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Sultan of Lancaster

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The Old Church Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
+44 1524 61188
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked for 4 people for my Sons birthday.. Excellent!!!! The food was 5* The staff were warm & welcoming & the service was great Highly recommended & will be definitely going back

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1 Thank Shellbrown
Padiham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called on this restaurant last night looking for a good take away curry... was told about this place couldn't fault the service and food really enjoyed after a days sight seeing and walking.. One comment though ... wish you had more to offer on your menu ..

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1 Thank stevenw2015
Lancaster
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to the Sultan despite living in Lancaster for 26 years .. I really enjoyed it. Very welcoming, first class service and the food was excellent. The Peshwari Naan is to die for and the jug of Lemon Sherbett drink was so refreshing and different. Reasonable cost wise and dont let the fact there is no alcohol put you... More 

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1 Thank MandMLancaster
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

I went with a friend Saturday night. As usual the food was amazing. We both had chicken tikka kebabs. The chicken melts in your mouth, and the rice is perfect. We had a sauce on the side which was lovely and a salad. We finished with a kulfi (ice cream) and coffee. The staff were as always very friendly and... More 

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2 Thank Linda694
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

We always enjoy eating at Sultan's - the service is great and so is the food. A good selection of food for vegetarians.

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1 Thank dowella
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

This is a wonderful Indian restaurant in the heart of Lancaster. I have eaten here many times and the food has been consistently good. You need to be aware that you cannot drink alcohol with your meal. The lassi drink is gorgeous and you can order it by the jugful. If you like Indian food, you will love this restaurant... More 

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1 Thank purplygirl
Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

The restaurant is amazing cannot fault! However ordered a takeaway and was highly disappointed naan bread was burnt, chips were cold and thought it was a bit strange how some curry's came with rice/naan/chapati's and some didn't. The curry's were quite nice though so can't complain on the curry!! However this is only the takeaway, the restaurant when I have... More 

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1 Thank Minxheart
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We stopped in Lancaster for dinner during a long drive down the M6. The Sultan has not changed much since we lived in Lancaster about a decade ago. Its a smart, quiet restaurant with friendly staff. They still serve my favourite dishes - including Kashmiri Kofta. For my two kids they recommended a korma dish. We ordered one for the... More 

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1 Thank John R
Wigan, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The service was lovely - really friendly and fast service. They took a photo for us and were even telling us to come in the happy hour (as we're students) as it would be cheaper for us. The food - to be fair we went in with really high expectations due to it's reputation (and the price) so I do... More 

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Brit in Germany
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We came here on a whim and what a find! The restaurant is beautiful. We were greeted by a really friendly server and then our waitress who was just as lovely. The menu is quite small and the restaurant is dry, but the fruit cocktail was delicious and the food was well prepared and really tasty. We will definitely be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Church Brock Street, Lancaster LA1 1UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 61188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?