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Light of Asia

34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
+44 1970 615040
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
4:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This particular restaurant local in central Aberystywth serves many of the best and authentic Indian-style dishes. Light of Asia has a great ambiance with absolutely lovely staff, we had a particularly delightful and witty young gentleman Josh, who made us laugh a lot. Absolutely would...More

Thank Fleuryet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Korma was delicious. Nann bread was delicious. In fact everything was absolutely lovely except for the dry chicken tikka pieces with no sauce. The texture of the chicken tikka was very odd! Seemed under cooked. Not nice at all. Ordered 2 dry chicken tikka meals...More

Thank Samwillow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had many curries. Who hasn't? But this was extraordinary. I kid you not, I literally started dancing to the mood music it was that good. Chicken Tawa. It was recommended to me by the very welcoming waiter, who greeted us well. It was on...More

Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this lovely restaurant Friday evening and was very busy so we thought a good sign. We were concerned we didn't' have a reservation but they did manage to squeeze us in and we were thrilled they were able to. The food was spicy, tasty...More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't really fault it, food and service very good. Thanks. Spotlessly clean with a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank JohnandGladys2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Light of Asia with a group of 3 others last Monday and the food was amazing as usual! I’ve been coming here for many years and the food is always amazing. I had a chicken balti as recommend by the two helpful...More

Thank hollyevans7
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took a trip down memory lane to Aberystwyth, where we went to university and the light of Asia was our go to Indian! The service was great as was the food, it definitely lived up to our memories of the place!...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I can't remember names of dishes but starter was good and that's it. I chose vegetarian something which was totally awful and I couldn't eat more than one spoon. Waiter didn't give a f about it and didn't even come to ask how was it...More

Thank Pat1304
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of 10. First of all waiter was a little bit rude. When our food arrived I could tell instantly that my chicken tikka mossalla had just been sat around and reheated because it flopped out of the pot like jelly. We...More

2  Thank bluebellpeacock
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Was recommended by our friends . My husband and I have never been here before . Met up with our friends to try it , not disappointed . Started off with us all sharing pompadoms and dip . Then we all had different curries ....More

Thank Sian T
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4 September 2017|
Response from dappa123 | Property representative |
All our curries are cooked with vegetable oil, and we have a lot of dishes without meat and diary free .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615040
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