Our expert chefs are proud to present you with a menu that is filled with authentic Indian flavours, made using fresh ingredients and modern finesse. We have Asian dishes to suit all tastes, including a tempting array of speciality dishes and a delightful selection of vegetarian dishes. Please do not hesitate to ask our knowledgeable staff about any of the food we serve – they’ll be happy to explain what ingredients are used, or how spicy your chosen dish is likely to be.
Not sure what to order? That’s not a problem, just ask out staff and we’ll create a personalised dish for you, based on your likes and dislikes.
Our master chefs present a selection of entrées capturing the exotic flavours & textures of Indian food, prepared to stimulate the appetite & compliment your choice of main dishes.
Chicken Tikka – £3.25
Marinated fillet of tender chicken cooked in the Tandoor clay oven, prepared with olive oil, fresh lemon, garam masalah, garlic, ginger & ground spices.
Seekh Kebab – £3.25
Minced lamb prepared with aromatic spices, fresh coriander mint, capsicum, paw paw, garlic & ginger creating an etraordinary taste.
Onion Bhaji – £2.95
Crisp onion seasoned with fresh coriander, tamarind, pomegranate seeds & blended with gram flour then deep fried until perfectly crisp.
Tandoori Chicken – £3.25
Cooked slowly over charcoal in the clay oven, marinated in spices for a rich, full flavour.
Fish Lahori – £3.25
Delicately flavoured with ajwain, sprinkled with fresh lightly ground spices.
Lamb Tikka – £3.25
Tender fillet of lamb marinated in yoghurt, olive oil, lemon juice & fresh spices such as garam masalah, cumin seed, garlic, ginger & fresh mint.
Grilled Fish – £3.25
Fish fillet marinated in ajwain, garlic, cumin seeds, fresh chilli & lime, mustard & kalwanja (nigella) seeds, black pepper & then grilled.
Spiced Potatoes & Garlic Mushrooms – £3.25
Spiced potatoes tossed with pomegranate seeds & coriander with sautéed mushrooms in garlic butter.
Mixed Vegetable Pakora – £2.95
Crisp nuggets of onion, vegetables, tamarind & spices, coated in a light batter & deep fried. Delicious with accompanying freshly prepared sauces.
Prawn & Mango Puri – £3.25
Light & crisp puri with mango laced prawns.
Basmati rice cooked together with tender chicken, lamb or prawns, delicately flavoured with saffron & mild Indian spices, prepared with ground pistachios & almonds. Served with mixed vegetables, corriander, lemon juice & fragrant oris water.
Chicken or Lamb Biryani – £8.45
Chicken Tikka Biryani – £9.25
Tandoori King Prawn Biryani – £12.95
Mixed Vegetable Biryani – £8.45
Lamb Tikka Biryani – £9.25
Prawn Biryani – £8.45
Sheesh Mahal Specialities
The flavoured choices created by our master chefs for the ultimate Sheesh Mahal dining experience.
Chicken or Lamb Tikka Masala – £7.45
Delicious chicken or lamb pieces delicately spiced in a rich sauce flavoured with herbs, fresh ginger, garlic, ground nuts & tomato.
Chicken or Lamb Chefs Special – £7.45
Tender chicken or lamb marinated & prepared with pomegranate, fresh coriander, bay leaves, fresh mint, spring onion, chillies, cardamom, pepper & cloves creating a perfectly balanced sauce.
King Prawn Masala – £12.25
Giant ocean prawns marinated & delicately spiced with fresh herbs, a subtle hint of fresh ginger, lemon & ajwain.
Makhani Paneer – £7.45
Indian cottage cheese cooked over charcoal, served with delicious Mekhani sauce. Ideal for vegetarians.
Chicken Makhani – £7.45
Marinated chicken slowly cooked over charcoal & prepared with a delicate yet full flavoured sauce.
Chicken or Lamb Achari – £7.45
Superbly refreshing & zesty chicken or lamb with fresh mango, lemon, lime & olives in a delicate sauce.
Chicken or Lamb Passanda – £7.45
Pieces of marinated chicken or lamb cooked gently with delicate spices, ground almonds, pistachio, cashew nuts, natural yoghurt, green cardamom & oris water.
Lamb Rogan Josh – £7.45
Tender lamb spiced with paprika & ground red chillies, served with a flavoursome tomato & fresh coriander sauce.
Chicken or Lamb Jhalferazi – £7.45
A spicy, hot dish of chicken or lamb prepared with fresh ginger, green chillies, & fresh coriander in garlic, together with cumin seeds.
King Prawn Jhalferazi – £7.45
A spicy, hot dish of giant ocean prawns prepared with complimentary spices & herbs including ajwain, ginger, green chilli, garlic & fresh coriander.
Chicken or Lamb Dahiwala – £7.45
A traditional dish of India. Rich in taste, cooked in yoghurt, ginger, garlic, fragrant with mace & cardamom.
Chicken or Lamb Sag – £7.45
Spinach with chicken or lamb prepared with fresh coriander, green chilli, & garlic.
Chicken or Lamb Methi – £7.45
With fenugreek leaves & fresh green herbs.
Chicken or Lamb Dhaba – £7.45
Exquisite Punjabi country dish prepared with ginger, spring onion, coriander, fresh herbs & native spices.
Chicken or Lamb Karahi – £7.45
Traditional Punjabi dish with tomatoes, fresh green herbs, black pepper, spring onion & a touch of lemon.
Chicken or Lamb Pathia – £7.45
Hot, sweet & sour Southern Indian dish prepared with spring onion, fresh coriander & lemon.
Balti dishes have become enormously popular in recent years. Fresh ingredients cooked briskly in a wok with spices, tomato, capsicum & fresh coriander. Served with a Nan bread.
Balti Chicken or Balti Lamb – £8.45
Balti Chicken Tikka – £9.25
Balti Chicken Mushroom – £8.75
Balti Chicken Dal – £8.75
Balti Prawn – £8.75
Balti Mushroom – £8.45
Balti Sag Aloo – £8.45
Balti Sag Panir – £8.45
Balti Lamb Tikka – £9.25
Balti Lamb Mushroom – £8.75
Balti Lamb Dal – £8.75
Balti Prawn Mushroom – £8.75
Balti Mixed Vegetable – £8.45
Balti Aloo Chana – £8.45
Wonderful tender chicken specially selected by the Sheesh Mahal & prepared to a variety of traditional & popular recipes.
Chicken Korma – £7.25
Mild chicken dish with ground cashew, almond, pistachio nuts & delicate fruits.
Chicken Bhuna – £7.25
Tender chicken with fresh green herbs, ground spices & mushrooms.
Chicken Madras – £7.25
Classic hot chicken curry, expertly prepared.
Chicken Dal – £7.25
With spiced lentils, black pepper & fresh lemon.
Chicken Chana – £7.25
Chicken cooked with chickpeas, fresh green herbs, spices & dried mango.
Chicken Vindaloo – £7.25
Very hot chicken curry laced with spice.
Tender Lamb is the most popular meat used in Indian cookery, combining taste & texture with great versatility.
Lamb Korma – £7.25
Mild lamb dish with ground cashew, almond, pistachio nuts & delicate fruits.
Lamb Bhuna – £7.25
Tender lamb with fresh green herbs, ground spices & mushrooms.
Lamb Madras – £7.25
Classic hot lamb curry, expertly prepared.
Lamb Dal – £7.25
Medium strength dish, cooked with spiced lentils, black pepper & fresh lemon.
Lamb Chana – £7.25
Lamb cooked with chickpeas, fresh green herbs, spices & dried mango.
Lamb Vindaloo – £7.25
Very hot lamb curry laced with spice.
India’s vast coastline has been a rich source of seafood for thousands of years. The Sheesh Mahal presents the best Indian seafood recipes, prepared with spices & herbs such as ginger, garlic, kalwanji & ajwain seeds.
Prawn Dal – £7.45
Delicious prawns cooked with fresh ginger & garlic, spices & lentils.
Prawn Bhuna – £7.45
A favourite dish of prawns with fresh green herbs, ground spices & mushrooms.
Prawn Korma – £7.45
Deliciously mild dish with ground cashew, almond, pistachio nuts & delicate fruits.
Prawn Chana – £7.45
Prawns with chickpeas, freshly ground spices & dried mango.
Prawn Madras or Vindaloo – £7.45
Prawns cooked in hot spices, to your taste.
Tandoori King Prawn Sag – £10.95
Giant ocean prawns prepared with freshly ground spices, fresh garlic, ginger & spinach.
Tandoori King Prawn Dal – £10.95
King Prawns marinated in delicate spices & prepared with lentils, black peppercorns & a touch of fresh lemon.
Fish Masala – £7.45
Fish fillets marinated in herbs & spices served with a refeshingly zesty sauce.
Fish Achari – £7.45
Refreshing & zesty fish with fresh mango, lemon, lime & olives in a delicate sauce.
Fish Sag – £7.45
Spinach with tender fish prepared with fresh coriander, green chilli & garlic.
Fish Dhaba – £7.45
Equisite Punjabi country dish prepared with ginger, spring onion, coriander, fresh herbs & native spices.
Fish Chefs Special – £7.45
Tender fish marinated & prepared with pomegranate, fresh coriander, bay leaves, fresh mint, spring onion, chillies, cardamom, pepper & cloves creating a perfectly balanced sauce.
Tandoori King Prawn Korma – £10.95
Mild giant prawn dish with ground cashew, almond, pistachio nuts & delicate fruits.
Tandoori Main Dishes
Succulent, delicious tender chicken, lamb & fresh prawn dishes cooked slowly over the charcoal of the Tandoor oven & served with a crisp, cool salad & freshly prepared sauces.
Tandoori Chicken – £6.95
Chicken mainated in spices & cooked slowly to produce a rich, full flavour.
Chicken or Lamb Tika – £6.95
Fillet of tender chicken or lamb marinated slowly, cooked over charcoal & prepared with olive oil, fresh lemon, garam masalah, garlic, ginger & freshly ground spices.
Lamb Seekh Kebab – £6.95
Minced lamb prepared with aromatic spices, fresh coriander mint, capsicum, paw paw, garlic & ginger creating an extraordinary taste.
Tandoori Mixed Grill – £11.95
Pieces of Chicken Tikka, King Prawn, Tandoori Chicken & Lamb Seekh Kebab, freshly prepared with spices & herbs in the Tandoor.
Tandoori King Prawn – £11.95
Succulent giant prawns marinated in yoghurt, lemon juice, mustard seeds, ajwain, kalwanji (nigella) seeds & herbs to create a very special dish.
Chicken Shashlik – £6.95
Marinated chicken pieces cooked over charcoal with onions, fresh tomatoes, capsicum, spices & herbs.
Vegetable based recipes have always played an important part in Indian cuisine and fuse tastes and textures to create subliminal dishes.
Mixed Vegetables – £3.75
Fresh vegetables cooked in spices & herbs to our own special recipe.
Chana – £3.75
Chickpeas cooked with dried mango, tamarind, spring onion & tomatoes.
Bombay Jeera – £3.75
Dry potatoes cooked with cumin, tomato, ginger & garlic.
Mushroom Bhaji – £3.75
Mushrooms cooked with onions, tomatoes & spices, served dry.
Bhindi Bhaji – £3.75
Okra cooked with onions and herbs.
Bengan Bhaji – £3.75
Aubergines cooked with onions, tomatoes & spices, served dry.
Sag Aloo – £3.75
Potatoes & spinach with cumin seeds.
Tarka Dal – £3.75
Lentils cooked in spices.
Sag Panir – £3.75
Cooked spinach with our own Indian cottage cheese and herbs.
Plain Popadom – £0.65
Spiced Popadom – £0.65
Chutneys & Pickle – £0.50
French Fries – £2.45
Pilau Rice – £2.45
Aromatic Basmati rice from Punjab Valley cooked with the pure flavours of saffron & Kevara Water.
Steamed Basmati Rice – £2.25
Aromatic steamed Basmati rice.
Vegetable Pilau Rice – £2.45
Aromatic combination of fresh vegetables & pearl white Basmati rice.
Naan – £2.25
Our own freshly prepared Indian bread.
Peshwari Naan – £2.95
Garnished with cashews, sultanas, pistachio & almonds.
Keema Naan – £2.95
Cooked with spiced, minced lamb.
Garlic Naan – £2.95
Crushed fresh garlic, coriander & mint leaves.
Kulcha Naan – £2.95
Flavoured with fresh onion & coriander.
Vegetable Paratha – £2.75
Fresh spiced vegetables and green herbs.
Romali Paratha – £2.75
Classical favourite Punjabi bread.
Tandoori Roti – £1.45
Wholemeal bread cooked over charcoal.
House Wine Cotes de Gascogne Blanc
£4.25 / £13.95
Ca Solare Pinot Grigio
Italy 12% – £15.50
Fresh, dry white with gentle citrus and floral aromas.
Freedom Cross Chenin Blanc
South Africa 12% – £15.50
Lovely rich melon fruit flavour with a hint of honey.
Vouvray, La Forcine Loire
France 12% – £17.50
Medium Dry, Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley.
Mountain Range Sauvignon Blanc
Chile 13% – £15.95
Plump Sauvignon, with pretty freshness and satisfying fullness.
Los Gansos Gewürztraminer Casablanca Valley
Chile 13% – £16.95
The spicy fruitiness of the Gewürztraminer makes it a natural partner to Indian cuisine.
Murphy’s Unoaked Chardonnay
N.S.W, Australia 12% – £15.50
Gentle light tropical ripeness and clean flavours.
Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc
New Zealand 12% – £18.50
The Verdelho’s round fullness suggests a natural partner for spicy flavours.
Archers 21% – £2.95
Bacardi 37.5% – £2.95
Baileys 17% – £2.95
Cognac 40% – £3.95
Cointreau 40% – £2.95
Dark Rum 40% – £2.95
Disaronno Amaretto 28% – £2.95
Gin 40% – £2.95
Jack Daniels 40% – £2.95
Jameson 40% – £2.95
Malibu 24% – £2.95
Remy Martin VSOP 40% – £3.95
Scotch Whisky 40% – £2.95
Southern Comfort 35% – £2.95
Tia Maria 26% – £2.95
Vodka 40% – £2.95
House Wine Cotes de Gascogne Rouge
£4.25 / £13.95
France 12% – £17.95
Plummy open fruity style.
Chianti DOCG, Volpetto Tuscany
Italy 13% – £16.50
Bright modern style of Chianti, chosen for its open fruitiness.
Mountain Range Merlot
Chile 13% – £15.95
Big, generous Merlot, round middle flavours and good length.
Rioja Tinto, Monte Haro Paternina
Spain 12% – £16.00
Simple fruity youthful Rioja.
Indaba Merlot Western Cape
South Africa 14% – £16.95
A gently ripe Merlot with a balanced soft generous fruitiness.
N.S.W, Australia 13% – £15.95
Robust ripe berry fruit with soft tannins.
Bitter – 4% bottle (500ml) – £4.45
Cobra Indian Premier Lager – India 5%
Half Pint £2.25
Bottle (660ml) £4.75
Dry Cider – 4.5% – £3.75
Twinings / Ceylon / Derjeeling – £2.10
Coffee – £2.10
Freshly Ground Coffee – £2.50
Cappuccino – £2.50
Espresso – £2.50
Double Espresso – £3.25
Decaffeinated Coffee – £2.10
Floater Coffee – £2.50
Liqueur Coffee – £2.50
Greenwood White Zinfandel
California, USA 10.5% – £15.50
A refreshing and crisp rosé with strawberry, raspberry and melon notes.
Portugal 11% – £14.50
Young, fresh, fruity and versatile wine.
Moet et Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne
France 12% – £43.00
One of the best known Champagnes in the world, famous for its seductive, rich flavour.
Champagne & Sparkling
Pinot Grigio Rosé Sparkling
Italy 12% – £16.95
Soft appealing pink fizz.
Prosecco di Valdobbiadene
Ca Vittoria Italy 11.5% – £20.95
Full fruity Prosicceo, dry and generous.
Still Mineral Water
Small £1.95 / Large £3.95
Sparkling Mineral Water
Small £1.95 / Large £3.95
Coke – £2.25
Diet Coke – £2.25
Lemonade – £2.25
Orange Juice – £2.25
The Sheesh Mahal
43 South Bar
The Sheesh Mahal
43 South Bar