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Gurkha Restaurant

) #7 of 42 Restaurants in Dawlish $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
30 Park Road, Dawlish EX7 9LJ, England
+44 1626 862266
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (37 reviews)
“lemon rice” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Park Road, Dawlish EX7 9LJ, England
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1 - 10 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

All the staff made you welcome. They were really friendly, didn't rush you. I wanted onion rice which wasn't on their menu but they made it for me. The food was delicious, service fab couldn't fault anything. We found it off trip advisor and as...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having previously enthused about the superb take-away we enjoyed from the Ghurka , we visited the restaurant for a meal to celebrate my wife's birthday. The selection of dishes available for 'Banquet Night' on Wednesday evenings is very wide, tasty and extremely good value. As...More

Thank pfl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dinner was so good the first night we returned for a second night. The staff was very nice and help us determine which dishes we would like the best. This is more Nepalese than Indian so we needed help and they offered it all. The...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation from our hotel and we were not disappointed with the experience. Extensive menu choice gave us the opportunity to excite the palate with different dishes than we have in our local Gurkha back home. WOW! - the...More

1  Thank simon y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can only say after reading the reviews I was totally disappointed with our take away, Chicken Tikka Massala grainy with poor quality hard chicken, chicken Pathia poor quality chicken and was not a Pathia, most of food went in the bin will never buy...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved the food here! All the dishes we ordered were very nicely flavoured and cooked in an authentic Indian/Nepalese way. The staff were also very friendly and the service we received was first rate. If we lived here we would definately visit this restaurant...More

Thank jay_united_kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wow! FABULOUS food and the customer service second to none! If we lived locally we would definitely visit again.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good friendly service. Food well cooked abd tasty. Staff very attentive and accomadating. Would go there again.

1  Thank peter y
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Waited over an hour for mains. Were being treated by friends who were paying. During the hour wait, "Have you forgotten us, etc, several times", went to the loo upstairs where a drunk customer collapsed comatose outside the toilet as I left. Told staff, and...More

Thank peter t
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Extensive menu, some thing for everyone, I had the Everest Lamb which was not disappointing with the lemon rice and a side of Chana masala, the staff made us feel welcome and the service was prompt, not a bad place for a seaside town.

1  Thank Sean R
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Roger B
we are coming down end of the month do we need to book for Friday /Saturday night
9 September 2015|
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Response from Pippaxxx | Reviewed this property |
If you are a small party not usually but it never does any harm !! If you have 6 or more - I would always book. I am jealous I would love to go this weekend !!
Does the restaurant offer a choice of vegetarian options and should we make a reservation for a saturday night ? What time do you close on a saturday night?many thanks.
21 August 2015|
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Response from Rajan B | Property representative |
We have a range of vegetarian main dishes and side dishes you could chose from. We close at 11:30pm on Saturdays and also I would strongly recommend that you make a reservation if you are thinking about coming in. To make a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 11:30
17:30 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Park Road, Dawlish EX7 9LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 862266
  • E-mail
Gurkha restaurant is the only Nepalese and Indian restaurant in Dawlish that provides delicious Nepalese and Indian food to the locals and tourists.The restaurant also does a takeout and delivery service.There is a 10% discount on collection orders only.Please look at our website for an exhaustive menu.
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