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Sheesh Mahal

43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
+44 1295 266489
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Opens in 2 min
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor is beautiful, and service was better then the last time we went a few months ago. However the food was nothing like it was when we were here in back in August. Don't know if the chef has changed but our food was...More

Thank wardy s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely evening, the food was delicious and piping hot. We didn’t have to wait long for it. The waiting staff were very attentive. The restaurant is nicely done out. We’ll definitely be returning.

Thank samarie111
Numan I, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for positive review. The team here at sheesh mahal is thrilled to hear such good feedback, I hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went very early on a Monday night and were warmly welcomed. Our food when it came was really good, our friend loves his Jalfrezi and he said it was one of the best he'd had. The service was good the restaurant is really nice...More

Thank Luisa J
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Luisa J, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are really looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Invited out by a wonderful man of 97 years to experience a true Indian meal and was told that the Sheesh Mahal was the only place where you could have the true flavours to appreciate..we arrived. I felt like royalty. The best courteous hosts. They...More

Thank SallyM591
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you very much. It was a pleasure serving you. Hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I had been eating at this restaurant for many years and after returning from moving away I was not disappointed. Friendly staff and a clean and authentic restaurant. The building is a lovely period property located in the nicer part of banbury with parking never...More

Thank turtleterry
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you very much. We hope to see you soon again!!

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Came all the way from Wales and it didn’t disappoint. Amazing food and service!! Thank you so much, see you again soon!!

Thank HopeWoods16
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you so very much. It was a pleasure serving you. Hope to see you soon again!!

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Came in March and again in June. Very contrasting experiences. First time superb, second time they seemed to struggle to get our order correct and it seemed very empty and lacking atmosphere. The flavours were good both times but I rate this on the whole...More

Thank Binny67
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Binny67, We humbly apologise for the contrasting experience you had last time you visited. Me and my business partner have now acquired this business and can promise you that we won’t let you down ever again if you visit our restaurant. We would love...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited last week and its the first tie we have been here. The service and food was excellent. Very good quality, tasty and hot. We used to visit an Indian restaurant in Oxford at least twice a month, and since moving to the area...More

Thank 114Peter
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear 114Peter, Thank you very much. We would love to serve you again. Hope to see you soon!!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

I have been to the Sheesh Mahal for years and can honestly say that it is the best restaurant in Banbury. Food is full of flavour and always extremely tasty.

Thank Tounlon83
Arvindag14, Owner at Sheesh Mahal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Tounlon83, Thank you very much. We can assure you that even under new management you will get as tasty food as you have always been served.

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took family out for a special meal on arrival looked very nice but that's where it stopped the staff had about as much sense of humour as a flat fart.the main dishes came out and looked disgusting I had a chicken...More

3  Thank jonescheryl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Meals
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 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 - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 The Green | South Bar, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 266489
  • E-mail
Description
The Sheesh Mahal is an award-winning Indian restaurant set in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire.Offering a memorable and sophisticated dining experience, our chefs are inspired by traditional Indian recipes dating back centuries. We pride ourselves on creating dishes to tempt and reward the taste buds.Led by proprietor Mohammad Khalid, our mission is to provide you with an experience that makes a meal in the Sheesh Mahal an extraordinarily special occasion.Using only the freshest and most authentic ingredients, each meal is an individual work of gastronomic art, capturing the wonderfully vibrant and exquisite flavours of Asia.There is ample free parking available for Sheesh Mahal customers at the back of the restaurant (Crouch Street).
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