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65 Great Titchfield Street, London W1P 7FL, England (Oxford Street / Fitzrovia)
+44 (0) 20 7636 5618
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Ranked #4,508 of 17,940 Restaurants in London
Price range: $31 - $141
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood:
Fitzrovia
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Eclectic and delicious Indian cuisine with a contemporary edge is found at Shikara restaurant, only a 5-minute walk from Oxford Circus. Exotically fresh delicacies on the Shikara menu include the divine Malabar monkfish curry or the fresh squid jalfrezi. Shikara London offers friendly service in relaxed and tranquil surroundings with a modern dining room.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I have been to Shikara back when it was still near Kings Road, Sloane Square many times and ordered take away many times. Their tandoori paneer is amazing, as well as their seekh kebabs. The branch in Great Titchfield Street is also great although the decor/interior could do with an upgrade. It doesn't really stand out from the crowd because... More 

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A small restaurant, the service is very good. The meals are tastefully prepared. We enjoyed it so much we went back 3 nights later. I had the lamb vindaloo the first evening and the 5 chili rated Bangalore Phall the second night. I like hot food so enjoyed this dish, but it is extremely hot. My wife had the Chicken... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We always think the best Indian meals we eat are in London. Shikara lived up to that expectation. The food was delicious and the service excellent. This restaurant is in the S. Kensington part of London. I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Quiet but excellent food and great value for central London. Tucked away on the back streets just 10 min walk from Oxford Circus, we found this on Tripadvisor when looking for a unplanned curry after a long day in London. Excellent and well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Food was nice, restauarnt conveniently tucked away Off the main oxford street. Useful for us as we were in a nearby hotel. Dishes were Nice.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This small indian restaurant offers traditional indian dishes at a reasonable price. Waiters are kind and making all efforts to answer your questions. Food is tastful and in nice portions; you really feel the various expected spices in your plate! Definitely a good address to stop while in the neighbourhood.

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Don't order off the menu! Ask them for a Murg Mussalam, you don't need anything else, maybe some Naan if you're feeling hungry! Enough to feed a horse, great quality, great value...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I ate there last Saturday lunchtime. The service was friendly and fine, and the food was ok, but uninspiring. I stayed a while, as I had time to kill, and for the whole period I was the only diner in the place. Although they were doing moderately lively take-away business. I got the impression that Saturday lunchtime was a slow... More 

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Catania, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

It's a nice and elegant place in South Kensington. I was there at lunch with my family and we had very good Indian food. Service is fine and prices are expensive .

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stopped by around 10 something at night after a show in West End. Couldn't find anyplace else serving food and we were starving. This place was on our walk back to the flat. It served its purpose of feeding us late, but the tikka masala, naan and daal were all pretty uninspired...like out of the jar sauce and microwaved... More 

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Additional Information about Shikara

Address: 65 Great Titchfield Street, London W1P 7FL, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 20 7636 5618
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Oxford Street / Fitzrovia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 141
Cuisine: Indian

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