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The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 15394 43944
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (103 reviews)
“butter chicken” (13 reviews)
“naan” (24 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Fusion, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here Saturday 17th March for our Anniversary. Nicest Indian food we have had!! tandoori Cocktail and Chicken Biryani, excellent!! Will be back here again on next visit to Bowness.

Thank kirwan1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute we decided we wanted a curry; I know my wife has no doubt put a review on this site but it has to be said “ the meal and staff were superb” recommend, recommend, recommend! Thanks for a fantastic memory!

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Shahib's with two other friends on Friday 2nd March 2018. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. Tandoori prawns starter was delicious along with the onion bhajees and seek kebabs. We shared main meals of chicken saag, a mixed dish and a...More

Thank Liane1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a very cold night we decided to try this Restaurant after being advised to go. The Restaurant is very nice inside & the Team were very pleasant & accommodating. We had Poppadoms & onions & chutney which were good but you expect that right?...More

Thank Stuart K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful meal here on 23rd. We found it on trip advisor and we certainly were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the food was some of the best if not the best Indian food we...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ignore the previous review, great great service. Sometimes places suffer from lack of competition and milk that. They do not, a lovely meal for both of us. Cheers!

Thank RobinWalsby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a slightly grubby feel to it and smells damp. Our starters arrived frozen. When asked to have these removed from the bill we were told that he’d ‘taken 2 off’ (we had 4 starters) and was surprised why we wouldn’t want to...More

3  Thank Nicky N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided that we would eat out on the last night of a two night break and so glad we did This place is exceptional, hidden within a shopping precinct it is Defo worth a visit Staff are pleasant and unassuming and prob not aware of...More

Thank Stu T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last week, we fancied something a little different and this place came up trumps. We were given a good welcome and attended to very well. The menu was completely different to our local Indian restaurant in Norfolk so we had to choose a...More

Thank Andrewmurdo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried to find a place to eat in Ambleside and Bowness but being a holiday Saturday there was no room at the inn! We stumbled across Sahib's and we were delighted with the food, the service and the price. Crispest popadums in the...More

Thank Mick B
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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!!
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$21 - US$28
Dinner, Lunch, 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
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17:00 - 23:00
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17:00 - 23:00
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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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