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“Slow down guys!”

Gurkha Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 57 Restaurants in Musselburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$27
Cuisines: Indian, Nepalese
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: About Gurkha’s"Better to die than be a coward" is the motto of the world-famous Nepalese Gurkha soldiers who are an integral part of the British Army.The potential of these warriors was first realized by the British at the height of their empire-building in the last century. The Victorians identified them as a "martial race", perceiving in them particularly masculine qualities of toughness."If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha." -Sir Sam Manekshaw “There is No safer place to be then with Gurkhas” -Prince Harry
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Going by the great reviews this restaurant has been getting we decided to give it a bash. After looking forward to it, we left disappointed. From sitting down to leaving, it just felt like one mad rush. If we had not slowed things down by asking for desserts to wait 10 to 15mins we’d have been in and out after a 3 course meal in well under an hour. The staff were friendly but I do dislike when the waiter is looking at another table while taking your order. The food was good but I wouldn’t say anything outstanding and not what we expected on the back of recent reviews. There was also a very noisy table in which drowned out any atmosphere there was. Maybe just a bad night and we would be willing to give it another try – if they slow it down a bit.

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3  Thank OpaOpa2013
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Been a few times now and currys are brilliant though can be slightly expensive. Excellent service too. Will be back!

1  Thank graemeb266
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Musselburgh is well served by restaurants and take-aways. All tastes are catered for admirably.
The Gurkha though, has upped the anti in terms of “Indian” styled cuisine. The dishes on offer are simply among the best I’ve tasted. Service is extremely efficient, friendly and polite.
I particularly enjoy their biryani dishes but I haven’t had a poor meal from them!
Whether sitting in or taking away, the Gurkha does not disappoint.

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Thank Daibhidh1314
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Have now eaten there on three occasions and have enjoyed the food and atmosphere each time.
The menu is quite extensive and the staff friendly and polite, the only negative is the price of drink which is a touch pricey.Will certainly be back.

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1  Thank Kenny B
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

When you can locate the tiny entrance in the Main Street you enter a very comfortable scene, spotlessly clean and a very warm welcome. The menu is extensive but simple Indian fare with a great variety of dishes. Very well priced, and the food is of the highest quality, very freshly prepared and served at a nice leisurely pace without rushing you as some Asian restaurants have a habit of doing.
We highly recommend this place as it has a true authentic flare and very tasty food.

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1  Thank Spithead
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