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Gurkha Chef

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$$ - $$$
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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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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank 960jot
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Mark_H3722014
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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!

Thank JenAbdn
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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.

Thank AnVV28
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 

Thank Richard M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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.

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

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

Thank John D
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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.

Thank Hutclis
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went here after searching for an Indian restaurant near where I was working. Food was very good and the service was very friendly. Had the Nepalese lamb, was nice and was about as hot as I can go curry wise. The Gurkha beer is very nice too.

Thank Sy1441
Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

If this restaurant was in Union Square it would be packed every evening but situated just outside the main car park, it doesn't get the footfall it deserves and at times is quiet. We eat here regularly as the food is superb. It's a varied menu with a number of tasty dishes. Just try it.

Thank Tombobusbo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?