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Jewel of India

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Senegambia strip | Kololi, Kololi, Gambia
+220 748 5530
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Havant, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is under new management, whilst dining here the new owner greeted us & she was extremely polite & lovely to speak to as well as all the staff, the food was gorgeous & we ate the best meal here during our stay in Gambia for 2 weeks & i highly recommend you try the food as it was... More 

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colchester
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They do good curry and are very friendly like most places in Gambia we visited. We had an eventful evening as the couple next to us complained and refused to pay, the owners were a bit embarrassed by this and kept asking if we were OK. We were fine and had nothing to complain about apart from the complainer who... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is absolutely gorgeous, I know that it's recently been taken over, as when I visited last year, it was poor in comparison to now. The only downside to this restaurant is the head waiter and although he's good at his job, he asks for the tips to be set aside separately from the bill (hence not having... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our absolute favorite on the Strip, and probably in the Gambia! We went here three times during our 10-day vacation. Every bite was a perfect blend of textures and tastes. The curries were filled well - not just a sauce. Not too greasy, large portions, very fair prices. Also some Gambian dishes on the menu, which were also the best... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although a little hit and miss ( we recieved most of what we ordered) we loved the food and found it as good as Indian st home - would recommend the Onion Bhsjis and the Dall both excellent

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Medemblik, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

As always i`m in the UK, for now I went in Gambia to the Jewel of India. Very nice ambiance, excelent staff and kitchen and friendly female owner which ask but also explain about all ingredients. For sure we come back again in Februari.

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Thank Fred E
Sayalonga, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Juwel of India - should definitely change its name because it is misleading. I was sick after the meal and in the morning had diarrhea. But one after the other. The service is excellent, friendly as in any place in Gambia, very helpful too. I past the day befor to check on the cart whether they had my favorite... More 

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middx uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place did not like the menu also the staff are standing outside touting for business would never go bak

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Thank loopysylv2009
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Found the Jewel of india whilst walking on the strip one afternoon. I was looking forward to trying a curry that evening, but was a little disappointed. It was a curry, but not as we know it, there was very little curry sauce and on the dry side. Once was enough, I never returned for another try.

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Thank John M
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We usually prefer to eat local cuisine when we are in foreign countries but as we were visiting some friends who were ex-pats and they rarely have a curry we said we would visit this place with them. The location is very pleasant with friendly staff. Immaculately clean and the food was good but it had nowhere near the heat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia strip | Kololi, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 748 5530
Description
Here at "Jewel of India" we serve essentially North Indian food, a lively mix of spices with tempting aromas from Punjab.

Tandoori cooking is popular throughout the world and here you will find marinated meats, fish, rotis and naans done over the traditional coal fire, enhancing the aromatic flavours.

Tandoori - Chicken, Lamb & Seafood Curries - Vegetarian Dishes - Biryani & Rices

Complimentary poppadoms & pickles with every order.

Take Away & Party Catering available.

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