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The Old Police Station | Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
01952 433055
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pondicherry is recommended by the locals but is a bit pricey-this does not matter if you love a great curry. Service is great-situation is fascinating, this is the old police station.

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Thank GerryKent
Telford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the best indian meals I've had in a long time. It's an interesting building with so much history to observe. The staff were pleasant and professional. Advisable to pre book as it gets very busy. Would certainly go back.

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1 Thank maxi5758
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend and so visited during our stay in Ironbridge. The food was excellent and plentiful! We had the pondicherry naan which were delicious. The staff and manager were both helpful and attentative.

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Thank Stephi V
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in ironbridge asked some local people where the best place to eat was and this place was highly recommended It was actually an old converted police station. This place was really special we have never had food like it not your usual indian restaurant it was real fine dining, beautiful food the staff made you feel like... More 

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Thank daisymay666
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pondicherry a Perl of India situated around 180 km south of Chennai. It was under French rule, therefore many buildings have French touch. In November 1954, Puducherry became part of the union territory. Beautiful beaches, Aurobindo Ashram, Aerovilla, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are main attraction.

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traceythomas64
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made an unplanned visit here while visiting the Ironbridge River Festival. Despite being very busy and having not booked, we were greeted by attentive staff and quickly shown to a table for 5. Situated in an historic old police station, this place has lots of character. I had the chicken Tikka Biriani, which was very tasty. The accompanying curry sauce... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot sing the praises of this place enough! Every time I visit I am made to feel very welcome and nothing is ever too much trouble. I cannot fault it at all. I tend to visit each month. Sometimes I have one of the old favourites or one of the recommendations. The mushroom pakora is to die for and... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pondicherry is located at the eastern edge of Ironbridge, a ten-minute walk from the bridge. Like most places in the village, it has no dedicated parking, but is only a couple of minutes from a pay-and-display. I think many of the car-parks are free after 5.pm, but you might want to check. This Indian restaurant is quite the surprise,... More 

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Wales
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent meal, great staff and what amazing surroundings, met the owner who showed us around the 'cells' etc Food was delicious and lager cold & welcoming!

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Thank FamilyHill
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for a family meal and couldn't fault it! can't recommend the Lamb Shank enough, was perfection. The owner is so lovely and everyone needs to go for food here

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, 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: 01952 433055

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