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Vishal

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347 Catherine Street | Leicester, Leicester LE4 6GG, England
+44 116 266 4247
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best Indian in Leicester. Have been going for years and it has never once disappointed. Onion salad with popadoms and chicken tikka and special sauce. Perfection

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1 Thank Macy C
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

food is always of a high standard never had a bad meal in all the years we have been to vishal .service is excellent . tandoori food is superb .Has to be the best Indian in Leicester.

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2 Thank carolinerees26
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was the second time I had visited Vishal - a small Indian restaurant in Leicester - as with my last visit the food was superb and was cooked to perfection, the biryani sauce was not like any I had tasted before and was brilliant. A group of 6 of us attended and all 6 meals were great. Also the... More 

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2 Thank tony1949tiger
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic restaurant, food always cooked to perfection, lovely and polite staff always happy to help and assist you with anything. Always an amazing atmosphere in there. Will 100% go back there again

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1 Thank leaann p
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went on a friends recommendation with two other curry experts. Food was really excellent. It was exceedingly tasty with exactly the right balance of heat etc. Their Peshwari nans were the best we have ever had. A very friendly pair seemed to be running the place. Drinks and food came speeily after ordering and we sat for a good 45... More 

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3 Thank Robin C
Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Visited again last evening and had another wonderful meal in very pleasant surrounding. Our guests loved it too. Thank you all.

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1 Thank Nigel N
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This has to be the best fish dish I ever tried. Perfectly cooked and came out on a hot sizzler plate. Highly recommended.

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Thank Foodgeneral
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Been a while since my last visit even went in the past when located in walnut st. Very clean, nice menu and perfect service with courteous manner not over the top . Food was plentiful and tasty . Early visit soon on New Year's Eve , prior to heading of to celebrations ,we certainly took the aroma with us. Good... More 

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Thank paultJ1288IF
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Very short and sweet... been away for a while, but came back and went straight to Vishal's.. always the same reception when i go in... ordered a variety of different dishes and each were absolutely epic... best Indian food around by a mile.. well done lads... unbelievable.

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1 Thank menace76
Leicester, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Vishal - the best Indian style food I have ever tasted and such friendly and welcoming staff. A magic combination. First visit for 6 months as we have been away travelling, but we came here on our 2nd night home - we missed the food (and Taporsche) that much. [Taporsche is the head waiter by the way]

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Catherine Street | Leicester, Leicester LE4 6GG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 266 4247
Description
In Sanskrit Vishal means Great. For a Great Indian dining experience you must visit Vishal. We have been established since the early 80's. Many of our loyal customers have been with us from our days at Church Gate (City Centre). We can boast that we have many loyal customers coming from all over the County and Country regularly. Our regular clientele understands the importance of our unique Indian Tandoori Cuisine. Vishal's style of Indian Cuisine is more than authentic, contemporary or genuine, it is unique. Many Indian restaurants in the UK provide cuisine similar to each other, however this is not the case at Vishal. No other Indian restaurants in Leicester con provide you taste similar to the cuisine at Vishal. The food at Vishal is special. Firstly, the Tandoori (clay oven) food is perhaps one of the best in the country. Please note that a real tandoori oven must be fuelled with Charcoal and not gas. Most restaurants use ready made yoghurt for marinades. We at Vishal make our own yoghurt for marinades. We make our own Paneer for cheese. We mix and grind our own spices for our own mixture of 'Garam Masala'. Our own made dessert Pistachio Kulfi is very popular. At Vishal we try to make sure others do not dictate our ingredients. We are in control of our food. Our Chef's culinary skills with Indian food are very special. We have a very good selection of fresh vegetarian dishes. Our lamb dishes are popular and we only use the best Lamb. Vishal provides a unique Indian Cuisine that has been exactly the same for the last 30 years. We at Vishal keep our ingredients and recipes a secret, and our chef Jewel and his team have sworn to secrecy to make sure Vishal's secrets are kept safe. We are more than happy to welcome you to a Vishal dining experience.

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