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Basmati

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Calle Caro 7, 07013 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 71 03 87
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1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is in trendy Santa Catalina about a mile from the Cathedral. I'm from an Indian background myself and was not convinced this restaurant would be anywhere near as good as the UK. I was astounded just by how good this place was, there's a set menu. You get a veg and meat starter, one meat and two veg... More 

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Thank Chilop
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was faultless as well as being warm and attentive. Our meal was a surprise of culinary delights from different corners of India. We were brought and described in detail each dish by the head chef and it was evident that love and passion had gone into each recipe. This is by far the best meal we have had... More 

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Thank Ruth S
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the food is great a must if you like traditional indian food do book first as it is very popular enjoy

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Thank James H
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want absolutely top notch Indian food then this is the place to go. Absolutely delicious, very friendly and caters to everyone's needs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Basmati offers a set course menu - half or full. It's perfect for a couple or for a group. Don't be put off by not being able to choose - everything they served was delicious and the service is spot on. The Chef came out to explain every dish which was a real treat. My partner is a coeliac so... More 

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Thank 766bradp
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The welcome we received here was fantastic. Shahin took the time to explain to us how each dish was prepared and the flavours to take note of. Delicious! We would recommend this restaurant without hesitation.

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Thank robindD893IK
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here some five years ago and it was superb; we visited last night and it remains superb. Food passionately presented and in abundance with free flowing wine. There is no menu - you eat what is provided. I cannot imagine a better Indian meal ... anywhere.

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Thank Chafia3
Kongsberg, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for some curry while on holiday. The meny is set, but it was really good. I usually just order the same every time so for me it was a nice way of trying new dishes.

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Thank Joar M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the last day of our holiday in Palma and my girlfriend and I were struggling to choose where to eat. We hadn't made a booking because of our indecision but were very lucky to get a seat. The food was varied, interesting and delicious. My girlfriend is a pescatarian while I eat meat. We had the set menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a table early without booking, which was lucky because we ended up having some of the best indian cuisine we've had including in actual india. Granted, the spicyness have been dialed down a notch for the european market but flavourvise it's spot on. Absolutely worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $43
Cuisine
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Caro 7, 07013 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca
  • Phone Number: +34 971 71 03 87
Description
Shahin Awal, the owner and chef of Basmati restaurant, is an excellent ambassador for Indian food in Palma de Mallorca. For almost 20 years, diners in Palma de Mallorca, diners have enjoyed the flavours of India through Shahin?s cooking, whose success lies in dishes made from authentic family recipes. One of his specialities is Peshawar Nan, a bread made with dried fruits, honey, coconut and almonds. The restaurant is beautifully decorated, playing music that instantly transports you to India. The menu offers a wide variety of options both at lunchtime and in the evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?