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The Shalimar

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
+44 1629 735999
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (189 reviews)
“pickle tray” (22 reviews)
“rice” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely brilliant food and service! Attentive waiters also entertaining made the birthday meal very special! Couldn’t recommend more.

1  Thank Sam P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Outstanding food, outstanding service. All of the staff were friendly and accommodating, our food was fresh and tasty! Must visit if you are in the area

Thank Gregtrumpet
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

OMG what can I say your review says it all thank you so much.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just been to the shalimar for the first time in over a year. Took my son, daughter in law and two small grand children. The meal was spot on and as delicious as the last time, the staff were attentive and spoke to the children,...More

Thank 705rogers
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to see you again thank you for the excellent comments. Try not to leave it so long before your next visit

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited recently on the recommendation of the owner of our B&B. I have read other reviews about things being too bland or not tasting right or even that the staff were too pompous(!) but I can honestly say I have no...More

1  Thank TracyS812
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow what a fantastic review thank you so much for going into so much detail . It gives us all so much satisfaction to know that all our hard work is being noticed and enjoyed. Hopefully other Trip Advisor members will read this and see...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We were lucky enough to get the chance to eat here again with friends and had yet another wonderful meal. We will be back again very soon. Thank you to Ali and his great team

Thank SO1960
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The team and myself thank you for your great review and for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. Please hurry back and we love to see you.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant service and food as usual. Very pleasant. Highly recommended. Really look after the little fella.

Thank Shaun W
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Another 5 Star Review thank you for your excellent comments. We look forward to seeing you again in the restaurant very soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Matlock for a couple of days . Was looking for good authentic Indian food. Ordered a takeaway from this restaurant. The lamb curry was nothing but like a microwave sauce which had layer of oil on the top. The lamb wasn’t tendered at...More

1  Thank SteveG11231
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Total rubbish you say your meal was like a microwave sauce and then contradict yourself by saying the lamb wasn't tender.It you are going to lie get your facts right first. Totally false review reported to Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner come here atleast twice and a month and would go nowhere else. The food is always incredible and the staff polite and welcoming. Always look forward to it, recommended it to all curry lovers!

Thank Safari55876410645
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your super comments we have lots of regular customers and are pleased that you are amongst them.I look forward to them continued custom and your next visit

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Shalimar never fails to please. Great food and an attentive and helpful manager and staff. I have been coming here for many years with both family and friends. The waiters are always pleased to advise on choice of dishes and to make adjustments to...More

Thank Albigensianheretic
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Fantastic review thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor and share them with other members. I agree with you regarding some of the other reviews makes you wonder sometimes where they are coming from.Once again really appreciate your genuine...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We have eaten here many times over the past 10 years and had many take-aways. The food has always been of a high standard. Lovely service.

Thank Colin H
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your great review and sharing it with other Trip Advisor members. We look forward to seeing you for years to come .

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Michelle B
18 May 2016|
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Response from stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Lunchtime is usually reasonably busy
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Kay W
11 May 2016|
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Response from Judy M | Reviewed this property |
As a vegetarian, not a vegan, I can only say that I have always found something absolutely delicious to eat here. Only a true vegetarian restaurant would offer more.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 735999
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