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21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
0116 255 0137
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Ranked #76 of 851 Restaurants in Leicester
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
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This was the second visit for the lunch time buffet, the staff are really very helpful and the buffet offers astonishing value for money - lunch for 3 for under £20 takes me back a decade or two. There is a good choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes, I enjoyed all of them! The décor is a little tired but... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great service, always with a smile, very attentive and generous, we are always offered more rice or more curry. Food is delicious, great choice and feels so good afterwards. A few friends brought there by us made a comment that never expected vegetarian food to be so filling and delicious. Thank you Shivalli.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This restaurant has a split personality. If you go for the south Indian classics like Dosa or idli from the a la carte menu, you will get excellent dishes which are some of the best in Leicester. The dosas are nice and crisp and the potato curry is fresh and tasty. The best bit is the Mysore chutney which has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The food was lovely and they accommodated to my dietary needs, even during the buffet time! The staff were really friendly and kept asking if there was anything more we wanted. Great experience!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We've eaten here twice in recent weeks, once in a group of 40 and once with two friends. On both occasions we had the £10 buffet. It;s vegetarian but as other reviewers have commented, you really don;t miss the meat. On offer there's chat, starters and main courses to choose from. Dessert is limited to julab or ice cream. By... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Delicious tasty food. Definitely authentic. Fast service, waitors really friendly. Cannot fault the restaurant. Went because of the reviews on trip advisor.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I tried the new Xmas buffet, it is value for the price! It is one of the best in town and served with excellent service. There is wide range of freshly made dosas which waiters will serve to your table as much as you like!!.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We've eaten Shivalli's lunchtime buffet four or five times now. Each time it has been excellent. I really like the 'serve yourself' arrangement. The food is lovely. As other reviewers say, dhosas and puris are also offered to you at your table, fresh from the kitchen. Fantastic.The staff are very friendly.It is excellent value for money. Highly recommended.

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nuneaton
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9 reviews 9 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great meal yet again. Visited with friends from San Diego, Excellant meal yet again. Service and value with a smile. We are not vegetarian, but we do enjoy delicious meals.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

First impressions of the inside of this restaurant is that its a bit like the inside of a sauna - covered in strips of pine. Asside from the wall covering the place is well worth a visit. I've been here a few times for their lunch buffet. There is a small range of starters and 3 mains and a desert.... 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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