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The Misbah

) #8 of 39 Restaurants in Monmouth ££ - £££ Indian, Asian,
9 Priory Street, Monmouth NP25 3BR, Wales
+44 1600 714940
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 Priory Street, Monmouth NP25 3BR, Wales
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the Misbah on the Wye Vally Walk, were stood outside reading the menu when a passerby recommended it to us. They were right. Excellent service and a friendly atmosphere with starters and main meals of top quality.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Misbah is a favourite restaurant. Food and service have always been excellent and I enjoy its low key charm. Good but understated. It's only fair to say that it recently received a poorish report for its hygiene, which surprised me, I suspect this is...More

Thank Mike k
MisbahMonmouth, Manager at The Misbah, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mike Thank you for your comments, I'm pleased to hear you had a great visit! We did indeed take a blip in our hygiene score however in our re-visit by the health inspectors we have achieved the highest score of 5. We take great...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Moved into the area today, so was looking for something tasty and somewhere relaxing. Well, we hit it first time. Service was efficient and friendly. Prices were reasonable, and they have a great selection on their menu. The food was tasty, and the portions good....More

Thank Cwyfan
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Phoned and booked a table so they were expecting us, only 5, as soon as we walked in through the door it went wrong really. We had to stand at the door and wait for the waitress to set our table up. We arrived before...More

3  Thank Lushlyndi
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We visited the Misbah for a takeaway while on a short break in Monmouth. We called to order the meal at 7.15PM and we told it would be ready for 8.20PM. It was eventually ready at 8.45PM but I have to say the wait was...More

1  Thank BeeEdd10
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Having read so many good things about this place thought we would try it out, well I'll say average at best really quite bland and also expensive for what you get, 3 of us one aged 15 bottle of wine 2 cokes and main coarse...More

1  Thank mervinminge
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Always a friendly welcome - and the food is excellent. Particularly love the prawn dhansak and the nans!

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Firstly, WOW! The Misbah Tandoori is definitely a must-visit Indian restaurant! Me, my husband and 5 month old daughter were recently staying at Forest Holidays: Forest of Dean site and we knew that we were 1) not cooking on holiday and 2) definitely going to...More

Thank ReviewAngel
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We eat here fairly regularly, or pop in for a takeaway as we live just around the corner. Superb food and service without fail.

1  Thank ajveater2017
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Having heard lots about this place we decided to try it having just moved back into the area. I love Indian cuisine and have tried most in the area over the years with this being one of the last. I have to say I found...More

1  Thank Mark W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$38
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Priory Street, Monmouth NP25 3BR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Monmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1600 714940
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome / Shagotom / Croeso to The MisbahVoted Best Restaurant in South Wales by ‘Good Curry Guide’ 2013/14.Awarded top 100 restaurant in the UK.The Misbah is a family run restaurant, offering authentic Bangladeshi cuisine, and is located in a grade II listed building in the heart of Monmouth, within the picturesque Wye valley.The restaurant offers an function room taking the capacity to 80 diners.We use only the finest quality ingredients and all dishes are freshly cooked to order.Over the years we have introduced new innovative dishes with distinctive flavours which are unique to ‘The Misbah’.Many celebrities patronise at The Misbah such as:Sir Alan Cox. KB, CBE: “A wonderfully deserved place in the top 100, Monmouth should be very proud”!Pat Chapman: Founder of the Curry Club and author of the ‘Good Curry Guide’Elinor Jones (BBC): “Around Wales with Elinor” What a wonderful evening !David Bellamy: “Great food, Great welcome”.Shirley-Ann Field // Catherine FinchDave Edmunds: The best ! Thank you !The Darkness (Dan Hawkins): “Best place in Wales, Best night of my life, Thank you.”Kate & Nick Brine (Leeders Farm Studio Norfolk): “Tried Miah’s special dish, it was awesome.”ASH: (Charlotte Hatherley) ‘Fantastic Thank you xxBlack Sabbath (Heaven & Hell) “Always come back to Misbah It Rock’s”Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) “My first Indians”REM: “Stupendously good curry”.Mott the Hoople: “Very nice meal”Shakin Stevens: “Excellent”KT Tunstall // Spice Girls // The Corrs // Donna Summer // Julian LennonThe Bluetones // The Charlatans // Coldplay // Oasis // Bob Geldof // Robbie WilliamBig CountryMark Owen: (Take That) “Thank you very much, nice music”.Judas Priest: “Will be back”.Nick Faldo: “Excellent”.Ryan Giggs // Lee SharpLord David Steel (House of Lords) “Great Lamb Passanda”.Peter Snape MP (House of commons) Again! “Steel Excellent”.Malcom Bruce (House of Commons) “Very Pleasant”.Eric Pickles MP (House of Commons) A well balanced and wonderful meal.Arthur Scargill: “Thanks for a first class meal & Excellent service”(And many more; too many to mention)Ustad Gulam Mustafa Khan: The master of classical musicHariprasad Chaurasia: (The masters in Indian flute) He has collaborated with several western musicians,including John McLaughlin, Jan Garbarek, and Ken LaubeZakir Hussain: (The Masters in Tabla) musical producer, film actor and composer.Anindo Chatterjee (Tabla) / Shivkumar Sharma (Santur) / Gianni Ricchizzi (Vichitra Vina)Imrat Khan (Sitar) / Budhaditya Mukherjee (Sitar) / L. Subramaniam The masters of VolinAnoushka Shankar: The food was lovely’ !Mission StatementWe place the customers at the centre of our business.
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