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Shaha Indian

89/91 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RS, England
+44 1228 520050
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (21 reviews)
“poppadoms” (13 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
89/91 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal at shaha with friends. The food was good but unfortunately the staff are extremely ignorant. Our friends wanted to sit in a booth and when I asked if this was possible the waiter looked at me as though I was a...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were not over friendly, wine was poor, food was disappointing. I’d not go back - the reviews did not reflect a poor experience

Thank Lmm0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now, I live in Carlisle and I love Indian food and the Shaha is by far the best food in town. Period. But, it's a while since we've been and once again the food was 1st class. But the service by all except the old...More

Thank 1971LEEG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shaha never disappoints. The service is very old fashioned, the servers ask the man for the drinks order & always give the man the bill (I quite like this). The food here is beautiful, and I always suggest we go here for ‘date night’ whenever...More

Thank Jaysee1980
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, great little Indian ...... give it ago. You may have to book as it was busy though this was a Friday night

Thank Woofwoof1972
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had the pleasure of visiting the Shaha earlier this week as part of a large group of ten. Everone enjoyed their meal and the occasion. The staff were very helpful and attentive and I would certainly visit it again.

Thank Lachie_18
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Shaha last year a gave this restaurant 5, we ignored other Indian restaurants in Carlisle to make a return visit. The service wasn’t as good as previous visit. Starter was average and the main course warm and sauce bland. I don’t think that...More

Thank Piper50
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times before as I’m originally from Carlisle and all ways came away happy. However our recent visit was shocking! The staff were unfriendly the sauces watery and the vegetables frozen ! We will not be returning in a hurry.

Thank Beggsy68
Reviewed 20 November 2017

yet another fantastic meal at the shaha .service and food amazing and cobra on draft what more do you want.

1  Thank barry w
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This has got to be one of my favorite places to get a takeaway from. The food is always amazing and we always enjoy it. I have also eaten in the restaurant a number of times, and have no complaints.

1  Thank becs996
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89/91 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 520050
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