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The Shimla Palace

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££ - £££
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Cromwell House, Stafford ST17 0XS, England
+44 1889 881325
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Today
17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 17:30 - 00:00
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four of us visited on a busy mid-week evening and we thoroughly enjoyed it. There is a great range of Bangladesh and Indian foods to choose from and everything is cooked to order, made with a lovely range of herbs, spices and complementary flavours and served piping hot. The staff are chatty and friendly, the prices very good and it's... More 

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Handsacre, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here for the first time tonight and could not fault it. The staff were all really friendly and the food was the best we've had for a long time.A really enjoyable night! will be returning very soon.

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Thank Lee665
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We've now had several takeaways from this superb Indian restaurant. Irrespective of take out or eat in the staff make you feel so welcome and nothing is too much trouble . The food is amazing and large portions so glad it's our local !

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Thank Dawn H
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the Shimla. It is the best Indian restaurant in Staffordshire whether to eat in or for a takeaway. Great range of food and will happy to accommodate your taste. Staff always friendly and make you feel very welcome whilst always being helpful and courteous.

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Thank 711aj18
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night my boyfriend and 1 went to shimla palace. We had a fantastic welcome, food was amazing and the staff where very friendly and very helpful. And although I stuck to my usual rum and coke they had mini bottles of prosecco available and also chocolate heart puddings And to top it off we also got a lovely gift... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I meet a friend here as it's half way between our home towns. If I lived locally I would visit much more often. I do hope people living nearby realise what a gem they have in Shimla Palace. A beautiful building with history, divided into rooms, tastefully decorated, clean, crisp white table linen, polite, attentive, knowledgeable, yet unobtrusive staff and... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely warm welcome, courteous staff & excellent service without being overbearing. Good varied menu reasonably priced. An extra special touch is a complimentary drink with the bill & a long stemmed rose for the ladies. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank cracker1802015
Stafford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Shimla is the best Indian restaurant in the area whether to eat in or for a takeaway. Booking is essential for the weekends as it gets very busy. The choice of food is great and will happily prepare it to your taste. Staff always friendly and make you feel very welcome.

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Thank hilltop29
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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626 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting the area with friends they spotted that this place did kursi Lamb if ordered in advance so we tried it. There were four of us dining but the meal was huge, easily enough for 2 more people. We thoroughly enjoyed it though, some delicate spicing with fantastic flavours. The onion bhaji starter was lovely and we finished with the... More 

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Thank Jan W
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited the Shimla many times and always been happy with the food and friendly service .. I took a friend to sample this restaurant lovely food to be horrified how awful it was .. The starter was good but then came the main dish .. We both had Tandoori and on having a couple of mouthfuls we both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cromwell House, Stafford ST17 0XS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 881325

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?