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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
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50-51 North Road, Durham DH1 4SF, England
+44 191 370 9180
17:00 - 23:00
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Crawley Down, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large family group celebrating a milestone birthday. Service was ok. Strange to hear local accents! I had the mixture meal and it was all a bit samey. The room was stuffy even when less crowded.

Thank Geoff T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited Alishaan 3 times now and haven't got 1 complaint. Twice being with a 10+ group, normally this is when you see restaurants disappoint but they excelled. The staff are friendly and helpful. The food is excellent quality and the restaurants gives a relaxing, comfortable vibe. Indian food isn't my first choice but I really enjoy it here at... More 

Thank Carrie T
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pickles and poppadums to start. My husband ordered a balti and I ordered tandoori chicken. The balti was dry with hardly any chicken and when he told the waiter he just wasn't interested stating "that's how it is". Well all the other Balti's we have had weren't! Not a very helpful answer. Won't be going again. Very overpriced also.

Thank Karen P
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was my second visit to Alishaan and I wasn't disppointed. We were given a warm welcome and seated immediately. The waiting staff were extremely friendly and very helpful when one of the dishes we ordered was not available and made recommendations to other similar dishes. The food was served in a timely manner without feeling rushed, was served hot... More 

Thank lonetraveller1985
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Absolutely stunning food, tried Lamb Malayan for the first time and it is now my favourite curry. Wonderful hosts, so friendly and kind. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank mimsiegrew
Washington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Most of the dishes we asked for got mixed up or the wrong dishes came out to us, meaning half our party had food while the other half had to wait a while for the orders to be sorted. I also asked for less chilli with my meal, and my dish was just as spicy (if not more) than my... More 

Thank alissabasseee
Shotley Bridge, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We eat here on a regular basis the food and service is spot on. I had the paneer mirch and lamb jalfrezi. They were both so tasty and the lamb was so tender. Well worth a visit.

Thank mick1518979
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474 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Decided to return here after continuing to hear great reports about this up market Indian and I can understand why everyone recommends it. Smart helpful staff soon have you seated and the large well stocked bar ensures you soon have a drink in hand whilst choosing from an extensive menu. The food is all cooked fresh, so there is a... More 

Thank jaspandsal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to Alishaan on numerous occasions and every time I have been extremely impressed! The staff are very professional, very well trained and very friendly... The level of service here is second to none! And the food, the food is to die for! My favourite cuisine is Indian and I am yet to find another Indian restaurant that... More 

Thank BlakemanJ
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Food was disgusting and bland, no taste. Missing food from our order however still charged and overpriced, £35 for a meal that didn't impress. Don't recommend.

1 Thank Aimee D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?