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“Chicken tika masala”
Review of Vishal

Ranked #57 of 1,169 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: In Sanskrit Vishal means Great. For a Great Indian dining experience you must visit Vishal. We have been established since the early 80's. Many of our loyal customers have been with us from our days at Church Gate (City Centre). We can boast that we have many loyal customers coming from all over the County and Country regularly. Our regular clientele understands the importance of our unique Indian Tandoori Cuisine. Vishal's style of Indian Cuisine is more than authentic, contemporary or genuine, it is unique. Many Indian restaurants in the UK provide cuisine similar to each other, however this is not the case at Vishal. No other Indian restaurants in Leicester con provide you taste similar to the cuisine at Vishal. The food at Vishal is special. Firstly, the Tandoori (clay oven) food is perhaps one of the best in the country. Please note that a real tandoori oven must be fuelled with Charcoal and not gas. Most restaurants use ready made yoghurt for marinades. We at Vishal make our own yoghurt for marinades. We make our own Paneer for cheese. We mix and grind our own spices for our own mixture of 'Garam Masala'. Our own made dessert Pistachio Kulfi is very popular. At Vishal we try to make sure others do not dictate our ingredients. We are in control of our food. Our Chef's culinary skills with Indian food are very special. We have a very good selection of fresh vegetarian dishes. Our lamb dishes are popular and we only use the best Lamb. Vishal provides a unique Indian Cuisine that has been exactly the same for the last 30 years. We at Vishal keep our ingredients and recipes a secret, and our chef Jewel and his team have sworn to secrecy to make sure Vishal's secrets are kept safe. We are more than happy to welcome you to a Vishal dining experience.
Glenfield, Leicester
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“Chicken tika masala”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Got to say that has got to be the best ever tasting Chicken Tika's I have ever tasted the sauce was just perfect, a must try for anyone who knows about good Indian food.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Stephen M
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“25th birthday meal ”
Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

Family and friends went on my daughters 25 birthday it was my first visit we had a great night the food was good freshly cooked and tasty the staff catered to our every whim and looked after us I would advise you to book first as it was busy I would go back again

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Red Deer, Canada
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“Simply the best !!!”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

I have eaten 100's of meals at the Vishal over many years and i have never experienced a better Curry in all the Indian Restaurants i have eaten in .I first visited the Vishal when they were in the City Centre ( almost or maybe 30 yrs ago ) There food is always consistently brilliant and in my opinion will never be matched ANYWHERE !!
I actually live in Canada where i have lived for over 6 yrs , i visit the UK every year or so and my first of many visit's while i am in the UK is to the Vishal ..
Like i have already mentioned i have eaten curries all over the world , but not one is a patch on the Vishal ..
For those of you that visit Leicester or surrounding area's , a visit to this awesome restaurant is highly recommended..

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Hugh199
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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“Best Indian Restaurant in Leicester”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We have been visiting this restaurant for over 30 years starting when it was originally based in Leicester City Centre. We have never had a bad meal in all the years. The food is excellent quality, whether you eating in or taking out, tasting like no other Indian restaurant I have visited.
The staff are always welcoming and friendly.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Juliet D
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fab Curry”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Fantastic all around, planning to go again very soon, good settings, fantastic food, good atmosphere.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank 556Don13
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