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Dorrington Old Hall Persian Cuisine

Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
+44 1743 719100
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Asian, Middle Eastern, Persian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quiet evening in Dorrington. This is not likely to be unusual. Extensive menus, but for us when it came down to it, it was "this is what we do - tasting menu - so this is what you are having". All very politely served,...More

Thank DavidFBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit, and was pleasantly surprised with a buffet meal. We were greeted by a lovely host. There was an amazing array of dishes, including plenty of vegetarian options. Everything was fresh, and regularly topped up. The food was delicious, I just...More

Thank Sunita P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 ladies on our annual reunion in Shropshire. Booked a table for Saturday night and discovered it was a buffet but were offered a la carte if we preferred. Having looked at the delights on offer we all chose the buffet and were not disappointed....More

Thank LSM37
Reviewed 17 May 2017

As a younger boy Persia (with the aid of Sinbad films) used to conjure up thoughts of a magical exotic land. The food on offer here is no less magical, an array of dishes drenched in spice and fragrance expertly prepared. The experience made all...More

Thank dreamsinstraight2017
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A most enjoyable evening. An interesting selection of dishes. Very impressed that, having asked for a substitute non meat dish in tasting menu, was served a really fresh tasting vegetarian dish. Portions ideal, especially since extra portions of favoured dishes were readily provided.

Thank Lis L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Finally visited this restaurant for the first time as we'd heard so many good things about it (we live locally). We were not disappointed - it was a lovely evening! The service was fantastic - Thank you Shofique! - and the food was incredible -...More

Thank Zlotowilks
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We really did have the most bizarre experience here. Walked in at 7:30, was totally empty. Some scruffy looking but pleasant guy told us to sit down whilst he went and fetched someone. The woman that came down, looked as if she had just woken...More

1  Thank Hoppo74
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this restaurant and the good. Had the set meal which was delicious and plentiful. Website says open on Monday but we went and it was closed so had to go Tuesday.

Thank ElaineH411
Reviewed 3 March 2017

On our recent visit the welcome was warm, the food was amazing as always with even more dishes to chose from, atmosphere was relaxed and it was like dining with your best friends (if only they could all cook like this!)

Thank sailorbird
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My wife and I found this restaurant on the Internet before travelling to Shrewsbury from Leeds. We had a lovely, freshly cooked meal and will visit again if we are ever in the area. The couple who run the restaurant and cook the food are...More

Thank Tony B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Dorrington SY5 7JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Dorrington
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 719100
  • E-mail
Description
Persian influenced fusion Cuisine - first for the county - at the elegant Black and White, timber framed, building that dates back to the 13th Century; contemporary atmosphere, with a present-day décor, pleasing to the eye. Cuisine renowned for its elaborate rice dishes, delicious kababs, nourishing soups and hearty stews. Persians delicately flavour their food with herbs, spices and dried fruits. A variety of nan-like breads supplement rice.
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