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The Shimla Palace

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Asian, Bangladeshi, Indian, British
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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 120
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Best curry house going

The Shimla Palace combines excellent food with equally as amazing service. The staff are lovely. Can't fault the place

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
francescavictoria97
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Stafford, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Shimla Palace combines excellent food with equally as amazing service. The staff are lovely. Can't fault the place

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1 Thank francescavictoria97
Cannock, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not your typical Indian restaurant as it is a converted house with a lot of separate areas which means you are not listening to the noise of everyone else conversation and a table for 2 is exactly that its not just two foot away from the next table. There is a lovely area with a large table for... More 

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1 Thank Only_the_two_of_us
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience yet again at the shimla, to think we were going to have a great time with a load of family and friends, but seeing some lady with her little kid and fella lashing out at one of the staff saying so much under sun just shocked us all, you can see blatantly the chap tried everything to... More 

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1 Thank M-taster
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit about two to three times a months usually and the welcome, service and food is consistently good. The menu has a good choice of the usual and some more unusual dishes. It can be busy on a Saturday and service may be a little slower, but food is still good.

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1 Thank AllyH70
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Indian restaurants are often large rooms with bustle, atmosphere and attentive service. This is a nicely converted old rural house. Seems well managed and serves excellent Indian food. Layout makes it private and cosy but perhaps does dampen overall atmosphere and service a little. Overall if you want a more private meal this is the place for you. No qualms... More 

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1 Thank Mike P
Stafford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place the first time in a while. This is a lovely place, great atmosphere, good staff but we stopped because the food was always "samey". SO we thought give it a go again, my wife had a chicken Bengal and I had a South Indian Garlic Chicken. To my surprise, they were identical sauces..the only difference is... More 

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Thank Mark T
Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Outstanding service and superb food for a good price. The staff make every visit memorable with dedicated personal service and make every effort to ensure you will visit again. From my observation that's exactly what happens with good reason.

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Thank Jamie F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Ordered takeaway for 12 people, New years Eve, fast service, friendly staff and lovely food, would recommend.

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Thank Dawn L
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We have eaten at here before been very good decided to order takeaway for delivery shocking over one and half hours to deliver told one hour when it finally arrived driver walking around street looking for us I had to go out to him if listened on phone we quite clearly stated we were in a private drive. Food was... More 

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Thank Jude C
Rugeley
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The staff are always friendly welcomingand accommodating. The food is always of excellent quality, the menu is interesting catering for all palates. The takeaway option meets the same standard of eating in .

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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: Asian, Bangladeshi, Indian, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, 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?