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Dorrington Old Hall Persian Cuisine

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Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
+44 1743 719100
18:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon 18:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in the area and had read about the Persian cuisine at Dorrington Old Hall so thought we'd give it a try. It was an interesting experience! When we arrived there were only 2 other couples in the restaurant, one of which left shortly after we arrived. This is an award winning restaurant and we thought it would... More 

Thank Dylaffyn
Lal-Haider, Owner at Dorrington Old Hall Persian Cuisine, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely words, for the appreciating the food and most importantly for jogging Shropshire folk's memory that we exist! We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your food. Looking forward to welcoming you back when you're in the area. Many thanks, once again, for dining with us. Kind regards L More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice lady who served us, even make a mini flat bread for my son . The lamb is the best lamb you will ever eat .

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Fantastic place, lovely friendly staff, excellent food and beautiful old building. We were lucky enough to sample the buffet which was unbelievable value at £16.95 for 3 courses. Plenty of vegetarian choices. Can't recommend this place enough. If you are looking for something a bit different then look no further.

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Bala, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stopped here en route not having pre booked anywhere and they were very accommodating, although they had a big private party going on, they served us with a warm friendly smile! We had neither of us had Persian Food before but we were so glad we stopped by here!! The food was delicious and plentiful. We shall be stopping... More 

Thank AlwenaW
Walsall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure what to expect. Booked via phone (would recommend booking) and the person taking the call was pleasant and helpful Restaurant was well laid out and decorated. When we arrived we were shown to settees by the bar whist waiting for our table. Server was welcoming and pleasant. Traditional flat bread, hummus and olives to start. These were the... More 

Thank HeidiJB
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely Sunday lunch very different from the usual roast. A 2 course meal consisting of a set of 6 different staters and then 6 different mains and two. Different types of rice. Staff are very diligent and polite. Will definitely be back soon probably for their buffet evening meal

Thank huckers2015
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good flavourful dishes. If it is your first time, I suggest you try the banquet so that you know what to order next time! The waitress is charming and helpful.

Thank BorisShrewsbury
Redditch, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

From meeting the owner and chef earlier in the day to being greeted like old friends! A lovely ambience transporting you to an Eastern delight! We opted for the buffet and were able to sample lots of dishes! Lovely combinations of spices made for a wonderful meal. Can't recommend it enough! We'll be back! Looking forward to checking out recipes... More 

Thank LEZZLES3647
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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337 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had driven past this a number of times on the way to my parents' in Church Stretton and always been tempted. On this visit we went for Saturday dinner with my parents - and were delighted we did. The restaurant is small but busy and the food is sensational. The chef clearly has a passion for what he does... More 

Thank Stenvoid
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103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We booked on the basis of online reviews, as part of a weekend visiting the Shrewsbury area. What a brilliant place - really tasty food and fantastic value for money. Not usually keen on puddings but on this occasion we went back for seconds. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Asian, Middle Eastern, Persian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Dorrington
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 719100
Persian influenced fusion Cuisine - first for the county - at the elegant Black and White, timber framed, building that dates back to the 13th Century; contemporary atmosphere, with a present-day décor, pleasing to the eye. Cuisine renowned for its elaborate rice dishes, delicious kababs, nourishing soups and hearty stews. Persians delicately flavour their food with herbs, spices and dried fruits. A variety of nan-like breads supplement rice.

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