Gurkha's Inn

4.3
133 Reviews
£25 and under
Nepalese

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Good Vegetarian Options
Situated in the leafy South London suburbs, not far from Greenwich Park; Gurkha’s Inn is a firm favourite with local curry connoisseurs. High-backed leather chairs, wooden floors and low-key décor create a relaxed setting for laid-back lunches and dinner with family and friends. The extensive menu showcases the best of Indian and Nepalese cuisine, with familiar favourites like chicken jalfrezi, lamb pasanda and prawn bhuna on offer. For something a little different, why not try one of their signature dishes? We love the cod cooked with coconut milk, green herbs and mustard seeds, and the Khasi Khutta – tender lamb with peas in traditional Nepalese style. For authentic Indian food, a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service; Gurkha’s Inn is hard to beat.
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StevenB
London
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were regulars at the Gurkha's Inn in 2015/16, and it was always excellent. We moved back to Greenwich in 2019, so the Gurkha was always going to be top of the list for places to go on our return.

I'm very happy to say that it did not disappoint; the food continues to be consistently OUTSTANDING. I heartily recommend it.

RW
RuschellW
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, I went off indian food a year ago but decided since it was a special night I should try it. It did not disappoint, the flavour was on point.

My only complaint and it not a big issue.....the menu should be a bit more clear, I order a prawn dish for starter and thought it would be a sharing thing but wasn't. But beautiful cheft and staff

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RogerB
London
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The Gurkha's Inn is a good curry restaurant and something of an institution for locals. I have dined there many times of the last few years.

Marked down a little in this review because of the noise of the other customers. It was Saturday night and there were a couple of parties of young men talking and shouting at times. My partner and I ate quickly and left, we could not hold a conversation.

Go during the week, avoid Saturdays.

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vipKatherine
London
15 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good food, good value. Would recommend for dinner with friends/family.

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vipDZelada
London
5 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2017
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We asked the waiter to recommend a great curry and he recommended something which wasn't a curry, I ordered a small beer and he served me a large beer, and the sauces were taken away once the food arrived (For some reason). Good food, friendly people, but the service needed improvement.

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martinv
London
14 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2017
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Restaurants that give priority to take away delivery orders seem to be more prevalent these days - forgetting the customer that makes the effort to go to the restaurant - therefore slowing the service down .... annoying

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2017
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food is authentic and full of flavour! Everything that we ordered was fantastic!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent service was attentive, good value and taste every dish was distinctly different will definitely be visiting again

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very tasty Nepalese dishes. The service was excellent and the Nepalese beer was also very good. We had a really enjoyable evening.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2016
Overall5food4service4ambience5

We have been here a few times as a group now. Always an enjoyable night. Great food, service is good and was surprised not to be hassled for more drinks as we were sitting chatting for a long time after finishing our coffees. I really would recommend this place to anyone who likes a decent curry and a great place to meet with friends.

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Pipcj
London
6 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2016
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The best curry that we've had in a long time!

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2015
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Had a really good family meal, attentive and courteous service also understanding on dietary requirements as family is vegan. Will definitely go again

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vipDiner21
London
97 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2014
Overall2food1service2ambience2

The food was disappointing and not nearly as good as it's been when I've visited in the past. The service used to be impeccable - maybe it's under new management.

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Hungryhippo
London
39 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2014
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Tables had not been set up for the large party booked, but remedied quickly as restaurant was very quiet. Food a little sweet, but generally well received.

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KingD
London
25 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2014
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good food, and great value. Hit the beers and ate handsomely for £30 each. Atmosphere was a little lacking as the restaurant was quite empty early on a Thursday evening. Worth a visit.

DJ
DJDriva
London
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2013
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We'd Both noted that we'd never eaten Nepalise in the last few weeks, so this was a chance to loose our cherry. Ghurka's Innis a nice little restaurant just off Trafalger Road. The decor is smart, and friendly, like the staff. The menu was mainly 'Indian Restaurant' favorites, with a reasonable range of Nepalise items across the menu. We chose Nepalese for all dishes and we're not disappointed, nicely cooked dishes, slightly left field of standard Indian cuisine, worth checking out. Try the Nepalise beer! I would say that the food Is a nice change from standard Curry.

JR
JonR
London
25 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2013
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Had plenty of good food and the staff are nice. Really love their naan breads and chicken tikka was tender.

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Savoury
London
74 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2013
Overall4food4service2ambience4

This place is a real find and well worth the trip to East Greenwich. Tasty food in a comfortable environment.

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zagan
London
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2013
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Been last time, great food with really good service. Attentive staff recommend very nice food, will get back soon for a lovely dinner

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Jules761
London
4 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2013
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food here was very nice although the portion sizes were very generous. Certainly in the rice department you could easily share between two. The staff were really lovely and also helpful with our menu selection queries. The restaurant itself was unremarkable and not what I would choose for a special occasion. We were given a little free drink of our choice at the end of the meal which is always appreciated.

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SushiQ66
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2013
Overall3food3service3ambience3

but slightly lacking in atmosphere. Absolute value for money and good tasting food.

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Clreedie
London
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2013
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Been here a few times and always leave happy. Staff are very friendly and attentive.
Good veggie options. Food portions are big, very good value for money. Wine list is also nice. Will be going back, and back again

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Creakygreeky
Manchester
33 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2013
Overall4food4service5ambience3

A really friendly restraint with an extensive menu of northern Indian dishes. A little quiet on the Wednesday but I'd definitely return on a weekend. We were made to feel very welcome by the waiter and our food arrived at good time. Surprisingly good selection of wines for such a small restaurant.

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Cake22
Kent
4 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2012
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was friendly and well timed, all four of us enjoyed our meals and wine was a good price. Great value overall, would visit again and already recommended the Gurkha's Inn to friends.

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Savoury
London
74 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2012
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Another very tasty meal at Gurkha's Inn. It's worth the extra effort travelling from the center of Greenwich. Venue is warm, service unimposing and food delicious.

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Bond
London
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2012
Overall4food4service2ambience3

i love bhindi. it is sometimes called ladies fingers. i have travelled all over europe to find the best bhindi in the world. my personal favorite is in baba thaba in a town called Ludhiana in Punjab in north west india. i ate there on 28/08/97 and have never found a better cooked bhindi. however, the gurkha is a very close second. if only it was just a little more spicy and cooked in a little less oil. it is definately worth a try. i also love the peshwari naan. a lovely crumbly feeling in your mouth as the coconut and raisins melt and you have the sweetness of the naan with the savoury bhindi.another good dish is the chicken hariyo, a bit spicy, but if you like hot, tastes like a food eqivalent of the most wonderful orgassm...

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deptfordian
London
4 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2012
Overall4food5service3ambience3

I really liked the food, and the service was good and personable. I'll be going back.

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Foodie
London
9 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2012
Overall4food4service3ambience3

This was my first visit to Gurka's Inn and hopefully, it won't be my last! The food was lovely, the potions were huge, even the starters. As a result, I was unable to finish my main course as I was so full! So I think in future I will just stick to a main.

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Savoury
London
74 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2012
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Another enjoyable evening at Gurkha's Inn. Very tasty food and warm atmosphere. Best Indian in Greenwich.

JR
JonR
London
25 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2012
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good food and polite service, the banquet is a great deal and very tasty.

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drownedrat
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2012
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Friendly staff, good to have complimentary popodoms and chutneys on arrival. Food was tasty and enjoyable variant on curries. We particularly liked the Momo (steamed dumplings). Very good value for money.

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san189103
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2012
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a great evening in Gurkha's Inn with my family and friend.Staff were friendly and helpful, food was with great quality and value enjoyed a lot .... Will be back soon!!!!!!

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vipElle
London
13 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2012
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Tucked away in a little side street is this very cosy and delicious restaurant. Good value service and choice.by the number of take aways ordered popular too,

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Lydia
London
14 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2012
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We had a dinner for two at the Gurkha's Inn. It was packed mostly with bigger groups so it seems like a fun place for birthdays or special occassions. Food was tasty, particularly the specialty dishes. I would recommend friends to go back if they lived in the area - otherwise it is quite far to get to from other parts of London.

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Emily
London
16 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2012
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Gurkha's Inn in Maze Hill looks pretty awful from the outside but great reviews on toptable made me book anyway. Was a great meal with great service & great beer too! Atmosphere was cosy and warm. Price was not too bad as well. Came to £60 for three of us for three courses. Will be visiting again.

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Victoria
London
46 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2012
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Great spot, booked a last-minute reservation here on Friday night - excellent food and house wine. Had been past many times and it always smelled good - glad we finally went. Nice to go somewhere slightly off the beaten path in SE10 also.

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OpenTable Diner
London
6 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2012
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best yet I think. The lamb saag was wonderfully tender and spiced perfectly.

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MKJJ
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2012
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Gurkha's Inn, Greenwich, offers the most creative and flavorful curries in all of London. A wonderful experience.

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vipIW72
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2012
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our favourite curry in Greenwich - never disappoints

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2012
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Gurkha's Inn Greenwich is one of my favorite curry houses. Not your everyday curry, very different menu using great quality ingredients. May have to wait a little longer fo each course but worthwhile as all cooked to order. Also they are very helpful with changes to menu or recipe. Great Beer too. Tucked away so not always found easily.

FAQs

Gurkha's Inn does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Gurkha's Inn also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 8293 5464.

Gurkha's Inn is rated 4.3 stars by 133 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.