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“Out for a walk ”
Review of Shampan

Ranked #13 of 55 Restaurants in Cardigan
Price range: US$32 - US$40
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Found this place while out for a walk .i wouldnt normaly have gone in but my better half said lets go give it a try. Food was good .service was a bit slow but only 2 working.... now for the down side as we were leaving i noticed the hygean raiting it was zero .. please sort this out .. thanks for a good meal

1  Thank Richard T
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

I was about to book and checked the Scores on The Doors site.

No way am I booking anywhere that has a '0' rating.

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2  Thank nigelbrooks
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Our second visit to Shampan we went for my 60th Birthday, so glad we did the food was amazing! Still the best Indian food I've ever tasted! The food is well known locally and staff were busy with a brisk take away trade all evening but this did not affect the service of those dining in - service was prompt and the food arrived quickly the staff were very friendly and helpful. The poppadoms come with hot lime pickle, mango pickle (medium hot),the best yogurt and mint blend ever, mango chutney and extremely fresh chopped onion, poppadoms large, fresh and perfectly cooked. We chose 2 prawn dishes and two chicken dishes, an okra side dish and a spinach and potato side dish plus pilau rice - all were excellent with a range of hotness. Naan breads were about 15 inches across, we had garlic and peshwari - fabulous, lovely and light with a springy texture to the dough a perfect complement to the food without being too heavy, so you could eat more! What stands out most is the depth of flavour of the dishes, all wonderfully different - so much skill required to create such wonderful blending of flavours, subtle, complex, aromatic - we ate everything because we couldn't bear to leave it on the table, let feeling very full but very happy! Many thanks to the chef (or chefs!) All very reasonably priced. Lovely to go in the summer and watch the tide come in and watch the boats on the Teifi Estuary as you enjoy your meal. Amazing place! If you don't go you will miss something quite special... A birthday meal to remember for a long time!

Thank Julia J
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited Late May bank holiday and to my surprise the restraunt was relatively quiet - it was only 7pm, so I suppose it was a little early for an Indian restaurant. Lots of choice on the menu, service was good and drinks and lovely fresh poppadoms and pickles were on the table in no time. The food arrived in good time and was delicious and plentiful, no complaints. The only thing that let's this place down is its appearance, the owners need to repair the leak damage in the ceiling, decorate and just give the windows a good clean - no point having views over the river if the our side of the glass is covered in cobwebs. Overall, a lovely quirky restraunt with good service and great food just needs freshening up a bit.

1  Thank zxzach
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We have used this restaurant a lot and have never been disappointed but since the change of ownership things have gone downhill.
A group of us went in April and waited too long for the drinks to be ordered, the drinks to arrive, the poppadoms to arrive, the food to be ordered and then over an hour for the food to arrive.

The food was good but the long wait spoiled the evening, when we complained we were told that they were understaffed and had a lot of takeaways to prepare.

Not a valid excuse if they are taking our money.. Such a shame, we will give it one last go and if there is no improvement
find somewhere else for our custom.

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Thank Martyn G
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