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Raba Indian Restaurant

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26 Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
+44 1595 695554
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

im sorry to say but everything tastes the same, ordered a few different things recently and could not tell the difference between them, as for what is described as chicken!!!! i got no idea what they do to it, they obviously use the same marinated chicken !! in many of there dishes, also had a tandori chicken im sorry but... More 

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Thank John C
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner last night at the Raba. With a typical Indian restaurant decor and music, it was looking like this what just what we fancied. They took our order in good time, and I must admit, the started I ordered was beautiful, as was our mains. The service was speedy, albeit a bit strange. We had 4 different... More 

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Thank xWackix
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Ate at this restaurant at peak time on a Saturday night. Luckily we had booked ahead which was a good idea as it was full and they were having to turn people away. Our drinks and meals were served quite quickly however some others that came in after us did seem to have a bit to wait and they were... More 

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Thank Phunter62
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here 3 times in my life. Never had a good experience. The place is freezing cold, never busy when I've been in, the staff was rude and sitting around texting on his phone when my friend was trying to get his attention and one i had to get up and go ask him for some more drinks. I... More 

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Thank LerrikLass23
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Have been here many times, and used their excellent Takeaway. One of the best Indian restaurants I have visited. Very friendly staff.

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Thank stove2015
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with family had a lovely meal ordered my usual chicken tikka special jallfrezi which is simply the best and the atmosphere is really welcoming the staffs are really friendly too.

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Thank leannekyle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with friends had a lovely meal the best one I've had in a long time I would say better than my local Indian restaurants must go again for sure and the service was excellent can't fault anything there

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Thank Eitu W
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The food was so tasty. Indian is one my favourite dishes and this has to be one of the best Indian's I've had. We were on holiday in Shetland and also met some of the most friendly staff. A must go if you love Indian food.

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Thank njo55
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The meal was lovely on a Friday evening with the best Lamb Jalfrezi I've had. Spending most of my life in central England where there is a plethora of Indian cuisine I can honestly say that the food and the atmosphere was up there with the best of them.

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Thank kerrchief
Tiverton
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

An excellent dining experience. We stumbled upon this place first whilst wandering the streets of Lerwick looking for somewhere to eat. From the moment we walked in I liked this place, we were greeted and shown to our table and immediately built up a good rapport with the staff. The starters and main were excellent and really hard to fault,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 695554

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