The Wee Curry Shop
- Telephone 0141 353 0777
- Food served Mon–Sat noon–2pm; 5–10pm; Sun 5–10pm
- Average price £5.50 (set lunch); £14 (evening meal)
- Website www.weecurryshop.co.uk
At the foot of Garnethill, the Wee Curry Shop offers affordable and accomplished Indian dining in one of Glasgow’s smallest restaurants.
This review is taken from the current (2016) edition.
With a capacity of just 24 the aptly named Wee Curry Shop caters to a steady stream of city centre diners and Garnethill residents. A short walk from Sauchiehall Street’s pedestrianised thoroughfare, the restaurant serves up Indian dishes at prices which belie the talents of the chefs at work in the open-plan kitchen. Bookshelf wallpaper, dark wood furniture and soft lighting create a homely atmosphere, ensuring the small restaurant feels cosy rather than crammed. Dining here is a fuss-free experience beginning with the limited but confident menu, which sees potentially run-of-the-mill options such as chana dhal elevated to something special thanks to a rich tomato sauce and well-balanced fresh heat. Likewise saag paneer, a familiar face in the veggie section, is taken up a notch by adding broccoli, giving the dish a bit of bite and a depth of flavour it can so easily lack. Accompaniments equally excel – aloo paratha is noteworthy, stuffed with gently spiced potatoes, so easily stodgy elsewhere here it remains deliciously flaky and light.
- High point: Theatre of an open-plan kitchen
- Low point: No cutlery change between courses
- Provides: Gluten-free options, Children's portions
- Live entertainment: none
- Capacity: 24
- Largest group: 24
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 2
- House wine: £11.50 per bottle
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Neat diners around town & beyond5 Mar 2009
The Wee Curry Shop 7 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow 0141 353 0777, www.motherindia.co.uk For over a decade this Garnethill dining room has been one of Glasgow’s best loved little eating spots, with just 25 covers but a big reputation for simple, fresh…