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Gate of India

) #76 of 392 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
25 City Road, Chester CH1 3AE, England
+44 1244 327131
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (60 reviews)
“poppadoms” (35 reviews)
“chutney tray” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25 City Road, Chester CH1 3AE, England
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11 - 20 of 360 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were made very welcome, couldn't fault the food or the service. The biryani was enormous, I finished it for my breakfast the next day!

1  Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Been going here for 15 years and it never disappoints. 'The Gate of India special' is worth a try! The toilets could do with looking at though. Standards seemed to have slipped

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed .The staff were very friendly and helpful.The meal was delicious and reasonably priced.There were a lot of people eating, which is always a good sign.I would Definately go back again.

1  Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A bunch of us came here after work and we were seated upstairs. We ordered our food and it was coming out in dribs. One of the waiters dropped a naan bread on the floor and left it there for about 10 minutes. When they...More

1  Thank Johnecko
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Ordered a take away and it was really great food lived up to expectations - the lamb curry was especially tasty

1  Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Worst Indian I've ever had. They claim on the menus all chicken is off the bone. Well mine wasn't definitely prosesed. And sauce was like what you would buy out off a jar very tasteless and not the authentic Indian you would expect because all...More

Thank Ellaone66
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Very old fashioned Indian menu with 80s Indian staff with no customer communication very abrupt. But nice food now contemporary or fusion going on here

Thank stephen c
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We have recently moved back to Chester area and thought we would return to Gate of India. What a bad decision. Poppodums were so stale and soggy. We both ordered a mixed starter containing chicken tandoori and lamb kebab, absolutely inedible. I could have soled...More

Thank takenocrap
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled with the size of the restaurant, I'm often off put by places that look small and crowded but there is a good reason it's so crowded. The food is amazing, portion sizes are good and the staff are attentive and couldn't do...More

2  Thank misskate1991
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Everything from the poppadoms, and onion bhajis to the mains was a delight to eat. The Onion bhajis were light and flavourful, the mains were full of flavour and had very generous portion sizes. Would recommend to anyone. (We ordered chicken bhuna, lamb passanada, korma...More

2  Thank Simon D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 01:30
18:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 City Road, Chester CH1 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 327131
Licensed Tandoori Restaurant, Fully Air Conditioned, Soft Music and Easy Parking. Takeaway service available. 10 % discount on takeaway meals before 11pm. We serve the best Indian and English Cuisine. Tandoori Dishes our speciality. Special arrangement for Banquets, Parties, Weddings etc. All prices include VAT.
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