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The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
01952 433055
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 156
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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 12
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  • 7
    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
Lovely meal, unusual setting

The restaurant is set in a converted police station - they even have the old cells still in the basement! We had a wonderful meal with excellent service. We thought the price was reasonable for what we had. Portions were good sized and we went away feeling very full. Would certainly recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
hollydale
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birmingham, england
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
birmingham, england
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The restaurant is set in a converted police station - they even have the old cells still in the basement! We had a wonderful meal with excellent service. We thought the price was reasonable for what we had. Portions were good sized and we went away feeling very full. Would certainly recommend it to anyone looking for a good indian... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

we ate here at the weekend with a friend who has a number of food allergies. The service was fantastic and they were able to accommodate all of her needs (including no onion or garlic) and offered to make any dish to order. All our food was great and the surroundings and service was amazing. Although it maybe more expensive... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

OK It was a Tuesday night, so perhaps a bit quieter than weekends, but there were enough people there to add atmosphere. 8 of us turned up, unannounced, to celebrate a number of things and we couldn't have been better looked after. The food was great and my daughter, celebrating a birthday and engagement was given a bottle of her... More 

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Ironbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Recommended by friends, and i will definitely be recommending to others. Delicious and creative dishes, quality ingredients, carinly served by lovely staff. A different Indian dining experience, can't wait to go back!

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36 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a rather quirky restaurant situated in an old police station. The menu is not as extensive as many Indian diners,but the food is well prepared,nicely presented and served by friendly waiters. Prices are perhaps higher than average,but the ambiance is good and there is a choice of dining rooms ( including cells ). We enjoyed a pleasant meal... More 

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112 reviews 112 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Yes it's a little expensive, but to be honest well worth the extra few quid in my opinion. We were in a rush and the english chappies were very helpful. Each different dish was clearly identifiable as a different dish which doesn't happen in our local, the king prawns were amazing and a fabulous atmosphere to boot. Highly recommend and... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Went with my husband to celebrate our anniversary. When we got there we were immediately shown upstairs to our table. Waiters were very prompt and polite but almost robotic - maybe that's because we'd never been before. Food was nice and hot. The building was slightly cool but that was maybe because it was empty, we ate early and there... More 

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Shropshire, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Thank you for another great evening with family and friends! Our favourite venue for special nights because of the annexed room which provides privacy and also allows you to enjoy the evening without being intrusive on others. Service is attentive without being fussy and prices are reasonable and reflect the high standard of food. Thank you once again and we... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Absolutely fantastic atmosphere, made to feel really welcome, food explained to us and recommendations made according to what we like. We managed to get a table downstairs in the dungeons which I would highly recommend, absolutely amazing! Food was delicious, service A1! As a fussy curry water is Highly recommend this place to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is fantastic though a little expensive (this is usual for anything in Ironbridge). Interesting building as you can view some of the history of the building as a police station. It was cold in the building but this could be due to the cold stone architecture.

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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: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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