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The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 15394 43944
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (140 reviews)
“butter chicken” (16 reviews)
“poppadoms” (50 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 00:00 Hours
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently had a wonderful weekend in Windermere with my family. To end the trip we decided to have a takeaway from Shahibs. Unfortunately The meal was terrible. The curry was tasteless and watery. I've had a better curry from the supermarket. The nan bread was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ordered a curry from here whilst on holiday in the lakes. Firstly for the cost, the quality and taste was awful. They got the order wrong I ordered a chicken kharari and was given a sweet buttery curry. The service and attitude of the delivery...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank betht69
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here mid December and the meal was superb! The best vegetarian curry I have ever had. We returned in January and tried different dishes and they were equally as good. Staff are really pleasant and attentive but not overly so. I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shazzs18
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Ings about 2 miles from Windermere. I popped into the restaurant during the day and enquired about delivery, the manager informed that it is possible and to call to place an order later in the evening. I called and ordered with ease,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Simon T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive menu - was hard to choose! Chicken Chaat starter was incredible. Would highly recommend. Very busy but friendly staff

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AuntieJay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in at the lodge at Fallbarrow on Friday night and enjoyed a really good takeaway from Shahibs. We ordered over the phone and arranged for the food to be delivered to us to the front entrance. We did this when we visited last...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SusieSueCarlisle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice evening. The service was great. The food also. Although lovely and sweet, It wasn’t my favourite butter chicken but we tried a fish rogan josh that was lovely. The price was reasonable. They did not take too long in between courses....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 547missg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wento this restaurant recently and had a very good experience , the food was excellent with some of our party trying different meals which we had not seen at other Indian Restaurants, The service was very fast and polite and the owner was very attentive....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kevmck3232
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here tonight with my family whilst on a New Years break at the Lake District. The food was very fresh and the starters were amazing. The main courses were all fab. We also had traditional Indian dessert . The price of the meal was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Exploration568486
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable evening. The food was very good but not exceptional. More of an English Indian if you get my drift. But for most you will love it if you’re in the Chicken tikka, corma brigade. We had a lovely meal and the hospitality we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndyandKath
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20 February 2018|
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Response from GemH1981 | Reviewed this property |
I went with a group of 14 of us in December and have to say the food and service were fantastic!!! you won't be disappointed!!
15 January 2017|
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Response from brenvann | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just realised ive overlooked this. Unsure , best ringing the restaurant .
Jacqui H
7 November 2016|
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Response from nurse1980 | Reviewed this property |
Just visited today and had a terrible experience. My advice, go somewhere else.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43944
Welcome to the Shahib's tripadvisor page. We are a bespoke Indian & Bangladeshi restaurant, our style of cooking is that of Bangladeshi/ Indian homemade feel. We use the freshest spices and herbs along with the tenderest meats to create our unique, fresh and bespoke dishes. We are situated upstairs above the arcade in the heart of Bowness on Windermere. Perfect view of the much appreciated picturesque town center . We can cater for large parties as we have a seperate dining room aswell as our main dining area for 60 covers, be it 8, 10 or 30. We can accomadate without a problem. Our seating arrangements give ample space for customers not tight fit or cramped. Aswell as dining in we offer a takeout service with 30% off total bill.
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