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Himalayan Gurkha

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
80 Macklin Street, Derby DE1 1LF, England
+44 1332 344333
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (76 reviews)
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“pickle tray” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
80 Macklin Street, Derby DE1 1LF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best nepalese food ever! Just had lamb madras,himalayan lamb an momo to start.visited many times an we are never disapointed.amazing place,service an staff.no question.fab fab fab!!!!thankyou guys x

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen a menu and read some reviews we decided to give the Gurka a try on our last night of a holiday break. My husband and son both tried a new curry fo them and they thoroughly enjoyed them, with remarks like absolutely beautful...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Selected this restaurant based on it's excellent reviews. Pleasant decor and welcoming smile on entry. The poppadum was large and crisp and the dips were tasty, although like most Indian restaurants the once ubiquitous and delicious Hot Lime Pickle has disappeared from view. The main...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The location may put some off as it’s in a more run down part of derby but don’t let that influence you. The food is fantastic and the service is excellent

Thank MX5boy
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Wow, just tried this restaurant with friends for the first time. Although this restaurant is slightly off the beaten track, the atmosphere was lively and very busy even considering it’s large size. The menu is very broad ‘Indian fare’ and, without exception, all the dishes...More

Thank Guy M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to eat here as it was highly rated on trip advisor. What a disappointment. Ordered tandoori lamb chops and veg samosas. Lamb chops where so tough you couldn’t cut into them with a knife. Samosa was underdone and extremely doughy. Gave them the benefit...More

Thank paulam6283
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A final stop off after Download festival. Excellent service from family of staff whom were all excellent. I would profess this to have been the best curry I have had but it was adequate and with the very good service probably above average.More

Thank Gibberingjock
Himalayan G, Manager at Himalayan Gurkha, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hello and good afternoon, Thank you so much for the review, although it seems like you are very happy with everything however the starts are not showing that, we apologise if anything has gone but it seems we did quite well. If you have anything...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

I visit this restaurant frequently and the food is always of a consistently high standard and the staff are always welcoming, helpful and friendly.More

Thank Nina G
Himalayan G, Manager at Himalayan Gurkha, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hello Nina, Good afternoon mam, It is such a pleasure to see you all the times, we are really grateful to have a guest like you in our life. Thank you so much all the wonderful comments, love and support. We love to listen to...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten here a couple of times now and will try to do so when we visit Derby again. The food is fresh and tasty and the staff are wonderful. Definitely worth a visit for anybody that enjoys delicious food and excellent service!More

Thank Melissa-Rebecca-D
Himalayan G, Manager at Himalayan Gurkha, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hello Melissa, Good afternoon. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, really encouraging and full of love. We promise to keep it going likewise. Always a pleasure to see you. Have a beautiful day , take care and hope to see you soon again....More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant years ago, I kept going whenever I had a chance to and was never disappointed. Consistant good food quality.

Thank sarrahiv
Himalayan G, Manager at Himalayan Gurkha, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hello and good afternoon. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, It is such a pleasure to welcome you again and again. We really appreciate your encouraging support and love. Have a wonderful day. Thank you. Kind Regards, Himalayan Gurkha Restaurant Team.

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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Macklin Street, Derby DE1 1LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 344333
  • E-mail
Namaste & Welcome to Himalayan Gurkha Restaurant. It is situated in the heart of Derby inside the Derby City Center. Our aim is to bring the best Nepalese & Indian Cuisine with a modern twist on traditional methods. We are very pleased to introduce you some famous local Nepalese dishes and the selection of very popular Indian dishes with the variety of rice dishes, Naans and homemade breads. We simply follow "ATHITHI DEVO BHAWA" meaning "GUEST IS GOD", therefore we warmly welcome everyone to enjoy the typical Nepalese hospitality during your time with us. "Dhayabadd". "Namaste" Thank you .
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