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

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
As good as usual

Dined at Shivas every time I visit Malta...it is consistently good. Service with a smile as usual. Keep it up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Peter J
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Larnaka, Cyprus
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Larnaka, Cyprus
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Dined at Shivas every time I visit Malta...it is consistently good. Service with a smile as usual. Keep it up.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Be aware while ordering Kingfisher beer ..u will pay 5.20e for a cheap Bavaria lager. After seing the dark color and tasting this joke i asked the waiter if he could bring me the bottle with my next pint. Unfortunately the policy is no bottles on the table. Of course wine and water bottle were perfectly fine. Food was tasteless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Smart place with a fantastic menu! All the people I've taken there have remarked on the authenticity and the rich flavours. It's not a very large place so I suggest booking.

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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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60 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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270 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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147 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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6 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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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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