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8 Dragonara Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
21384399
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Ranked #91 of 218 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
Sliema, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Shivas is by far the best Indian Restaurant in Malta. Top quality dishes especially the lamb & superb service. This was a great dining experience. Well done to the whole team :)

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Catania, Italy
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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I decided to go back to this restaurant to give it a second chance since my first experience earlier this year was not very good. I have to say that both the food and service were really good this time. The Chicken Korma and Tikka Masala that we had were excellent (if you’re looking for mild dishes these are perfect).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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321 reviews 321 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Located by the Westin Hotel in a busy part of St Julians. Pleasant restaurant with good service. Chicken Tikka Masala EU 9.70 was very good and the best dish we had. The fish curry Machhi Molee was not very interesting lacking finesse. EU 11.50. The garlic nan bread was too heavy and uninteresting. Vegetable dishes were fine but not memorable.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I tried this restaurant twice recently. The food I have to say is quite acceptable. However it is not a particularly welcoming restaurant. The manager/owner is quite charmless, and could be more helpful. Despite the restaurant not being half full on both occasions he was insistent on squeezing me uncomfortably close to other diners. I have decided not to put... More 

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Pieta, Malta
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172 reviews 172 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went there for dinner with my partner. The place is nicely decorated with background ambiance music to put you in a relaxed mood. The service was good and quite fast when considering that the food is freshly prepared. As a starter we shared the meat samosa and pahati bodi kebab. They are very tasty. Main course we had the chicken... More 

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Malta
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Being an avid Indian cuisine fan and having visited almost all Indian restaurants in Malta, I gave Shiva's a shot last Sunday. Service was really good with a very knowledgeable host and friendly waiters. Food ordered included poppadoms, onion bhaji lamb vindaloo, lamb madras, butter chicken and chicken korma, with sides of garlic and cheese naan and pilau rice. Food... More 

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Taormina, Italy
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I ordered chicken tikka masala with rice and loads of different breads. The chicken tikka was an absolute disaster... it had no flavor at all... i ordered it very very hot and the wasn't even a hint of spices. The Naan bread was also disappointing it lacked flavor and it had all sorts of stuff on it which didnt match... More 

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Pieta, Malta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was my second time round visit and must admit that I was not disappointed. Service is still good, waiters are friendly and food is excellent. Waiting time was just right as well; not too long a gap between starters and main courses. I would definitely suggest anyone to go and have a good meal at this Restaurant, because it's... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

after reading several positive reviews about this restaurant, had to give it a try. Went on a Saturday night,, and was lucky to find a table, as we booked quite late, and there were several clients who were told it was fully booked We were a table of four, and as starters had the mixed dips, which was a great... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Delicious and authentic. I recommend the lamb - it never fails to disappoint. The onion bhajis are a must!

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

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