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Shish Mahal

#278 of 1,913 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
West End
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66-68 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF, Scotland
+44 141 334 7899
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the home of chicken tikka masala probably expecting just to say we had been there. In fact it was quite fabulous. Food spot on, service excellent. If you are nearby, give it a whirl.

Thank Jonnytravelpants
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Shish provided an excellent welcome, courteous experienced staff and a traditional menu. The food was v v good. The lamb biryani was truly sensational. Lamb bhuna had a v tasty sauce. In each case the meat was perfect. My review was not influenced by the excellent window seat but I just thought how much we'd enjoyed being treated like... More 

Thank dcgriffith1951
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the "Shish" for many years ...probably the same as half the people of Glasgow, however it's got to be the best Indian meal around. No matter if it's just the two of us, as a family or as a group we also get greeted like a family member the minute you pull open the glass... More 

Thank Steven H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great impromptu meal with friends. All shared the pakora as a starter. Mains included chicken tikka, butter chicken and chicken chasi. All fantastic. Service was brilliant. Attentive staff. Would recommend booking.

Thank amurraydes
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with the missus in March. We'd heard of the place as the origin of Chicken Tikka Masala, and we're glad we made the effort to come. She's vegetarian and the selection available to her was massive. She went for a vegetable Chasni, it was quite sweet - which she liked. I had the Chichen Murgh Tikka, which was... More 

Thank SMatheson
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a recent visit for an evening meal and it was excelllent. We had puppadoms and spicy onions along with a selection of delicious starters. The service was attentive without being intrusive and there was a pleasant gap between courses. There is an excellent and varied selection to choose from the menu including vegitarian. Portions are generous and we... More 

Thank L44ury
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay the food is unquestionably good. The lamb and chicken meat that we had were so tender. It's like melts in the mouth kind of thing. However, there are a few downside. First, we asked for a pint of lemonade and we only got a small glass and they were flat. The worst part, it was £3.50 each. So we... More 

Thank Monna R
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable meal in one of the most longstanding restaurants in Glasgow. Portions are a good size and all were tasty. Prices are reasonable and the staff were friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit

Thank honda1259
Mackay, Australia
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived 5 minutes after our booked time only to be told by the manager that our table would not be ready for another 15 minutes. We did not fancy going to a nearby pub for a drink first as he suggested so we walked around the streets until it was time to return. Stuff happens and things don't always... More 

2 Thank JordiMK
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Ordered from Deliveroo; they forgot our naan, the pakora was incredibly soggy, the rice was delivered in plastic bags, the chicken was dry and the butter chicken was sickly sweet, not at all what butter chicken should be. Overall it was a terrible takeaway that cost £40.00 - massively overpriced for such bad food.

1 Thank Glasgow4321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Indian, Pakistani, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-68 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 334 7899

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