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Sheesh Mahal

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43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
+44 1295 266489
18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 18:00 - 01:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I ordered a take away for delivery this evening. It was the first time I have ordered from the Sheesh Mahal and I must say, I was very happy with their service. It was very easy to order by telephone and arrived very promptly. The food was absolutely delicious. I will definitely order from them again.

Thank Michelle W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful food, never disappoints, I dont like the décor much in the lobby but it doesn't affect the food,

Thank Frankiesnana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing The food was outstanding the service was brilliant we never waited very long for our food and when it arrived it was mouth watering before I even started, the table service was very good too frequently being asked if everything was OK, definitely recommend eating here at least once for the experience definitely a favourite of... More 

Thank Sharon B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, generous portions, lovely atmosphere and brilliant service!! Ali is tha man!! Thank you for a tasty meal x

1 Thank Zumbacharm
Banbury, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice clean restaurant. Good food and excellent service. Worth a visit. Can get busy at the weekends.

1 Thank 123taz
Banbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Felt I must write a review, no they don't give out hot towels or slices of orange as one reviewer noted, what they do dish out is consistently good food with the best ingredients and the best flavours at a reasonable price with great service, one if not the oldest Indian restaurants in Banbury. I have been using this place... More 

1 Thank Salz9494
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We bet to this restaurant after hearing good reviews about it. After review the menu I knew it was a South Indian restaurant. The dish I ordered was South Indian I asked if they could make it spicy, the owner stated no and recommended I switch the dish to something that was spicy, he recommended a North Indian dish, based... More 

Thank Mon S
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Having not visited this restaurant for more than 10 years due to a poor meal we were finally lulled by the advertising to give it another go. The meal was appalling. Four completely different starters and four different main meals all tasting the same - very spicy. The food was saturated in heavy spices and if it hadn't been for... More 

1 Thank MishaBuddy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Consistently preparing excellent Indian food. Refurbished restaurant for those wishing to eat in, however personally prefer the takeaway service.

Thank BO88INS
Harrow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

8 of us went for dinner. They didn't bring the popadums, the forgot a main dish & the worst was that they gave meat naans instead of veg ones. My aunt who has never had meat ever, just ate some of a keema naan, I'm a pescetarian who also just had some. They didn't take this seriously. They replaced them... More 

Thank Narj1t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 266489
The Sheesh Mahal is an award-winning Indian restaurant set in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire.Offering a memorable and sophisticated dining experience, our chefs are inspired by traditional Indian recipes dating back centuries. We pride ourselves on creating dishes to tempt and reward the taste buds.Led by proprietor Mohammad Khalid, our mission is to provide you with an experience that makes a meal in the Sheesh Mahal an extraordinarily special occasion.Using only the freshest and most authentic ingredients, each meal is an individual work of gastronomic art, capturing the wonderfully vibrant and exquisite flavours of Asia.There is ample free parking available for Sheesh Mahal customers at the back of the restaurant (Crouch Street).

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