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Gurkha Restaurant and Bar

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$$ - $$$
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Brookend | The Woolaston Inn, Lydney GL15 6PW, England
+44 1594 529222
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

On 1st impression from the outside it didn't look much, however, the restaurant and bar side are steeped in Gurkha/ Burmese & Indonesian history and culture. The staff were so polite and welcoming the food was absolutely amazing, you have a choice of what you would class as run of the mill Indian cuisine then scattered through the menu is... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The food was excellent with prompt and courteous service. We will certainly be regular customers. a great find.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The staff are very welcoming and served us quickly. The food is very tasty and a little different from a usual 'Indian' menu which lots of Nepalese dishes. Kronenburg was only £3 a pint!

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Thank C B
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176 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

A double celebration Birthday party at The Woolaston Inn (Gurkha) last night. It was rocking!! Well over 100 in attendance, well fed, well watered and well entertained. The service was superb as usual, the buffet was hot, flavoursome and plenty of it, plus a non-curry option for kids etc. The Bar staff were busy busy all night long but despite... More 

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Thank Nicholas231
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Ok, here goes! The room was warm and the big bath was great after a long day. However, the TV was broken but working, there was a stain on the bedding, the sockets were loose on the wall and the pat testing was 3 years out of date. As a vegetarian breakfast normally consists of a full English with veggie... More 

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Thank Marc G
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited at the weekend for the family and friends birthday dinner. Food was very good and very tasty. Curry isn't too hot - very tasty and creamy korma. If you ask for the hot curry, as a few of us did, it is pretty firey but very tasty. Good beer. Good service. The manager was very helpful, brought our cake... More 

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Thank James M
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

1st and last time I have eaten here! Worse food I've ever tasted? Poor slow service even thou there wasn't many people in there...food bland and small portions? Had a starter for 2 and it didn't have what it advertised? Would NOT recommend!

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Thank Jackie G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very poor food....probably the worst curry i have ever had... Not recommended and when asked by staff what my meal was like i told them poor food and after that the service was terrible. ... Find out for yourself

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I celebrated my Birthday at the Gurkha restaurant with a buffet lunch for 50 people. the table`s were laid just as I wanted, the food was plentiful, excellent quality, all tastes catered for, even the children, It was all served hot and just kept arriving. The staff and service second to none. For 50 people the price was amazing. Roll... More 

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Thank Amy B
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138 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Really love this place, easily the best curry house in the surrounding area. Everything is fresh and tasty. Been her in a mix of people all ordering different meals and no one has been disappointed. A lovely setting, nice beer garden backing on to fields and a small but ample bar.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brookend | The Woolaston Inn, Lydney GL15 6PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Lydney
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 529222

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