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8 Dragonara Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
21384399
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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 13
    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
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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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Dined in Shivas this week, place was almost empty, was definitely not SERVICE with a smile. My colleague and I felt uncomfortable from start till end. Food was just OK , the only thing which was OK, was the wine, which we choose. I live in Malta and work in the media and like dining out, this place was dreadful.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have been to this place many times and we have never been disappointed, lovely food ( slightly pricey) great service... A great indian restaurant that kept consistency throughout the years

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Mgarr, Malta
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I was happy with the quality of the food but very disappointed with 3 things. I entered on Sunday at 1 p.m. and the bathrooms were very dirty (It is very clear that they were not cleaned from the previous dinner). 1 hour passed from the starter to the main course. and I asked for the bill 4 times and... More 

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Larnaka, Cyprus
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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1 review
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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65 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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337 reviews 337 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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6 helpful votes 6 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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Restaurant Details

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  • 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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