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Ashoka Finnieston

4.2
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141 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indian

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Ask any Glaswegian for directions to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and they"re sure to say "D'you know the Ashoka Finnieston?" Immortalised as a famous culinary landmark, it sits on the corner of the longest street and shortest road in the city, and shines like a beacon and acts like a magnet to Glasgow's colossal curry eating fraternity

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Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 141 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.2
Service
3.7
Ambience
4.2
Value
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79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SandraT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was outstanding as usual great service friendly staff and clean place to eat

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HelenaR
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2020
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience2

Smells damp inside the venue. Staff very pleasant and food quite good. Not expensive. Naan is good

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ChristinaE
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food and great service, the Government scheme dramatically reduced the bill.

Have visited this restaurant many times and standards have never fallen.

Definitely recommend.

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WendyG
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Apart from the poor choice of table....our fault, it was brilliant.
Lamg Saag was exceptional but all the food was great. We chose a table near the door which was silly. The amount of people coming and going made us slightly nervous.
Waiting staff were attentive and friendly. Great evening of almost normal currying. Will definitely be back.

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KymmM
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food as usual. First time out to eat since lockdown. Very impressed with cleanliness and efficiency of the staff. Highly recommended

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OpenTable Diner
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Food good hygiene measures in place

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GillG
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was fantastic, staff were all so friendly and helpful. We will be back to eat here again!

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MAZZA
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

We were a group of six and had delicious food and the atmosphere was very good . Very Friendly service. Main courses took a wee while to arrive hence can only give 4/5 for service but was great when it did come.

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DASG
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience2

Poor experience last nighr due to having to sit in cold temperatures. Not really acceptable and spoiled the experience

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eMac9
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience2

Food was tasty and good value. Restaurant didn’t have our booking but they said they would take us anyways. I showed them our email and they were dismissive and said it didn’t matter. I then got an email from opentable asking why I hadn’t honoured my booking so it did matter. We were sat upstairs and it was very cold many customers were sitting with jackets on.

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ClaireM
Perthshire
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic meal and fast, efficient service. One of the best Indians in Scotland - highly recommend! Also brilliant for many gluten free options.

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OpenTable Diner
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience1

Food was fairly average, but service wasn't great. Restaurant was freezing and there was a draft coming through the seats.

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jenniferf
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

First time to Ashoka and would love to come back when next in Glasgow. Food was lovely and tasted fresh. Staff catered to our different dietary needs (1 vegan, 1 vegetarian and 1 gluten free) without any hint of inconvenience. Dropped one star from my review as the waiter wasn’t very ‘smiley’ but I wonder if I’m quibbling?

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CarrieW
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The food was so amazing that we were tempted to return again the next day!! Only critique would be the food came out at different times. I got my curry then 5 minutes later i got my side and then 5 minutes later my friend and my friend got all of hers at once

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lornad
London
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The Ashoka is the best Indian Restaurant in Glasgow. I love the Chicken Rogan Josh. I order a lot of take away from this restaurant in Finnieston. The pre theatre menu is such great value, you get lots of food. The staff are very courteous & friendly. This restaurant has been around since the 70's & it has stood the test of time.

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OpenTable Diner
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Was lovely. Food was amazing and staff were very helpful

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ChrisT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2019
Overall1Food4Service2Ambience1

Didn't accept Meerkat meals, make us pay full price

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Allison
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great value for money! Actually recommended to friends who went in just after us and said it was fab!

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Dlyns
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience2

Poor table service. Few orders were mixed up. Food was cold and bland. Over priced. Drinks added to the bill we didn't have. Wouldn't return.

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jamie
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

We had the pre-theatre menu which had plenty of options. The portions were a good size and the food was very tasty. The service was attentive and friendly.

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JenniT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Ashoka Finnieston. Service and food excellent.

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JemaimaO
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The meal was spot on and was a real treat. We were served fairly quickly and I had no issues with the service all night. It is easy to see why the win plenty of restaurant awards!

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Shazza
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

Average Indian food. Restaurant very dated needs a refurb.

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MandyM
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Really enjoyed our food. We usually pick up a carryout here after work. The carryout food is usually delicious. The dining in food was far superior if flavour. A very pleasant surprise.

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JRkR
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Normally one of our favourite curry stops. Service was patchy, not offered popadoms spiced onions or pickles to start which is the norm in this resteraunt. Had to ask for them .When they arrived , popadoms were soft and slightly stale and there was no pickle, pointed this out and we were given an apology. Nothing else , just an apology. One of the starters was wrong and when pointed this out was informed it would take 7 minutes to cook what was originally ordered. No other solution offered. Main was it's usually high standard .
We like it here , service is normally spot on. We thought at the very least a minor alteration to the bill would have been forthcoming without having to ask which of course we did'nt . But for the first time ever we paid and left no tip .

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Riva
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

Not good value. Was given wrong curry in our opinion although they said otherwise. Was a good restaurant in the past but not now.

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alistaird
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very tasty food
. Great service
good location in west end

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RobertS
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Food was excellent, first time in this branch of Ashoka. Service was a little ragged, I think some issues front of house but did not detract from experience or the quality of the food. Staff apologised when things didnt quite go to plan, they were good under obvious pressure!

Overall though a great meal!

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SharonP
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a beautifull meal with my partner service was amazing and the food was delicious small waiting time but I had the lamb cutlets that were cooked from fresh so worth the wait would definitely go back

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JenniferT
Perthshire
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good value for money. Just right portions. Friendly and efficient customer service.

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ColinM
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Excellent choice and very good food. Highly recommend a visit

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Pre-gig meal. Arrived at 4pm and we were the only people there. Restaurant was almost full by the time we left. Food was top notch and service excellent from start to finish!

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LindsayM
1 review
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent food. Fast and friendly service. We had a pretheater meal and it was great value for money.

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ChrisSharp
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic meal everything was lovely and fresh. The food was top notch and we ate far too much. No regrets. Nice small space too so it doesn't get too crowded or noisey. Staff were attentive and friendly. Will be back

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Fayew
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Food was excellent. Service great we were allocated downstairs and it was busy with a large family party across from our table.
We prefer upstairs but we still enjoyed the delicious food .

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AlisonM
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

we were made to feel most welcome - the service was excellent

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Billyled
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My friend and I both thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The sides - naan and rice both cooked to a high standard and the curry's were exceptional - would definitely return. Good service also, no complaints whatsoever.

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GillianM
Dunbartonshire
5 reviews