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$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
+44 191 370 9180
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Read reviews and thought give a try. Naans came and then curry 3 mins later well we thought so but it went back. Then came 5 mins later when we tucked in was cold. Did we see anyone nope they all disappeared. Was we asked...More

Thank NJH6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place twice. On both times felt the curries were rather too hot. However, if you can tolerate the heat, its a good place to visit. Th lamb in the curry is soft and well cooked. I would however go to this place for...More

Thank Alokananda17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just left Alishaan Indian Restaurant in Durham City, fantastic food as ever, and reasonably priced for the food! Have been coming regularly for years. However, 1 pint of lager and 2 half’s of Diet Coke for over £13 is a joke, asked if bill was...More

Thank 650steven7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mate and I have tried various Indian restaurants in the City - having not been to this place for a while, were were not disappointed upon our return. The owner has created a really nice restaurant environment, and these high standards are matched by...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal flavours. Different but amazing taste for each type of curry. Had a combo of the chana mushroom and saag baji and they were so delicious. To top it off, the vegetable curry was so good - had ochra in it as well! Does vegan...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed June 24, 2018

My Wife, I, and friends visited Alishaan’s again, recently in Durham. We have been dining here for quite sometime, never lets you down. This place is fantastic from the decor, the ambience, the staff and the food. As usual, my wife & our friends find...More

Thank Local C
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Ate here last night which was fourth visit. Excellent service, cold Cobra on draught, superb food and good atmosphere. Best Indian restaurant in Durham by a mile.

Thank UKGeordie
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Been there a few times now - never let down by the service, even when very busy; as a veggie, not many mains to choose from but they are good ones, great food, choice of drinks and reasonably priced too!

Thank Miss_Snip
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food just across the road from the bus station so very convenient. Varied menu which encouraged us to try something different. All delicious

Thank Eric M
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This was our first visit to Durham and we were delighted to find this restaurant serving tasty and original dishes. The reasonably priced food was beautifully presented and the staff were attentive and efficient. A real gem.

Thank sc0ttie2007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 370 9180
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