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Light of Asia

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Asian, Balti
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34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
+44 1970 615040
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Told them we were vegan on the phone, absolutely no problem, helped us identify suitable dishes and food was delicious.

Thank Soaring_3
Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a few times but this was the first time in about 5 years, it has changed so much, it is clean, staff friendly and food is amazing, We got there for 6pm and all tables were reserved, we hadn't booked but luckily they gave us a table as the people who had reserved had booked it... More 

Thank Scoles65
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a massive Indian fan but even I enjoyed this place! The restaurant is nice and has a relaxed atmosphere, everything is clean and modern. We were served by two male staff members who were very attentive and friendly, did week thing they could to make sure we happy. We had popadoms and dips while deciding our mains and... More 

Thank Shania B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Never a let down. Had a pretty heavy weekend and didn't eat much so absolutely nailed a madras - was much hotter to my frail state than usual. Loves it. Naans were hot and fluffy, special rice was a beast.

Thank Gareth Tuen G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived about 1830, and we're lucky to get a table. Service was quick, polite and efficient. Food was some of the best Indian curries I have tasted, would recommend all Asian cuisine lovers to visit here if they are in the locality. Scrumptious ( and the lamb Vindaloo was HOT)

Thank Steve M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This has to be the best Indian restaurant in the UK. Tonight's speciality was the Chefs Special Dupiaza. Hot but the most amazing flavours. The Soul Tree Shiraz was a great accompaniment.

Thank Lee B
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Always enjoy food from here but some of the lamb is not good, maybe leave the yucky bits out next time please!

Thank Marnia22
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The atmosphere was pleasant and the food nicely presented. However the Chicken Shasluk lacke flavour.It was salty and but very tender(nicely cooked.. Iwas disappointed when I found out that I was charged for the chutneys which came with the samosas.The chutneys were not listed on our order at the beginning. Despite this I would visit again but order food with... More 

Thank joe t
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, everything was perfect. Ruben and Ben were attentive and made our dining experience extra special😊

Thank ledge65
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We booked for 10 people on a busy evening being warned that there could be a wait. This proved to be wrong. The service was excellent the food top quality and we had a brilliant evening.

Thank pipLegbourne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Eastgate, Aberystwyth SY23 2AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?