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Gurkha Chef

5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
+44 1224 586005
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (17 reviews)
“curry” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation, and were greeted by a nice waiter. A few minutes after having showed us to our table, he came back with papadums and condiments. A salty lassi (they had sweet and mango) was not on the menu, but when we...More

Thank aimdk
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Went out for tea with my mum and brother to Gurkha Chef for the first time and I was very impressed with the food and service. Had the momo dumplings which were to die for and the butter chicken was delicious! We all enjoyed our...More

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Have always passed here when coming out of the side exit of union square car park and always fancied it. Try it! It's fab. We were going to go for a takeaway as they do deliver but decided to go for a sit down meal....More

Thank jackie46
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We found this Indian tucked away a side street just beside Union Square. Looks nothing from the outside but do not let this put you off. Meals are well priced and portions are large but the most important fact is they are very very good....More

Thank Shona C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Not a huge menu but what we had was so tasty and piping hot from the kitchen which w could see from our table. The service was great and the ambiance nice it,s a little place not overly fancy but as we went home with...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The staff where very friendly, the prices very reasonable and the atmosphere was relaxing. The food was amazing....I had the tandoori lamb and my partner had the butter chicken. I will definitely be coming back to this restaurant. I would highly recommend if you love...More

Thank 960jot
Reviewed 25 February 2017

lovely welcome and prompt service. the vegetable biryani was fabulous and I still felt full hours after. Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank Mark_H3722014
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We have used this Nepalese restaurant several times, both sitting in and for a takeaway meal and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently good, as is the service. Our current favourites are vegetable pakora, momo dumplings, Himalayan lamb and vegetable dopiaza! Our favourite...More

Thank JenAbdn
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with service and food here and also at very decent prices. Staff was really friendly and the food arrived quickly. Much better than the restaurants at union square. Definitely going here next time before seeing a film! Tried Himalayan curry, momo dumplings.

Thank AnVV28
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is worth raving about. The staff where really attentive and friendly, the prices where kind to our back pockets and the ambience in the small restaurant felt calming and intimate.. but needless to say, the real winner here.. is the gorgeous...More

Thank Richard M
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Questions & Answers
Nicola S
28 February 2017|
Response from Gurkha C | Property representative |
Hi Nicola, thanks for your query, our most of the menu items are gluten free , regarding low sugar you have to speak to staff that which menu item you are looking so that ww can prepare according to your requirements. Thank... More
31 December 2016|
Response from Gurkha C | Property representative |
Hi Janice , we remains open on this new years day. wish u happy new year . Regards Gurkhachef Aberdeen
8 January 2016|
Response from Gurkha C | Property representative |
Yes it was closed for refurbishment and reopened from 15th of June 2016 and 7 days a week open now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 586005
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