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Jalali International Restaurant

Aldergate | Old Victoria Arcade, Tamworth B79 7DL, England
+44 1827 316786
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“curry” (15 reviews)
“bhaji” (2 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Aldergate | Old Victoria Arcade, Tamworth B79 7DL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice setting in a converted old church. With the beautiful font still inside. It's a very open layout and not recommended for romantic meal. The service was excellent and the prices were ok. Wasn't blown away by the food. I didn't like the way that...More

Thank marcus j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited and had the Sunday buffet, food was great and the service was excellent. We were amongst the first to arrive but the restaurant soon filled up, everyone seemed to be enjoying their meals and we noticed a very busy take away service throughout...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here twice this year. The first time they added £7 to our bill which had to be argued. The second time they missed £28 off our bill. We had already payed and was about to leave only to be told that we all...More

Thank technoir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate in here sat night, i was with 4 family 👪 members. We were on a stag weekend in Tamworth. The staff were really nice and friendly. The food was superb as well.

Thank craig darby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I eat here regularly and we have never had a bad meal. The service is always excellent, the food delicious and I've enjoyed their Sunday buffets to try new dishes.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Been to Jalali a number of times. Management always extremely polite and welcoming. Had the set meal for four between us. Very tasty with a good selection of flavours from the mains. Will certainly be returning.

Thank ctw626
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We came here for food on a Saturday evening. We hadn't booked and got a table easily. The staff were pleasant and chatty and the food came quickly. I had a huge naan which made me happy and my boyfriend had some sort of scotch...More

Thank evelyn859
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We have been visiting the Jalali since they first opened over 20 years ago. Over this time, we have introduced many friends, dined alone and had takeaways. The food is always of high quality, and the staff attentive and friendly. The Sunday night buffet is...More

Thank tongue2015
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I could be here for hours.....but I can't be bothered - a bit like some if the staff and managers! Eventually the food arrived. Poor portion size, poor quality and overpriced . Couldn't wait to get out if the place....another £45 down the drain. I...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with a bunch of guys after previously going to another local curry house. The food was really good and the service quick and efficient. Saw the post about waiting to order before you got anything, we got drinks and had to ask for poppadoms...More

Thank Steve P
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Last Saturday evening, I decided to eat at your restaurant with friends. We eat out every Saturday evening, and we usually eat at a local Indian restaurant. We sat down at our table and your waiter bought each of us a menu and also a copy of the wine list. I asked the waiter if we could have some poppadums and dips whilst we were looking at the menu and choosing our meal, but he said “No”, it is not possible to order poppadums until we had ordered our main meal, which we thought was a little strange. Ten minutes later, the wine waiter arrived at our table to take our drinks order, and again we asked if we could order poppadums and dips but again we were refused. It was not until we had been in your restaurant for over half an hour, and we had ordered our main meal, that we were then “allowed” to order poppadums and dips…… Whilst our meal was very good and the food was of excellent quality, I doubt that we will be visiting your restaurant again. You need to understand that if your customers ask for poppadums whilst looking at the extensive menu, then you need to provide what is asked for without having such pointless rules as “No poppadums before you place your food order”. We had to wait over half an hour after arriving before we had anything to eat. I doubt that we will be visiting in the future and hope you will reconsider this pointless “rule”……
28 August 2016|
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Response from Jenxjenx | Reviewed this property |
Stupid rule enforced by a stupid owner...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 68
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldergate | Old Victoria Arcade, Tamworth B79 7DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Tamworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1827 316786
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Jalali's is located in the hub of the town centre in a unique 19th century chapel with spacious seating. We serve an array of delicious mouthwatering Indian/Bangladeshi inspired foods and hold a full license to serve alcohol.
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