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The Ganges

) #10 of 15 Restaurants in Bishops Castle $$ - $$$ Indian, ,
12 Market Square, Bishops Castle SY9 5BN, England
+44 1588 638543
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (15 reviews)
“naans” (5 reviews)
“garlic naan” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Asian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Market Square, Bishops Castle SY9 5BN, England
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Lovely meal brought to the table very quickly. Staff were pleasant and efficient. They don't serve alchoholic drinks so do take your own.

Thank David P
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very small restaurant area. Staff are friendly. Very nice menu can highly recommend the lamb chilli Masala and garlic nann. Only shame was they don't sell alcohol but with the amount if pubs around it was ok.

Thank 854skyw
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Really really Surprised by the positive reviews? People who have wrote these reviews on here, obviously never had a decent curry before! The bhuna sauce was straight out of the supermarket! Reheated food taste, mix grill was a joke, food took 50 bloody minutes to...More

Thank Vas-L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Decided at the last minute to go out and celebrate. Rang the Ganges who fitted us in. We had a lovely curry with all the trimmings. Pleasant and efficient service in a nice environment. Took own wine as they do not have a licence. Look...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

food was adequate and quite tasty but you have to take your own beer from the three tuns with you. staff were friendly and eager to please

Thank diningdetective
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We visited as a party of eight and were soon accommodated, Our food came after the customary Poppadums' and pickles. The food was good and authentic - we ordered just too much rice and Nan, The Gangies although the only Indian Restaurant in Bishops Castle...More

Thank stevieDW
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent as always been a customer for years and years very friendly little Indian restaurant and takeaway and even better now they've just started deliveries Highly reccomended

Thank Casey J
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Good for last minute late dinner, staff always welcoming and eager to please. Good, plentiful tasty food. Can take your own booze.

Thank LisaBurton67
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have used this indian quite a few times over the past 4 years. It could be good but it isn't. Although the staff can be friendly they can also appear disinterested in the customer. The menu although extensive is cooked to a rather bland...More

1  Thank lambsear01
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal at a very reasonable price. Took our own alcoholic drinks. Soft drinks were available. Had starters, main course and a famous banana naan bread. Really well cooked. Fast service.

Thank Roadiadi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Market Square, Bishops Castle SY9 5BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Bishops Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1588 638543
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