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The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
01952 433055
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Ranked #8 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
Coventry, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
114 helpful votes 114 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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15 reviews 15 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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Midlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have been living in area 5 and half years and tonight was our first visit. What a shame we only just found thus restaurant. Lovely and clean, building. The staff are very nice, friendly and professional. The food was really nice, well presented. Lovely flavours and didn't feel stuffed at end,. The bill was a nice surprise as it... More 

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telford
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Been in Telford for 8 years and always heard good things about this place. Well, finally went with friends and can honestly say we are sorry for not going earlier! The building and decor is immaculate (in the old police station) with quirky hints of the building's past. Staff very welcoming and attentive throughout. But the reason you are reading... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I have visited pondicherry with my partner a few times and every time we have been the service has been brilliant, friendly and welcoming. The food was unbelieveable, we are big fans of indian food anyway so we know a good curry . I had the chicken tika masala as i always do my ultimate fave! and i was amazed... 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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