The Wee Curry Shop

The Wee Curry Shop
7 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow, G3 6SJ
  • Telephone 0141 353 0777
  • Food served Mon–Sat noon–2pm; 5–10pm; Sun 5–10pm
  • Average price £5.50 (set lunch); £14 (evening meal)
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Birra Moretti

At the foot of Garnethill, the Wee Curry Shop offers affordable and accomplished Indian dining in one of Glasgow’s smallest restaurants.

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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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5 Mar 2009

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