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Sultan of Lancaster

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
The Old Church Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
+44 1524 61188
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (57 reviews)
“sherbet” (6 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
££ - £££
The Old Church Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
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1 - 10 of 445 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best curry in Lancaster. Not entirely consistent, but on the whole quite yummy and way better than the takeaways we've tried here. Plus the space is lovely, the service is delightful and the staff is incredibly welcoming of young kids.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best in the town. They make best curries and rice we had lamb biryani with chicken curry it was delicious. Service staff is well trained and very helping and smiling.

Thank ProudPaindu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here because of the reviews on TA and expected it to be very good. In fact, it was not at all bad - but also not great, despite the reviews (did we catch them on a bad day?). Love Indian food, even a 'poor'...More

Thank Teejay12391
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Been here twice now, and it keeps getting better and better. The staff are soothing and helpful and make the experience very pleasant, the overall decor is surprising for being in a church, it's very warm and inviting. The food was easily the best I've...More

Thank Bradley H
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Been here twice now and both experiences have been amazing, decor is extravagant but tasteful, staff are super attentive, food was brilliant as always and the price is better then reasonable for the high quality of restaurant

Thank Kristopher M
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Sunday teatime, it was a fantastic experience, very authentic, staff were very friendly and food was absolutely delicious!! We got there in time for the early bird special which was fantastic value.

Thank Lcatlow
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Fresh and good value for money. Clean and simple. great service naan bread was huge . Madras was really tasty and the lamb was soft and tender

Thank treborgross
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with family early Friday evening. Four of us had an excellent meal, served promptly by very friendly staff

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We have been going to the Sultan for years and could not praise the previous owners Naim and his team were amazing and a very hard act to follow. They really made the Sultan the wonderful place it is paving the way for the new...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We had an enjoyable evening and found the food to be excellent with good service. Omar was particularly charming and a great ambassador for the restaurant.

Thank 2013AJB
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2018|
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Response from Cathy C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The staff made every effort to accommodate my 3 young grandchildren and brought out chips even though we hadn't ordered them. We like them to try varied foods so they did make us a mild spiced dish for them to try. There... More
mr b
18 November 2017|
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Response from I_Spencer_9 | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol served and you can’t take any in either. It used to be a Methodist church and they respect that. Not sure about the oven.
21 August 2016|
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Response from rlttodd2003 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's tee total. They do sell some delicious fruit drinks there though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Church Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 61188
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