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“Very tasty food”
Review of Sheesh Mahal - CLOSED

Sheesh Mahal
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Good food from a varied menu. All plates cleared and thoroughly enjoyed. The dining room was a little cold though and would agree the decor does need some attention. We were rather amused to see the wine we ordered was from Sainsburys!

Thank TracieJ1962
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

Pity this restaurant was so quiet for a Saturday night as the food was excellent and the staff very friendly and attentive. Don't be put off by the rather shabby exterior and tired interior, it's well worth a visit.

Thank Cubster69
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Myself, my husband and two teenage boys had just been on a ghost walk so were looking for somewhere to eat. We were unable to go to a pub with the boys as it was after 9.00pm, so were walking back to our hotel to see what was along the way. The Sheesh Mahal menu looked good so we went in and found we were the only customers there.
After a short wait, the food arrived and was lovely, generous portions and the best naan I've had. My youngest does not like much spice so had chicken and chips. This was lovely chunks of chicken in slightly spicy breadcrumbs.
The service was great, a very attentive waiter but not overly so.
A very tasty meal at a good price, could not understand why it was so quiet !!

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Thank Diane2703
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Looking for somewhere to eat, we just happened to park almost outside this tiny little restaurant - and as we love curry, we saw no reason to look further. Lucky us.

The service was attentive, but not OTT - and Juned, our waiter, let us take our time in choosing what we wanted. The food was delicious - authentic, piping hot, freshly cooked, and served in hot dishes. The bill (for two) came as a pleasant surprise - 4 poppadoms + sauces ; 1 veg samosa, 1 onion bhajee ; 1 lamb dish, 1 vegetarian dish; 1 lemon rice;1 huge piece of home-made naan; and a total of three pints of ice-cold Indian beer. £45.

Afterwards we walked around for a bit, and saw two very expensive-looking Indian restaurants, just a few paces away. We would bet that the food was twice the price, and not nearly as good as what we had just eaten. The sad thing was, the "posh" ones were packed, whereas our little restaurant was almost empty. The "posh" customers didn't know what they were missing!

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Thank Trish M
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Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

So lets start with the pros
Great food, we ordered two dishes both excellent.
The rice was perfect, the naan was a 9 out of 10.

The restaurant area was very clean.
The waiters attentive and very polite.

The cons
Toilets, very average, not dirty but need improvement.
Nothing else bad.

What else? They could use the little burners to keep food hot, takes a time to eat the generous portions.

Definitely worth a visit with a great pub right next door too.

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1  Thank Phil1968Preston
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