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Shish Mahal

63A High Street, Musselburgh EH21 7BZ, Scotland
+44 131 665 3121
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (11 reviews)
“gosht” (5 reviews)
“rogan josh” (4 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
63A High Street, Musselburgh EH21 7BZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating with 2 friends on their first visit to eat curry, 2 friends from US who enjoy proper Indian food they cannot find in California and ourselves who have travelled in the East we were served with dishes of degrees of "heat" which satisfied us...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times with mixed experiences- mostly good to be fair but tonight was horrible. The Taak Dahl soup was watery, bland and the large chunks of lentils were undercooked. The chapatti’s were damp and freezing cold and the chicken tikka was tough,...More

1  Thank AlexV85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we had a takeaway from shish mahal and we were hit with very low standards of food and service. The amount of food was appalling as was the quality of food. Therefore i will not be back at the shish mahal.

2  Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Tastiest garlic chicken I have ever eaten, lightly spiced and plenty of garlic (as it should) no mucking about and good nan to boot. Jally

Thank jallybongo
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a tuesday which is their weekly buffet night. Not impressed with the buffet nor the service received. My opinion of a buffet is a large selection to choose from. Upon entering restuarant and it giving off a very cramped impression, i noticed...More

2  Thank leegee86
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Service poor, were not given any instructions for buffet, didnt even take a drink order - completely ignored! Poppadoms were soggy and the chicken pakora was never replaced when the last cold ones were taken. Was looking forward to main meal as the staff clearly...More

1  Thank Craig p
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival it looked like we were putting them out asking for a table. We were shown to a table in total silence and handed menus. Food splats up the wall were not a good sign. Staff sauntering about doing nothing. Eventually got a drink...More

1  Thank Juandimagio
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This place has been open for what seems. Like forever. Very basic decor / furnishings. But the food is amazing in my opinion it’s the best in the area. I hand the lamb rogan josh. Pila rice. And a man bread. Would recommend.

Thank dave d
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited this rest restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. Always ordered from the menu. Six lying lamb particularly amazing. Lovely nan, pakora etc. Nicely chilled beer and you can, of course, bring a bottle of wine. It is certainly not disgusting,...More

Thank K3306SFjohnb
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

If you wish food poison try here. I wrote a review 2017 with food poison. It happened again 3 months ago. N last night friend ended up in A n E.....totally filthy

5  Thank Caroline F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63A High Street, Musselburgh EH21 7BZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Musselburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 665 3121
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