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“Nice food but lacked spice”
Review of Ashoka

Ashoka
Ranked #115 of 360 Restaurants in Chesterfield
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 29, 2013

The restaurant is very nice and clean and the staff were friendly enough. The food was nice but wasn't spicy and given that we did not have to wait long for our food it wasn't that hot and we did eat at 6pm. We had the popadoms and pickle tray and these were nice and there was a good selection of pickles. We then had the onion bhaji and mixed kebab. These were nice but again they did not appear to have any spice in them. We then had King prawn Madras and Chicken tikka bhuna with lemon rice. Again the madras wasn't as spicy as some I have had but the quality of the king prawns was good. The chickens tikka in the bhuna was also nice. Over all a nice meal which could have had a little more heat with spice and could have been a little hotter when it was served.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Went here for a romantic meal last week, and was very very impressed!!! Both my partner and i had poppadoms to start which were delicious with the dips, and the rice was fragrant, the curries were thick and creamy (i had the pasanda) and i could not fault a single thing about this restaurant. Its the most delicious indian i have ever had- im only sad i havent been here before!!

The service was efficient and friendly and the atmosphere was lovely.

We will most certainly be back- and hopefully soon!

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1  Thank samantha r
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We purchased a Discount dining Voucher from Peak FM for this restaurant and glad we did, the staff, service and the food were excellent , could not fault !! it was quiet but we expected that for a cold mid week evening In chestefield :-) we will eat here again....

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1  Thank stig25uk
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We had dinner in Ashoka on friday and we loved your food.
The meat was perfectly cooked, intricately spiced & tasted really fresh with not too much salt or oil. The best samosa we'd ever tasted - an unusual blend of spices and flavours and really crispy pastry. The paneer shashlik was soft with lovely, tangy spices and the chicken tikka bhuna was amazing. Caramelised onions in a rich, punchy sauce... and a murgh nawabi - chicken in a garlic and ginger sauce was delicious. Topped off with a couple of draught Kingfishers and very friendly service. First class :)

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1  Thank porthmoer
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Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

On a midweek one night stop over in chesterfield with not a great deal going on, I went to this restaurant after seeing it on my around me app.

The food was really nice, full of flavour, and I felt great value for money.

Try the keema chicken starter, superb!

The staff were very nice and spoke to me. Mainly as I was the only person in the on a cold January Wednesday night!

If you are staying at the Chesterfield hotel, come out the hotel turn right, over the railway, and it's up on the right, the last of two or three restaurants.

Apparently the chef from the hotel eats there!

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Thank Matt S
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