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Ashoka - Southside

#161 of 1,928 Restaurants in Glasgow
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268 Clarkston Road | Southside Gardens, Glasgow G44 3EA, Scotland
+44 141 637 0711
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Scotland UK
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate in here tonight for the first in a while. Main course was inedible, had weird taste, so I didn't eat it. The boiled rice was clearly microwave rice and not fresh.i was asked by the waiter if everything was alright. When I told him what was wrong the waiter/possibly the manager, gave no apology and charged us full price.... More 

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Thank QualityPolis
blackpool
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in here for dinner with a few friends. Great service and lovely food. Piping hot and very tasty. Will be back soon for another night.

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Thank Andrew m
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had fab meal here on Saturday night. Recommend the special jalfrezi spicy! Lovely staff and great service.

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Thank Lucy2206
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a midweek dinner date last night with my partner....I love the Ashoka it never disappoints. Restaurant was busy for a Tuesday night which is a good sign. Food was first class as always...great portions.....couldn't finish it all.....nice wine.....nice atmosphere. Looking forward to my next visit already. I had a lamb and spinach dish which was super spicy and gorgeous.... More 

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Thank Shaz1610
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great to have a local place that you can rely on. Whether it's for a takeaway or a sit in dinner it's always good. Visit maybe a dozen times a year and over 3-5 years is always good. Food usually spot on (fish pakora and Ra RA Gosht particularly good) If Raj is on waiting, service is really special. This... More 

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Thank simonpvenes
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It was our first time visiting and it was absolutely delicious! Wonderful service and food. Best Ceylonese korma I've ever had. Will definitely be back! x

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Thank EilidhFace
Glasgow
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We often order takeaway from the Ashoka south side but as it was my wives birthday we decided to eat in the restaurant with our two children (3 months old and 3 year old). The staff were great and very attentive- especially Immy who looked after us for the most part. We went for the chefs combination platter to start... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a small but excellent Indian restaurant which has a very extensive menu. The portions are more than generous so a starter is not really necessary. We will visit again.

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1 Thank EcossaisAberdeen
glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Raj was a star and the food was wonderful! Always keep coming back! My friend Eilish was a massive fan of the fish pakora! Great food. Great company. Wonderful service!

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1 Thank GlasgowBib
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited tonight for dinner with the family & we were all delighted to see Raj when we returned for a meal & knew instantly we were in the best hands! We had brought family with us tonight & they were not dissapointed!! Living in the Far East they are used to 5* food on a daily basis & they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Clarkston Road | Southside Gardens, Glasgow G44 3EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 637 0711
Description
Curry devotees have been worshipping at the temple of Ashoka since the 80s. This, the chain���s Glasgow South Side branch, was created to appease folk from south of the river who loved the brand but hated the travel. Boasting an interior with a Last Days of the Raj meets style bar look, Ashoka has the kind of atmosphere which appeals more to bhuna babes than the middle aged ���lads��� on a rampage who frequent your average curry house. The interior may be pared down but the menu is packed with Indian favourites as well as house specialities, leaving even decisive diners with a difficult decision to make.

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