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.

Zaika Tandoori

36 Market Street, Galashiels TD1 3AA, Scotland
+44 1896 208188
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (15 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
“tender lamb” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Indian, Balti, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
36 Market Street, Galashiels TD1 3AA, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (241)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely 2 course lunch in here today. We had 2 Pakora’s chicken Bhuna, chicken jalfrezi and 2 rice great value for money.Food was so nice and we will definitely be back

Thank lorraine e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Zaika every week and keep going back time and time again. The food is outstanding and the owner and his son and staff are all really friendly and helpful. A fantastic Indian restaurant.

Thank berrymoss1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Regular user mainly for take away, always excellent service and the dishes are also . Particular favourites the Rajistani Bhuna, Chicken tikka garlic , Keema matter, the breads are good especially ask for a well fired Nan. Recommended to one and all.

Thank jim a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch on a Saturday. It was surprisingly quiet and we got a table no bother. The lunch menu is terrific value. We shared two starters, and had a curry each will pilau rice. £7.95 each. Food was great quality. Slightly smaller...More

Thank Hawklord_pxr5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mum decided to try here as we’d spotted their value lunch offer. Not expecting overly much but we were so wrong!! We were immediately shown to our table and received excellent service from our waiter. I was informed it was “bring your...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely takeaway meal from this restaurant. We had chicken madras and chicken patia with pilau rice and keema nan. An excellent meal. Have never had a bad meal here either sit in or takeaway. Staff very efficient and friendly.

Thank HazeRobe
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Seriously a fresh and tasty curry in Gala! We were so impressed with the service and the food. Even our children, who are not big on Curry’s really enjoyed the food. It is BYO which I hadn’t realised, but the staff were helpful and sent...More

Thank Niome G
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food in a great atmosphere. Have eaten here many times and never been disappointed. Menu is great and staff always ready to help you choose something a bit different

Thank MaureenL1200
ZaikaTandoori_Gala, Manager at Zaika Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you very much! We're always ready to suggest new dishes to you all!

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Zaika is a small restaurant in the centre of Galashiels. This restaurant just goes from strength to strength. The food is varied and of a high standard. Nothing is too much trouble. We asked for aubergine pakora last night, which is not on the menu....More

1  Thank timeoutgalashiels
ZaikaTandoori_Gala, Manager at Zaika Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you very much for your comments; we appreciate greatly! It was lovely seeing you all, and hopefully we will have a few more unusual dishes by your next visit!

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Great food and really friendly staff. The choice is great. Can't go wrong! The only Indian in the area that we go to regularly, as the others just aren't as good!

Thank freddytanner
ZaikaTandoori_Gala, Manager at Zaika Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you very much! We appreciate your feedback! :)

Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
Kingsknowes Hotel
205 reviews
1.94 km away
Bay Waverley Castle Hotel
746 reviews
4.23 km away
The Clovenfords Hotel
194 reviews
4.42 km away
King's Arms Hotel
136 reviews
5.70 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Salmon Inn
294 reviews
.05 km away
356 reviews
.04 km away
The Shish Restaurant
185 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bank Street Gardens
40 reviews
.15 km away
Waverley Line Artwork
15 reviews
.24 km away
Old Gala House
22 reviews
.27 km away
Hunters Hall
33 reviews
.38 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
31 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Elizabeth617 |
Hi. Many thanks for replying to my question so promptly.
Heather D
28 March 2016|
Response from Phj140256 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know as I do not work at Zaika, but I doubt they deliver any where
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Market Street, Galashiels TD1 3AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Galashiels
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 208188
  • E-mail
Brilliantly accommodated in the centre of town, Zaika Tandoori provides a warm and intimate environment for all occasions. Our dishes are prepared with the finest fresh ingredients to give you an enriched flavour. Due to licensing constraints, we are not able to serve alcohol in the restaurant (variety of soft drinks available), but we do operate a 'bring your own wine' policy with no corkage charge.
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