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Bexhill Shiplu Tandoori

109 London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 3LB, England
+44 1424 219159
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good18%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (31 reviews)
“king prawns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
109 London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 3LB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was great staff very polite ,helpful.Has a very good reputation our friends a taxi driver and was told how good this place was.Good value hope it stays the same .Will go back there.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with work colleagues for birthday party. Good food with good table service. We had set menu and all came out in time. Friendly atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank gill1507
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered our food at 5.25 and were told an hour for delivery, it finally turned up at 7.10 after I phoned twice to chase it, I was told it was sitting in the restaurant ready to be delivered because of this we had cold...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday night with 10 friends for our Christmas meal. There were only 2 other tables occupied in the restaurant. So it certainly wasn’t busy . We waited 2 hours for our food !!. During that time no member of staff came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank viv n
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Ordered a delivery at 6.30, delivered at 8.20 with no indication it would be so late....and it was cold. I have been a loyal customer for years, but this will be my last order. My last order was also cold, but I chose to give...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This used to be the best restaurant for Indian food in the local area a long time ago but I don’t know what has happened as it has gone downhill so far now it is such a shame. We were not greeted well when we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

The first issue with this restaurant was that the website stated parking was around the corner when in fact the location of the car park had changed. We only found this out when we got into the restaurant and then had to go out again...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pat M
BexhillShiplu, Public Relations Manager at Bexhill Shiplu Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you for your review, we apologise for the delay with your food order. We will update our website to make our parking area clearer.

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Had a takeaway from here tonight. Couldn't even eat it, so bad. My girlfriend didn't like hers either. The naan is soggy. The curry flavourless and the meat chewy. Probably the worst curry I have ever eaten.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank R9005RPleeh
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I ordered for the first time from this restaurant and what a mistake. The manager was rude, insulting and very unprofessional and refused to give me a refund so I had to make 2 calls to just eat to sort it out. I wish I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank roastrestaurant
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Four of us went to the Wednesday evening Banquet Night and had a fantastic meal. It was excellent value for money at only £14.95 per head, and there was more food than we could manage (and some of us had huge appetites!). The service was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sleepy59
BexhillShiplu, Public Relations Manager at Bexhill Shiplu Tandoori, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your high recommendation of our Wednesday Banquet and feedback on the excellent service from our dedicated team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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23 December 2014|
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Response from MrGPL | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but we have been using shiplu for over 20 years now, we had the worst meal ever on this occasion AND on a previous visit with friends as well, [ had to complain to the sloppy english staff ,very embarrassing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 3LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Bexhill-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 219159
  • E-mail
“We welcome customers to the best Indian Restaurant around. Our beautiful restaurant, attentive service and genuine hospitality is the ideal plae for a memorable night out. We guarantee you will want to come again and again and again. Every time you do, we will assure you of the same warm welcome, great food and wonderful atmosphere.”Eat in and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, along with our spectacular, mouth watering dishes, as the staff and surroundings take you through the mystical journey of India. Our 150 seat restaurant also provides a 20 seat waiting area where customers can enjoy a pre-dinner drink. The restaurant is equipped to welcome disabled customers. Our Authentic Indian Cuisine is targeted to the curry lovers and the first timers. Once you’ve tried a curry at the Shiplu, you’ll be a convert and regular customer. For parties of 10 or more, we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment or waiting.
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