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Gurkha's Express City

#513 of 3,157 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
Asian, Nepalese
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500 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9629 7186
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Newcastle
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185 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Travelled there by tram. Most accessible. Restaurant is part of a Melbourne wide chain. Menu was wide and varied. food fresh and delicious and well priced. Served on small metal plates which was a novel and welcome touch. Service was efficient and friendly. Plenty of posters and memorabilia on walls testifying to the Gurkhas' contribution to the British Army. Only... More 

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New Lambton
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492 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My wife and I love Nepalese food but with no Nepalese restaurants in Newcastle have to seize the opportunity in other cities. This was our first time in Ghurka express, and we and our friends were totally impressed. The food was delicious, prices very reasonable, service friendly and efficient and corkage very reasonable. Real authentic Nepalese food- slightly reminiscent of... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Popular but understated little Restaurant. The food here is delicious. Its a varied menu and all top quality. They sometimes run out of the good wine as they only carried limited quantity.

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Thank gumpey
Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Fabulous food which we enjoyed with friends and have enjoyed as take away too on several occasions. Over that time having selected a variety of different dishes we haven't had a bad meal at all. We lived just around the corner and often the smells from the restaurant would lure us in for quick meal. The staff are always smiling... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Been here 2 years ago and it was great this time not so much. Food was very flavoursome but the waiter looked like he wanted to be somewhere else. Only 3 tables occupied and he never came near us for extra drinks etc and he was hiding away on his phone so you couldn't even wave at him.

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Thank Tigers4me
Marulan, Australia
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

An after work dinner saw my friends and I come here, and for me it was like stepping back in time. I first came to Gurkha's over 15 years ago, so it's been around a very long time. From what I could tell it hasn't changed decor wise, and could really do with a freshening up on that side, since... More 

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Hahndorf, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The restaurant is beautifully decorated. I had been to Nepal back 5 years. The aroma in the dining room brought back all those good old memories. The dahl bhat masu was beautiful. good wine list with reasonable price. we loved the traditional nepalese desserts. highly recommend. we will be back.

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Thank Anthony D
berkshire
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Left our hotel for a quick walk around the block and came a across this restaurant. Good reviews encouraged us to pop in and we weren't sorry. The food was freshly prepared and tasty. The staff were helpful in guiding us on spice heat as my husband loves heat and I prefer medium. I had chlli chicken which was tasting... More 

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Thank amstkd
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

The food is excellent just as good as Gurkahs in Pokara, Nepal, service was good, friendly staff good position in Flinders street Melbourne. Highly recommend

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Sydney, Australia
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304 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Came in here had dhal bhath masu - rice and roti with goat 🐐 curry 🍛 dhal and veg. It was very good, good Nepalese cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9629 7186

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

Staying in Central Business District

Neighbourhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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