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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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1a, Church St, Woodbridge IP12 1DS, England
+44 1394 387126
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Dereham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We are not local to the area but fancied an Indian . We found the shapla and what a find, superb food, excellent sevice and very clean restaurant. The menu choice is massive, in particular, exceptional vegetarian options. Would not hesitate to recommend the shapla.

Thank pesha123
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

A return visit after a while away, it is good to know that somethings never change. Polite and warm welcome, great food and fast service make The Shapla our first port of call for a curry in Woodbridge.

Thank what_horizon
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We have been many times before and regarded this as a treat until tonight. The onion bargees were undercooked and the service was very poor. After the meal the table was left with the debris on it and was still on the table when we left. The meal was OK but not up to past standards. We will not be... More 

4 Thank manofkent851
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411 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, good service, prebook for Christmas as very popular, easy access from street but toilets down a steep staircase.

Thank Jacqueline C
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Friendly reception and service in the fairly small restaurant. Worth booking for busy nights. Food is very good. We have been a number of times and never been disappointed. No parking, so best places are the pay and displays at the station or library. It's only a short walk (about 100/150 meters) from these.

Thank Adrien C
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The last few times I have been to the Shapla have really been hit and miss which is such a shame as it used to be amazing. After trying to stay loyal to them, and making excuses for bad experiences, last nights takeout has compelled me to go elsewhere from now on. Tasteless, grotty, and won't risk it again.

3 Thank Loupo22
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Freshly cooked Indian food. Staff very friendly and helpful. Family run business. Never eaten in, always have take out, as there are so many of us, as actual restaurant quite small, but good atmosphere.

Thank avrilab2016
Malaga, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Superb food, excellent service. You need a good appetite as portions are very generous. Well recommended we would go back.

Thank mdcummings
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have used this restaurant for well over 10yrs. I have always had a great meal. The staff are friendly and welcoming, always on hand to assist you. Nothing is to much. The food is always 1st class. Also have about 4 takeaway deliveries a month. So we do eat quite often from this restaurant. Would recommend to anyone

Thank SMURF48
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We all like Indian food, and on the first Monday of our holiday we walked in to town with open minds as to what to have for our evening meal. There is a reasonable choice of eateries and Shapla is the one that we chose. One reason for this is that the place was busy, which is unusual for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1a, Church St, Woodbridge IP12 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 387126

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?