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8 Dragonara Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
21384399
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Ranked #86 of 212 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
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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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168 reviews 168 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Malta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been to this restaurant twice, never disappointed, good service and excellent food at a really good price and the environment is very nice & relaxing.

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Mosta, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went as a group of 8 to this restaurant and I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. As a vegetarian there was plenty of choice and as always with Indian food I opted for my favourite dish Saag Paneer or Palak Paneer. The dish was absolutely beautiful with very gentle spices and real nice hint of... More 

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We first visited this restuarant in 2013 and couldn't wait to return. On this trip we went to Shivas twice and on both occasions had a great meal. The food is excellant and the service good. You do have to wait quite awhile for your meal but this is because it is freshly prepared. It is well worth the wait.

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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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