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The Lodge - CLOSED

24 Birmingham Road | Shenstone Wood End, Shenstone, Lichfield WS14 0LQ, England
+44 1543 483334
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good11%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (49 reviews)
“murgh” (7 reviews)
“naan breads” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
24 Birmingham Road | Shenstone Wood End, Shenstone, Lichfield WS14 0LQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the Lodge and we found that the food was excellent as well as the whole dinning experience was very cosy and staff were very attentive to our needs. We will be returning for our Christmas party with friends so we can try...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Annisha J
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at The Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Annisha, Thank you kindly. Our patrons taking the time & effort to share their good experience means a lot to us. It keeps us going. So very glad to hear you had a great experience. Nothing makes use happier than a satisfied customer who...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family have been regulars at the Balti Lodge for a long time. It has a new owner and we worried that the food would not be to the same high standard as before. However, last night our meals were all excellent. We can still...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank paulgregory34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to give the Lodge (new owners) another chance following our last poor review, this time we decided on a takeaway. I actually spoke to a member o staff in relation to the poor reviews and he explained that they had problems with staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sgth77
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The new owner is trying hard to make improvements but the 'old' lodge was a tough act to follow and clearly had a very loyal following so its hard not to draw comparisons! I go relatively regularly because it convienient for me and I've always...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank William L
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Well I can't believe how dreadful THE food is. Zero flavour and zero passion. The service was very basic and nobody smiled even once. I'll never ever ever eat here again as the curry sauces are out of big plastic jars. Bring the original owners...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank ian B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I visited The Lodge on the 7th October 2018, with my husband and my parents as an anniversary meal. We have been visiting The Lodge for around 20 years and it is one of our favourite restaurants. My curry that I had was possibly one...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Have not been to the Lodge for ages and usually have a take away which used to be quite acceptable, however popped in for a meal for a welcome change so we thought !, I agree with other reviewers the prices have increased, the service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank sgth77
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I have been using this restaurant as a “safe bet” for years but those days are now over. The 7 dishes were all in small portions and equally bland... I do not believe a tandoor is in operation in the kitchen at all. Feedback was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Billy M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Been here many times over the years so a bit disappointed to find the place under new ownership... and not only that but the menu has been diluted, the portions have reduced in size - and the prices gone up as a bonus?! This used...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We have visited on numerous other occasions before it had changed ownes.We visited last night and was informed of the new menu , which to be honest was not inspiring. Balti lodge was an Indian which was always a little bit more than average Indian,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank alison s
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Birmingham Road | Shenstone Wood End, Shenstone, Lichfield WS14 0LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield  >  Shenstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 483334
  • E-mail
Established in 1996 this family owned award winning Balti Restaurant has been proudly serving the customers of Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield for 19 years. The restaurant prides itself on using only the freshest ingredients in all the dishes served. We aim to provide the best possible service and value for money. The restaurant is unlicensed and you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks.
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