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Dorrington Old Hall Persian Cuisine

Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
+44 1743 719100
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
6:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good flavourful dishes. If it is your first time, I suggest you try the banquet so that you know what to order next time! The waitress is charming and helpful.

Thank BorisShrewsbury
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

From meeting the owner and chef earlier in the day to being greeted like old friends! A lovely ambience transporting you to an Eastern delight! We opted for the buffet and were able to sample lots of dishes! Lovely combinations of spices made for a...More

Thank LEZZLES3647
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had driven past this a number of times on the way to my parents' in Church Stretton and always been tempted. On this visit we went for Saturday dinner with my parents - and were delighted we did. The restaurant is small but busy...More

Thank Stenvoid
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We booked on the basis of online reviews, as part of a weekend visiting the Shrewsbury area. What a brilliant place - really tasty food and fantastic value for money. Not usually keen on puddings but on this occasion we went back for seconds. Highly...More

Thank dianewailes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

While staying in a nearby village we thought we should try out this Persian restaurant, Dorrington Halls. We have never had Persian food before and opted for the banquet 'taster plate' selection. We had 6 taster starters with a wonderful light nan type bread and...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Every visit things just somehow get even better. There are some spicier options added to the buffet and other dishes remain fresh and distinctly Lal's. The puddings have been improved upon and are not to be missed. Always friendly and welcoming. Love this place!

Thank TransplantedAmerican
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We decided on our weekend family trip to Shrewsbury to stop and have dinner at our favourite Persian restaurant. We have left full and happy, there is always such a selection from the banquet and nothing is ever too much trouble. Tonight I tried the...More

Thank Lizwh20
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had to come back to Shropshire to visit this place as we've not been for a while. Food is as stunning as last time and the wine, particularly the Reds from Lebanon and India, are just beautiful. Unfortunately it was my turn to drive :/...More

Thank misterpig
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A warm and sincerely friendly welcome from Sabeen! She talked us through all the delicious dishes (we had the mazeh- like tapas, many small dishes to let us try everything). Her husband the chef has created some truly delicious twists on traditional Persian food. We...More

Thank girlwithtrowel
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is our second visit to this great restaurant - the dishes we had from the set menu were subtly spiced and extremely tasty and all freshly prepared - humous was delicious! Despite a previous comment regarding lack of quantity, my husband and I weren't...More

Thank inkyprint
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Dorrington
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 719100
  • E-mail
Description
Persian influenced fusion Cuisine - first for the county - at the elegant Black and White, timber framed, building that dates back to the 13th Century; contemporary atmosphere, with a present-day décor, pleasing to the eye. Cuisine renowned for its elaborate rice dishes, delicious kababs, nourishing soups and hearty stews. Persians delicately flavour their food with herbs, spices and dried fruits. A variety of nan-like breads supplement rice.
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