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The Shalimar

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Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
01629 735999
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Today
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 787
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Service and Meal as Usual

I live locally and visit this restaurant regularly, the service is first class as is the food. Everything is freshly prepared and nothing is too much trouble, they will even prepare food that doesn't appear on the menu if you request it. Having visited other restaurants in Matlock and Matlock bath... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Stevecsolar
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Matlock, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
Matlock, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I live locally and visit this restaurant regularly, the service is first class as is the food. Everything is freshly prepared and nothing is too much trouble, they will even prepare food that doesn't appear on the menu if you request it. Having visited other restaurants in Matlock and Matlock bath this is my favourite by a country mile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is our localish Indian resturant and is the best in the area. We went for a duel birthday, and they couldn't have been more attentive. Birthday garland, 2 cakes, 2 cards and 10% of next order were lovely touches. However, it's all very nice but how's the food. Gladly, it was up to scratch, as it always is. Hot,... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

First time at this Indian ,staff are very charismatic.very helpful, and not to over the top but hover from a distance.Food was excellent served on hot plates very pleasantly spiced. Will be back to enjoy the wide range and excellent food.

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derbyshire
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24 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

the waiters here are absolutely brilliant in every way and so is the food, they will change the food to what suites you, my wife lost her engagement ring when we got there and they all helped us look and held the table whilst we went home to look, luckily we found it but a big thanks to all the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Cycled passed this restaurant many times and loved the Aroma, eventually decided to book and what an experience. Excellent food and very attentive staff, offered little extra’s to go to that next heat level if daring enough. Highly recommended!!

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Derbyshire
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20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We don't often go out for an Indian meal but this was really special. The staff were so friendly- even coming outside with umbrellas! We were served drinks very promptly and given time to order, with advice if needed (We had two children with us) The meals were served quickly and tasted delicious. There were no sour faces when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Very friendly and attentive staff. Offered us options with our meals to make it even more delicious! Also brought extra chilli to add to our curry to bring up the spice level. Delicious food to an excellent quality. Would definitely recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We must go here at least once a month. The selection is great, the food is well flavoured and the staff are really attentive and accommodating.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I ate here a couple of years ago and the meal was 5 star absolutely perfect. However unfortunately the meal we recently had wasn't just up to scratch. Everything seemed dry and felt like it was the leftovers from the lunch or reheated. Not very impressed, I will try this place again I'm hopeful it's just a blip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Driven past it a thousand times but only went for someone's birthday. Excellent welcome, took our coats, took drink orders straight away, manager came to talk to us, and good atmosphere. Food was excellent, service was excellent, and the waiter came over numerous times to chat. 10/10 give it a go. Don't drive past.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: 01629 735999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 39
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm