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Derbar Indian Restaurant

75 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TJ, Scotland
+44 1330 825564
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
“naan bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti
$$ - $$$
75 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined here on Saturday night. The restaurant wasn’t overly busy, and I was able to get a table without a reservation. I had chicken bhoona and a boiled rice which was delicious. The service was very a little bit slow and the food took...More

Thank GaryHMFC
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The vegetable pakoras were inedible as was the biryani. Both dishes were spiced to the max with chilli powder and tasted awful

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Tuesday is buffet night. 4 starters and 8 mains. Ok if you like chicken. Only one lamb dish. No Dall so I ordered a tarka dall - never had chilli in a dall before so not for me. Desert was just chocolate cake and pouring...More

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We live 5 minutes walk away and have been going to the Derbar for many years. The food on Saturday night was excellent, but the service was slow, The restaurant was about 3/4 full and the takeaway side of the business doing a very good...More

Thank Ian E
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Derbar has a surprisingly large menu. Lots of stuff you don't see or have never seen before. E.g. Curry with whisky.bi admire the effort. The food is good. In fact, the takeaway is above average. You can get the food faster by takeaway, despite...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived one Monday evening , only one guy in the whole restaurant. So after about half an hour just me and 2 of my friends in the restaurant it took an hour and a half for us to get our food where it arrives cold....More

Thank Maddy_hutcheon27
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great takeaway with my daughter! Very tasty..Good portion sizes..Definitely worth a go.. reasonably priced too!

Thank Kristine F
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The Derbar is extremely hit or miss. Sometimes it is great and we love it and the next day (tonight's curry) the quality is poor. Tonight our chicken was hard/chewy and was either overcooked or reheated. Either way it wasn't enjoyable. All 4 dishes had...More

Thank GeorgeCostanza1986
Reviewed 8 July 2017

On a recent business trip on Tuesday 4th July i went into this restaurant on the High Street just hoping to get some good warm food after a 7 hour drive & finishing late and hotel not doing evening meals anymore, I must say this...More

1  Thank Darrell P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Had an excellent meal in Derbar recently when visiting Banchory. Lovely inside once you've gone up the stairs as the main access is up stairs between shops. We were welcomed and greeted by friendly staff and the manager/owner. Ordered starters and mains and everything we...More

Thank Maccer66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Indian, Asian, Balti
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 825564
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The Derbar is an Indian restaurant located at the heart of Banchory, Royal Deeside; approximately 20 minutes drive from Aberdeen.Established for over 10 years; specialising in traditional North Indian cuisine with exclusive dishes from the Punjab!The Derbar is the place to meet and eat with friends, family & associates.
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