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“Worst curry ever”

The Onslow Balti Lounge
Ranked #151 of 353 Restaurants in Shrewsbury
Price range: $12 - $21
Cuisines: Indian, Bangladeshi
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Buffet, Reservations, Takeout
Europe
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3 reviews
“Worst curry ever”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

Just had a carry out delivered, both curries inedible, masala red and overly sweet with awful chicken and lamb balti with no flavour of curry at all and tiny hard pieces of meat which I could not tell if it was lamb or not. Raita was curdled !! Both curries now in the bin !! wasted £16,00.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank ELIZABETH R
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Ellesmere
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Surprisingly Great”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

I have been a couple of times and have enjoyed it more each visit. It is usually fairly quiet even on Friday/Saturday nights but that shouldn't put you off because the food was great and at an excellent price. Staff were friendly and very efficient.

From the outside it isn't the most attractive of curry houses but the food and service make up for any misgivings about the look of the place. Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank ellesmere_R
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Shrewsbury
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great food, excellent service”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Use this indian frequently.
Food always good.
waiters service and attention always excellent.
give it a go it won't disappoint

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Richard P
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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not good”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Five of us had a meal here and it was awful. The starters were very good but the main meal of curry looked like it had been reheated from a previous evening. Very bland taste and my the Madras had no spice whatsoever. We were all very dissappointed.
My previous visit a few months ago the food was very good with plenty of fresh ingredients.
One of my friends said he too had a bad meal there a few weeks ago so it seems the place is getting worse.
I certainly would not reccommend this place at present.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Steve T
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Turn off the TV!”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Took the 'ginger winger' and the 'Kid' to Onslow's for the Tuesday night 'banquet'. Great food and service, and unbeatable value at £8-95.

BUT; If I wanted to watch a double episode of 'Top-Gear' with 'surround-sound' I would have bought a take-away and gone home. (with the exception of surround-sound of course)

And I think Clarkson ate some of my chips!

  • Visited July 2012
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5 Thank FrankRoberts
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