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Ashoka - Bearsden

#783 of 1,959 Restaurants in Glasgow}
$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
9 Kirk Road | Bearsden, Glasgow G61 3RG, Scotland
+44 141 570 0075
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (20 reviews)
“gosht” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 Kirk Road | Bearsden, Glasgow G61 3RG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Fix the naan! For several months now the naan bread has been mediocre at best. For me, the quality of naan bread served is a litmus test indicator for the quality overall in an Indian restaurant. I can't make good naan at home, as I...More

Thank walmsleygeorge
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great food, waiters helpful and recommended meals we wouldn't normally order, we were not disappointed and thoroughly enjoyed the meal

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It's been sad to watch the gradual decline of this restaurant. In recent times, when having a meal in the restaurant you need to leave by 10pm or sometimes earlier..they put most of the lights out and make it obvious you need to leave or...More

1  Thank Bunty817
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We have eaten in this restaurant many times and it is always excellent. In keeping with the Ashoka brand it has a good menu, not overly expensive with good staff and a nice atmosphere. Always worth a visit.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Eaten at the Ashoka many times. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is traditional Indian and very enjoyable. Staff are very helpful and try to accommodate special diet needs.

Thank margaretwhannah
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The food here is consistently of a very high quality. The lamb dishes are standout - the Tandoori Lamb Chops are amazing, and Bombay Bakra is my favourite main course. Pleasant surroundings, and staff are friendly and attentive. Good value for money. Also very happy...More

Thank Aileen581
Reviewed 26 June 2017

For years, this "institution" has served great curries...and it still does! Do not understand many of the negative reviews. Everything I have ever eaten here has been excellent. last week was the same. The butter masala chicken and saag paneer both very good, as was...More

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Decided to have a take away and checked reviews on trip advisor for this joint. There was too many bad reviews by customers who had a take away or home delivery, so I decided not to have a main meal or the set menu deal,...More

Thank Bon M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Well the ashoka is very nice inside , çhicken pakora dry , ,they dont use food colouring in this restuarant ,i heard ,anyway .,i have been eating indian food for 30 odd years and this was the worst chicken tandoori i have tasted it was...More

Thank yaeman
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The food was really not good. It was not a proper curry. The staff was slow and spoke a very bad scottish (or what ever it was). A very poor experience I hope I will never have again.

1  Thank Paul M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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: 9 Kirk Road | Bearsden, Glasgow G61 3RG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 570 0075
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Description
Opting for an avant garde approach in the kitchen and keeping the ambience stylish and contemporary, if a bit ritzy, Ashoka Bearsden in Kirk Road offers curry lovers a sanctuary in which they can cultivate their passion. For special occasions, the Harlequin Suite provides the space and privacy to celebrate with panache. Dinner at Ashoka Bearsden can open with chicken breast, haggis or mushroom pakora, spicy chicken wings or crispy mixed vegetable tempura. The menu's connoisseur's choice serves up main course options of diced lamb Bombay style, chicken with red peppers, spinach and garam masala, marinated chicken with tomato and black pepper and Himalayan hot pot with lamb or chicken. There's also south Indian garlic chilli chicken bursting with hot and spicy flavours. Sundries of poppadoms, spiced onions, mango pickle and raita keep company along with sides of pilau rice and naan bread.
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