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Sultan of Lancaster

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Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We used to go here years and years ago as students! Absolutely beautiful inside. Very friendly service. Simple and incredibly well priced menu (we randomly happened upon Happy Hour). Delicious food. Generous portions.

1 Thank Hayleyrigg
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My misgivings about dining alcohol -free were dispelled by the pleasant soft drinks available by the jug or glass. The restaurant is in a converted chapel and has been very tastefully completed respecting the original features whilst incorporating new ethnic decor. The food was very good. The naan breads were superb - like pillows - and wonderful flavour and texture.... More 

1 Thank franandpaul
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in off the cuff during an overnight visit on our way home from a family holiday. We hadnt booked but that wasnt an issue and we were seated almost immediately. The staff were lovely and very helpful. The food was delicious. From the poppadums and pickles, to the starters to the main courses with the sides. The kids... More 

1 Thank Pauline S
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I come here every few years via narrow boat and this restaurant is top of our list to visit when here. It never lets us down. The decor is sympathetic, the staff are delightful and the food absolutely delicious. Ok, no alcohol but wow, the mocktails are really tasty and make a wonderful change. I can certainly recommend the mango... More 

1 Thank MimiA165
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend paying a visit here whilst you still can. Good value for money. Excellent quality food. Very fast service. Extremely pleasant staff. We had a table for 15 people, mixture of starters, mains and soft drinks all totalled to £150. No alcohol is served or allowed in the restaurant but Lancaster is full of pubs sonjust enjoy the amazing... More 

1 Thank Stuart G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly awesome. A little worried about it being a dry restaurant but the food massively over compensates. Skip the rice and go for the amazing breads. All tandoori cooked & delicious. These guys are the curry King's (sorry Sultans). Truly. Ask for it any curry to be customised - a bit hotter etc. As it is all scratch made nothing... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal on a Saturday night while staying in Lancaster. The staff are extremely polite and helpful and the food was of a very high quality. It was fresh, tasty and spicey. The peshwari naan was the best I have ever seen and tasted. Tip- don't get a naan each unless you have a huge appetite as they... More 

1 Thank rlttodd2003
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old church venue, tasty food served quickly. Reasonably priced. No music so lacked a little ambience. No alcohol served here.

1 Thank Guartie
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sultan is a lovely venue serving excellent food and friendly service. We visited on a Saturday evening when it was quite busy but the food and service was excellent. I'm vegetarian and the choice for me was excellent. I highly recommend ordering a jug of mango lassi, my favourite bit!

1 Thank RHW83
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We ate here when staying over in Lancaster and went because of the reviews. The food was very good, tasty, quite traditional and well prepared. The staff were friendly enough, but the place was quiet, no background music and distinctly lacking atmosphere. They don't serve alcohol and unlike some other places without a license don't let you bring your own... More 

1 Thank Stephen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian, Halal, Asian, Balti
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 01524-61188

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