delicious dishes, great service and reasonable prices. we were served quickly and were given complimentary poppadoms too!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$39
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 690400

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