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2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
+44 1271 377665
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Barnstaple, England
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic chicken curry for 4 with all the bits and pieces which were made from fresh ingredients as I been privlidged to have been in the kitchen before opening. Will have it again. Loved it!

2 Thank ciderjt
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

stumbled upon this place looking for somewhere to eat, Barnstable needs some new eateries, desperately short on quality. well what a surprise great menu to choose from, both my wife and myself great curry people, but chose to try something different, two courses, and side dishes all were delicious. the staff were attentive and so lovely. pity we live in... More 

Thank rickansermoz
Pawan81np, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much, We were very happy to serve you, and will give our best to maintain the same. Hope to see you next time Regards More 

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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We lunched at this delightful Nepalese (and Indian) restaurant a block from Barnstaple’s High Street. The menu was expansive and the service very personal (the waiter hails from Nepal). I had the Lamb Dall Masu, a dish of tender lamb cooked in a moderately spiced sauce and black lentils, a perfect flavor blend, and a dish I would make my... More 

Thank Ben G
Pawan81np, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Our chiefs special and house special menu are the very popular. We hope our service and food did make you feel better. We will try the same and more. Looking forward seeing you. Regards More 

Salford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

What a brilliant find. Staff here are so lovely. Food is excellent. Our 7yr old didn't like the curry we ordered for him, no problem, brought him another, omg he didn't like the next one either, no problem they brought him another! He loved the last one thank the lord and when we got the bill they only charged us... More 

1 Thank rcgilluley
Pawan81np, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much sir We always try to make our guests happy and hope we are and will do same.... Hope to see you again Regards More 

Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight with a wonderful group of local health colleagues. We all had delicious dishes. I enjoyed the Everest Gurkha special - so delicious! Also no licence so it is an added benefit that you can take your own bottles. Highly recommend.

3 Thank 939juliab
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I had not visited the Gurkha for way too long - over a year and took my new partner their for our first meal out in Barnstaple on Friday the 17th of March. I was sad to hear that Som and his wife had moved on but our welcome was as warm as ever. Our waiter was charming, knowledgeable and... More 

3 Thank Rosie B
Gurkhabarnstaple, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

thank you sir, we always welcome you and make you feel better by our food and service. regards More 

Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Visited with my wife, early yesterday (Saturday) evening as we had been looking to visit for a long time, but never had the chance (daugther at a party). Absolutely brilliant and friendly service and wonderful food. We would thoroughly recommend and will certainly visit again on future trips to Barnstaple. Well done to the staff and owners of the Gurkha.

3 Thank Paul S
Gurkhabarnstaple, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much sir, Hope to see you again.we are always ready to make you happy by our food and service Regards More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We visited The Gurkha yesterday evening for my partners birthday. The food was delicious and the staff were engaging, helpful and very friendly. When they realised it was my partners birthday, they stopped the music to play 'the happy birthday song', and came out of the kitchen with a cake (lit with candles) and all sung happy birthday and also... More 

1 Thank Lucy C
Gurkhabarnstaple, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much, We are and we will always try our best to serve with our hearts. Your happiness is our key to move forward. Hope to serve you again. Regards More 

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315 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A late night stop but the welcome was lovely. The restaurant was not busy as is usual on Mondays in Barnstaple so I was grateful that this one remained open. I didn't want to hold up the staff unnecessarily so asked the well spoken waiter his recommendations. The lamb choela starter was excellent at around a fiver. A large Gurkha... More 

1 Thank ChiefRN
Gurkhabarnstaple, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much sir, It was very wonderful talking to you and also thanks that you liked our recommendations. we are waiting to serve you again. regards More 

Devon, UK
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169 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for several years having previously had a disappointing meal where we felt like we were being constantly watched by a lurking waiter, however things change and we thought we'd give it another go. So glad we did as the experience couldn't have been more different the waiting staff were friendly and welcoming but left you space to... More 

2 Thank Frizznut
Pawan81np, Manager at Gurkha, responded to this review

Thank you very much, your satisfaction is always our priority. We want our customers always feel homely. We look forward to see you again Regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Nepalese, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 &3 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 377665
Gurkha Restaurant is now newly managed by well experienced group of manager and chefs. We provide Nepalese as well as Indian cuisine from old menu and also we introduce our new menu too.

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