Tuk Tuk (Glasgow) : Review

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426 Sauchiehall St
Glasgow
G2 3JD

V: 21st October 2018      T:  0141 332 2126  W: www.tuktukonline.com

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


Finally am back, that’s the one thing that’s difficult when your a food blogger is making sure you go back to the places you like while trying new places.

I was here having dinner tonight before heading to the Garage to see the band The Rasmus, so tonight I wanted to try a few different things from my last visit.

The Food…

Puri Yoghurt Bombs £4.65
Everyone’s favourite cold Indian snack! Crispy Puri with potato, yoghurt, & tamarind 

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So I went for these, I couldn’t remember if I had these the last time but I knew I really enjoyed them when I did have them…where ever that was.

WOW this is a great dish, the flavours and it’s so refreshing.

If you order a curry and want a refreshing end, for me this would be the perfect follow up even though its a starter.

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

TUK TUK Samosas (V) £4.30
Spicy pea & potato pastry

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This looked very nice on arrival and I couldn’t wait to dig in.

For me this was a little spicy…but I don’t have the best spice tolerance so its probably nothing if you like a good strong curry.

The flavours again, and the sauce mmmm perfect.

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

SEEKH KEBABS (GF) (S) £5.60
Skewered lamb mince slowly cooked in the tandoor

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I really like kebabs, so I thought let’s try one from here.

These were very nice but very spicy for my taste….so for me, the dish was just so so. If you like spicy foods or have a better spice threshold to me then you will probably really like these.

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

Overall

Overall I am glad to have gone back to Tuk Tuk, there are so many Indian restaurants in Glasgow all doing different styles and for tonight it was a perfect option.

See you soon guys.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 4
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 4
  • Value for Money: 5
  • Overall : 4.5

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Tuk Tuk (Glasgow) : Review

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Location

TUK TUK
426 Sauchiehall St
Glasgow
G2 3JD

Website

tuktukonline.com/book-glasgow/

Visit Date : 17th April 2017

I missed the Tuk Tuk bloggers event which looked really good fun. I did manage to see a few of the Facebook live videos for this night, which made me regret missing it more as they had Bollywood dancing and more.

I finally got round to coming to try Tuk Tuk Glasgow and this is what I thought.

On entering we were greeted and shown to our table, instantly your hit with multicoloured walls and a modern interior. Its got a very modern and relaxed feel to the place.

The voucher was 3 dishes to share between 2, but I miss read it as 3 dishes each…ah well I didn’t mind as we both had a nice time…anyway on to the food.

You are recommended to maybe order 2 to 3 dishes each, as its Indian Tapa style similar to Chaakoo Bombay Cafe

Drinks :

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Tonights staff were all very helpful explaining all the different dishes, what they were like and flavours. This I had to ask what a Thumbs Up was

Thumbs Up £2.85

This is a brand of cola in India, so I thought I would give it a try as I have never tried it.

It was ok…

The flavour was similar to Coke over here, but not as nice but pleasant to taste. Closest you could describe it as, maybe like a supermarkets own brand of cola.

BENGALI FISHCAKES £4.95
Rustic handmade railway station patties with mint sauce & salad

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I asked the waitress about these and she sold them for me, so I ordered them.

She was right they were really good, a very little spice to them and full of flavour. I would order these again.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 4

CHILLI PANEER £4.90
Cottage cheese cooked in the wok with sweet and sour sauce

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I normally go for normal Paneer but I decided to see what this was like.

It was ok for me, maybe a little too spicy for my taste but was ok. Next time I would stick with the normal one.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4

ALOO GOBI £4.85
Baby potato & cauliflower curry with North Indian tomato gravy

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Normally don’t go for dishes like these, but thought first time here lets try new dishes.

I liked this a lot, it was full of flavour not that spicy and was very filling.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5

LASSIS £3 
An Indian take on a smoothie – a blended yoghurt drink served ice-cold and in a choice of fruity flavours. 

Flavours Available: Mango, Salted, Lychee, Coconut, Sweet

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Anytime I go to an Indian restaurant I always make sure to try a Lassi, normally its the Mango one as that for me is the best.

This was made perfectly, it wasn’t runny like water it wasn’t too thick just the correct consistency and taste was really good.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5

Overall :

Overall my first visit was a very good visit, the staff and food were really good.

The atmosphere was nice, and I liked that I knew a lot of the Bollywood songs playing in the background. (Kick, Happy New Year, Bang Bang etc..)

I will be going back to Tuk Tuk, as I want to try a few more dishes, so keep watching for my tweets or blog posts.

  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Cash/Credit Card : Both
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Value for money : 5
  • Overall : 5