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The Light of India

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Stevenson St, Oban, Scotland
+44 1631 563728
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Friendly small restaurant in town, a fantastic meal and brilliant service. Cannot be faltered in any way. the food was delish and it was one of the best Biryani's in Scotland. keep up the good work

Thank 79Gemini71
Seoul, South Korea
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94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

About: Was surprised to see that such a place a has decent asian food. The food quality, taste and portion size was all good. The service was pleasant and friendly too. They have been there for long there as had a chat with them as they were very welcoming. They have sitting area and do take aways too. Ordered the... More 

Thank sultan c
Oban, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Always a good tasty meal from Light of India. Staff make you most welcome whether its a sit in meal or takeaway.

Thank 12christinef
Inverness, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Went for dinner on the first night. Booked ,by phone to be on the safe side. Good menu. Ordered vindaloo, never again in this restaurant, if you like your curry HOT then have the vindaloo, I like hot curry but this was HOT! Would definitely go back, if I ever return to Oban.

Thank Awaydays2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We wanted to have a late dinner on Saturday and every place seemed to close around 9 pm. This restaurant was opened until 11 pm. We have a super tasty dinner and a very good service! Overall was good, since we like Indian food a lot. We would go back!

Thank marinatiribelli
Wheaton Aston, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here with the family. Good traditional Indian restaurant, staff friendly & reasonably priced.

Thank Rin R
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with my Bengali partner who is very fussy about Indian food! It was surprisingly excellent. Really good tarka dal and delicious king prawn curry, very fresh naan bread. How holy recommended!

Thank Sue S
Paisley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely friendly restaurant staff. Food was delicious, service was fast, great atmosphere. Great value for money.

Thank 913Pauline42
Rugby, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Visited this restaurant on recommendation. A friendly restaurant serving a good menu. as we visited mid-week we didn't really need to book, but understand it can get very busy on friday and saturday evenings.

Paisley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Having been at this restaurant a few times before, and never having complaint about the food, our latest trip to Oban warranted a curry. We arrived and were shown (smilessly) to our table. Drinks were ordered and we perused the menu. Waitet arrived to take our order, and as we spoke and he had pen to paper, the door openened... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stevenson St, Oban, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 563728

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