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Jewel In The Crown

86-88 Portland Street, Kilmarnock KA3 1AA, Scotland
+44 7542 434033
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Indian, Balti, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
86-88 Portland Street, Kilmarnock KA3 1AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us went here on a Friday night out in Kilmarnock. Service was very friendly, food was excellent and it only totalled £30 each including a well deserved tip. We had spicy onions and poppadoms and an extra portion of onions was served very...More

Thank KillieBoab39
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner opted for the buffet,as one of us are vegetarian we noticed straight away there were no vegetarian main meals on display,the veg pakora was very dry,while spooning out the rice we noticed straight away that it was dried out ant totally...More

Thank Brian M
Katrina D, Owner at Jewel In The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Brian. Thank you for taking time to review. We actually do not have vegetarian dishes on the buffet due to quality. We offer the a la carte menu for the same price to vegetarians. As it is an eat all you can buffet, you...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Had a takeaway meal which really did not enjoy. Curry sauce poured out of the container like rainwater and a very grainy texture while not tasting particularly like anything like what I recognise as Indian cuisine. This is the second time in recent weeks when...More

3  Thank gerrym54
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Food is very good and the bufette is value for money but on recent visits have felt eyes on how much we are eating and we are not big eaters

1  Thank Agnes S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Having not eaten here for a long time, when we wanted just a quick, pleasant mid-week dinner out, we chose to eat here No disappointments! Buffet, at a very reasonable price, had around 6 starters and 6 mains with a selection of desserts to follow....More

Thank JayBird58
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I was impressed with the menu choice and the attention paid by the staff, the food was excellent and the staff very friendly, We will certainly return! definitely worth a visit.

Thank demio
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for buffet, Valentines Day, poster in window clearly states Monday- Thursday £10.95 per person. When bill came stated £14.95 per person. The BIG problem here was the customer service, when questioned as to why - the answer was “all the restaurants are doing this”...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

In 20 years I’ve never had to wait 2 hours 20 minutes for a takeaway! Let’s hope it comes soon, appalled and let’s just say doesn’t inspire repeat business 😒

1  Thank johnnymcl1974
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered and paid for our Christmas delivery... everything was fine we ordered, went in and paid for it the next day and was told we’d be phoned on Christmas Eve to confirm delivery times etc- didn’t receive a phone call which resulted in us phoning...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Not been here for a while. They are in the midst of a lovely refurb. There was a little bit happening when we were in on Friday, but not too much! Staff were lovely and super helpful, food was amazing, menu undergone some changes! Will...More

Thank Didedoo
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Questions & Answers
17 October 2015|
Response from Katrina D | Property representative |
Hi, we do in fact deliver to Darvel. Because of the distance, we do not put it on just eat sites etc as we have less control over delivery times. If you call the restaurant or order from our app, we are more than happy to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86-88 Portland Street, Kilmarnock KA3 1AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Kilmarnock
  • Phone Number: +44 7542 434033
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