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Gurkha Chef

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5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
+44 1224 586005
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We found this Indian tucked away a side street just beside Union Square. Looks nothing from the outside but do not let this put you off. Meals are well priced and portions are large but the most important fact is they are very very good. The lamb is always very tender and flavoursome, the tandoori dishes are well spiced without... More 

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Thank Shona C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a huge menu but what we had was so tasty and piping hot from the kitchen which w could see from our table. The service was great and the ambiance nice it,s a little place not overly fancy but as we went home with our leftovers we were happy little campers.

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Thank Donna L
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The staff where very friendly, the prices very reasonable and the atmosphere was relaxing. The food was amazing....I had the tandoori lamb and my partner had the butter chicken. I will definitely be coming back to this restaurant. I would highly recommend if you love curries and want to go somewhere different from the usual eateries in Aberdeen.

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Thank 960jot
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

lovely welcome and prompt service. the vegetable biryani was fabulous and I still felt full hours after. Can't recommend this place enough.

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Thank Mark_H3722014
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We have used this Nepalese restaurant several times, both sitting in and for a takeaway meal and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently good, as is the service. Our current favourites are vegetable pakora, momo dumplings, Himalayan lamb and vegetable dopiaza! Our favourite restaurant in Aberdeen!

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Thank JenAbdn
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with service and food here and also at very decent prices. Staff was really friendly and the food arrived quickly. Much better than the restaurants at union square. Definitely going here next time before seeing a film! Tried Himalayan curry, momo dumplings.

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Thank AnVV28
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is worth raving about. The staff where really attentive and friendly, the prices where kind to our back pockets and the ambience in the small restaurant felt calming and intimate.. but needless to say, the real winner here.. is the gorgeous food!!! We had dumplings, Nepalese spiced chicken, 2 curries, naan and rice. All where fantastic..... More 

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Thank Richard M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Not been for a few years , but not disappointed, first class service and food. Momo dumplings are fantastic and food full of flavour. Good value for money.

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Thank pielander
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

been here dozens of times now and never been disappointed, and neither has anyone who has accompanied me

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Thank John D
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Tasty dinner with friends a few weeks ago. The staff were lovely and the food top notch. The restaurant has an authentic feel - which I personally really like. Only downfall was the quality of the house red wasn't fantastic - but next time I'll just remember to order a different wine.

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 586005

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?