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Shimla Spice Restaurant - Shipley

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Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Indian
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69 Otley Road | Leonard Street, Shipley, Bradford BD18 2BJ, England
441274599800
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 45
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good curry, fantastic naan bread

Had a good curry and there were lots of interesting choices on the menu beyond the typical korma, tikka masala and vindaloo crowd. We had a family naan bread which was really nice and fresh absolutely gargantuan. The waiters were friendly, if a little overbearing. They provided free popadums and... read more

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

Had a good curry and there were lots of interesting choices on the menu beyond the typical korma, tikka masala and vindaloo crowd. We had a family naan bread which was really nice and fresh absolutely gargantuan. The waiters were friendly, if a little overbearing. They provided free popadums and yoghurt for us (the yoghurt was because my wife found... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We live in York but have travelled regularly to Bradford to eat good curries for twenty five years at different places. This restaurant takes some beating though. The food is excellent with a wide selection of dishes. The sizzling platters for starters were so tasty. I am now going to rave about their Lemon Rice with our main courses. We... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a modern curry restaurant in the heart of Shipley. Clean comfortable and friendly staff to make you feel welcome. For all its indisputable assets I have to say I was a little disappointed with the actual food. My tandoori chicken starter was very small and tasteless with the smallest touch of salad. My chicken balti special main meal... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We travel regularly all the way from Durham, a trip of 65 miles, to visit this restaurant. The food is out of this world. The curry spices heavenly and the staff very attentive and knowledgeable about the food, the area etc. We usually have one of the Desi dishes, cooked in the traditional Punjabi style. I had a medium spicy... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A lovely friendly restaurant with great service and a fantastic and imaginative menu of delicious food. Bring your own alcohol. Reasonably priced. 10% off if you collect your own takeaway. Delivery also available. My only quibble was that the liver tikka was overcooked, but I know lots of people like it cooked through so I guess it will always be... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We were staying with relatives for a couple of days in Shipley and i have wanted to try a Bradford curry for years. Well i was definately not dissapointed. Parking available at the back of the premises. We had a pram for our baby and didn't know if we could take this in but it wasnt an issue and they... More 

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West Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We arrived and no longer sat down and we was shown to our table and was offer another one if we not want to sit in the window asthe sun was shinning into my wifes face. They took our order quickly and the food came very quickly. The naan bread was more like a family one. We did not know... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and food I am coeliac and had no problems lots of choice great food and value for money.

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Shipley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Went as a group of 9 from work - they were so attentive - couldn't do enough for us. I only had a curry and shared a naan and chips and was stuffed. Really nice - can't believe this is on my doorstep and not tried it before. Do think it is slightly costly though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

And found a great curry at Shimla! Nice spice, generous portions, and as good as it gets curry flavor. I found my Saltaire/Shipley India restaurant. I look forward to my next visit! Good job, Drew

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 69 Otley Road | Leonard Street, Shipley, Bradford BD18 2BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford  >  Shipley
  • Phone Number: 441274599800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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