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Pondicherry

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The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
01952 433055
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 175
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  • 28
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  • 15
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a lovely place

My husband and I called in without reservations early on a Saturday evening. We were so glad we did. We had a lovely meal in lovely surrounding served by attentive staff. You really couldn't ask for more.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
monty1012014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I called in without reservations early on a Saturday evening. We were so glad we did. We had a lovely meal in lovely surrounding served by attentive staff. You really couldn't ask for more.

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Thank monty1012014
Cotswold
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived within half a mile of this restaurant for over twelve years and never been in before! My partner's tried it and was enthusiastic, but I never got round to it. What a mistake. The reason I never tried it before is that the menu is not vegetarian-friendly. Of course,you can always ask for what you want, but it... More 

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Thank Mr H
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Ironbridge we decided to visit Pondicherry, it was a Friday night but only about four tables occupied, not surprised, £15 for a curry and £9.95 for a bottle of king cobra!!!! What a rip off, food was just OK and saying it was January you would have expected some heating??!!

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Thank Joyce W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Ironbridge for the weekend for a special occasion and our first choice of restaurant was closed. How pleased we are now. After a recommendation from a local shopkeeper we booked a table at the Pondicherry. When we arrived you couldn't help but be taken aback by the beautiful setting in the old police station which has been... More 

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Thank Malex1619
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

It was a quiet Sunday after Xmas - a few customers - good, friendly atmosphere. Food- best Indian food I have eaten in a restaurant.- I highly recommend the Lamb Handi Mahi -melt in the mouth lamb wonderfully spiced. Comes with a pyramid of rice. Had Bhindi Bahji and Saag Aloo for sides- all in all 10/10! Can't wait to... More 

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Thank Paula B
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Fantastic evening thank you, the food was amazing, when asked to provide a dish milder than the norm that's exactly what you did with out losing any of the taste, previous experience is normally to end up with a meal similar to a korma. Your restaurant the food, atmosphere and staff are all great, we will definitely be back and... More 

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Thank Janine L
Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Organising a birthday meal for fiancée n sister in law for 11people, had our own private dining area, staff and service was first class, topped with incredible food. Best Indian restaurant we've been too. Well worth a visit if your in Ironbridge

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Thank Jenny W
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

A group of 6 friends celebrating Christmas. The decoration is modern but cosy. We had poppadoms to start, the dips were lovely and the poppadoms were very crunchy. We had christmas crackers on the table which was a nice touch. The staff were very friendly and attentive but not a pest. The mains were delicious. The prices may seem a... More 

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Thank Goosey G
Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

this is a standard hove most indian restaurants everything is so fresh and tasty great service great surroundings and unique the was our 4th visit and we will for sure go again

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Thank gary g
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend to us by the hotel that we were staying at. We didn't really know what to expect but decided to give it a go and was not disappointed. The restaurant itself was a former police station and the owners have left the setting as it was, the cells down stairs are drinks areas where you can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions

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