An Indian Experience
Destination Dining Derby
Discover an incomparable world of opulence and fine dining in Derby’s oldest and newest restaurant. Derby’s best loved Indian restaurant, established for over 40 years' on Midland Road, has moved but a few doors away, but what a transformation! Simply one of the finest and most popular restaurant in the region!
To enter the Shalimar Gold restaurant is a revelation. You will find a sumptuous interior, impeccable service, fabulous food, and the warmest welcome in Derby. Discover intriguing artworks, and even poetry themed on the ‘Romance of Shalimar’ amidst luxurious bespoke furniture and soft lighting, set out in a subtle arrangement of intimate spaces.
Discover also a wine list to rival the best rated London eateries and champagnes by Her Majesties own supplier.
Our carefully crafted menu offers an authentic insight into traditional Indian cuisine, taken from a rich culinary tradition and created by our award-winning chefs using fresh, locally sourced produce. Owner and restaurateur Mamood and his son Shahzad have spared no expense to create Derby’s ultimate Indian dining experience, and together with top architect and award winning designer Richard Swain, they have achieved this.
One of the first things a diner will notice is this great attention to detail, not only in the overall design, but in the beautifully laid tables, the faultless service, the dark evening dress of the staff, and even the white gloves worn when handling the silver! And a glance at the well presented menu will reassure even the most fastidious diner, and the sternest food critic that this is a restaurant that knows what it is about. Shalimar Gold brings a true taste of the Indian subcontinent – we look forward to welcoming you at our restaurant.
This superlative style can be seen in the simply stunning 'Maharajah' dining suite, a specially designed boat shaped table, set in its own space, defined by a curved wall of gold leaf, with a dazzling bespoke chandelier cascading down into the table centre. It takes your breath away!