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Shaha Indian

89/91 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RS, England
+44 1228 520050
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (23 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
“poppadoms” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
89/91 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Curry houses shut early in Carlisle and we were guided to eat at Shaha as it was still open at 10pm. Good standard fare and everybody enjoyed their traditional starters and curries. I had mixed stater and Chicken Pathia (Madras). It ended up a little...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I ate here and found it tasty and reasonably priced. Of note was the chicken dishes - tender perfectly prepared. Recommended.

1  Thank Bobobirdiebuddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I visit carslisle always like to visit the Shaha but this time I was very disappointed what used to be a very nice experience was turned on its head instead of the friendly restaurant we were met with a very unhelpful person with a...More

Thank johndoc50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently and the service was appalling , an elderly chap was pleasant enough. We presumed he was the owner but the young waiter was arrogant , rude and impatient . The food was reasonable , the lamb was a tad tough tho’ . Sadly...More

Thank Callum1874
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious meal and service very reasonably priced would certainly recommend for anyone visiting Carlisle

1  Thank gail057
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night, lovely atmosphere. Staff helpful and polite. Food was amazing. Will be back wry soon.

1  Thank Vix1107
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went for a meal at shaha with friends. The food was good but unfortunately the staff are extremely ignorant. Our friends wanted to sit in a booth and when I asked if this was possible the waiter looked at me as though I was a...More

1  Thank George B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The staff were not over friendly, wine was poor, food was disappointing. I’d not go back - the reviews did not reflect a poor experience

Thank Lmm0
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Now, I live in Carlisle and I love Indian food and the Shaha is by far the best food in town. Period. But, it's a while since we've been and once again the food was 1st class. But the service by all except the old...More

1  Thank 1971LEEG
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Shaha never disappoints. The service is very old fashioned, the servers ask the man for the drinks order & always give the man the bill (I quite like this). The food here is beautiful, and I always suggest we go here for ‘date night’ whenever...More

Thank Jaysee1980
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89/91 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 520050
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