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Sheesh Mahal

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££ - £££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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“rice” (20 reviews)
“mango” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My wife and I come here almost weekly and on each occasion we are not disappointed. The service is impeccable and the food is excellent. We are made to feel at home and our meal is very reasonably priced. Before we had even finished our...More

Thank anchorbaydog
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had our evening meal at the Sheesh Mahal yesterday and were very happy with the quality of our experience as always. We appreciate that there have been difficult times here recently with regards to hygiene standards in the kitchen but we are very confident...More

Thank bramwells2000
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Yes, we saw the reports in the papers about the prosecution at Banbury Magistrates court but, as we have been eating here for years and never had any problems, decided to go and eat anyway. My wife had the Fish Dhaba with vegetable pilau rice....More

Thank RatleyRambler
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The Oxford Mail news website informs us this restaurant was twice inspected and on 30/03/18 a story appears on their website featuring this restaurant. "Fined 18,000 at Oxford Court for many food hygiene infringments and a rat infestation". This was very shocking to discover after...More

6  Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We regularly have a take away from here and we are never disappointed. The staff are polite and efficient, the food is delicious and the price is right.

1  Thank MrsDanielCraig
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Visited this restaurant with friends, all were very pleased. Very warm and cozy atmosphere. Friendly and welcoming staff. Fast service. Separately, about food. This is the most delicious curry in Banbury! Most of all, I liked the shrimp. Will definitely be back again! Also, pleased...More

Thank Svetale2
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I usually thoroughly enjoy our Sheesh Take Away but sadly today’s was not the best. Both of us felt it was cold and had to nuke it for a minute on getting it home and it wasn’t as flavour some as previously...More

Thank LizzienEric
Numan I, Manager at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hello I'm really sorry to hear that. Could you please give me few more details of your order so I can investigate the issue so that it won't happen again in the future. Have another meal from us to compensate you. Best regards Team Sheesh...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for a quiet meal together before our busy family Christmas. We cannot fault the food we both thoroughly enjoyed what we ate. It was such a shame that we had to wait an age between courses. We had a similar...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The decor is beautiful, and service was better then the last time we went a few months ago. However the food was nothing like it was when we were here in back in August. Don't know if the chef has changed but our food was...More

1  Thank wardy s
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely evening, the food was delicious and piping hot. We didn’t have to wait long for it. The waiting staff were very attentive. The restaurant is nicely done out. We’ll definitely be returning.

1  Thank samarie111
Numan I, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you very much indeed for positive review. The team here at sheesh mahal is thrilled to hear such good feedback, I hope to see you soon.

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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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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