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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Eastern European
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50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
0191 370 9180
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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127 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very average by Durham standards. Staff very good but the food not up to much. Starters platter was okay, but nothing special. King Prawn main was equally underwhelming and the prawns were a bit off I felt. Reasonably priced, but just okay. Would try elsewhere first, lots of choice in Durham.

Thank georgesidney
victoria, australia
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good restaurant with an interesting interior décor, with lights like upside down light bulbs. We were given a warm welcome and closely attended by the staff. The food we chose was delicious and our dishes were not too spicy (though of course you can chose the degree of heat you desire), served fairly quickly and all in... More 

Thank jughead52
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make no bones about it this place is pricey for an Indian restaurant but you are getting the best around so worth it for a treat. Good luck keeping the cost below £25 a head. The quality of the curry blends though...bursting with flavour. Its like you can taste every individual component. Also something which many curry houses seems to... More 

Thank Paul W
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went this evening with my partner for date night, was the first time we had been to it, the Food was absolutely amazing definitely recommend this restaurant, staff were friendly and welcoming 10/10 will be going back soon 😆😆😆

Thank Adam J
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday evening at about 7pm without a reservation. It wasn't too busy and we were seated straight away. The service was very prompt throughout, as is often the case with Indian restaurants, and we didn't have to wait long for food. After poppadoms and a pickle tray, I had a Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi which was delicious.... More 

1 Thank Daniel M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

My girlfriend and I were having a day out in Durham and after a look around we found Alishaan. The food was absolutely lovely, came out promptly and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The main reason we were so impressed was the staff here were incredibly friendly and efficient, we think he was the boss, but one member of staff made... More 

Thank Tom D
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75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited as part of a work group during the week. Service was a little slow but the food was terrific. Definitely intend returning

Thank teamwaldron
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Another delicious meal at Alishaan. I often customise my dish and nothing is ever too much trouble. Congratulations on winning the curry house of the year award. Well deserved

Thank Singstardiva
Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Well, yet another fantastic night out at Alishaan's. The service, the food, the ambience, never disappoints. An absolute delight. Top Class Indian Restaurant.

Thank Local C
New Delhi, India
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Missed eating here the last time but truly glad we took our daughter and her friends this time for dinner. Brilliant service , personal attention from the owners and truly authentic tasty food made for a wonderful evening out. Nothing was too much and the Chef was happy to cater to our Asian palates and this was complimented by a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Eastern European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 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: 0191 370 9180

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