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The Ganges

87 Newport Road | North Devon, Barnstaple, England
+44 1271 322299
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (11 reviews)
“railway lamb” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Newport Road | North Devon, Barnstaple, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were passing through Barnstaple staying at an Airbnb, our host Jane recommended The Ganges to us for our evening meal. We were not to be dissappointed, I had a very delightful Butter Chicken dish and my husband had Punjabi Railway Lamb curry both were...More

Thank juliehulbert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Ganges this evening for a meal. Lovely ambience, good service very friendly staff. The food was excellent good choice very tasty and well presented. The chilli paneer was so tasty. What was left we took home - too good to waste. Thoroughly...More

Thank NorthDevonAnnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to the Ganges last night. Delicious food. Very interesting menu. Will be our regular Indian restaurant from now on.

Thank Cpage01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The servers were great,the young lady could not have been more helpful as we all have different tastes, the buttered chicken was really delicious as was the prawns. Hopefully will be able to come again.

Thank Jennio60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st visit but if we lived closer it would not be the last. Friendly service and excellent food. Highly recommended.

1  Thank daveevans87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and really pleased we tried it. Excellent food and service. The menu was varied and catered for veggie and vegan diets. Highly recommended.

Thank Russ E
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Always come here for a lovely meal. Service is great and friendly and the food is brilliant. We'll worth a look if your around.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Travelled 30 minutes for an evening meal at Ganges. The vegan dishes were labelled- something I haven't seen at many restaurants, they usually just label vegetarian dishes! Good atmosphere and waiter double checked which of our rices were to be vegan. I had a lovely...More

Thank Animal_LoVer87
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Waitress was very friendly on arrival and throughout evening. Our meals were fantastic, can highly recommend the Goan Tiger Prawns and Chicken Biryani Noorjahan. Will gladly return.

Thank Pageclan123
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here. Simple choice, fresh food, beautifully cooked and presented. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Lovely clean and swish vibe to the place. Well worth the visit. Great music too👌

1  Thank Mjondalen
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23 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Merle M | Property representative |
There is a car park sign 50 yds pass the restaurant, also free cark park spaces at front of the restaurant but only limited!
12 June 2015|
Response from Merle M | Property representative |
no they don't:-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
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17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Newport Road | North Devon, Barnstaple, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 322299
Sid and Merle welcome you to the Ganges for a wonderful experience of honest Indian home style cooking.

Real Indian food is fresh, full of flavour and healthy.

Our simple dishes are the kind of food Indians eat at home and on their streets.
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