Charcoals (Glasgow) : Review

Charcoals Indian Restaurant
26A Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 1LU

V: 28th April 2019. T: 0141 221 9251. W: www.charcoals.co.uk


Charcoals have always been my favourite Indian Restaurant in Glasgow, but since I have to visit many places or you would get bored with the same restaurant review I can’t go back to my top spots as often as I would like.

Finally, I got the chance to go back 🙂

The Food…

Since its been a while I didn’t mind if I ordered the same as last time, or something I always order but I thought I will see if I can find something different.

Starter

Lahori Fish Pakora £4.95
spicy fillet coated with gram flour and fried

Charcoals Glasgow Lahori Fish Pakora

I have had these before but not sure how long ago, so I thought let’s have them again and see how they are now.

These were very nice and very light to eat, the sauce added to the flavour.

Presentation : 5
Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Value for Money : 5

Main Course

Kofta Curry £10.95

Charcoals Glasgow Kofta Curry

I think its been ages!!! since I had this last and couldn’t remember if this was a dish I liked or thought was just ok so it was time to try it again.

This was very nice, the textures of the meatballs were nice and the sauce had a slight kick.

I would have this dish again, as it was very nice and the perfect amount of kick for my weak tastebuds.

Presentation : 5
Portion Size : 0
Flavour : 5
Value for Money : 5

Overall

It was nice to be back again, and the food as always didn’t disappoint.

If you haven’t been to Charcoals, do check out my other reviews and take a visit!!

Review Scores –

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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Additional Details

  • Child-Friendly: Yes (well-behaved kids)
  • Payment : Cash & Card

Charcoals (Glasgow) : Review

26A Renfield Street
Glasgow G2 1LU

V: 10th August 2018      T:  0141 221 9251  W: www.charcoals.co.uk

Child-Friendly: Yes (well-behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


As most my readers know my favourite Indian restaurant in Glasgow, is Charcoals and I have been here many times and even filmed inside.

Tonight I was treating my dad to dinner, and I decided to take him here. My dad is a big fan of Indian food, and he has never been here so it was time to introduce Charcoals to him.

The Food…

Starter

Onion Baji (GF) £3.25
Finally Spiced onions mixed with spicy gram flour, spices and deep fried

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I have had these a long time ago, plus I knew you got two so I thought I would share a starter with my dad.

These were perfect, flavour, texture and just YUM!!! I could have easily had more of this but I didn’t as I had the main course coming.

My dad said these were the best he has had.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 5

Main Course

Butter Chicken (GF) £9.95 & Basmati Fried Rice (GF) £2.75
Invented in Delhi in 1970’s, mildly spiced and slightly sweet and accessible to all tastes.

I have had this before, and it was thanks to Charcoals that this is now one of my favs to order.

This was really nice, flavours, and the chicken was very very tender it was a perfect mouthful each time.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 5

Overall

I know it sounds crazy reading this but as always I can’t fault here, the food, service etc it’s always perfect every time I am in.

Charcoals are still my #1 Indian restaurant in Glasgow.

Please do check them out!!

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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Charcoals (Glasgow) : Review

Charcoals : Outside Sign

26A Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 1LU

V: 19th December 2017      T:  0141 221 9251  W: www.charcoals.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


Yip another visit, and I couldn’t wait as I needed another Charcoals fix.

For me this is my all time favourite Indian restaurant, every visit the service is 10/10 and also the food is bursting with flavour and amazingly tasty.

The Food…

Starter

Chai Tea

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Not really a starter but I did order it when I went in, rather than my normal cola as I wanted to give this tea a shot.

Meat Samosa £3.25
Lamb minced and spices rolled in a pastry

Well there would be a photo here but I was hungry and guess what? I forgot to take it (sorry)

Anyway……I would normally go for the vegetable samosa, but today I thought lets try the meat one. Lamb for me is hit and miss, some dishes i like it, some I don’t but I wanted to be different today.

This was so so good, and it was that good I visited here 3 days later for my works night out and had this again.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 4

Main Course

Charcoals Goldie £9.95 & Peshwari Naan £3.50
7 Lentils cooked together in chefs special spices, chicken or lamb.

This is my all time favourite naan, I love the flavour and it works well with nearly every dish.

I had this dish ages ago and thought lets have it again, as I remember I really liked it so hopefully it was the same today.

This was a little spicy but just a little kick nothing major, and wow the flavours were amazing. Its very hard to describe, but all I can say is mmmmm and this with the naan worked very well.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Overall

Love Indian food? then you need to take a visit here!!! thats all I can say as its always 10/10 for me here.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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