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The Shimla Palace

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Indian, Asian, British, Bangladeshi
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Cromwell House, Stafford ST17 0XS, England
01889 881325
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best Indian restaurant in the world!

I often frequent the Shimla Palace because it is hands down the best Indian restaurant in the Stafford area! Even before you step through the doors you are impressed by the beautiful building the restaurant is located in. When you walk through the doors you are greeted by friendly staff who will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Dee T
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Stafford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I often frequent the Shimla Palace because it is hands down the best Indian restaurant in the Stafford area! Even before you step through the doors you are impressed by the beautiful building the restaurant is located in. When you walk through the doors you are greeted by friendly staff who will serve you a drink within minutes! There is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I visited here to order a bit of takeaway and can honestly say I have never been to a more friendly and welcoming curry house. It was great to see and the food wasn't bad either. Shame it's not my local.

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went for the first time to this restaurant after being recommended. Have to say we were not disappointed. It was a Monday night and it's obviously busy throughout the week as well as weekends. Service was good, although a little slow taking our food order, but drinks arrived promptly along with menu's. Loved the fact that you can have a... More 

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Little Haywood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Special food, special people this place is well worth a visit. The problem with many restaurants is they are inconsistent. Not this one. Always 1st class. Great food and tremendous service and great value !! What more do we want. A privilege to have you on our doorstep. Thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The shimla palace is an awesome place to eat. The food is gorgeous and the service is impeccable. Great atmosphere and run by brilliant friendly people. I Won't go anywhere else!! ;)

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Lovely food with excellent friendly service !! Great atmosphere with attentive staff ... Wide carried menu with fresh ingredients.. Definitely best in area

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We visit The Shimla Palace quite a lot and use the take away service. The food is always delicious and fresh, I recommend the tandoori mixed grill. We have been to the restaurant with family and when it was my Dads birthday, the staff decorated the room for us. The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Lovely food as always and very welcoming staff, can't fault the place. Won't go to any other Indian around here. very good prices too.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A spur of the moment visit on Friday night and we were lucky to get a table for 2. As usual the food was lovely but the waiters kept hovering about and we had barely put down our knives and forks before the plates were whisked away. The couple opposite us actually commented to the waiter about the speed their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Went tonight brilliant evening had the monk fish and chicken with lamb mince meat cooked to perfection !!!!!! The staff were top people so helpful and obliging could not of had a better evening congratulations to the staff in providing a super place to eat and enjoy!!!!!!😀

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cromwell House, Stafford ST17 0XS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: 01889 881325

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 23
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, British, Bangladeshi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?