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“fabulous food”
Review of The Shalimar

The Shalimar
Ranked #2 of 126 Restaurants in Matlock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$32
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti
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Good for: Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
derbyshire
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“fabulous food”
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Had a few meals in this restaurant and every time it was fantastic, excellent food and really freindly professional staff who are happy to reccommend the various curries. Weve also had a few takeaways in fact we had one tonight and were pleasantly surprised to have it delivered by a very smart man wearing a suite, now thats a first, cant imagine anyone can beat that !!!

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Ellewelly
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The_Shalimar_DD, Manager at The Shalimar, responded to this review, 24 March 2014
We believe that the Take Away service should mirror what you would expect from inside our restaurant and we strive the ensure that everything it as perfect as can be. We believe that image plays a very important role in the eyes of our customers and our staff dress accordingly, this extends to our delivery drivers too. We are glad you find your take away as enjoyable as when you dine in and is of the same high standard that you would expect from us. We look forward to seeing you again Many Thanks The Shalimar
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Stoke-on-Trent
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“Fabulous food and fantastic attentive service.”
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We attended as a birthday treat, midweek on a Wednesday evening. Upon our arrival we were greeted in a friendly, professional manner, which continued throughout our visit. The food was prepared to perfection and service could not have been better. After paying our bill, our Waiter chatted about our visit and I informed that my Husband and I had visited to celebrate my Birthday. A few minutes later, I was presented with a lovely surprise... a mini Birthday cake!! Made the lovely evening, even more special. Would definitely recommend this wonderful Restaurant to anyone wanting a fabulous dining experience.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank SJoynson
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The_Shalimar_DD, Manager at The Shalimar, responded to this review, 21 March 2014
The Shalimar and its staff thank you for your lovely feedback and praise. It is our constant endeavor to succeed and delight all our guests, serving them the highest quality cuisine with the excellent customer service. We are delighted that we made your birthday a more special occasion and we look forward to seeing you again soon
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“excellent service, outstanding food and lovely atmosphere. well worth a visit.”
Reviewed 19 March 2014

we went on recommendation of our accomodation. we were not disappointed the food was the best weve had in Indian restaurants. we will definately return if we visit the area again.the staff were very welcoming and couldnt do enough for us. One word "amazing" thank you. x

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank sally10270
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The_Shalimar_DD, Manager at The Shalimar, responded to this review, 21 March 2014
Thank you for your compliments, we accept them with our professional pride. We work as a team to provide the supreme best experience to our customers making it a special and memorable dining experience. We hope that you will please visit us again next time you visit the area, Many Thanks The Shalimar
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York, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 19 March 2014

On a recent stay at Pilsley we decided to dine out on a friends recommendation to The Shalimar,where we treated to a superb meal, with excellent customer service by all of the staff, but a special mention must go to our waiter Shakoor, who's help & assistance in suggesting possible combinations of meals for novice Indian meal eaters was brilliant. The food was served quickly, along with accompaniments, all fresh ingredients, & nicely presented. In fact we couldn't fault anything. The restaurant is well decorated, & the restrooms are immaculate.All in all we had an excellent meal for 4 at very reasonable prices.It was a pleasure to dine here & be served upon by staff who very clearly knew their business & above all else enjoyed their work. We will return next time we are visiting the area.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Neil N
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The_Shalimar_DD, Manager at The Shalimar, responded to this review, 21 March 2014
Wow !!! That is what we, at The Shalimar as a team work so hard for, your lovely comments have been relayed to the entire team and Shakoor is very thankful of your kind comments. All of our staff are very knowledgeable in the dishes that our customers would like depending on their tastes and we are glad that it enhanced your dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you again next time you are in the area. Many Thanks The Shalimar
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Round table for a larger group - Lovely”
Reviewed 17 March 2014

There were 5 of us, which is always difficult, but no problem here. Lovely round table and when it wasn't big enough for all the food we had ordered, we even had a little overflow table on wheels!! Brilliant. Food was delicious. We have eaten here many times over the years and it just goes from strength to strength. We took our leftovers home with us and had them for breakfast. Great evening had by all

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank KatieinMatlock
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The_Shalimar_DD, Manager at The Shalimar, responded to this review, 21 March 2014
Thank you for your great review, we always try our best to make your dining experience one that you will never forget. Our round tables cater for all size groups and it seems made to fit your group. We are delighted you tenjoyed your Shalimar Experience and we look forward to your continued visits ,Thanks again The Shalimar
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