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Shivalli

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21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
0116 255 0137
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 49
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  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best Indian restaurant in the region

Can not recomment this restaurant any more. I think I have been there 10 times and still a big fan of food there. Specially their buffets are really mouth watering and great value for money

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Chetak G
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Can not recomment this restaurant any more. I think I have been there 10 times and still a big fan of food there. Specially their buffets are really mouth watering and great value for money

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The south indian cuising is fantastic and there is a very large menu. Many of the dishes are rice/semolina/lentil based. The food is simply stunning. Very fresh, and very tasty. I had the Bhel Puri starter, which had an incredibly authentic sweet/sour taste, a rarity in restaurants, and the paper masala dosa mains. The paper masala dosa is something unto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Be it dine in or catering, the food is exceptionally good. The staff are very very friendly and cooperative. A must visit restaurant for people who crave for proper south indian vegetarian food. The staff gives you various options apart from the chef recommended menu for catering. They are not only experts in South indian but also cook equally good... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Excellent lunch consisting of a three course buffet. Starter, mix of 3 curries for mains, and desert. Delicious and excellent value - £8.50 with beer and coffee. Very friendly and helpful service. Go easy though. It's easy to eat too much!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband had dinner at Shivalli today and we absolutely loved it. We had idli and chilli paneer for starters both of which were gorgeous. For mains we had spinach curry and vegatable biryani together with mysore masala dosa. The atmosphere was cosy. Nothing was too much or too litte. The restaurant was not too busy so the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

There was great food at great prices and it's not busy so food was quick. Probably the best dosas and sambar I've had in a long time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times. Never fails to amaze. Lovely Food. Service is fantastic. All the staff are so friendly and know the menu well. Menu is very reasonably priced. Will be coming back here again.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

While this place was very good on our last visit, I have to say it wasnt quite as good as previous visits over the past few years. We were encouraged to opt for the saturday night buffet, but stuck with ordering from the main menu, as always. The food was very good, the staff friendly and efficient, it was good... More 

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Leicester, East Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We went with friends to try this vegetarian restaurant for the first time after it was recommended to us... we were not disappointed. It is only small and is very popular, so booking a table is recommended. They do a menu or a buffet and you can choose which to use. The buffet was our choice and although there wasn't... More 

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Uppingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Popped in after a day's shopping in town and picked up a take away. I ordered several different curries and sides also. Really enjoyed the food (as did my family) the dishes all varied in taste and the breads and sides were perfect! I didn't think the place looked much from the outside however inside its lovely and the staff... More 

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Additional Information about Shivalli

Address: 21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
Phone Number: 0116 255 0137
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 0116 255 0137

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?