Glaswegians take their curry seriously, and will accept no imitations when it comes to the spicy stuff. So unsurprisingly there is a strong tradition of fantastic Indian takeaways available all over the city. Glasgow is the home of the tikka masala after all!
76b Old Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G3 8RE
Most ordered dish: Lamb Biryani
House speciality: The Chicken Coconut Fry – made with coconut milk, onion, ginger, cinnamon, garlic cloves and green chilli.
Most Indian restaurants will focus on traditional favourites such as Rogan Josh and Chicken Jalfrezi. Banana Leaf on the other hand have carved up a mighty reputation in Glasgow for specialising in regional, South Indian dishes that guarantee to set the tongues wagging of even the most seasoned curry connoisseurs. Your hunt for a lusciously creamy curry is officially over!
What customers say: ‘The scent of the spices on the various sauces took me back to being in South India!’ Marlene from G11
1284 Argyle Street Glasgow, Kelvingrove Glasgow G3 8AB
Most ordered dish: King Prawn Bhuna
House speciality: Lamb Jaipuri – a delicious mix of peppers, onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies, topped off with a dash of coconut and extra exotic spices.
Ashoka Westend’s menu has such a strong range of seafood, meat, and vegetarian-friendly dishes from an impressive array of regional Indian cuisines, it’s impossible not to find something to tickle your tastebuds. It’s no surprise that the Ashoka is one of Glasgow’s favourite curry houses with options like lamb himalayan hot pot and creamy saag aloo.
What customers say: ‘In 30 years I have never had anything but excellent food from the Ashoka.’ Marion from G3
232a Main Street, Barrhead Glasgow G78 1SN
Most ordered dish: Tandoori Style Chicken Tikka
House speciality: Special Asian Fried Chicken – a succulent whole breast of chicken off the bone, marinated in a special batter, served with fresh salad, fried rice and covered in curry sauce!
With a fantastic menu that is packed full of fiery and mild curries cooked to perfection, Saffron has become a Glasgow institution with legions of loyal fans who keep coming back for more lamb ceylonese korma and chicken tikka masala. Their expansive menu is constantly being added to, so first-time customers and veteran curry lovers will always have something new to sink their teeth into.
What customers say: ‘Great value for money and good quantity and quality! I’ll definitely be ordering again!’ Pauline from G78