Review on Shish Mahal

Glasgow's original curry house opened in 1954 as the Taj Mahal, before changing its name (a reference to The Palace of Mirrors in Lahore) and undergoing a serious refit during the 1990s. It now boasts a stylish glass frontage and a mezzanine area for private functions and is still regarded as the blueprint for most other Indians in the city Ė which says a lot about its enduring qualities.

The menu is of epic proportions with a bewildering choice of starters and tandooris, lots of balti-style specialities and curries from all corners of the Sub-continent. Chicken achari flavoured with pickling spices, and chicken tikka nasheder laced with brandy and served in a cast-iron karahi are typical.

Also look for the section devoted to owner Ali Aslam's 'Old Favourites'. The wine list does a good job in promoting suitable tipples for the food on offer.

Shish Mahal is also featured in: AA Guide

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Cuisine

Indian

Chef

Mr I Humayun

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 - 2.00pm Mon-Sat
Dinner: 5.00 - 11.30pm Mon-Sun

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card

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Facilities at Shish Mahal

  • Vegetarian menu
  • 90 covers

Address

Shish Mahal
Park Road
City of Glasgow
Glasgow
G4 9JF

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