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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” (181 reviews)
“pickle tray” (20 reviews)
“rice” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have travelled past this restaurant several times on our way to our Lodge in Darley Dale; and seeing a busy car park every time; decided to make a visit. We are so pleased that we did, the food was exceptional and the service great....More

Thank Angie W
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad that you decided to stop and try the restaurant and enjoyed your evening with us . Thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members We all look forward to your next visit to us . Once again thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a good restaurant. Celebrating my husband's 60th, they made him feel very special, with balloons, a cake and even a card. Lovely food and very friendly staff. Our favourite Indian restaurant in Derbyshire.

Thank Ellen W
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I really appreciate you taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor thank you so much.So pleased that everyone enjoyed the evening and we all look forward to your next visit .

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first visited 9 years ago when I was last in the Peak District. I remembered it being great, so when I knew I was staying nearby I had to go. It didn't disappoint, the food was still amazing - a great choice, fresh, tasty...More

Thank B15B
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Superb review thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. We love it when holiday makers dine with us when in the Peak District I remember you from your last visit. Hopefully we will see you again in the near future for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our meal here at the Shalimar: the food was delicious, the service was excellent, we would love to come again next time we are holidaying in the area.More

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

Hope your holiday was as good as your evening with us. Thank you for visiting us while you were in the peak district and thank you for taking the time to post your excellent comments .Look forward to your next visit when you holiday in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff, the friendliest ever encountered. Very good quality food from an extensive menu. The area of the restaurant we were located in had been decorated for a 60th birthday and a complimentary birthday cake was thoughtfully provided. Top restaurant, we have been several times...More

Thank DerbyshirePete1
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review thank you for sharing your experience with other trip advisor members. We are so happy that you enjoyed your evening with us and that everything was to your liking. We all look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn’t visited here for a long time, but great night with my partner and friends, beautiful food served in a very friendly and attentive atmosphere!! Will certainly be back again in the near future!!

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

Great review thank you so much for your excellent comments. Hope you don't leave it so long before your next visit .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Shalimar to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We ordered the set meal for two and were incredibly impressed. The food was absolutely amazing! It was freshly made, it was incredibly tasty and so well cooked the meat melted in your mouth and the...More

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

What a fantastic review thank you so much for taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor .The team and myself are so pleased that your wedding anniversary evening was extra special and look forward to seeing you again very soon at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to The Shalimar, and the staff were very friendly. They took our order and brought out fresh popadoms almost immediately. When the mains came, the food was hot, fresh and very tasty. It was a very nice meal. The only criticism I would...More

Thank Unicornlover77
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for fabulous review and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. As for your criticism regarding the staff being to attentive most people really enjoy their interaction but obviously this was not to your taste and for that they...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing, not to mention the customer service!! They offered me something different to what I had ordered to make sure I liked it as they noticed I wasn’t keen on spicy food. Every member of staff was friendly and welcoming and always...More

Thank Charlotte G
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your amazing review and for taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor. The team and myself try really hard to make sure everyone's experience at the Shalimar is one to remember and it seems that we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group of 10 for my mother in laws 70th birthday. Whilst the meal was gorgeous, with top quality meat etc what sets this place apart is the service. We were treated like royalty. The staff were brilliant and we really couldn’t...More

Thank AlexWeatherall
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thank you for your fantastic review and taking the time to post your excellent comments on trip advisor. So pleased you all enjoyed your mother in laws birthday meal with us.I have passed your praise onto the team who like myself look forward to...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 AlwaysDriveSafely | Reviewed this property |
Please do contact the Restaurant as the Staff will answer your question and supply any additional information you request. Food is freshly cooked and if the Staff are told you have a particular allergy or dislike for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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