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Shiva's

8 Dragonara Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
21384399
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Ranked #87 of 204 restaurants in Saint Julian's
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Visited this establishment whilst on holiday with my family, was a natural choice as was near to the hotel we were staying at and perfect as we wanted as spice kick (away from the surplus Italian food we had had). Restaurant ambiance was nice, well decorated and cosy and not like a museum as some Indian places can be on... More

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Meopham, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were going to go the another Indian restaurant but walked past this one and thought we would try this instead. The staff were polite and attentive. I had chicken kadai which was really nice. Husband opted for chicken jalfrezi. He usually eats vindaloo at home. This dish was hotter! We had to mix the two dishes together. The flavours... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very nice curry. We (as usual) ordered too much and struggled to finish it. The rice portions are generous and you may only need one between two. Good flavour to the curries and naan not greasy at all. The staff were pleasant and attentive, although the food to a little while to come so order starters.

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Bristol, England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Not easy to find on Dragonara Road, St. Julians, but well worth it. Food was gorgeous and inexpensive and staff very welcoming.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

As vegetarians we always find it a challenge to obtain good quality meat-free food on holiday. Curry and pizza are usually the safest choices, and this Indian place did not disappoint. Ok so some of the dishes were a little fatty but they didn't scrimp on the taste factor. Dumplings with soft paneer and some amazing mushroom rice stood out... More

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Swieqi, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Been in malta for many years and tried several Indian restaurants...Shiva's was fantastic. Food was delicious with each individual curry dish looking and tasting very different. Fresh ingredients and superb Dahl and fluffy parathas. We had a young baby and they were very accommodating.. If you have a family, go early as it gets very busy and the restaurant is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

After having read so many reviews we went there expecting to have some good food. But unfortunately were disappointed. There are better places to go. Ordered a Sweet Lassi which was ok but in such a small glass felt like it was for a baby. Prices aren't particularly cheap and to get such miniscule portions is shameful really. Being a... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Restaurant was very quiet on arrival but it was only 7pm. Food was of great quality and a just right sized portions. My wife asked for something not on the menu and this no problem. All in all a great experience and will eat their again when next back in Malta.

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Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We cannot fault this restaurant... the friendly helpful management and staff, the excellent delicious food, the delightful atmosphere. We currently live in Italy and our main motivation for visiting Malta is to eat at The Shiva!! ... and we hope to return very soon.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We were walking past and decided we wanted Indian food. The place was packed which was unusual at the time of year for the other restaurants we'd been.We went in on chance and the very helpful man managed to create a table for us. The food was sublime and the service and ambience second to none.We will return next time... More

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