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The Shalimar

Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
+44 1629 735999
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (188 reviews)
“pickle tray” (21 reviews)
“rice” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Been to this restaurant only few times ,live in SHEFFIELD Every time eaten here food is very good Last two times was part of large group over 15 people Restaurant coped very well all food arrived at same time and not too long await All...More

Thank Col T
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded today

So pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us at the Shalimar. All the team love having large parties to cater for and really feel that the hard work is really worthwhile when praise like yours is given. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed yesterday

Wow - what can i say - the ease of booking - the welcome by Ali - the explanation of the menu (Sunday buffet) - the service and definitely the food :) I like hotter curries than my partner and her parents - Ali didn't...More

Thank Paul T
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded today

As you so rightly say WOW what can I say apart from thanking you so much for taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor. I have passed your praise onto Ali and the rest of the team.I am so pleased that...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came to stay in Darley Dale for weekend away and I have to say the food is perfect. Notice on a previous review it says lacking in taste we certainly disagree it was amazing food and we eat out a lot in fact it was...More

Thank Katie K
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Superb comments thank you so much for taking the time to post them on trip advisor and share you thoughts with other trip advisor members. I have passed your praise onto the team who like myself thank you and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We ordered a takeaway whilst staying locally and were all impressed with our meals and the prompt, courteous service. General comment was that this was the best Indian meal we had all had in a long time. Thank you for adding to a great weekend.More

Thank NikkiDyson
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your excellent comments and posting them on trip advisor. So pleased that you enjoyed your weekend in the Peak District and your meal from ourselves maybe if you come to the area again you will join us at the restaurant to sample...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to this restaurant with its significant number of good reviews. We were as everyone says welcomed with a friendly attentive service which carried on through the meal. However the food was a little disappointing, mainly in taste, so that could be...More

2  Thank Alexandra R
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for comments all of which are noted.I only wish that you had said something on the night about the food as everyone's taste are different and we would have been able to alter your food according to your pallet.It seems everything else was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Shalimar twice this time last year whilst we were holiday up here from Suffolk. We are returning for another feast of fantastic food and service. 07/10/2018. Don't miss your chance to be spoilt.......!More

Thank paulcalver4
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow thank you for your excellent comments and posting them on trip advisor . We are so pleased that you joined us again for a evening meal whilst visiting the area .We look forward to see you again next time you are in the Peak...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been dining from the Shalimar for years, either in the restaurant or had a takeaway and the shalimar never dissapoint. Service from the staff is always second to none, they are attentive, friendly and they always make you feel welcome. we recommend The...More

Thank TRINA D
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's great to receive such a complementary review especially when it comes from a regular customer. Thank you for your excellent comments and posting them on trip advisor. We all look forward to seeing you again very soon for another memorable dining experience with us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for my partners birthday and the staff were superb, the food was great, will be back again!!

Thank jonnynffc
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review what can I say apart from thank you so pleased that you enjoyed your evening and your partner had a great birthday. We all look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always order a takeaway from here when staying at Darwin Forest. We loved our meal so much this time we ordered again the next night! I have a nut allergy and they are always really accommodating with doing nut free dishes

Thank xxsquarahxx
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful comments thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. We look forward to your next visit to Darwin Forest when hopefully we will have the pleasure of providing you with another excellent meal.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on spec didn’t book but was greeted immediately and given a choice of seating yes it wasn’t overly busy being a Monday evening but staff weren’t overly fussy just checking from time to time that all was ok we had been given a voucher...More

Thank Pauleen H
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your excellent comments on Trip Advisor .I am so pleased that you enjoyed your meal on your first visit to the restaurant. Hopefully you will visit us again in the near future for another memorable...More

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Michelle B
18 May 2016|
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Response from stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Lunchtime is usually reasonably busy
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Kay W
12 May 2016|
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Response from Judy M | Reviewed this property |
As a vegetarian, not a vegan, I can only say that I have always found something absolutely delicious to eat here. Only a true vegetarian restaurant would offer more.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 735999
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