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Shimla Spice Restaurant - Shipley

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69 Otley Road | Leonard Street, Shipley, Bradford BD18 2BJ, England
441274599800
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent service, friendly and efficient. Surroundings okay, crowded. Food was excellent but the salad accompanying the kebab was very very small! Balti was excellent. No alcohol can be taken in or consumed there which is a drawback and takes from the night out. Prices not cheap but fair for what you get.

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Thank paul o
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I go to shimla quite frequently despite moving away from Shipley. The food is beautiful, service is always excellent and I'm never disappointed when I go. Every time I crave curry, I wished I had shimla on my doorstep.

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Thank Clare S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

OK I know I titled it lovely food... it is. The price is reasonable and you can take your own drink. They have won the National Curry award several times and it's always busy with a good crowd.... My issue is it is the only place where I get indigestion at 3am after eating there, then I'm sick. No one... More 

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Thank Richard F
Iver
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

2nd visit. Last time was 5 years ago. I loved it then and love it now. The food, especially the meat dishes are as good as it gets. We live in London and hope to be back soon. Awesome!

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Thank Westons2009
Bingley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best starters around and a good atmosphere with good decor Good food, curries are well priced and tasty but what sets this place apart from the rest is the excellent service from the staff. They can't do enough for you and I truly believe service is half the battle, especially in the curry houses of Bradford area One of the... More 

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Thank Ritz1988
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice and on both occasions the food has been fab. Everything was fresh and served hot at the table. (I say this because I have been to some where food is warm:served on cold plates..). Staff are friendly and attentive. One of my top 5 curry houses 🖒🖒🖒

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Thank lpymunro
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Shimla Spice last night as visitors to the area. We were greeted Warmly and at 8.30pm the place was buzzing. You can see why! Excellent food and its own authentic recipes. Curries you just don't see in your average curry house. Can't recommend more highly. Food phenomenal

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Thank Kate C
dorking
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a yorkshire lad I had always wanted to try a curry house in Bradford. Well as you first see the place they certainly let you know they have won a few awards. Don't let this put you off if subtly is your thing. The decor inside continues the in your face theme as subtle it isn't. We went during... More 

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Bingley
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Def my favourite curry place at the moment. Food is amazing, good friendly service. Waiters have always been happy to talk through menu if not sure on something. The sizzler starter for two is amazing. Nice atmosphere in the restaurant and not to crowded and crammed in like other popular curry places in Bradford! Not too badly priced either.

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Thank Woodhous
Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guys know what their doin' no complaints bout the joint. Boyz know how to cook a curry! Waiters were very polite and kept bringing over water for us etc.

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Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Cuisine
Pakistani, Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Otley Road | Leonard Street, Shipley, Bradford BD18 2BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford  >  Shipley
  • Phone Number: 441274599800

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