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Shama

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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274 Bradford Road, Huddersfield HD1 6LJ, England
+44 1484 535037
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry but full of the usual byo types not for me Food average at best reheated starters etc mains slightly better Been going on and off for many years definitely went off it when they gave up there licence

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Thank Tony B
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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288 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a big restaurant former cinema then in the 70s night club come disco. The staff are good from chefs to service they are attentive. It's hot food. Balti blows your top off but taste good too. Veggies stuff and lots for we carnivores. Lots of parking space and usually busy but you could get in without booking most... More 

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Thank Paul H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shama is a lovely place for eating. Everything was served by the staff with a smile and nothing was to much trouble

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Thank jackiemorris333
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently great food over a decade of eating out. Guys catered our wedding - which was fantastic. Broad menu with lots of veggie options and wide range of curries. Always a good welcome, fast seating, excellent service and food and good price. Bring your own booze...

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Thank grahamlees
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on NYE and although it was busy the food was still as good as ever and the service was good too

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Thank leanne80_11
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

i always go when its special occasions, never been a time where its been disappointing. i will definatly go again. the staff are very friendly, they come and check on you.

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Thank katiemaygledhill
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

How there are so many good reviews astonishes me. Firstly the food. Pickle tray had onions in ketchup, say no more. My meat main course was vastly over salted. The food overall lacked real flavour, tastes like spices are whacked on as an afterthought and didn't taste freshly made. The naan bread, however, was very good. On service, they have... More 

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Thank Jane B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Well this is my third time here in Christmas Day. It's just simply amazing in every way. Food is just to die for & you can take your own alcohol! Staff are brilliant & fab atmosphere even better now it's posh in the entrance. Thanks guys it was just amazing!xxx

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Thank Eve C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Best resturant in town.when with family restaurant was busy. Service was excellent and the food was AMAZING. Will definitely recommend

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Thank Shama_Bingley
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

My wife and I go fairly regularly and decided to treat some friends. It was a very (surprisingly) quiet Tuesday night, we got seated in the waiting area and given the menus to peruse.The boss was talking to two men at the bar, and we seemed to go invisible. We waited and waited and were on the point of walking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$39
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Bradford Road, Huddersfield HD1 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Huddersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 535037
Description
Our choice of dishes include: Starters, Balti Murgh/Gosht Dishes, Vegetarian Dishes, Shama Specialities, Curry Dishes and don't forget your Side Dishes. Shama Balti Restaurant is no longer licensed, although you're welcome to bring your own alcohol. We're open seven days, Monday-Saturday 5pm-11pm and Sunday 3pm-10pm!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?