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“Great curry” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shish Mahal

Shish Mahal
Ranked #301 of 2,387 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $31
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani, Asian, Balti
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: West End
Derby
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great curry”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

Lovely place good dining food fantastic. Great atmosphere. Staff very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Would definitely recommend. Great value too

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Diane G
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Mount Vernon
Level Contributor
5 reviews
“Sunday night curry in the west end”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

What a classy Indian restaurant
Great staters
Lovely sauces
Wonderful bread
Smashing service
Good value

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DawalkerMountVernon
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Slightly bemused about takeaway presentation”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We tried shish mahal for a takeaway for four on Saturday night as the restaurant had come highly recommended.

Sounds strange but the experience was somewhat marred by the fact that each of the dishes contained a whole (ie not chopped up) chicken breast. This was annoying since we, like most folk, wanted to share the dishes between the four of us and so we had to cut this up ourselves before dishing up. I have never experienced this before. Whilst the sauce was very tasty simply chucking a chicken breast in felt sloppy and indicated the food had been thrown together in a hurry as the chicken was rubbery& not marinated. Disappointing for such a long established institution! Please chop meat in future!

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1 Thank SusanK50
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Friendly Folk, Fantastic Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

I re-visited Shish Mahal again in September and really enjoyed all the food. We chose the three course lunch which was very reasonably priced ( under £10) and chose the PAKORA as a starter, Chicken Bhuna for the main course and my friends had ice-cream for dessert, which was ice-cream or a hot drink. The meal was delicious and my friends also enjoyed their meal immensely. The staff were courteous and friendly and so I will be back, soon, I hope!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Susan B
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Cascais, Portugal
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A place to remember.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

It was my first visit to this restaurant. My friends insisted I try the "best curry in the UK”, so my expectations were high. I wasn’t disappointed.
The food was fantastic and the service, without being intrusive, attentive and very assertive, helping with suggestions about the choices available.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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3 Thank Rui_Taborda_Cromwell
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