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The Shalimar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
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PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited there this evening. Greeted by friendly staff who through the evening couldnth do enough for you. The food was second to none. Perfect place to eat and relax. Can't wait till I go again.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jdb1966
Reviewed yesterday

Went for my birthday night out food, service, attentive staff everything is 5 star. You cannot fault anything it’s the best Indian restaurant I have ever been to and I would thoroughly recommend The Shalimar to anyone. The staff are second to none. The night...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank cannonhelen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having read reviews and recommendations in the local holiday park magazine we thought we'd give it a try. Ordered a rogan josh, tikka massala and tandoori mixed grill with extras. Can honestly say this was the most bland Indian meal we've ever had, the naan...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can't find a better Indian. The food can't be beaten anywhere!! Great staff can't do enough for you !

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Tracy M
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great review thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with other Trip Advisor members. The team and myself really appreciate your comments and we all look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Called in on a cold wet Tuesday evening just after opening. Was first in the place but a few more came as we were eating our meal. Very nice food, although we chose the wrong dishes to have and they weren't spicy enough (our own...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank bazellis
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your great review and sharing it with other Trip Advisor members. We look forward to your next visit and we will make sure you get the correct strength spice for your palette this time by giving you a taster first to make...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my wife on Wednesday last week as we had always fancied eating here but it was 25 minutes away from where we live. The journey was really worthwhile. The restaurant is spotlessly clean and immaculate and the staff are excellent. The service was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 693glynf
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Amazing review thank you for taking the time to post it on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you decided to try our restaurant and that you enjoyed your evening with us. Hopefully we will see more of you in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful evening we spent last night for our anniversary at The Shalimar. They made it so special for us with a decorated table. The staff were amazing and the food absolutely delicious.I’m not surprised this restaurant gets so many good reviews. The portions...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank sandra m
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so pleased that you decided to come to us for your anniversary meal and that everything was to your satisfaction. Thank you so much for your fantastic review the content of which I have passed on to the team. We look look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for a lovely evening, we loved how friendly, helpful and attentive the staff are. Good service is what makes a meal out special. On the whole our food was pleasant, freshly cooked and portion sizes were not overly large. The waiter who took...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 434dirkm
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your glowing review and sharing it with other Trip Advisor members. I have noted your suggestions and appreciate your thoughts. As most of my customers eat with a knife and fork I feel hot towels may be taking things a little too...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal. The food was delicious. The staff were attentive and had a great sense of humour. We will definitely visit again when next at Rowsley 😍

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Diane-012345
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we thank you for taking the time to post your fantastic review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just made our last visit, certainly for the forseeable future anyway, owing to my job moving to Scotland. We have been visiting almost weekly, for 4 years. The staff are always very friendly and efficient, without being intrusive and we feel like we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank David R
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review the team and myself will really miss seeing you at the restaurant. We all wish you good luck with your new job and thank you for your friendship and custom. You have become part of the Shalimar and we...More

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Response from stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Lunchtime is usually reasonably busy
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Response from Judy M | Reviewed this property |
As a vegetarian, not a vegan, I can only say that I have always found something absolutely delicious to eat here. Only a true vegetarian restaurant would offer more.
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