Gurkha 1816

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51 reviews
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£25 and under
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Gurkha 1816 showcases historic relation between Nepal, India and Britain which will take you back over 2 centuries of memory lane and amazes you with 'exquisite dining experience' which is rare at this era.
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4.7based on all time ratings
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4.6
service
4.4
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4.4
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JenniferF
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The service was good as was the food .However be prepared to wait for your food but you know it is being freshly prepared for you

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SkyT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Have been here 3 times now and love it. Never been to a restaurant where staff and management are warm and friendly like this one. Food is spectacular.
Service was a little slow this time but restaurant was busy with 3 groups.

Highly recommend 5 *

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SkyT
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent customer services. Been here twice and will be going back.
Food 5 stars
Customer services 5 stars
Price 5 stars

Cannot fault anything at this restaurant, everything is spot on.

Highly recommend to anyone.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good meal, enjoyable evening! Makes a nice change from the usual restaurants in the area!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place lovely food and service

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ElaineH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience3

I had booked a table. On arriving they kept saying how busy they were. It felt a little unsettling. Ordered a cocktail because it was my birthday. They said 10min wait as again they were very busy. The meal starter came before the cocktail. Other than that a friendly place food excellent. Just don’t tell customers how busy you are.

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FionaW
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, friendly staff especially the manager. Will definitely be returning and would highly recommend it.

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SharonB
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

We were seated promptly, and took our Drinks order, however seemed a little confused if we had ordered our meal - when we hadnt seen a a menu, that was rectified, and the only other little niggle was, the table was without napkins and we had to request some.

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BrianL
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went on a Tuesday so was quiet the food was very good and the service was excellent with good attention to our needs and helpful.

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OnnigT
Cambridge
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

excellent food friendly attentive staff highly recommended

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EricC
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The GHURKA 1816 has been open two years a well kept secret as we live quite near unaware. A very warm welcome on our Anni celebration occasion, excellent service and cuisine topped off with staff singing their good wishes. Nice experience.

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LouiseT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, excellent service. A little bit on the expensive side this visit the bill was £135.00 for 4 of us but did include 2x bottles of wine. The duck starter is excellent and friends thought the lamb was cooked perfectly. Plenty of parking available. We would highly recommend.

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chanelb
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our favourite always go here, food is so fresh and lovely

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ShaunM
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic meal. Service was friendly and the food delicious. Can’t wait to return soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another excellent night at the Gurkha food & the staff 5 stars

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MalcolmJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good service and food. Friendly owner. We will happily return when the occasion arises.

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PennyB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, lovely staff, great beer
I would highly recommended this place

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kt1385
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food with plenty of variety and excellent service!

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Sue2
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, piping hot and delicious food, great service and attention to detail and friendly and helpful staff.

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Roma
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food with fantastic service. I am looking forward to my next visit and would highly recommend this restaurant for those who appreciate good quality food.

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AnitaE
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fab place. Going again. Great food. We went to check out the good ratings and it’s true.

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MikeC
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A first time visit to gurka , a great range of dishes which we all liked and not to pricy , we will be visiting again

JD
JoDarren
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Food was great, unfortunately the service was very poor. An hour wait for a main course. The whole experience from arriving to paying the bill and leaving was 2hours even though we only had one course. Would not go back again.

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Lindsey
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to Gurhka 1816 on numerous occasions, my favourite restaurant in Wednesbury. It is a hidden gem that i would recommend to anyone for a lovely evening, very tasty food and good service.

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AngelaP
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience4

On the dear side but worth it. Food and service outstanding

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic very tasty went for the Nepalese options mo-no dumpling starter & lamb curry main which were delicious the keema nan was the best I’ve ever had. Overall great food friendly staff 5 stars

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MarkS
1 review
Dined on 2 June 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb menu at reasonable prices first visit but definitely not the last

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OpenTable Diner
Cumbria
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food from interesting menu, with friendly and professional service.

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RogerM
Berkshire
7 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had never tried Nepalese but really enjoyed it. Excellent service and good value for money

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StevenM
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and great very attentive service. We will be back!

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EverestMan9
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We decided to vist Ghurka 1816 as we normally dine out Thursday's and wanted to find out more about Nepalese food and this had been a place that we had frequented many year ago when it had been a steak house in the 90's !
We booked to eat at 6.30pm and there was only one other couple when we arrived, the waiter was new and had only started three days prior, which wasnt the best of starts as he did not know what wines we could order by the glass.
After that shaky beginning and the introduction of one of the owners dresseds splendidly in traditional Nepalese attire, we were treated like royalty and the feast that was served was exquisite.
I began with a prawn on puri, succulent prawns in a a soft bread wrap, which was divine, followed by a raspberry sorbet to clear the pallet , therafter I dived into the Lamb main which was so tender it melted in your mouth, marinated in traditional Nepalese herbs and spices, with Chipatti and Garlic Rice, delicious.
There was unfortunately no room for a desert, but the attention to detail and the warm welcome along with some delicious fayre, will definately mean a further Thursday visit will soon be on the cards !

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Sue2
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2018
Overall5food5service2ambience2

The food was excellent, as was the service - mostly. One of our party’s rice didn’t arrive either the meal, but when I asked about it, there was no apology from the young waitress. We felt that she needed a little more training. Also the lights were very bright- softer lighting would create a cosier atmosphere.
However, the food was absolutely top quality and we would definitely go again.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic authentic Nepalese and Indian food; excellent options for vegetarians and vegans. Besides amazing food the staff here are so welcoming and friendly. Brilliant service guaranteed.

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Menu here is really different and the food is really stunning. You can also bring friends along who don't like to experience spicy food as they do steaks and burgers too etc.
The staff are very friendly and helpful. Be prepared for quite a wait for your food but I daresay this is because it is all freshly made and it is really worth the wait. I have been twice and will definitely be returning.

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Rockchick666
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were very impressed with this restaurant. The food and service were excellent. We will definitely return. Highly recommended x

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AKNK5
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Most of the food was good. Price was slightly high for overall experience..expected better ambience to themed but it was not. Seating was ok and quite cold. If they could make the restaurant more cosy it will be great.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolute top quality and service was brilliant. We will be definitely going back and often too.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Restaurant was spotlessly clean ,service and food outstanding,the owner should be very proud of this restaurant will definately be going back .

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and friendly efficient unobtrusive service great menu which includes traditional British, Nepalese and Indian dishes I would recommend it for whatever the occasion

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LynnB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Arranged a meal here with our friends. The food was delicious and we all enjoyed our choices. Never had Nepalese so my friend and I chose this and it was very tasty. The meal for four cost £100 and we all had a starter and main and a small amount of alcohol. Not very cheap but not bad. The only very slight negative was the service, although attentive, was slow and we waited a while for the main. We did receive free dishes in between which might have been meant to negate the wait. There were a couple of larger parties in so this could explain the delay. We would certainly go again. The food was fresh and tasty.

FAQs

Gurkha 1816 does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Gurkha 1816 also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0121 439 3340.

Gurkha 1816 is rated 4.7 stars by 51 OpenTable diners.