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“Very poor take-away.”
Review of Royal Bengal Tandoori - CLOSED

Royal Bengal Tandoori
Price range: $21 - $31
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Spice Of Shifnal is committed to bringing you a delicious array of Indian cuisine by using only the freshest and carefully selected ingredients from across the Indian sub-continent. It is our aim to deliver a sophisticated dining experience and captivating food with great taste. Spice Of Shifnal is a stylish, fully licensed, quality restaurant serving traditional Indian and Bangladeshi recipes. We will delight you by celebrating the heritage of Indian cuisine infused with a modern twist. We have created a comprehensive range of contemporary and traditional dishes using recipes and techniques perfected through years of experience, and presented with a unique taste that is full of colour, flavour and vibrancy. We invite you to come and enjoy the Spice Of Shifnal experience with us.
Reviewed October 16, 2015

We've eaten here on a number of occasions and always enjoyed the food so when we wanted a take-away last night (Thursday) we decided to come here again. When I arrived I noticed that the name of the restaurant has changed to Spice of Shifnal; I'm not sure whether this means a change of ownership too but certainly the quality of the food was nowhere near to what I've come to expect.

We ordered a chicken tikka starter, a mushroom potato and spinach rogan josh, a vegetable biriyani and naan / chips. The chips were awful but that's our fault for ordering chips from an Indian restaurant (!!!), the tikka was 5 very small (bitesize) pieces lost within a few onions and just seemed no better than what you can get in a supermarket. My rogan josh was missing it's mushrooms and flavour. It did have fresh tomatoes but 4-5 whole ones in one small dish; was that to mask the missing mushrooms? The vegetable biriyani also lacked flavour and most was thrown away. The naan bread was light, fluffy and light but without a decent main course it became a chore to eat.

Basically this meal was not a good experience for us at all and I doubt we will head back any time soon, or again. Now I'm not sure if this is a taste of things to come at Spice of Shifnal or just a bad night for the kitchen but either way it was a let down and a waste of money, sadly.

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Thank StaffsMark
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

Can't praise this place enough. Went with my mother on a quiet weekday and everything was amazing. A team of front of house staff offered brilliant service, going the extra mile to accommodate us in every way, very polite and actively helpful. We didn't realise until after that the owner was working amongst them, a seemingly modest man and very personable. And now to the food - absolutely gorgeous, I had the classic chicken tikka masala, pilau rice and peshwari naan bread, the chef did a marvellous job!

At the end of the meal, we noticed that an older lady who'd been dining by herself had went to the bar to discuss something about the bill. The manager had given the lady the meal for free because she's a returning customer! Such a lovely thing to see! A fantastic team of gentlemen.

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1  Thank James M
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is my first visit since it became spice of Shifnal only called in as our normal indian restaurant East end Balti was full, We thought they couldn't be beaten how wrong was we.The greeting was so welcoming we were accompanied with our daughter and her boyfriend and baby son
The food arrived and was exceptional prices are reasonable as well the staff are very tentative i would recommend this restaurant this will be our first choice from now on.

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Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding service and the food was delicious! One of the best restaurants in Telford (now known as Spice of Shifnal) and would recommend anyone looking for an excellent meal experience.

2  Thank emsilver
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Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Once again, superb food and service received from Abdul and the gents at Shifnal Spice.

Would recommend to all who have not been since the change in ownership.

Lee, Em and Spider-Man will be returning very soon!.

2  Thank LBedder
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