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The Shalimar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
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
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Dale Road North | Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

In April 2018 had a family dinner there,it was close to our hotel. Friendly and very cosy. The menu was mainly Indian, but did include some other English dishes.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Fort080
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review and for sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor members. Please call and see us again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Past the restaurant several times but not at meal times . Decided was going to travel to give it a try . Lots of car parking , a very warm welcome from friendly well dressed member of staff or owner . Was seated by radiator...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Angiegreen1
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow thank you for your fantastic review so glad you didn't pass the restaurant this time and you called in and tried our cuisine. I am so pleased that everything was to your satisfaction and that you both had a very enjoyable meal and evening....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met up here to celebrate a family birthday Welcome from staff was brilliant and atmosphere warm and welcoming Food was amazing. I had a shashlik unlike any I have had elsewhere, sad when it was gone Cannot wait to go back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nigel D
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Great review thanks for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. So pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we cant wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked up best places to eat in Matlock and thought the Shalimar had good reviews. I'd travelled from Kent and spent the day at Chatsworth House and thought I'd end the day (my birthday) with a great meal. WHAT A FABULOUS CHOICE.. I asked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank clairian2018
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review and for sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor members. I have passed your amazing comments onto the rest of the team who like myself really appreciate them. We were so pleased that you decided on our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and nine friends were staying in a lodge nearby and visited Shalimar on Saturday 1st December for a Hen Do meal. The restaurant helped us make sure the Bride to Be felt special. ALL members of staff were polite, friendly and provided great service....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Gem2330
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what a superb review thank you so much for sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor members. We are all so pleased that your hen party was a success and we are proud that we were part of it.Please pass on our best wishes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant tonight as it was recommended and it didn’t disappoint. The food was excellent, drinks also as well as the service by everyone who tended to us. As it was our anniversary nothing and I mean nothing was too much trouble, even...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Road31549414665
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What fantastic comments thank you for taking the time to post them and share them with other Trip Advisor members. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we all look forward to seeing you again in the future

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again we have had another excellent experience at the best Indian restaurant in Derbyshire. The food and the service is second to none, Shack our server went out of his way to make our visit one of the best experience yet. My wife is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Steve S
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your fantastic review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. Shak send his best and we all look forward to seeing you again for another enjoyable evening at the Shalimar.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service and food is outstanding. I would recommend the shalimar to anyone. Very friendly staff and a very good value for money

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Joe P
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

All I can say is thank you for taking the time to post your great review on Trip Advisor and we all look forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tasting food , reasonably priced , marvellous staff what more could you ask for. A very enjoyable evening

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 610carolyn
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fabulous review thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor and share them with other Trip Advisor members. Please don't leave it to long before your next visit we all look forward to seeing you .

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On recommendation from family we tried this restaurant and were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived nothing was too much trouble for the wonderful staff. The manager went out of his way to make sure we had a meal we liked and after asking...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MAYKICK
The_Shalimar_DD, Owner at The Shalimar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your fantastic review the content of which I have passed on to the team who like myself feel so happy and proud to know that everything we do is appreciated by our customers. I am sure other Trip Advisor members will read...More

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Response from stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Lunchtime is usually reasonably busy
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Kay W
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Response from Judy M | Reviewed this property |
As a vegetarian, not a vegan, I can only say that I have always found something absolutely delicious to eat here. Only a true vegetarian restaurant would offer more.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 31
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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