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121-125 Great Horton Road, Bradford BD7 1PS, England
01274 723992
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11:30 am - 2:15 am
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Used to be the best place for chicken donners but over the last few years the amount of chicken has decreased with an inversely proportional price increase. The chilli sauce is what makes it and that is still there but 'where's the chicken?!'

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Thank Hur H
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fast service quality food , served by Hamza brilliant manners and knowledge of menu hence the tip :) and extensive desert menu very good

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Thank Joe B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place was nice once upon a time but god have standards slipped. Advise you to drink directly from the bottle as glasses are dirty as hell. The complimentary water jug is also suspect. Waiters don't acknowledge what you want toilets are dirty food however is okkkkk its not the best ive had way better its just a standard meal... More 

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Thank Wahid I
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Shimla on the 10/07/2016 with my family and guest with bit of hesitation because when we visited last time back in January 2016 we had the worst experience of customer service as staff from downstairs was very nonprofessional, they were not willing to listen to my concerns about Shimla special dish, then I ordered another dish which was... More 

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Thank fybutt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on 7/8/16 - Had to force the receptionist acknowledge we was there as she was too busy chatting up another customer while having her phone out and being accompanied by another staff member who also happen to be a girl who was too busy giggling away. We asked to be seated upstairs. Was given 45 minute wait for food... More 

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Thank Mystery E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my family. There were 12 of us in all and the food was excellent. Probably the most satisfying meal i've had so far in Bradford. The chicken donner definitely lived up to the hype but i couldn't help myself and had to try the chicken tikka donner and the fish doner which is basically masala fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect service the receptionist was very polite from my initial phone call down to the last moment. A real breath of fresh air in that place. Food was mediocre but the service made up for it. Big thumbs up for the receptionist as she is what makes this review 5 stars. Try not to burn the wings next time and... More 

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Thank Rizwan A
Bradford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for an early evening birthday Tea. Food was fab as always however service was terrible. Waitress Sara had a face like a slapped bottom. Smile love it dont cost anything. Had to ask twice for a fork then got two lots. Thought she was gunna explode when we asked for a Spoon each when.sharing two dessert between 5 of... More 

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Thank TykeBradford
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking forward to eating the chicken Donner with naan as many have hyped and recommended so I just had to try this legendary Donner. I was hugely disappointed to say the least, it's no different to any other chicken Donner you get from down the road, these guys drench the Donner in mayonnaise and chilli so really it's... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time on 12.06.16 after having recommendations and was not disappointed. The starters were all freshly cooked to order with plenty of tasty spices but not too hot. The lamb balti was delicious could eat another now. The only thing I could fault was the yoghurt mint sauce it was yuk and came in an old plastic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:15 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121-125 Great Horton Road, Bradford BD7 1PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: 01274 723992

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?