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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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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
US$19 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Balti, Bangladeshi
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Waste of money & time we went for dinner they was say halal but they don’t have any halal certificate

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Asfandiyar K
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding food! Service was amazing, polite and friendly. Will definitely visit again. Best curry I’ve beer had! Highly recomended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank meganjolley
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Despite being fairly late on a Tuesday November evening, we received the warmest of welcomes from Jac and his team. Awesome food, great beer and good value.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kim1905
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant fri 9/11/18 what Can I say food was lovely atmosphere lovely and Jac Rahman the owner went out of his way to make us feel welcome . Would recommend this restaurant 100% and will defo be going back Many thanks Jac Sean...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lorraineannp65
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Having read previous reviews on this place, I was a little apprehensive about eating there, even though my two previous visits were excellent. Just goes to show what a few negative reviews can do. Having been allocated our table, we were asked if we wanted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank bownesstourist
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Superb curry and great service. Welcoming and very friendly staff. Served quickly but not rushed. The food was of the highest standard - meat samosa and chicken tikka starter and a chicken special and chicken and saag balti. All beautifully presented and served. We love...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Geoff N
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

As we all know tripadvisor tends to be a solid source for a recommendation when you don’t know the area and this one was an absolute gem of a find. The staff are great. Super friendly, know their profession and they can seriously cook! We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Yorksorange
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Hi everyone, If you want great food with great service , don't look any further. We wouldn't Normal go to the lakes for Indian food but loving a nice curry this place really hits the spots . I loved the surrounding the lay out and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank kathryn098765
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

One of many visits to this lovely restaurants. The staff and service is always outstanding. The food is always lovely. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelPixie1310
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited here on our annual lakes holiday a few times now. Food and service is always good. Would recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
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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 .
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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