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Shahi Qila

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6 Shear Bank Road, Blackburn BB1 8AP, England
+44 1254 726729
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was a guest for an asian party,i was treated like royalty from the moment i stepped in the door The food was superb and not overly spiced so you didnt just taste heat ,you tasted different flavours lovely selection and piping hot Will certainly be returning

Thank peterdeanmagic
Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place on Mother's Day with my wife. We were offered a nice table for two. Food was reasonably good. Desserts was with a plenty of choice. Service was good. Only one thing we didn't like; all the starters were on top of the raw onions bed in every pot, whicxh spoilt my mood, as I have an... More 

Thank Yakub28Itowala
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was too good variety was less may b coz of weekday but everything was very tasty which serves the purpose their fish was excellent paya pulao biryani was excellent all cake were fresh Gajar ka halwa was too good shall keep coming

Thank Firdosh s
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Food average, stay away from the RED chicken ??, rest o.k Service slow but you get everything, Staff polite but slow,NOT on the ball. Place clean,average decor, been to worst.150 guests good place overall. Disable Access terrible, people in wheelchair going to struggle getting in.

1 Thank Bjim3
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The toilets aren't very clean. The staff aren't friendly. there isn't a big choice of mains, and they all seemed to taste the same and quite bland. To says they call it a 'luxury buffet', I wouldn't like to go to a standard buffet. Don't waste your money

Thank Leeccles
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Really!?!? I have been to this place about 6 times and honestly I am really disappointed. Last few times have been horrendous. Used to be a good gaff for food (buffet) but thats not all that. These last 4 weddings I have literally had, bad service, someone on my table asked for a refill of starters and they refused -... More 

Thank jes v
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Food is delicious. There tend to be more bones in meat dishes than actual meat. Waiting for food takes quite a long time and staff aren't very welcoming. They guide you to a table but then aren't very 'approachable'. They tend to 'shy' away more. When ordering ice-cream for desserts me and my partner had to opt for another flavour... More 

Thank fatimapatel2016
Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited Shahi Qila for a pre-show meal before going to King Georges Hall. My wife and myself both loved the food. We are both vegetarian and everything that we chose from the buffet was wonderful. Friendly staff made us welcome, and the restaurant is in a lovely quiet setting, but just a short walk from the town centre. We... More 

Thank Cod_Army_FY7
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The buffet food provided was nice but the Website was misleading as it says over 90 dishes available, these may be available but many have to be ordered, they are not all available as buffet dishes. you then feel obliged to eat every last mouthful as signs are up telling you that food waste is chargeable. Lemonade and Coke are... More 

Thank MGB88187064
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted a nice Indian meal so thought to try shahi quila. 'Never again'!. The decor was appalling, dirty walls and ripped chairs and the room had an awful musty smell. The food was warm not hot and the meat dishes had more bones than meat. The staff were ignorant and stood around chatting then one girl got the Hoover out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Shear Bank Road, Blackburn BB1 8AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 726729

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?