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Royal Kashmir Tandoori

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Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HT, Scotland
+44 1339 886664
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Aboyne last weekend and were looking for a good meal out. We decided on the India Gate (former Royal Kashmiri Tandoori), based on a friend's recommendation that it was something special. We were not let down as it was (by some distance) the best Indian meal we've ever had out. For mains, we had a Shahy Kazana -... More 

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Thank Oz1962Syd
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

First time customer and as a seasoned chilli head (I'm a huge fan of Indian (and Pakistani) food), the food here was excellent quality and taste. Normally I would travel to ballater for a take away but next time I'm visiting aboyne, I'll be ordering from here. Good value too. Located on the main square of aboyne. Opens at 5pm.

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Thank Ss770640
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a carry out,, was very nice and tasty,, BUT a 1hour wait is a bit much, would have been quicker driving to kinker for a takeaway

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Thank David C
Aberdeenshire
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The guys form the sister restaurant in Ballater have taken this place over and transformed it into a great Indian eatery with a twist. The food on offer is nothing like your normal Indian food. The chef and his team has brought together a fusion of flavours combined with original dishes that tantalise the taste buds. A great first time... More 

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1 Thank ScotsPorridge
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food was lovely, with very fresh spices and distinctive flavours. We had a Dhaka Special biryani, and a Shahy Kazana, a sweet coconut curry, wit bombay potatoes. The room had been freshly decorated but we were shown to a table by the wall which had masking tape hanging off the dado rail, so we asked for a table by... More 

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Thank tandemqueen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has certainly improved under the new owners, very tasty. The dishes are flavoursome and appetising.

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Thank steve k
Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Bit quiet in the restaurant however food was nice, nothing special but good flavour and service. Bit pricey for what it was but very enjoyable. Company was a bit pants though, he just sat there texting his mrs all night!

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Thank philhopkins84
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is now called "India Gate" and with the new name comes a totally different eating experience. We went today to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and found the food a total celebration: Inventive dishes with fantastic flavours, nothing run of the mill. The staff are friendly and polite, the decor, we are told, is being upgraded. An excellent addition to... More 

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1 Thank SNeill2014
Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Had a takeaway, great food and good portion! Would recommend, and visit again - very friendly staff!

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Thank Will M
Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had heard under new management after having been a few times previously. I am a boring same dish every time person but thought I would try something different, so glad i did lovely new flavours and great fresh food served.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aboyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 886664

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?