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Sheesh Mahal

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
+44 1295 266489
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (60 reviews)
“rice” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
££ - £££
43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have eaten Mr Khalid’s food for over 30 years and it’s all been so tasty and spicy. Fond memories of the old Bridge Street restaurant and more recently in South Bar. So many thanks Mohammed....and yes I will come round to your house!

Thank Rumbalagrinner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sheesh Mahsl was great. Food different and tasty, all made on the premises. But now it has closed. Mr Khalid, thank you very much for all the fantastic meals you have prepared for us over many years.

Thank RatleyRambler
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The food here was truly excellent, possibly the best Indian meal I have ever had. I do like the fact that they don’t mess around with those plate warmer things on your table. My only minor gripe was that the bill took a while to...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Had not been for a while as had moved away from Banbury , visited yesterday for a takeaway and the food is still SUPERB ! The owner Khalid was in the kitchen and he certainly was very in form last night. Ignore any other reviews,...More

Thank Spartaco1963
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic as usual! Great home cooked traditional Indian food, great service & a lovely atmosphere! You are definitely missing out if you haven’t dined at this restaurant !

Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Arrived with 14 friends and waited for a while before drinks order was taken. Waited for 16th person before they would take starters orders - why? OK, starters arrived after almost an hour. My Sheek Kebab was pretty tasty! Eventually after an hour and a...More

2  Thank JohnLine121
Numan I, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Sir thanks a lot for taking the time to review us your feedback is really important to us it gives us the opportunity to imporve our food & service . Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your evening with us and we couldn't...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

The food is the star at this excellent curry house. I've tried a range of dishes and never been disappointed. Supported by super service where nothing is to much trouble you can have a snack or a full blown banquet at this consistently reliable restaurant....More

Thank qwertyzxcvbn
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Me and partner went here last night , fantastic authentic curry, service amazing and friendly welcome. Atmosphere beautiful, can’t wait for our next visit Hazel x

Thank hazmel
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

No matter how many Indian restaurants I visit, the Sheesh mahal still always seems to draw me back. Great food and hospitality is unique.

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I came to the Sheesh Mahal for the first time today on the recommendation of a friend and I was not disappointed. Everything you could want from an Indian, good food, friendly staff and a great atmosphere. If you're in the area I would highly...More

Thank Alasdair J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 266489
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The Sheesh Mahal is an award-winning Indian restaurant set in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire.Offering a memorable and sophisticated dining experience, our chefs are inspired by traditional Indian recipes dating back centuries. We pride ourselves on creating dishes to tempt and reward the taste buds.Led by proprietor Mohammad Khalid, our mission is to provide you with an experience that makes a meal in the Sheesh Mahal an extraordinarily special occasion.Using only the freshest and most authentic ingredients, each meal is an individual work of gastronomic art, capturing the wonderfully vibrant and exquisite flavours of Asia.There is ample free parking available for Sheesh Mahal customers at the back of the restaurant (Crouch Street).
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