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The Arcade Crag Brow | Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 15394 43944
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (120 reviews)
“butter chicken” (14 reviews)
“poppadoms” (46 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00 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 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing food and service, very friendly waiters. Would even drive the hour and half from home just for their curry! Second time here and we will definitely be back.

Thank slb1501
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal at Shahib’s Food was first class. Great choice of the Indian meals that you normally expect but they also do a brilliant range of specials. Service and staff were faultless, couldn’t do enough for you. Really nice interior too. Would definitely...More

Thank Pootrum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a takeaway from here and collected it from the premises. I can’t speak for the inside of the restaurant but the stairs that leads you up to the reception area and the reception area itself looked like it could do with a good...More

1  Thank whisky g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed almost all of the meal in Shahib's except I got a chefs special prawn dish and on the menu it didn't mention the prawns needed to have the tails pulled off. In my opinion you should be made aware of this, I didnt...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on holiday in the area and looking for a good curry (take-away). Having read the reviews in Trip Advisor, I decided to order from Shahibs. Even though they got the starter wrong (I couldn't be bothered walking back - and what they gave...More

Thank Mikey1304
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out with friends on a Friday and in need of an Indian meal. We decided on Shahibs and we were not disappointed. Place was bright, staff very friendly and the food hit the mark all washed down with a pint or two of Cobra. Good...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Shahibs Indian Restaurant in Windermere. Have been in Europe and was looking forward for an authentic Indian food and Shahib fitted our needs perfectly. We were vegetarian and the good was really tasty. There was a team of 50 people from Bangalore India. Also...More

Thank Sudhir D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant filthy, Staff & management very rude & unwelcoming to large groups. Segregated diners on the basis of their culinary preferences. Food average & portions very small . Medium naan to be shared between 2& not enough curries served & no replenishments.Clearly the establishment not...More

4  Thank satjay2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was so bad we waited too long for the food. And my plate was so dirty, waiters need to fix their attitude if they want more customers. Food was not bad but extremely oily.

3  Thank Safa'a B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, good service. Great first visit next time we are up in town we will revisit. Shahibs special was a treat, my partner really enjoyed the slow cooked lamb. Great food at a very reasonable price

Thank grobs84
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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 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$26
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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