We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
+44 191 370 9180
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

300 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 298: English reviews
Durham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always go here, gorgeous fragrant and delicious food served on time with a smile. Thet always give us free chocolates for our son too. Lovely staff and consistently high standard of food

Thank Debbie J
Durham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another trip here for a takeaway, food is absolutely amazing, staff are super friendly and i would never go to a different Indians again, thank you. You definitely have a customer for life here!! 😆😆😆😆😆😆 10/10

Thank Adam J
Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Modern Indian restaurant.Welcomed and showed to our table.Our waiter discussed and advised on the menu.Excellent choice and really enjoyed both the lamb and.prawn dishes I shared.The flavours were lovely. The drinks and coffee very nice.Would recommend to others and visit again when visiting Durham

Thank Pamela B
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We are regulars here. The ambiance is lovely, the food is amazing and the staff are very attentive. It a great family run establishment and I cannot recommend it enough.

Thank Heather T
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I can only recommend a visit to this restaurant and ask you disregard any rare negative reviews. We have dined here regularly since it opened and it never disappoints! Last night we were celebrating a 60th birthday and the arrival of our first grandson and Jay / his staff certainly did us proud.

Thank Gillian F
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Visited tonight for 1st time - starter was ok then things started to go wrong. Mixed 2 rices up then waiter took cutlery away mid meal. Ordered chilli mosalla bhuna which was so hot it was inedible. Very expensive for at best average Indian food

Thank steven m
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

very nicely appointed,excellent staff and very attentative,good choice menu and excellent food,overall a very pleasant experience, a must visit when in durham,

1 Thank spence588
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit and are delighted there is an Indian restaurant in Durham which is consistently very good throughout. Variety and quality of food, staff, and the maintenance of the decoration and furniture all contribute. Jay has the restaurant sorted top to bottom.

Thank Paul2378
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We found this restaurant faultless. The food was excellent. The service was excellent. The whole experience was excellent. Well done.

1 Thank miketr2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A group if us decided to visit recently for a friend's birthday. It was a Saturday night and we were a large party so we booked and we're easily accommodated. The food was enjoyable and reasonably priced. The service was attentive but not overly so. All in the group had a pleasant evening. The only negative was there was quite... More 

Thank Fiona D

Travellers who viewed Alishaan also viewed

Durham, Durham

Been to Alishaan? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, 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: 50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 370 9180

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alishaan staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?