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The Gurkha Kitchen

164 Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
+44 1392 411344
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (49 reviews)
“tarka dhal” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (27 reviews)
Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
164 Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

New owners ? Used to be my favourite restaurant but this time the service was unfriendly and the food wasn’t the usual standard . Shame

Thank ianpang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is well worth a visit the staff are friendly and helpful with some very good and original dishes on the menu. Highly recommended ✅

1  Thank paulcater17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at many Indian restaurants but this was exquisite. The lamb dumplings to start with were perfect and nothing could have made them any better. The food was beautiful and we couldn't have asked for better flavours. The menu has so much choice...More

1  Thank MissBennett36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started with House Special Momo - homemade lamb dumplings, Never seen them in an Indian restaurant before and they were v good. There were many dishes that looked good and were different from standard curry house offerings. I had the Himalaya Lamb which I can...More

1  Thank Zoopeter
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The service was good but the food was rather flavourless and bland. The beer was cold, the food was hot and the staff friendly, but it’s tasty food that I’m after, and unfortunately it just didn’t hit the mark. I didn’t really mind, but a...More

Thank Timmygobbles
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here whilst staying nearby prior to an operation I was due to have at the hospital the following day. The staff were all very warm and welcoming and quick to establish a great rapport with customers as they arrived. This was our first...More

1  Thank Nick P
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We generally order takeaway but have visited the restaurant before. Gorgeous food and fantastic service! The owners are really lovely and have recommended different dishes to us which have quickly become our new favourites. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 5 April 2018

My son's started work as a doctor at the RDU Hospital in Exeter, so we took him to this local restaurant when we visited him - it had originally been recommended by our younger son, who was studying at Exeter University, and it was a...More

1  Thank HenryG777
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I visited my son for the Easter weekend. At the last minute we decided that we would like an Indian meal. We telephoned and were dubious that we got a table instantly (could it be that the restaurant is not popular and quality/service is poor?)....More

1  Thank lesley g
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is going to be a short review. The staff are amazingly helpful and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble and dishes can be cooked to your liking. Ie, I like flavour but not heat spice wise and every time they manage to get it...More

1  Thank suelouise
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31 August 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
I checked it out the other evening and although some are marked as vegetarian there was no indication I could see to say any were vegan. I would give them a call as malkfreem suggests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 411344
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