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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” (123 reviews)
“butter chicken” (14 reviews)
“poppadoms” (45 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Fusion, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Read the reviews and thought we would try whilst staying in Bowness for a long weekend. Normally I like to be able to look in from the street but this one is upstairs above the shops. A bit of a shame as I think it...More

Thank lc0076
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place a bit off the hidden path; food was good and service friendly. It was busy which is always a good sign and is the best Indian in the area.

Thank jonnybid79
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had read great reviews about Shahib's and were looking for a good place for a curry, and so we decided to give it a go. The restaurant was easy to find, right on the main street. We checked out the menus located outside the...More

Thank SarahD1991
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called into shahib's whilst staying at the nearby Fallbarrow caravan park. It's only a short five minute walk. Ordered a madras strength chicken rogan josh and a lamb korma together with a coconut pilau and peshwari naan. I was met by friendly staff and only...More

Thank trom_man
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited the lakes for years, we have never eaten at this restaurant as it always looked a little odd. Get over those fears and go in....WOW. It was superb. well cooked for to our specific order and helpful staff. Surroundings ok, typically indian but...More

Thank J8OND
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious curry, lovely place, fabulous host called Jac nothing too much trouble . Will definitely be back on our next visit to the lakes.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

you really need to try their chutneys (especially mint one) with papadums. their mild lamb cooked with cinamon is amazing. also the quality of service is excellent :-)

Thank ania a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my best restaurant in the uk, very tasty, many choices, and friendly staff, I recommend this for all people

Thank Ayedh A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great quality food, nice hot vindaloo, the restaurant was very clean and the staff were very polite and professional. Would recommend

Thank 007mick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice meal we had.from poppadoms to starters to mains. Delicious. The service was excellant too.worth a visit

Thank caramel074
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Jac R | Property representative |
Well why dont you check again. And see what weve done. 4star hygiene rating immiediately after.
15 January 2017|
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Response from Andy P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea what MSG means and I’m not business owner :/
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$26
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
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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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