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Sheesh Mahal

43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
+44 1295 266489
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (50 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (12 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last week and its the first tie we have been here. The service and food was excellent. Very good quality, tasty and hot. We used to visit an Indian restaurant in Oxford at least twice a month, and since moving to the area...More

Thank 114Peter
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I have been to the Sheesh Mahal for years and can honestly say that it is the best restaurant in Banbury. Food is full of flavour and always extremely tasty.

Thank Tounlon83
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took family out for a special meal on arrival looked very nice but that's where it stopped the staff had about as much sense of humour as a flat fart.the main dishes came out and looked disgusting I had a chicken...More

3  Thank jonescheryl
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We went here last night service was ok it was our first time here and will be the last the food was absolutely terrible my brother came down with his wife from a long way it was embarrising for me and the wife today I...More

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent as well as the service. The staff always make you feel welcome and valued. The takeaways are great too

Thank Freya L
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic best Indian food I personally have ever had maxium tastes delicate meat just fantastic enough said

Thank Shane G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner for our anniversary we had been recommended to visit so we were looking forward to it. The starters were very tasty, but unfortunately the mains lacked flavour for us however the naan bread was the best I've had....More

Thank Amelia F
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Was taken here by friends for an impromptu curry. Never been before but have walked past many times and thought looked interesting. Food and ambience was really good. Flavours and service excellent - will definitely go again

Thank Binny67
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I was so looking forward to this curry..before I went to work I submitted a takeaway order online at 11am to be delivered for 7pm, paid with PayPal, all acknowledged, accepted and processed with emails to prove it. I arrived home at 7:45pm to my...More

1  Thank banak907
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Best place for a curry in Banbury. Great service and food and made to feel really welcome. Heading back in a few weeks for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 266489
  • E-mail
The Sheesh Mahal is an award-winning Indian restaurant set in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire.Offering a memorable and sophisticated dining experience, our chefs are inspired by traditional Indian recipes dating back centuries. We pride ourselves on creating dishes to tempt and reward the taste buds.Led by proprietor Mohammad Khalid, our mission is to provide you with an experience that makes a meal in the Sheesh Mahal an extraordinarily special occasion.Using only the freshest and most authentic ingredients, each meal is an individual work of gastronomic art, capturing the wonderfully vibrant and exquisite flavours of Asia.There is ample free parking available for Sheesh Mahal customers at the back of the restaurant (Crouch Street).
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