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8 Dragonara Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
21384399
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 14
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  • 7
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  • 16
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent as usual

U haven't rate here in a while - opted for delivery yesterday as live out of the area - Excellent as usual - very efficient delivery service - well done

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Andrea G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

U haven't rate here in a while - opted for delivery yesterday as live out of the area - Excellent as usual - very efficient delivery service - well done

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Thank Andrea G
Chennai (Madras), India
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food. Many vegetarian choices. The dal shorba was very good, but the rest of the dishes so-so. Close to the Intercontinental, but you would need to wander around to find it. As in Indian restaurants everywhere, staff were NOT happy to see another Indian, and were unsure where to seat me, though I visited early in the evening, and... More 

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Thank miraparas
Birkirkara, Malta
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been following the main protagonists of this restaurant from one restaurant to another over many many years now....and Shivas and its previous incarnations have always been my favourite Indian cuisine in the island. I always order the same stuff whenever I make it there, dont even have to see the menu! Onion Bahji , Steamed Rice and the best... More 

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Thank Pullakk
Saint Julian's, Malta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Been 3 times in the last 2 months and it seems like a nice enough Indian restaurant. The guy insists on not writing down the order and he is yet to get it right, also had a delivery and they forgot 2 of the 3 naan breads. Anyway First time was good, second time a cockroach ran along the table... More 

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2 Thank whatwouldjesusdrive
Wurzburg, Germany
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

If you want good indian food, go to Shiva's! It has a very broad selection of meals and the portions are sufficient. We had the butter chicken, which was very tasty! It is supposedly one of the favourites at this restaurant. However, rice is extra (which they do not tell you when ordering) and drinks are on the more expensive... More 

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2 Thank Zimbabwe1989
Leuven, Belgium
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited Malta last year and were staying at Valentina hotel. After a long day of sightseeing and hiking in the cold rainy weather, we were craving for some spicy Indian food. Being so close to the hotel, we decided to try this place. On entering we were greeted by a smiling staff who seated us. Ambience was nice but... More 

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Thank AnupPhatak
Pieta, Malta
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208 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

As seen in my previous reviews, I have been here a few times before. This remains one of the best indian restaurants on the island. I went there with my other half to celebrate our anniversary. The staff were friendly and the service was great. The food was delicious. It really is some of the most tasty Indian food you... More 

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Thank Sacrilegious1
Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I visited this place again despite the poor review last time. I must say there is a huge improvement. Child friendly, excellent tasty food (authentic Indian food, the daal is a must as is the grilled lasuni sword fish and the lamb boona) , great service and air conditioned to the point that I felt super cool in this hot... More 

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Thank PIno32
North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We were on holiday, I was persuaded to go to this restaurant, I didn't really fancy an Indian meal. WOW am I pleased we did! Best Indian meal I have ever had, the staff were great. They didn't hurry you up after each course there was no rush it was great. We went back the next night and it was... More 

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1 Thank Freda K
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time eating Indian food and we loved it, maybe one of the best ethnic dinners we've ever had. The place is also really nice and quiet.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Dragonara Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: 21384399

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  • Cuisine: Indian

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