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The Gurkha Buffet Restaurant

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 25/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
All-you-can-eat Chinese, Indian, Nepalese and Thai cuisine at a fixed price including soups, salads, desserts and fresh fruit all included in the price! ​ ​ ~TUESDAY TO THURSDAY PRICES~ ​ Adults/10 years old and over: £12.99 |​ 5-9 years old: £7.99​ | 1-4 years old: £4.99​ | Under 1 year: Free​ ​ ~FRIDAY TO SUNDAY PRICES~​ Adults/10 years old and over: £14.99​ | 5-9 years old: £8.99 |​ 1-4 years old: £4.99 |​ Under 1 year: Free​ ​| *All prices exclude drinks.​ *Groups of over 8: No split bills. £5 p/p deposit required at the time of booking (will be taken off bill). *Time restriction of 1.5 hours will apply during busy times, public holidays and special occasions. Early reservations must be
PRICE RANGE
US$18 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Chinese, Indian, Thai, Nepalese
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Buffet, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews lamb curry ice cream soup ribs buffet restaurant nepalese food all you can eat buffet your plate used plates great value for money plenty of choice piping hot place to eat friday night food was fantastic booked a table dishes
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have had a lovely stay at the Ghurka. A really welcoming hotel, all the staff we're lovely. The room was spacious and clean with a comfy bed. We will be returning.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come black pool every year sometimes a few times a year an been recommended this restaurant a fair few times well we were made up the best by far I've been to and we live Liverpool and have famous China town an ghurka still...More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel, so thought we’d try the buffet. Great idea. Loads of choice from 3 different continents. They will not win any “Michelin stars” for quality, but the food was perfectly edible, with vast choices that will not disappoint. All your...More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely brilliant staff wer amazing from management down & the food was fabulous we had dinner on the 8th sept and it was that good we’re going bak 2nite

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a little gem this place is.. Clean practical room nicely decorated and clean. Restaurant buffet is of great standard to fulfill all tastes and at only £15... Staff are friendly and helpful. The owners rightly so are proud of there military heritage and the...More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Gurkha a lot in the last few years the food is amazing and I can’t fault that at all. The owner’s on the other hand really let the restaurant down. They are very rude and unwelcoming always rushing you to...More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there by recommendation, it was friendly with greetings initially. Here comes the bad bits, where should I start: 1) staff started cleaning and tidying repeatedly in front of us whilst we were still eating - terribly appalling attitude, feels like we were being chased...More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family booked into the restaurant one evening during trip to Blackpool and it was absolutely lovely- every one of us enjoyed it. Plenty of different food for people to try and it was all really tasty. Also, the staff member who served us was really...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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TheGurkha, Public Relations Manager at The Gurkha Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Adam, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're so pleased to hear you all enjoyed your dining experience at The Gurkha, especially the service from our staff! Thank you for visiting us and we look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Banging little find! Came to Blackpool for a little Brest and have to say what a find - great food great beer and happy staff. A clean and well run restaurant/barMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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TheGurkha, Public Relations Manager at The Gurkha Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear customer, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed you were happy with both the food and service at The Gurkha. Thank you for visiting us and we hope we'll see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

booked in for 6pm and drove 30 mins to get there to be told they booked us in for 730. They couldnt even muster up the energy to give us an apology. Went to Michael's Indian restaurant. They had great service and food, go there.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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TheGurkha, Public Relations Manager at The Gurkha Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mike, We're so sorry to hear about your experience. I have spoken to the member of staff who took down your reservation and it seems that they advised you that we were fully booked for our first seating so they offered you 7.30pm instead....More

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Scottiefaeprestwick
15 May 2021|
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Response from TheGurkhaBlackpool | Property representative |
Hi Scottie, We have already answered your query under your last question but yes we will be - we will be open from 18th May 2021 onwards (except Mondays). Please give us a call on 01253 344292 between 9am-6pm or text us on... More
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Scottiefaeprestwick
14 May 2021|
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Response from TheGurkhaBlackpool | Property representative |
Hi Scottie, Yes it will be, we will be open from 18th May 2021 onwards (except Mondays). Please give us a call on 01253 344292 between 9am-6pm or text us on 07397180380 if you would like to make a booking. Hope to see you... More
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Karen H
7 February 2021|
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Response from TheGurkhaBlackpool | Property representative |
Hi Karen, We have limited car parking space available at the front of our property, however this is on a first come first served basis so we cannot guarantee availability. There is a pay and display car park 5 minutes away... More
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Yes, The Gurkha Buffet Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Gurkha Buffet Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5