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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
Closed now
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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 36
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  • 13
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  • 7
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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
Our local Indian..

The shalimar is right by our house & does a great takeaway. It seems to have really improved over these last few years & is always really busy now. We have had quite afew meals in the restaurant and takeaways and they are always really good...I didn't even like curry before I started trying... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Nicola G
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Darley Dale, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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English first
Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The shalimar is right by our house & does a great takeaway. It seems to have really improved over these last few years & is always really busy now. We have had quite afew meals in the restaurant and takeaways and they are always really good...I didn't even like curry before I started trying some of what they had to... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant for my daughter 16th Birthday.The staff were outstanding and the food was first class.The owner and staff take great pride in making sure everyone enjoys their evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

WoW! Quite simply one of the best restaurant experiences I have had in quite some time. The food was incredible, my family and I shared Bombay potatoes, meat semosas, chicken tikka missala, lemon rice, mulai chicken garlic nan.... Everything that we ordered was of the finest quality. The service was impeccable. The waiters constantly made sure everything was great and... More 

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The service was OK and the staff were friendly and polite. The big let down was the food, it was absolutely tasteless. There was just not enough sauce for the Biryani either. Sorry, but I would not eat here again.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We came here when on holiday. We had a lovely meal, the staff were very friendly and service quick. I will say it is an expensive place. You are charged extra for the pickles tray with popodums, which I think is odd!! Good portions though.

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Derbyshire
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed food here on many occasions but last week we booked for a family birthday and just had to write to say how thrilled we were with the evening. The service is outstanding, the waiters are friendly but efficient and looked after us like royalty. We have been used to this service and probably taken it for granted but when... More 

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Swansea
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I find the food here just average - a lot of sauce which tends to taste the same with whatever dish you have. The service is very good with friendly staff. Have ordered home delivery before- but never again - extremely greasy and dry nan bread.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I had a meal here on the 26th July for my birthday , the food & service was as lovely as the last time we went .I was a bit greedy & ordered more food than I could manage so kindly the staff asked if I wanted to take my nan bread home with me ...tasting as nice as it... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had heard some really good reports about the Shalimar and having been a while since our last visit decided to try it out. It lives up totally to its 5* rating, the staff were superb, friendly, knowledgeable and helpful and the food was fantastic, absolutely delicious. A thoroughly enjoyable evening

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Food was really good, staff were very friendly. We even got some complementary drinks at the end of the evening which was very generous.

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Additional Information about The Shalimar

Address: Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
Phone Number: 01629 735999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 39
Cuisine: Indian

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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 16 - 39
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
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