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Gurkha Kitchen

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33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
+44 1595 690400
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
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London, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to be of a certain age to understand the title... in the 70s there was an ITV soap called Crossroads with sets to cheap that they wobbled if an actor leaned on them. This restaurant is a bit like that, rickety partition walls and, to put it kindly, rough and ready. No moody lighting here! The food was... More 

Thank Frank C
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't get a table until 7.30pm so thought it would be better to get a takeaway and have a home family gathering. The kindest thing I can say is my lamb dish tasted a lot better than it looked. My wife is a Korma fan and I usually like to help myself to some of the sauce. It was... More 

Thank DREW R
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A great place to eat while in Lerwick. They do a fine range of meals from mild to really hot. Nice place for all the family authentic atmosphere

1 Thank Lillibit47
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of my work mate, I ordered a takeaway last Friday from Gurkha kitchen. I ordered Chicken Jalfrezi and some pilau rice. Chicken was very delicious and tasted like real chicken though I would have preferred my Jalfrezi slightly hotter. I would definitely be ordering more takeaways from here and may even have a proper table service in... More 

1 Thank xolile
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Nepalese options pepper the menu to offer something more than a typical Indian restaurant. Staff helpful and friendly, service fast and food was really tasty.

Thank vivvy280
Banchory, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I will elongate this post, but for now, delicious. Chicken cooked nicely, service alright. A bit overzealous with the spicy seasoning, but overall tasty. Go back? Yes, but with raita.

Thank h0nestrut4
Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had a good night chatting army chat with some ex Gurkha chefs amazing food made to feel very welcome

Thank Armychef_11
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Authentic Nepalese and Indian food of the highest quality. Friendly, attentive service. Try the Ghurka Lager too.

Thank mcscholtz
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Finding a good place to east out in lerwick as a tourist is not easy. Checking the trip advisor ratings on arrival there are almost no good places to eat in the town. Service here was very slow and much could be done to upgrade the appearance of the restaurant but the food was good.

Thank DerekH50
Queensland, Australia
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have enjoyed dinner recently on two occasion at Gurkha Kitchen. Both times were partly business but also to catch up with friends. The first time we shared two different chicken dishes and the coconut filled naan bread. Tasty. For the second meal one of the diners was a vegetarian so we chose three different vegetarian meals to share plus... More 

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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
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 39
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 690400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?