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Samarkand

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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17-19 High Street | Batley, Heckmondwike, Dewsbury WF16 0JA, England
+44 1924 404080
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17:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 23:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:30
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Sammy's as a group of thirteen. It's a nicely turned out curry house, perhaps a cut above the average in the area. Even the loos look freshly installed and spotlessly clean. There's a good choice of food. The list is a lot shorter than most curry restaurants, but that's no bad thing. My wife and I shared a... More 

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Thank Mark S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant, after moving into the area. The staff were friendly, service efficient and food acceptable, we are fussy about our Indian food, three out of four of us enjoyed our food. The manager/owner was Very Friendly, perhaps a little too much if you are an introvert, like myself. An enjoyable evening though.

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Thank PYBROWNIE
Bradford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always good, always good service,I don't think it can can't be beaten for consistency, very friendly and good menu choices

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Thank Judith5491
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just been for a meal which was beautiful, the restaurant is lovley and clean and the staff are very polite and friendly, will definitely be returning and recommending! Would be great if you could pay by card.

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1 Thank Amanda Jayne B
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We wanted a good curry and our friends had been here before and were pleased to go back. Its been established a long time and the owner is about greeting customers and talking to diners. The food was very good and the staff very friendly. The only minor down sides were that they don't serve alcohol but you can bring... More 

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1 Thank Hob G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

i love Sammy's always go and try different things on the menu. it's not has cheap as other restaurants but its well worth spending that little bit more. Sammy's doesn't sell alcohol so its great that you can bring your own but you can't bring your own soft drinks.

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2 Thank Starvingman2
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

First of all the food is very average! Comparing to nearby restaurants Sammy's is expensive!! Main reason for this review is because of the way I have seen Sammy treat his waiters, very rudely especially at busy times! Not only this I have met an ex-Waiter who was a lovely young boy aged between 17-21. Who mentioned the TIP is... More 

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4 Thank samanthaelliothr2017
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Sammys since the 90s. Sammy is lovely he comes round and has a chat with everyone. The food is excellent we have never had a bad meal the chicken dishes I would highly recommend. My 2 children use to come when little they are now grown up & still love to come to Sammys.

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3 Thank Rebecca A
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This was a first time visit. Staff friendly and good service. But sorry to say we thought the food was only average compared to other restaurants we've been to. Not for us sorry to say even though it does seem to have it's regular.

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1 Thank christine t
Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Always think the good is great but the service is poor and the waiters are just miserable and frankly rude at times. Lovely downstairs, freezing downstairs.

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Thank Caroline N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 00:30
Saturday
17:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 High Street | Batley, Heckmondwike, Dewsbury WF16 0JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Dewsbury  >  Heckmondwike
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 404080
Description
Samarkand Restuarant or otherwise known as Sammy's, is a family run Indian restaurant established since 1986. Shabbir Laher (Sammy), his wife Zulekha Laher (Julie) and their sons have expanded this original 30 seater restaurant to its current capacity of 200+.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?