We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Light of Asia

34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
+44 1970 615040
Website
Share
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (53 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (8 reviews)
“dopiaza” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (400)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 397 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Working in Aberystwyth over the next month and rarely having time for a proper meal I treated myself to dinner at light of Asia, and what a treat it was! Set the n my ways when I am at home, this restaurant is on a...More

Thank RyshyB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant after reading reviews and we were not disappointed. We both enjoyed our meals, the food was as described and very tasty, nice starters, we has sheek kebab and onion bhaji, the currys were just hot enough and tasty. Naan bread was good...More

Thank garp_kaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some difficulty finding a restaurant open in Aber on bank holiday Monday, so was pleased to find this indian restaurant with good reviews. The food and service was very good. The food arrived quickly. The restaurant was busy and able to accommodate walk-ins...More

Thank Andy042
Reviewed 1 week ago

My second mid-week visit here, really nice food and happy people. Paneer Tikka first course was superb but matched by the excellent Vegetable Biriyani. Reasonably priced and relaxing. Bit surprised by a few negative comments on Tripadvisor as my second visit was as impressive as...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived one hour before closing and were made to feel very welcome although we appreciated we should order quickly the food took decent amount of time to come which is good as it assures me it is fresh even at the very end of...More

Thank 123jaypea79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered take away late on Saturday. The delivery man was lovely - unfortunately the food was awful. Watery oily dhal ( threw away as inedible) and the vegetable bhuna was tasteless and very dry. Shame.

Thank r s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered paneer tikka as a starter and it was burnt and not even fresh. The paneer was having some pathetic sour taste and also extra added colour! We also ordered takeaway for set meal for one and they missed one of our main course...More

Thank Kritika B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lost count the number of times I have visited The Light of Asia with both friends and family. Nothing is too much trouble and the food is always excellent. This time, I asked for something which was not on the menu (Paneer Shashlick)...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely could not fault this restaurant. Clean and nicely decorated, including lovely toilets, and the food was just wonderful. The waiter was so friendly, with some lovely banter. Cannot recommend it more highly. We will definitely be returning.

Thank Forestpeople
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I used to love going to Aberystwyth and visit this restaurant,but not any more! Really mediocre curry swimming in ghee,we got given our starters before we'd finished our poppadoms.......a pet hate! And the table for two was so cramped it made it uncomfortable to eat.I'm...More

Thank bikerjen
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Aberystwyth
Gwesty Cymru
514 reviews
.11 km away
Belle Vue Royal Hotel
384 reviews
.20 km away
Premier Inn Aberystwyth
352 reviews
.33 km away
Four Seasons Hotel
364 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Casablanca
737 reviews
.05 km away
Medina
303 reviews
.03 km away
Ultracomida
471 reviews
.07 km away
Fusion King
89 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Library of Wales
184 reviews
1.10 km away
Vale of Rheidol Railway
902 reviews
.63 km away
Ceredigion Museum
249 reviews
.21 km away
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway
784 reviews
.95 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Nicholas J
31 March 2018|
Answer
Response from Terri5658 | Reviewed this property |
We ate there, and can’t remember steps into the restaurant.
0
Votes
Tenchy
4 September 2017|
Answer
Response from dappa123 | Property representative |
All our curries are cooked with vegetable oil, and we have a lot of dishes without meat and diary free .
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615040
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;