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Shaheens Indian Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
48 North Bailey, Durham DH1 3ET, England
+44 191 386 0960
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (31 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (7 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
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LOCATION
48 North Bailey, Durham DH1 3ET, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Shaheens Indian Bistro
1. Delicious!!
"we will enjoy our special Lumiere desserts too!"
Pamera H
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2. Service was exemplary!
"We were treated like royalty!"
Ag2409
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3. Authetic Lassi's!
"A warm welcome with authentic balti dishes, tasty lassi and deserts."
Somi M
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed today

We simply loved the place. Splendid fresh local food and friendly, smiling service and advice in a warm family atmosphere. Thank you for a wonderful evening. We definitely recommend!

Thank PhilandClaire2018
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to eat here on a recent weekend trip to Durham. The food was first class and really tasty. All four of us had different main dishes which were delicious. Would particularly recommend the chicken tikka poori's for starters. We also enjoyed...More

Thank Ag2409
Shaheens D, Manager at Shaheens Indian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ag2409, We are delighted you enjoyed the food and service given by staff at Shaheen’s! All our dishes are fresh and cooked individually by our chef’s! We are glad you enjoyed the homemade desserts as well! At Shaheen’s our staff make try to make...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, great service! Very good value for a wonderful evening, will definitely visit again, and would 100% recommend!

Thank Eliza W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really friendly atmosphere and the food was great. The waiters are honestly so lovely and the whole was made so enjoyable but the atmosphere, food and drinks! Thanks so much, we will be back soon

Thank gabriellem0ss
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff looked after us terribly well and were generous with extra add ons like free mango chutney. The food was of very good quality. I look forward to my next visit.

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Revisited 21 years after leaving Durham and Shaheens lives up to its remembered spicy glory. Early evening saw us most well looked after by both front of house and chef who were delighted to follow us off menu and cook what we asked for, the...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here in the hopes of finding a good Indian restaurant in Durham and were not disappointed. Not only is it obvious that all dishes are freshly cooked, but the wide range of options offered in the menu guarantees there is something for everyone....More

Thank Laura W
Adham K, Manager at Shaheens Indian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laura W, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are delighted you enjoyed the food and service given by staff at Shaheen’s! At Shaheen’s we try to ensure all our customers have the best dining experience as possible! We look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great. Loved the Indian ice cream and home made sweets. What really made the night for me was the friendly and attentive service, so much so we gone back to Shaheen's the next night.More

Thank jimgilligan
Adham K, Manager at Shaheens Indian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jimgilligan, We are delighted you enjoyed the food and service given by staff at Shaheen’s I’m two occasions! As well as our homemade indian sweets and Ice cream! Our staff at Shaheen’s try to ensure all customers have a quality dining experience by giving...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit here frequently and always leave happy. The food is excellent and obviously cooked fresh- no colouring like most indian restaurants. The waiter (adam) made recommendations on what to eat and the combinations of side dishes, all of which were great. He made a...More

Thank Danny N
Adham K, Manager at Shaheens Indian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Danny N, We are delighted you and your friends come to dine at Shaheen’s frequently and rate the food “excellent”. At Shaheen’s our staff try to make sure all customers have a quality dining experience as well as recommending dishes to the customers preference!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here with friends and were not disappointed by our choice of restaurant. This restaurant could be easily missed as it's slightly further up the hill than some of the others. Would thoroughly recommend eating here. Food was delicious and the service was great....More

Thank Linda E
Adham K, Manager at Shaheens Indian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Linda E, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are delighted you and your friends enjoyed the food and service given by staff at Shaheen’s! We look forward too seeing you again soon! Your review is kindly appreciated by all...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 North Bailey, Durham DH1 3ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 386 0960
  • E-mail
Description
Shaheens is a well established buisness Located 100 yards from durham cathedral Shaheen is a warm and welcoming place For families and individuals Shaheens has been serving durham for over 30 years, priding ourselves in a traditional and authentic indian cuisine.
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