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Gurkha Kitchen

33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
+44 1595 690400
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“curries” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“poppadoms” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent take out curry's, Go every time we are up in Shetland. Very reasonably priced as well. Friendly staff, there is a restaurant attached but cannot comment as we have never eaten in.

Thank matty132
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go food excellent friendly staff and very clean,suitable for disabled person. Easy to find and within walking distance from town center good opening hours, catering for small to large groups.

Thank 138Annie
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Sometimes have to wait a while but it’s always worth the wait! Our favourite Indian restaurant in Lerwick, friendly staff!

Thank rosehearts
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I visited the Gurkha Kitchen with a friend and was impressed with the quality of the food and the prices weren't too steep either. The menu has an extensive choice including Indian and other options besides Nepalese cuisine. Whilst the decor does look a little...More

Thank glendog74
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We never imagined that Nepalese/Indian food could be so deliciously prepared in this far flung outpost in the North Sea--but it was truly wonderful. Chicken dishes were fresh and tender, breads were tasty, rice dishes were terrific, and the home made paneer was excellent. Gurkha...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal tonight. It’s the best Indian-type meal I’ve had for years (and I’ve been to India 3 times in the last 18 months!) The lamb was melt in the mouth gorgeous and the Dall was to die for. My wife had the starter of...More

Thank MadAddo
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My first visit to highly recommended Restaurant. Most disappointed. The carpet was filthy. The whole place needs cleaning and redecorating. The male staff were a bit surly and were quite scruffy. One female waitress was lovely. Very polite and helpful. We had the choice of...More

Thank TripMember061620171
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We always like to try Nepalese food where we can, and finding this place on Shetland came as a bit of a surprise. Nice friendly welcome, and we were offered the buffet, or a la carte. We decided to order off the menu, and were...More

Thank Surveyor47
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Had the buffet, it looked like all the meat was precooked and just had a sauce added to it , sticky carpet in restaurant decor faded chairs and tables too stains down the gents toilet door, who knows what that was . Lighting stark and...More

Thank Rik M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Very tasty, good quality food with wide selection. Excellent service by knowledgable staff. Very reasonable prices.

Thank David T
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Andrew G
10 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 North Road, Lerwick ZE1 0NT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 690400
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