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50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
+44 191 370 9180
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“paneer” (5 reviews)
“thali” (8 reviews)
“curry” (20 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We telephoned a week in advance to book but when we arrived they had no record of our booking. We were found a table within 15 minutes even though it was very busy with walk ins. Extensive menu. We ordered poppadums and pickles to start....More

Thank L T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very good food with a good selection from the menu. Friendly staff who did not rush you. Felt full and content after only having a main course.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited Alishaan's with friends. It's so relaxing, spacious & spotlessly clean. The staff are second to none, make you feel welcome & special. It's a good feeling Indian Restaurant. We all chose different main meals, all came piping hot & delicious, very tasty. A...More

Thank Local C
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Second time we have eaten here as a couple. Food is lovely, the place is spotless and the staff friendly. Never felt rushed on a Saturday night.

Thank FoundIt2014
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Durham for a long weekend and fancied an indian meal. This place is fantastic from the decor, the ambience, the staff and the food. I couldn't fault it at all. We enjoyed it so much we ate there...More

Thank PaulineScott1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal with friends and children and was impressed. Quality Indian in lovely decor. Waiter went the extra mile for the kids. Recommended.

Thank James R
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere. Lovely food and very friendly and helpful staff. Service was quick and efficient. Would recommend

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were somewhat stranded in Durham in the pouring rain with two 11 year olds and a 10 month old baby who were all cold, wet and hungry. Alishaan was the only eatery i could find that was open so we ventured in expecting to...More

Thank doublebassphil
Reviewed 16 July 2017

When we were seated at our table and looked at the menu we were about to get up and leave. This was because we didn't notice that they provide vegetarian options, and also the music was loud. We explained about the vegetarian issue and the...More

Thank Rosemary H
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Thank you to the owners for keeping the restaurant open late just for two of us. Although we were cajoled along we were never rushed. Excellent curry, wonderful Balti cooked to perfection. Staff just a bit cold. Perhaps a little fatigued at the end of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 370 9180
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