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The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
01952 433055
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Ranked #9 of 25 Restaurants in Ironbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Ate here recently, food nothing to rave about, very small portions,very big bill! Amazed its still here and people haven't seen through it yet. The venue conversion from the police station was a good gimmick to attract people in originally but that's about all its got going for it. Do yourself a favour and stop off at the Aftab if... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Eaten here twice and both times I have felt unwell afterwards, can't directly link to the food but does seem a little coincidental. Restaurant itself is great and the atmosphere is good, but portions are small and rather expensive.

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shropshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visited in dec 14 for my birthday, had a few drinks in lounge while waiting for others to arrive, which also gave us chance to look over menu. We were shown to our table upstairs, and orders taken, we didn't have to wait long for our food, the starters came out and were good size portions, everyone enjoyed them. Mains... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Been here a few times for dinner. It's converted Police station, and the main restaurant is upstairs in the courthouse. Always enjoy the food here which is well cooked and tasty. Usually enjoy the Chicken Pakora, and either Mixed Tandoori, Biriyani or a Handi. All of which I've enjoyed. Other than the biriyani, the mains come with a rice shaped... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A very interesting building. A tastefully converted Victorian police station and courthouse. Would not bother eating there again. It probably the most disappointing food we have ever tasted.

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england
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visited after hearing that this restaurant was something different and a step up from the average curry house.The old police station makes interesting surroundings but lacked a bit of atmosphere but to be fair this was probably due to there only being one other occupied table in what is quite a big room. As in previous reviews the room... More 

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Surrey/Kent Borders - England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a clever conversion of the Police Station and Law Court. It is clean and attractive and we were recommended to go here although warned it can be cold so we located ourselves by a radiator. They serve a wide range of cuisine but although it may seem harsh criticism, they need to rethink their Indian offerings as they... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Me and my partner used to live very locally to the Pondicherry and as a result are known quite well by the staff. As a foodie i have found that evenings can be ruined by more than just the food; from the atmosphere to the way the managers and staff behave. I must commend the Staff at the pondicherry as... More 

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Telford
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on Friday night. This was a joint birthday celebration and there was 37 of us! The staff coped with this amazingly, we pre booked and pre ordered all our food which obviously helped a lot. They allocated roughly 4/5 waiters to our large group and all our food came out as quick as possible. This ensured we... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went here on a mini break with friends and what a fantastic choice. The restaurant is in the old Police Station which adds greatly to the character of the place with the old cells perfectly decorated and used as private dining rooms. There is information in the cells that give a little information about some of the past residents.... More 

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Address: The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
Phone Number: 01952 433055
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
Cuisine: Indian

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