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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, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
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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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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.

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Alasdair J
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely food, best for miles, great customer service, everyone is really friendly and happy to recommend dishes :)

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Emma T
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Fancied a curry out tonight and where better than The Sheesh Mahal. I ordered the chicken vindaloo as I like them hot. It was hot but not so you couldn't taste all the amazing flavours The meat was so succulent and tender and just melted...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank GaryJSharpe
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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