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The number of Indian restaurants in the UK is proof Brits can’t get enough of curries. And thanks to 5pm, finding your personal best Indian restaurant in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester has never been easier.

Indian restaurants in Glasgow and Edinburgh

There are a mammoth number of Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow Indian restaurants on 5pm.co.uk, all with excellent offers. We display the restaurants’ photographs, map location, menus and user reviews from real customers who have booked on 5pm. You’ll find every type of Indian restaurant you can think of, from traditional curry houses to Indian tapas to all you can eat Indian buffets.

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So when searching for Indian food in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Manchester, make 5pm.co.uk your first stop. You can book your meal on the spot, making it easy and convenient. And with many of the Indian restaurants offering amazing deals, it works out great value for money too.

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Swadish Merchant City, Glasgow

Indian, Seafood, Vegetarian/Vegan, Modern

A family-run Indian restaurant which opened in 2019, Swadish offers an appetising combination of seasonal Scottish ingredients prepared using both modern and traditional Indian techniques and spices. The kitchen brigade is run by a chef who trained in many of India's top hotel restaurants and his cooking will come as a refreshing surprise to anyone who still thinks that chicken tikka masala is the pinnacle of Indian cuisine. The setting, a former fire station, is as stylish as the food.

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Classic India Bearsden & Milngavie, Glasgow

Indian

Obsession of India Paisley, Paisley

Indian, Vegetarian/Vegan, Fish & Chips

Obsession of India has a simple philosophy — to serve up the kind of fresh curries that people in rural Indian enjoy every single day. The owners grew up among the lush green fields of the country, so are passionate about fresh produce and classic home cooking. As a result, it has built up quite a following in the town. Inside, you will find a relaxed dining space that would be great for a family meal or shopper’s lunch.

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Green Gates Cafe Merchant City, Glasgow

Indian

After the success of its sister restaurant in Stirling, Green Gates is now bringing home-style, regional Indian cuisine to the Merchant City. Situated on Candleriggs, the restaurant offers an intimate, candlelit space with splashes of tartan. Diners can sample flavours from both North and South India, cooked up by a head chef who has trained extensively in India.

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Obsession of India Paisley, Paisley

Indian, Vegetarian/Vegan, Fish & Chips

0 reviews

Obsession of India has a simple philosophy — to serve up the kind of fresh curries that people in rural Indian enjoy every single day. The owners grew up among the lush green fields of the country, so are passionate about fresh produce and classic home cooking. As a result, it has built up quite a following in the town. Inside, you will find a relaxed dining space that would be great for a family meal or shopper’s lunch.

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Green Gates Stirling Stirling, Stirling

Indian

0 reviews

This popular Stirling dining spot is part of the Green Gates restaurant family, with the other branches being in Glasgow and Renfrew. With a couple of awards under its belt, it has picked up a real local following. Green Gates is run by two chefs trained in India, who were previously the winning team between the multi award-winning Mother India and Wee Curry Shop. The setting is a smart and modern brasserie-style restaurant with classic wooden panels and floors.

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Green Gates Cafe Merchant City, Glasgow

Indian

7 reviews

After the success of its sister restaurant in Stirling, Green Gates is now bringing home-style, regional Indian cuisine to the Merchant City. Situated on Candleriggs, the restaurant offers an intimate, candlelit space with splashes of tartan. Diners can sample flavours from both North and South India, cooked up by a head chef who has trained extensively in India.

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Classic India Bearsden & Milngavie, Glasgow

Indian

3 reviews

Namaste Kathmandu Old Town, Edinburgh

Indian

24 reviews

Namaste Kathmandu is a long established Nepalese and Indian restaurant on Edinburgh's Forrest Road. Simply decorated with scenes of Nepalese life and beautiful tapestries from the Himalayan region, it is handy for a quick lunch, pre-theatre bite or a family celebration.

£12 Offer: £12 for a starter and main course on a la carte menu

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Punjabi Tadka (Atrium Court) East Kilbride, Glasgow

Indian

92 reviews

Punjabi Tadka, was known as Atrium Court, is an established Indian restaurant in East Kilbride. It serves traditional Indian cooking with a warm welcome and is perfectly suited to dining with friends or family.

£14.31 Offer: 20% a la carte discount

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Ashoka Finnieston West End, Glasgow

Indian

417 reviews

A West End landmark since 1973, the Ashoka on Argyle Street has an extensive menu of authentic Indian dishes. Located a stone’s throw from Kelvingrove Art Gallery, it has a cosy atmosphere and attentive staff.

£15 Offer: £15 for 2 courses on a la carte menu + a drink

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Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant Old Town, Edinburgh

Indian, Nepalese

10 reviews

On Cockburn Street in Edinburgh city centre, Gurkha Café is a well established restaurant which serves dishes from Nepal, the Himalayas and North India. Scenes of Nepalese life line the walls while the exposed rafters help give the impression that you just might be dining in a mountain hut.

£15.73 Offer: 20% a la carte discount

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Dhabba Merchant City, Glasgow

Indian

236 reviews

Based in Glasgow’s Merchant City on Candleriggs, Dhabba has brought north Indian cooking to the city centre. Dhabba was one of the first Indian restaurants in Glasgow to concentrate on regional specialities rather than Anglo-Indian staples. The result is an award-winning restaurant whose sleek, modern looks match its innovative approach to Indian food.

£15.95 Offer: £15.95 for 2 courses on pre-theatre menu

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Britannia Spice Leith, Edinburgh

Far Eastern, Indian, Thai

26 reviews

Named after the Royal Yacht Britannia which is berthed nearby, Britannia Spice is located in a former whisky warehouse on Commercial Street. The restaurant itself is in ship-shape condition; immaculately clean with rope ladders and ships’ helms carefully chosen to accentuate the maritime theme. Child-friendly and wheelchair accessible, Britannia Spice serves multi-ethnic cuisine with dishes from India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Thailand. An AA Rosette for culinary excellence is the latest in a long line of awards.

£13.67 Offer: 20% a la carte discount

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Latest Indian Restaurant Reviews

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 3

    Food was lovely but the restaurant was cold.

    Do like the food but didn’t feel comfortable due to being so cold.
    dined in Kama Sutra – 11/02/2020
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 4

    Lovely meal

    Lovely meal as always. Staff are excellent.
    dined in Charcoals Cafe – 10/02/2020
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    One of my consistently favourite restaurants

    Although I have not been for a while this is a consistent favourite of mine. And I was reminded of how good the place is on this trip. I would particularly highlight the street food menu.
    dined in Dhabba – 10/02/2020
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Lovely place and great food

    Haven't been for a while forgot how great food is. Pakora lovely and the rogan josh was delicious.
    dined in Bukharah – 09/02/2020
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    As usual great

    Always good for food and value for money, staff always friendly and helpful.
    dined in Ashoka Finnieston – 09/02/2020
    More info on Ashoka Finnieston »

Indian restaurant videos

How to cook Haggis Pakora with Ashoka West End

Chef Shyamal Nayek from Glasgow's oldest Ashoka restaurant on Argyle Street in Finnieston shows 5pm how to make delicious Haggis Pakora, a Scottish Indian fusion dish.

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Cooking demo: Glasgow's Dakhin Restaurant Makes Paper Dosa

Dakhin Restaurant in Glasgow's Merchant City shows us how they make the impressive Paper Dosa, a long, thin and crispy bread spanning two to three feet.

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Cooking demo: Glasgow’s Bukharah restaurant cooks Chicken Lajawab

Executive Chef Min Kharel from Glasgow's Bukharah restaurant in Finnieston shows 5pm how to cook an indian classic Chicken Lajawab, chicken tenders grilled and finished off in a stir fry with fresh peppers, onions, mushrooms, garlic and ginger. Slightly sweet and sour and hot.

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Cooking demo: Dhabba makes Rumali Roti -handkerchief bread

See through the kitchen door of Dhabba Indian restaurant in Glasgow's Merchant City. A chef at Dhabba show 5pm how to make Rumali Roti or handkerchief bread.

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Showcase Dish: The Dhabba cooks Raan-E-Changeji (leg of lamb, north Indian style)

Parpeet Basi, co-owner of The Dhabba restaurant in Glasgow's Merchant City shows us his restaurant's showcase dish: Raan-E-Changeji, tender whole baby leg of lamb served on a sizzler on a bed of onions with rum sauce on the side.

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Cooking demo: Charcoals Restaurant cooks chicken tikka on the sizzler

Charcoals Restaurant in Glasgow's Merchant City show us into their kitchens and how they cook their chicken tikka on the sizzler.

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Playing an important role in Glasgow’s stellar curry reputation is the Merchant City, home to some of the city’s mostly highly regarded Indian restaurants including Dhabba, Dahkin and Charcoals Cafe.

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