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Light of Bengal

13 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TX, Scotland
+44 1224 648224
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (44 reviews)
“poppadoms” (40 reviews)
“family naan” (4 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Indian, Balti, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 367 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting for business, from Glasgow. Cool vibe, delicious food (try the tamarind sauce with pakora) Attentive friendly staff. I’d happily recommend

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service ordered a take away to be delivered was delivered within 45minutes of ordering online. Food piping hot and cooked to perfection flavours excellent cannot fault it in anyway simply "Excellent"

Thank Mikebear0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered 14:21 and the system gave an estimated delivery time of 15:00, Still hadn't arrived by 15:48 so I called and got nothing but rudeness and poor excuses as to why I hadn't been contacted. Apparently their delivery drivers don't start until after 5 but...More

2  Thank KDenjean
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were lucky enough to be seated at very short notice on a busy Saturday night in the city - the restaurant was more than happy to accommodate us. Service and food was excellent despite the place being so busy and the set menu was...More

Thank Broons B
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor, I was on my own working Aberdeen so i wanted good food and to hide away a bit. The resturant has a weird layout, they put me in wee table right beside the walkway, I felt as if I...More

3  Thank weelyns
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Ate here for the second time today. The first time i visited, around a year ago, the curry was much too hot (i'm not a wuss, i love heat, but this was far, far too much) and couldn't be cooled down with raita. The second...More

2  Thank bethanidge
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Every time i have been here it been brilliant. the food is fantastic the staff very attentive and the restaurant is very cosy.

Thank stevezzr
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I've been a regular attendee at the Light of Bengal going on for about 11 years now. Let me tell you...you will not find a better curry in Aberdeen. Period. The staff are always helpful (sometimes a little too helpful). Now, I'm one for, shall...More

Thank GWLGlobal
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Really wanted to try here, and finally had the chance. Very attentive, friendly staff welcomed us in and sat us at our table. Opted for the mixed pakoras (chicken, vegetable, mushroom) for starter, and a chicken Karahi (if I recall) with mushroom rice for main....More

Thank Gavin L
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

From arrival to departure we had a fantastic experience. We were two couples just out for an Indian meal, what we got was a taste extravaganza - the food at the Light of Bengal is very very good, spiced not to destroy your taste buds...More

Thank Mark W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 648224
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