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Shilam Indian Restaurant

Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
+44 1970 615015
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“curry” (24 reviews)
“onion bhajis” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

Had a wonderful three course meal for two (myself and Mum) and two glasses of wine each, £55 Bargain. The food was all very tasty, freshly prepared and well presented. Complimentary poppadum's while we waited. Didn't book. Not too busy. Got there just before 8pm...More

Thank tjw16
Management response:Responded August 23, 2016

Hi, We are happy to hear that both you and your mother enjoyed your meals and your experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed August 15, 2016

We ate here at lunchtime on a day trip to Aber. There is a lunchtime all you can eat buffet (changes daily apparently) for £8.95. The food was really good, slightly spicier than the norm. The dishes were varied with noticeably different spicings and flavours....More

Thank lmp59
Management response:Responded August 23, 2016

Hello, Thank you for visiting our lunchtime buffet - we are glad to have offered you an enjoyable meal.

Reviewed August 10, 2016

While on holiday, this restaurant/takeaway was recommended to me. Our party of three opted for a takeaway. The food was great with two minor criticisms. The naan bread was burnt on one side and a couple of pieces of chicken were with gristle. I have...More

Thank Paul S
Management response:Responded August 23, 2016

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking your time to use our takeaway service. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the majority of your meal and apologise for the inconveniences. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed August 7, 2016

very good place to eat good chose off food ,and they will help you with the menu, its a great dinning environment, so over all id say its one off the best indian restaurant iv been to.

Thank erinWales
Management response:Responded August 8, 2016

Hi Erin, Thank you for your kind review, we are happy to have provided you with a great dining experience. We hope you will visit again soon. Thank you

Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

just ordered takeaway which cost £11:50 delivered, food nice but only 2 bits of meat in curry, no rice either as I assumed that came with curry, onion bhajis nice but but I didn't think the 2 samosas were worth £2:50, salad was great and...More

Thank rob w
Management response:Responded August 8, 2016

Hi Rob, Thank you for taking your time to review our delivery service. We are glad that you enjoyed the majority of the food but are terribly sorry about the meat curry - we usually put 10-12 pieces of meat in our curries, so we...More

Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and friendly service, Wednesday night so pretty quiet so food was delivered promptly..................

Thank Lyndon W
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening, fantastic food and staff really made us feel very welcome. Definitely a place to try if you are in Aberystwyth.

1  Thank sharnahinton
Management response:Responded August 5, 2016

We're really happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us - we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed August 1, 2016

nice setting and friendly staff and that's where it ended, seemed to rush everything, ordered our meal, went to the lavatory and before i was back meal on the table, food was bland, garlic naan with no garlic, chips we're awful and a very poor...More

Thank jamie r
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Nothing was too much trouble for the attentive and friendly staff and we all loved our food. The vegan in our group appreciated their knowledge of what he could choose from on the menu and enjoyed a tasty vegetable Bhona and the vegetarian who swapped...More

Thank sjsBristol
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Food was fine, nice friendly waiters. Problem was being seated next to a couple who clearly had drunk too much, eaten too much and had rather too much to say for themselves, boozed and obnoxious, and that was just to each other! Not that it...More

Thank Simon P
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Chris H
March 13, 2015|
Response from mark2105 | Reviewed this property |
I think shilam is still better then light off asia...compare to food and service and oviously light off asia is small restaurent then shilam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615015
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