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Derbar Indian Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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75 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TJ, Scotland
+44 1330 825564
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The choice of food on the menu is overwhelming! It seems the more choice there is the harder it is to choose. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal here and would recommend anyone in the area to give it a try.

Thank Graham M
San Francisco
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of my favourite Indian restaurant in Aberdeenshire. The staff were friendly and the building was very nice. I had vegetable pakora to start and it was first class. Not too much but not too little. Main course was a lamb madras with pilau rice and I have to say it was absolutely amazing. Full of... More 

Thank Tooky66
Banchory, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Derbar is the perfect place for a group get-together. Tasty food, brilliant service and speedy meals. A great selection of traditional and more unusual Indian food.

Thank Louloubrs
Braintree Essex UK
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174 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good indian. I know, because I've had a few in my time. I would have given this 5/5, if I'd only eaten here once. I went twice in one week with a colleague First visit, no debate, 5/5. The Everest curry was a master piece, being both hot and tasty too. The other dish, and the sides... More 

Thank katanaismybike
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Doesn't stand out form many other curry houses, but the staff were pleasant the restaurant is up steps from the mainstream and is quite spacious. the food was perfectly ok but but unmemorable. If I was wanting a currying that area I would happily go back, and would pass other Indian restaurants in its favour unless feeling adventurous.

Thank Nicholas B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband, daughter and myself had dinner here when on holiday to Banchory. We visited mid week and the restaurant was quiet but the manager/owner? took time to chat after we had finished eating, we very much appreciated this and his enthusiasm for Banchory. We had a lovely meal with generous sized portions.

Thank Annette e
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

my wife & 2 friends went for an indian meal & we were pleasently treated & fed good price as well. good staff & very friendly.nice atmosfere and good views from the seats we were in

Thank David C
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived very early, 4.45pm so we were the only customers. Our first impressions were of the friendliness of the waiter and the cleanliness of the restaurant. We did not feel in the slightest uncomfortable at being the only customers. It was beautiful. The food was delicious. Portions were ample. The naans in particular were the best we've had. Fresh... More 

Thank Lesley M
Banchory, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Never been disappointed with the food here, and have been going for the last 20 years! Sometimes the service can be a little slow, but staff always welcoming, and you are never rushed out. Good size portions. Good for couples or large parties.

Thank mollyandsocks
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

A large group of us ate here, fantastic choice of food, all reasonably priced. Food all served together which for 13 plus people was really good. Staff and management both friendly and accommodating.

Thank Jonahcardiff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 825564
The Derbar is an Indian restaurant located at the heart of Banchory, Royal Deeside; approximately 20 minutes drive from Aberdeen.Established for over 10 years; specialising in traditional North Indian cuisine with exclusive dishes from the Punjab!The Derbar is the place to meet and eat with friends, family & associates.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?