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Himalayan Gurkha

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
80 Macklin Street, Derby DE1 1LF, England
+44 1332 344333
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (77 reviews)
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“naan” (17 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Macklin Street, Derby DE1 1LF, England
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1 - 10 of 675 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here to celebrate my sons birthday. Everytng from the greeting when we arrived to the farewell when we left was faultless. The staff were all pleasant and friendly. There is a really good selection of wines, beers and spirits and there is something for...More

Thank ibo955i
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bit of a hidden gem given it's location, although it's ranking on TA shows it's not that secret! I enjoy Nepalese food, having discovered Mount Everest previously and also Gurkha Express takeaway in Belper, which is also great. I was looking forward...More

Thank Elfearo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Read the reviews and always unsure when you get 4.5 star that these are all made up. We I can tell you that these are not made up, this place is amazing! Good atmosphere but better food! I will definitely be back!

Thank Northernfools
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don’t come to this restaurant very much, but each time we do we say we should come more often. The food and service are excellent the décor is old school but I think that adds to the character. I like my food spicy/hot and...More

Thank Leica_1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent The service was brilliant A bit cramped and very reasonably Priced and very enjoyable

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a little hunting down on Google maps from the town centre but so worth it. A small "family" feel. A mixed selection of Nepalese and Indian food. Some new interesting dishes. The mixed starter platter was amazing. Something for all tastes if you like...More

Thank Arron F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks like nothing from the outside. But the food is fantastic, and the service is really friendly. We’ve been here a few times, and it is always great. The tandoori specials are particularly good

Thank hollyk186
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal last night at the Gurkha . I had a vegetarian curry which was fantastic . My husband had the mixed grill which again was great .

Thank anns418
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Perhaps I want something more authentic than their target customer or they had a new/temporary chef. First order and the two curries we had today - even the one discribed as cooked with strong spices - were mild and sweet. I don’t think sugar belongs...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Have visited on numerous visits to Derby, staff are very welcoming. Service is very good. Food is great, at very reasonable prices for the quality which is served. The Himalayan Ghurka is a hidden gem of a restaurant. Will definitely return next time in Derby,...More

Thank GeordieConnoisseur
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Questions & Answers
August 27, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Himalayan G | Property representative |
Hello, we are not certified Halal restaurant but we buy all the meat halal from Halal food distributors like Mc turk Catering Ltd and Hyperama who only sell halal meat. Thank you.
Natalie M
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Z2201JLanthonyc | Reviewed this property |
No they have there own
John H
June 4, 2017|
Response from Z2201JLanthonyc | Reviewed this property |
Around midnight
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Macklin Street, Derby DE1 1LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 344333
  • E-mail
Namaste & Welcome to Himalayan Gurkha Restaurant. It is situated in the heart of Derby inside the Derby City Center. Our aim is to bring the best Nepalese & Indian Cuisine with a modern twist on traditional methods. We are very pleased to introduce you some famous local Nepalese dishes and the selection of very popular Indian dishes with the variety of rice dishes, Naans and homemade breads. We simply follow "ATHITHI DEVO BHAWA" meaning "GUEST IS GOD", therefore we warmly welcome everyone to enjoy the typical Nepalese hospitality during your time with us. "Dhayabadd". "Namaste" Thank you .
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