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The Shalimar

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
+44 1629 735999
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (187 reviews)
“pickle tray” (21 reviews)
“rice” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great food, friendly helpful staff - what more could you want? We visited on our wedding anniversary and were made to feel very special. A cake was given at the end of our meal, which was very thoughtful. Certainly well worth visiting again.

Thank David G
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Marvellous review thank you so much for taking the time to post it on trip advisor and share your comments with other trip advisor members. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing service as usual!! Whenever me and my partner go for a curry we always come here as we love the food and the staff are so friendly and attentive so we decided for my brothers 21st birthday &parents 25th wedding anniversary we would...More

Thank Ktannz95
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for amazing 5 star review and taking the time to post it on trip advisor and sharing it with other trip advisor members. It's not often that we have 2 different events to share on the same evening and in the same party....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food , service and staff. Nothing too much trouble . One of the staff , (sorry I cannot remember your name ) gave us some Supari from his personal supply.

Thank RoMcG
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic 5 star review thank you so much for taking the time to post it on trip advisor .So pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best Indian food we’ve ever had! Staff are fantastic nothings to much trouble.. especially Ali 5⭐️

Thank Karen H
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your excellent comments and posting them on trip advisor. I have passed your praise onto the team who like myself look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fabulous meal, amazing service. This is by far the best Indian restaurant EVER..... Fantastic staff, nothing is too much trouble for them. They are attentive and always asking if you are ok..... It's completely faultless in every way!!!!! Can't wait for my next visit.......More

Thank cannonhelen
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am lost for words what a fantastic review thank you so much for taking the time to post it on trip advisor. I have passed your praise onto the team . It really makes everything we do worthwhile when we receive reviews like yours....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best service yet, (efficient and warm), non-greasy food and beautifully cooked, attention to detail, pleasant atmosphere. Stopped here spontaneously as the nicely lit restaurant allured us in. Will definitely go back for more and try a different tantalising dish!

Thank bernardine a
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the positive review and taking the time to post it on trip advisor. The team and myself are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing you again very soon .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again great food and service from this restaurant, we visit Chatsworth Country Fair every year and then dine here for great food and service from friendly staff, would well recommend anyone visiting the area to try this restaurant, you won't be disappointed.More

1  Thank chrispycock64
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to see you again thank you so much for your glowing review and taking the time to post it on trip advisor. We hoped that you would visit us again when you visited the country fair an look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Indians I've ever been to!! It was so fresh and full of flavour. Service was fast and attentive, very friendly. The reviews are dead on, so glad we went. Wish we could go back again and again! (We visited on holiday,...More

Thank Ruth M
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fabulous 5 star review thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. The team and myself look forward to seeing you again next time you visit the Peak District .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From first entering the restaurant the staff were very attentive and friendly. Offered advice on what to choose and the meal didn’t disappoint. My mum declared it was the best curry she’s had! Only wish we lived in the area so we could visit again....More

Thank Jala1965
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are really pleased that you chose us to celebrate your birthday and it was our pleasure to share it with you. Thank you for your outstanding comments on trip advisor it makes everything we do worthwhile when we receive praise like you have given....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i asked for a madras curry . whilst we were having our starter , and unknown to me, the maitre d prepared a taster. he said he wanted to make sure it was neither too hot or cold. the taster enabled me to select a...More

Thank johnM7030CD
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What FANTASTIC PRAISE INDEED thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your meal and evening with us. If you visit the area again it would be great to see you .

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Michelle B
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Response from stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Lunchtime is usually reasonably busy
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Kay W
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Response from AlwaysDriveSafely | Reviewed this property |
Please do contact the Restaurant as the Staff will answer your question and supply any additional information you request. Food is freshly cooked and if the Staff are told you have a particular allergy or dislike for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 735999
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