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The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433055
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, good service and pleasant New Year dining experience. This is the second year running we have been to the Pondicherry we look forward to our next visit.

Thank DrifterD
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284 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had many nice meals here previously. Service was very poor, couldn't get any more drinks, no check back - only 3 tables in total. Wine plonked on table, not even opened, was not what we ordered but waiter argued that it was - Pinot Grigio white ordered, served blush. Food is normally so nice, but on this occasion my fillet... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended Food outstanding and the service to match, this place has a heat atmosphere and will be back again

Thank crazyrunner81
North Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was bland and lacked the flavour you'd expect. The chilly chicken dish I ordered was billed as "spicy" with "fresh chillies" but had about as much spice as a plain cracker. I love hot food so this was disappointing! The dish my wife order had very little taste despite appearing visually to have the requisite ingredients! The two... More 

Thank adamskinvan
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, I have never, ever in my life had a chicken and ginger curry like it. It was refreshing, spicy, warm on the tongue and hot on the plate, absolutely fantastic. Exceedingly well presented, foreboding setting and such pleasant young staff.

Thank Mumofone2005
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant after it was recommended to us, Lovely peaceful restaurant we were told and on first view that's what we got, some of the cliental were having a family party, which turned into one hell of a row, shame really because after they walked out it was a lovely atmosphere. The food was of good standard although... More 

Thank Goldsue
Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place to eat, although the only downside was it was Friday before Christmas and the place was crazy, so we had to remind the waiter to bring our wine!!! Service could have been a little better but it was recognised by staff and we were offered a complimentary glass of wine (in addition to the bottle!). Would definately go... More 

Thank Ruth T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

It is a little bit more than you would normally pay for a India meal but you are paying for the beautiful surroundings the excellent friendly service and the gorgeous food. Well worth a visit ☆☆

Thank Margaret P
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

If I'm after a great Indian restaurant then the Bilash in Wolverhanpton is my benchmark. The food at Pondicherry isn't as good as theirs however the setting and the environment are a little better. My fish pakora was a little underdone but everything else was fine. Don't expect a cheap meal but it was certainly worth what we paid. The... More 

Thank Nigel C
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We have visited on many occasions but it has been 6 months since last visit. There are Indian restaurants in Wellington but we prefer the 12 mile drive to this establishment. It is the Olde Police Station and Courthouse which has maintained many features including the cells. There is a bar downstairs for pre drinks and the restaurant is on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Eastern European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1952 433055

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