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Shalims Balti House, Weymouth, Dorset

Shalims Balti House

4.6
4.6
500 Reviews
£25 and under
Indian
Shalims Balti House is a national and regional award winning Indian restaurant. Come in and enjoy the best in Indian dining Weymouth has to offer. The mouthwatering food and warm comfortable surroundings all add to the experience that you'll find hard to beat when it comes to Indian food in the area. For the best food, service and comfort dine at Shalims Balti House.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 10 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 17:00–22:30

  • Phone number

    01305 783515

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Area

    Weymouth

  • Parking Details

    Swannery car park opposite the restaurant. Free after 6pm

  • Public Transit

    Weymouth train station

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access

What 500 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Dorset

    Best Overall

  • Dorset

    Best Food

  • Dorset

    Best Ambience

  • Dorset

    Best Value

  • Dorset

    Group Bookings

  • Dorset

    Neighbourhood Gem

  • Dorset

    Romance

  • Dorset

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  1. BT

    BTom

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best curry in Dorset without a doubt. Will definitely be returning.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayThank you, Tom. Best in Dorset is a great accolade, thanks Shalim

  2. AR

    AnandaR

    Dorset

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall1food3service1ambience3
    Food taste is average. Not value for money with very small portions served.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayI am sorry to read that here, Ananda. Why did you not say something at the time? If you had, we could have rectified any problem you had with your meal at the time. It is difficult for us to do anything about it after you've left. Shalim

  3. TC

    TimC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent, piping hot and very tasty. Staff were attentive and meal good value.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayThanks, Tim. I'll let the team know they did a good job. Shalim

  4. TJ

    TraceyJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We love it here every time we are down this area we always recommend and bring in friends... So tasty fabulous atmosphere and always friendly staff.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayThank you Tracey for all your support over the years. It means a lot. Shalim

  5. SD

    SharonD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My sister recommended this restaurant when she was down in Weymouth on holiday, so having just got back from Weymouth I tried this place and I recommend this restaurant 100%, clean, lovely people, assertive, and lovely food. Will be back when next down Weymouth

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayThank you and your Sister for helping put us on the map. Great to hear you both enjoyed your meals with us. Shalim

  6. A

    Alemac

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Booked table on the App no problem got there and was welcomed taken straight to our table. Service was very good as it was quite busy considering it was just 6.30,so obviously quite popular.
  7. EL

    EmmaL

    Dorset

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Food was nice though portions seem to be a lot smaller than other Indian restaurants Served quickly but without a smile. May I suggest staff interact with paying customers

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayI am sorry, Emma; on the night you visited, we were incredibly short-staffed and they have led to a few smiles slipping. We are doing our best, but it can be tricky when we are let down by staff not coming in at the last minute. Shalim

  8. NH

    NickyH

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As is usual our meal here was absolutely spot on, tasty, hot and very well served and presented. Always have a meal here when on holidays

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded todayLovely to see you again, Nicky. It's always great to see customers return on their holidays. See you on your next one. Shalim

  9. TC

    TraceyC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food we were sat near a loud table of young lads but we asked to move and we were moved to a quieter one with no problems been to this restaurant so many times/ years good food every time :)

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded 7 days agoSorry about the loud table, Tracey. I am glad we were able to move you to a quieter one. Thank you for bringing it to our attention at the time. Shalim

  10. MC

    MarionC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    This curry house has a lovely atmosphere and the staff are very friendly I felt my onion bhaji could have been a bit tastier and crispier presentation was five star when I go back I /shall ask for that MY curry was just lovely and tasty could not fault any of that

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded 7 days agoThank you, Marion, next time we get that onion bhaji just right for you. Shalim

  11. D

    Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Tasty food, nice restaurant. Dodgy tummy the next day sadly. Pricey and slow but polite service.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded 7 days agoI would like to full investigating your dodgy tummy the next day. Please can you reach out to us at eat@shalimsbaltihouse.co.uk and let us have the following information: Date and time of visit What dishes did you eat A copy of your bill if you have it What your symptoms were How long these symptoms took to develop How long the illness lasted Results from your hospital tests Have you or the hospital contacted our local environmental health officer?

  12. F

    Fernn

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    we went to many Indian restaurants but this restaurant is the worst that me and my partner have ever been to. The food was horrible. one curry was sour when is meant to be sweet. My partner literally couldn’t eat it. and when the staff asked how it was we told them it was sour that we couldn’t eat it. Her reply I was shocked. she disagreeing with us and said no it’s not sour is sweet no apologies or anything. Any other Indian restaurant or restaurant they would of apologise and offer you a different dish.. some of my lamb what Uncooked! so I couldn’t finish that either. the staff I think she is actually a manager or a owner which is shocking. I have never left a negative review for any restaurant but this I feel I have to. We were on holiday to Weymouth and this actually ruined our holiday. Also she was rude to me. I asked what spicy curry do you recommend. And she told me to read the menu. just a waste of money! We were literally still hungry after and have to get food else where. very disappointed
  13. PF

    PeteF

    Dorset

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the easy way to book a table, so quick and efficent. As usual food was delicious and just as we expected. prompt service on arrival. Love the fact we are asked what we want to drink very quickly. No rush to get to the course. Neither of us could eat all food as good generous portions beat us in the end. Will be back. thank you.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 20 June 2022We look forward to your return visit Pete. Thank you for your lovely review. Shalim

  14. KJ

    KirstJ

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    First time taking my teens to an Indian restaurant. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was fabulous.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 20 June 2022That is great to hear, thank you for taking the time to review us. Shalim

  15. CC

    ChrisC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Extremely good food.Friendly and efficient staff.I would certainly recommend it.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 20 June 2022Thanks for your review and recommendation, Chris. Shalim

  16. BS

    BunnieShaz

    Dorset

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great restaurant with lovely food, a really nice ambience and professional, friendly staff.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 20 June 2022Thank you, BunnieShaz. Glad you enjoyed it. Shalim

  17. SM

    SallyM

    Perth

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great vegan menu available. We were accommodated on a busy Friday night with just 30 mins notice. The food was delicious and the service was very attentive. Would definitely go again!

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 6 June 2022We always do our best to squeeze you in, if you can it is always best to book in advance, just incase. We look forward to your return visit. Shalim

  18. GA

    GrahameA

    South Wales

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    The only comment, was that service was a bit slow to say the least. We have been before & it was far better. Papadoms came out very quickly, but we had to chase our main course. Also when you order a further drink with you main course you need it then not as you almost finish your meal. All said we would go back again. May be the pressure of the Bank Holiday weekend.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 20 June 2022I am sorry for the slow service on your recent visit to us. We were swamped that night. We were short-staffed and busy. Next time you visit, I can assure you things will be better. Shalim

  19. CO

    CharlieO

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 June 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The food is always good every time we eat here as a family. Our children try new things and we always have a relaxed evening. Service is friendly.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 6 June 2022Lovely to see you and your family again, Charlie. Thank you for your lovely review. Shalim

  20. MG

    MikeG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Doesn't look anything special from the outside, but inside it's a very nice vibe. Great service and food was really good. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely visit again when in Weymouth

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 6 June 2022We look forward to your return visit, Mike. Thank you. Shalim

  21. F

    Fab4

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious meal & service yet again. Shalims you never fail us, thank you. See you again soon

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 6 June 2022Lovely to see you back again. Many thanks for all your support over the years. Shalim

  22. NH

    NatalieH

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere. Nice private booth like eating areas. Wide variety of dishes on the menu. Excellent food and service.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 6 June 2022Thank you, Natalie. That means a lot. Shalim

  23. B

    Bopper

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a fantastic place, went there on recommendation while in Weymouth for 2 days this restaurant does fantastic food, side dishes could be a little bigger but other than that could not fault anything, great service, Great food and great everything, Will definitely go back here when we revisit Weymouth in a few months

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022WOW, thank you, Bopper. It makes my day to read reviews like yours. Thank you, it means a lot. Many thanks. Shalim

  24. MR

    MaryR

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food with plenty of choice. All at reasonable prices. There’s a good atmosphere and the service is excellent. You can choose to sit in a booth for up to 4 people.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022Thanks for the 5-stars, Mary. If you want one of our booths, I recommend booking them in advance. They are always very popular. See you again soon. Shalim

  25. G

    Garyh

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As with each time the total experience was superb from start to finish and as normal the food and service again was outstanding

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022Thank you, Gary. Great to see you again. See you again soon. Shalim

  26. G

    Girlsnight

    Surrey

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always the best Indian food. Brilliant service. Good menu choice. Food came quickly.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022Ah thank you. That means a lot. Shalim

  27. M

    Modster69

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 May 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Great food and service,nice ambience and decor. Only grumble would be the naan it was like a sponge cake so doughy and undercooked. Everything else we had was great.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022Thank you, sorry about the Naan. Not sure what happened there. Did you say something at the time? Shalims

  28. L

    Leighttay38wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The best Indian restaurant we've been to the food was amazing and the service is exceptional such lovely freindly staff who can't do enough for you and its spotlessly clean would highly recommend this Indian restaurant to everyone

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022Now that is the kind of review we love to read. Thank you. Shalim

  29. JK

    JaneK

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The most amazing food, lovely staff very good value for money. Would definitely recommend

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 30 May 2022Thanks for the glowing review and recommendation, Jane. See you again soon. Shalim

  30. H

    Hammy

    Hampshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    Have to say a little disappointed. After reading all the fab reviews I really wanted to come away feeling like they were well deserved. Sadly for me it wasn’t the 5 stars. Service wasn’t great not very attentive at all. Food was ok but wasn’t wowed and no deserts. Not even icecream which my daughter was very disappointed with but understand why if they it’s something that doesn’t sell. We were just left once we had finished our meal. Didn’t even ask us if we wanted anymore drinks. I just felt as if we were just a number. We paid and left. Won’t be returning any time soon which is a shame. Maybe it was just an off day

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 25 May 2022Hi Hammy Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that the service was not up to the standards we strive for. Unfortunately, we were unexpectedly short-staffed over the weekend and that’s why the service was a little lacking. Hopefully on your next visit things will be back to normal. We look forward to seeing you soon.

  31. T

    Tara

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely restaurant, service was quick and efficient. The food looked and tasted amazing! Will defiantly be going back again soon...

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 23 May 2022We look forward to your return visit, Tara. Thanks for your review. Shalim

  32. MP

    MartinP

    Dorset

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently great Indian food and service. We are never disappointed!

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 17 May 2022Thank you, Martin. Shalim

  33. PF

    PeteF

    Dorset

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    On entering we found it very dark. With a mobility problem I was unsure where I was walking especially with the steps down. But then, once seated, light seemed to grow and we were ok. We really enjoyed the whole experience. Food divine. Staff friendly. Good atmosphere. Value for money. Certainly will be visiting again especially ally as we are local.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 23 May 2022Thank you, Pete. Next time your visit, let me know, and I will turn the lights up to help you get seated. I am delighted to read your review. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Shalim

  34. LM

    LouiseM

    Dorset

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Online booking was simple and reliable. Greeting and initial service for drinks good. Bit long waiting for food order but staff friendly and food very good.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 23 May 2022Thanks for taking the time to review us. Sorry about the long wait. When you visited on the 14th, we were swamped. I hope that hasn't put you off returning. Shalim

  35. C

    Clarkyson

    Dorset

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply the best Curry/Balti house Everything all excellent and never ever any problems. You just can not fault this wonderful place

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 23 May 2022That's the kind of review I love to read, thank you. See you again soon. Shalim

  36. KB

    KesB

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always lovely food in a great atmosphere. Service is always quick and prompt.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 17 May 2022Great to see you again, Kes. Thanks for your glowing review. Shalim

  37. KE

    KEITH

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Food very tasty and an excellent choice. Highly recommend a visit

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 17 May 2022Thanks for your review and recommendation, Keith. Shalim

  38. MR

    MichaelR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time experience at this restaurant, everything from start to finish was brilliant, well recommend.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 17 May 2022It looks like we made a great first impression, Michael. Thanks for taking the time to review and recommend us. Shalim

  39. GT

    GrahamT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly and excellent service and food. When in Weymouth will definitely call in again.

    Shalims Balti HouseResponded on 17 May 2022We look forward to your return visit, Graham. Thanks for the review. Shalim

  40. AM

    AndrewM

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing meal, so glad we chose to dine here, everything about our visit was second to none

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available

FAQs

Shalims Balti House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01305 783515.

Shalims Balti House is rated 4.6 stars by 500 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 10 times today
Google Map for Shalims Balti House

24 Commercial Road Weymouth, Dorset DT4 7DW

Additional information

  • Area

    Weymouth

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 17:00–22:30

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    Swannery car park opposite the restaurant. Free after 6pm

  • Public Transit

    Weymouth train station

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access

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