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The India Palm

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Council Offices 42-50 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries DG1 2AD, Scotland
+44 1387 266644
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I was half way threw enjoying my main course to discover a sharp piece of plastic in my food! Called the manager over & he went to great lengths to explain to me that it would be from the rice as they pre cook it then reheat it in the microwave in a plastic container! There was no apology only... More 

Thank Cgrainger70
Durham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The curry was excellent, in particular the vegetable barji’s. However, I was charged an extra £2 to deliver to the hotel I was staying in, I wouldn’t have minded if this was up front on the Just Eat site but by the time I was told of this charge it was too late. Overall, great tasting curry though!

Thank Alex P
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great menu (perhaps the grading for "hot" is a tad generous). The Ceylonese curry is rated very hot but is more moderate to moderate / hot. The flavours were excellent with a good balance of spices enabling the individual tastes to be appreciated. There is a wide range of dishes and in some cases it is possible to select your... More 

Thank NigelandCarol B
Armadale, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The ideal place for a taste of genuine Indian food in excellent surroundings. Our meal was delicious' well presented and fresh.With very attentive staff and being excellent value I have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant.

Thank Bill M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were looking for somewhere to eat but everywhere seemed full. As usual, trust in an Indian for space. Although the decor was very 70's the food was fantastic. The staff were very attentive and made sure that we were looked after.

Thank rossmagpie
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We live in Carlisle and travel to The India Palm when we visit family and friends in Glasgow. Owner very attentive and goes the extra mile to make sure you are happy with food and ambience. Will continue to go as I now have an Indian restaurant that I enjoy. I also want to thank all staff for all the... More 

Thank Foodielover63
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

After having visited this restaurant numerous times before, the pathia I had to endure was the final straw. It was as if it came right out of a box in a freezer, meat as tough as old boots (seemed like it had been reheated 5 times) and a sauce that had skin on, yes, skin, and was overly sweet. It... More 

Thank Yicken
Chirk, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

It appears that in Dumfries in the winter months, finding a place to eat on a Monday night is hard. Opted for a curry as it was the only place open that we could find, and what a good choice it was. Have been 6 times in the last few weeks, never been disappointed with the food or the service.

Thank Mark_Egor_Needham
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Second visit here in a matter of months and neither occasion has disappointed. Decent sized portions of tasty and varied food, much of which I have not seen on offer in other establishments. Took a little time to place our order due to the limited attention of the main waiter who to be honest, did not appear to be too... More 

Thank bellytubby
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Been here before good food. But they would not allow my guide dog puppy last night. An utter disgrace. If someone who is blind goes here are they going to be turned away!! As by LAW! Guide Dogs are entitled to go ANYWHERE!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Council Offices 42-50 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries DG1 2AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 266644

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