The Dhabba

4.6
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118 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indian
From North India to the Merchant City, we"ve brought the best of North Indian cooking to Glasgow City Centre.

We're talking about authentic recipes using fresh natural ingredients from award-winning chefs. Food worth talking about, and a warm dining experience to savour.
What 118 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.4
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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c
Glasgow
33 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Pretty average.
This place was a solid 5* for years.
Just not as good now.
Pretty poor value.
Great service still.
For Glasgow and a super vibrant Indian food scene I'd not rush back.

OT
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best curry in Glasgow by an absolute mile. Service is exceptional. The manager and his team treat you like old friends and want you to delight in the experience.

I have been back 6 times now and had something different everytime.

Love the Dhabba

MR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food combined with friendly, informative and attentive service.

MP
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

as always great and reliable restaurant .. I would change the menus to be more easily understood and really no pakora .. one is getting a bit snobby … otherwise top end.

C
Glasgow
22 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent meal, everything was delicious

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A must in Glasgow

M
London
43 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday meal for husband. Everything perfect, taste, texture, service & very generous with servings. If only we lived in Glasgow 😢

YC
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, great service. They have a, seperate vegan menu.

It came highly recommended, I can see why👌

D
Glasgow
16 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant, excellent food!

OT
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely evening with lovely friends and great food and service at Dhabba

OT
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Food was incredibly delicious, staff pleasant and knowledgeable. My only complaint was that the restaurant is very noisy and the lighting is quite bright, but those things didn’t spoil the delicious food. Thank you

RM
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

My husband and I were looking forward to our dining experience, but we were disappointed. The restaurant itself is very basic, staff were not very friendly, and the meal was very bland. I asked for a glass of tap water and got a glass with no ice, in a tumbler that had seen better days. !! We spent about £70 including wine, but was not worth it!

LC
New England
4 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food choice not your usual Indian experience. Varied and unusual choices. We had the pre theatre menu which was great value. Service was excellent and attentive. We were there quite early on a Saturday afternoon so was very quiet but this did not spoil our experience.

SA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The lamb wrapped in fried Roti was delicious! It was billed as a starter but was a generous portion.
The staff were attentive and friendly - definitely will be back next time I'm in Glasgow!

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food as always

RK
Glasgow
3 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We were welcomed and enjoyed our lunch experience. Food was amazing and thoroughly explained. Will definitely return.

OT
Perthshire
2 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had the monkfish and it was delicious

CP
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Genuine good food, good service and staff, and a nice restaurant. Would definitely recommend

BC
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The food was delicious, beautifully presented and piping hot. The waiter was knowledgeable when discussing dishes and offered a recommendation which we took - the lamb shank - it was superb. The only reason I've not given 5 stars is because we waited so long to be asked for our drinks order, I had to eventually ask a waiter to take it.

OT
Glasgow
3 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was outstanding and the service was first class. First time there, though I will be sure to be going again!

CL
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome curry yet again from the Dhubba. Their curries are outstanding and service friendly & efficient. Can't wait to go back..

GM
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent authentic North Indian food, great service all round.

h
London
13 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience3

Lamb was soft and tender. Starters were delicious l.
Other than that the male staff are quite disrespectful if you are a group do females!! Not returning

J
Glasgow
10 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT FOOD, GREAT SERVICE WITH A SMILE.
EXCELLENT QUALITY OF FOOD AND VERY TASTY.
BRILLIANT FAMILY NIGHT.

E
London
17 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great curry

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience. The staff was kind and really helped guide our food choices to match our preferences. I will go again next time I am in the area.

AG
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went to this restaurant to celebrate my sons graduation. The food and the service were both first class. The waiter appreciated that this was a special occasion and went out of his way to make it so.
I would fully recommend this restaurant and we will definitely be back.

HG
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

This is the best curry in Glasgow.The food is excellent and the staff very friendly.The only reason I did not give top marks for service is that I did have to ask for a knife and fork for my main course.A small point which in no way spoiled my night but a little more basic attention.Finally on occasion as this is a popular Indian restaurant it can be a little crowded at the doorway when awaiting your table.This is a lovely restaurant and in no way should feel like queueing for an ice cream at the ice cream van.Again these are small points.This is a great restaurant

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

great food no complaints

SD
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2018
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

The restaurant is well decorated, the staff are polite and efficient but the food is at best
ordinary and very expensive, I've seen other posts about cost and the replies been because it's North Indian we are more expensive, now can someone tell me why chicken no doubt purchased in Glasgow area and spices which are available in lots of continental stores suddenly become very expensive in the Dhabba

CC
Glasgow
7 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2018
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Fantastic service as always but felt the menu was more limited than it used to be. That said, the food we had was great but put down to 4* on options.

OT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really good and authentic Indian food but the best thing is very friendly staff and great service. Will be coming again for sure and will recommend to friends and colleagues.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2018
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Nice meal, lovely staff but overpriced

S
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

great service , good food , a different take on eastern food

a
Glasgow
8 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

first time in rest realy friendly and helpful staff.good quality food.
a think quite expensive however also worth it.would go back without a problem

OT
Angus
17 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2018
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

I like to have a curry on a sinday, so it was completely empty restaurant, so no atmosphere, food was average and sevice was shared by every waiter in the premises.

OT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Indian food with a difference
Good value for money
Great service

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great service and great food.
Staff are very friendly

G
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2017
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was lovely although im not sure so good value for money if trying the taster menu .

OT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 22 October 2017
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food