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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” (187 reviews)
“pickle tray” (21 reviews)
“rice” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited The Shalimar based on the reviews that we’d read and we weren’t disappointed. The food was excellent and the service outstanding. We decided to try something different and our server couldn’t have been more helpful, even bringing out a small...More

Thank kt_daniel
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fantastic 5 star review thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. I am so pleased that we lived up to our reputation and you enjoyed your evening with us .We look forward to seeing you again very soon Once again thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a takeaway whilst in the area having seen the great reviews on trip advisor. Was met with a very warm welcome, order taken and received about 15 minutes later. Even though not on the menu they produced a lamb pathia with no...More

Thank SpannaYorkshire
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic review thank you so much to say that it was the best takeaway indian meal you have ever had in the U K gives myself and the team immense pride and satisfaction. I really appreciate you taking the time to post your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on the recommendation of my brother-in-law (he and my sister are quite local). We were greeted warmly with a smile and a joke. In taking the order, our host was careful to check how we liked our curries and even brought out a...More

Thank iandugdale
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well what can I say apart from thanking you so much for taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor and share them with other trip advisor members. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for an evening meal after reading reviews and we weren't disappointed. The service is courteous and friendly. The food arrived promptly and was excellent quality with really good portion sizes. The cost of the meal and drinks was really good value for the money.More

Thank traveller_k95
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Superb 5 Star review thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. The team and myself are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and found our service food and prices all to be top quality. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and atmosphere Food was good but a little bland.. quite expensive 10.95 per meal but had a good night use on special occasions..More

Thank mandy4105
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on trip advisor and sharing them with other trip advisor members. So pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. Only wish you had said about your food being a little bland as we could...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never disappointed with the fantastic food from The Shalimar and the great service too! Always a friendly welcome whether eating in or picking up a take away.

Thank Bill I
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor and share them with other trip advisor members. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here last night, service was phenomenal! All the wait staff (shoutout to Shakoor for looking after us) were so friendly and polite and the atmosphere was so peaceful and relaxed. The food tasted so good too and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening....More

Thank Aalia N
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your fantastic review the content of which I have passed onto Shak and the rest of the team. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing you again very soon .

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our food on our Sunday lunch time visit after a trip on the Peak Railway, but for us the highlight was Ali who really looked after us. He was great with the kids and encouraged my reluctant 8 year old daughter to...More

1  Thank PeterParker94
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Great review thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. I have passed your praise onto Ali who says thank you. Please call and see us again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have been to the Shalimar a number of times now and it is consistently very good. We always look forward to going and have never yet been disappointed. You are always made to feel so welcome, the atmosphere is relaxed, the staff are great,...More

1  Thank Sheena G
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

What praise indeed I have passed your comments onto the team who like myself thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you many more times in...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Can't believe anyone can leave a poor rating for this place as they cook to your specification and let you taste the source before creating your meal! Staff excellent too.

Thank simonholland1
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your 5 Star review I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us at the Shalimar and that everything was to your satisfaction. We look forward to your continued custom and eagerly await your next visit.

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Michelle B
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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 AlwaysDriveSafely | Reviewed this property |
Please do contact the Restaurant as the Staff will answer your question and supply any additional information you request. Food is freshly cooked and if the Staff are told you have a particular allergy or dislike for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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