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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%
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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 via mobile

We ordered a range of dishes and all were excellent - even the poppadoms and pickle tray were perfect. Service was also excellent - staff were friendly and fast. The restaurant itself looks lovely too - plenty of space and the decor is tastefully luxurious.More

Thank joinckusioneast
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

The team and myself really appreciate your fabulous review thank you so much for taking the time to post your excellent comments on TripAdvisor. We take great pride in our restaurant and are really happy when we receive reviews like yours . We all look...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Carefully prepared food served on a welcoming atmosphere. The Shalimar is a gem and we were delighted to discover it. Will return soon.

Thank P33tSee
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great review i really appreciate you sharing your experience with other TripAdvisor members . We all look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff could not have been more attentive. Excellent food! Would highly recommend. Deserves more than 5 stars!!!

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

Thank you for your 5 star review and sharing your experience with other TripAdvisor members . Hopefully we will see you in the not to distant future for another memorable evening with us at the Shalimar .

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot recommend the shalimar enough, our party of 6 were cared for from the second we walked in. The waiters and owner could do enough for us, the food was exceptional as was the service. Whilst waiting for the bill a waiter brought out a...More

Thank Richard A
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us at the Shalimar and thank you for your great review.No need to apologise but am so happy that you now may become a regular customer with us and we all look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been to the shalimar for my 29th birthday, it was amazing! I went with 5 other people and we was all treated like royalty. I will defiantly be going again soon.

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

So glad that you enjoyed your birthday meal at the Shalimar and thank you for your great review and taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor .I look forward to seeing you again very soon for another evening's meal at the Shalimar .

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter what indian I try, I always end up returning to the shalimar. Always get a great meal with great service.

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

Thank you for your great review its lovely to have regular customers who we get to know personally .We get great satisfaction when people return for another memorable evening with us at the Shalimar . Once again thank you foryour super review .

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st visit to the Shalimar (even though we have lived in the area for 11 years!) 2 adults and 3 smallish children. Staff really friendly and great with kids. Food was fantastic and had real depth of flavour and just the right amount of heat....More

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

Glad that your first visit to the Shalimar was a successful one and you all enjoyed your evening with us .Hopefully you will become regular customers with us. Thank you for your great review i really appreciate it.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night in Matlock for my birthday and fancied an indian. We checked Tripadvisor and found this restaurant to be top ranking. We arrived at 9pm. The inside was quiet and very nice decor. We was greeted and taken to a table. I...More

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

Thank you for your superb review the content of which I have passed on to the rest of the team who like myself really appreciate your praise. We really take so much pleasure in providing people with a perfect evening and seems from your comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we set off from home until we got home, the experience is amazing. The chefs never cease to amaze. They conjure up new dishes each year to excite the palate. And that it does. In buckets. Service always irreproachable and polite. Bring...More

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

How do I reply to such praise thank you so much for the superb comments. It give myself and the team great satisfaction when we receive such reviews many thanks and we all look forward to seeing you again very soon .

Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard reviews so thought we would book a table, staff very friendly and attentive. food was amazing - very friendly atmosphere. would definitely return.

Thank tidygirl1
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad that you had a great time with us at the Shalimar and thank you for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor . Myself and the team look forward to seeing you again very soon .

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Michelle B
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Response from stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Lunchtime is usually reasonably busy
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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