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Basmati Indian Restaurant

Calle Caro 7, 07013 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 71 03 87
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (24 reviews)
“venison” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Calle Caro 7, 07013 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This is the best Indian we have ever eaten. There was a set menu. Service was quick good and very friendly. Owner was very nice and personal. The menu cost 30 euros which included a bottle of house red, 2 starter courses, a main which...More

Thank Heronreviewer13
Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

Best feedback ever. Thank you vey much.

Reviewed September 12, 2013

We spent a very special anniversary dinner at this restaurant without very high expectations for Indian food in Mallorja (we're from London...where good Indian food is kinda ubiquitous!) but the tasting menu blew our minds and tastebuds! The chef/owner is very welcoming and has created...More

Thank Shmii
Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

absolutely grateful.

Reviewed September 11, 2013

We truly enjoyed our meal at Basmati....It was a wonderful eating experience from beginning to end. The chef explained to us that there was no menu to choose from. It was a set menu and the chef explains it all. The service was impeccable...the staff...More

Thank xcherx
Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

is our intention that our customers feel as you describe. thanks for coming.

Reviewed September 11, 2013

Having been two weeks around Spain and looking for a bit of variety from tapas we set out to look for something different. This place was quite a pleasant surprise. Environment, food, service.

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Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

happy to receive comments like yours and to make you feel that way. A pleasure.

Reviewed September 8, 2013

There is not Menu from La carte, but we trust the chef, and what it was served on our table, was delicious.!! The dessert banan mouse with chocolate and cookies, lovely. I enjoyed every dish.!! I absolutely recommend it.

Thank Livonet
Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

greatly appreciate your comments. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed September 7, 2013

From start to finish, what a great experience. Walking into a petal strewn resturant, with personal service from the owner, who took the time to explain every dish as it appeared, tender, succulent meat, best ever peshwari nan, lovely mint sauce, I could go on,...More

Thank Sue C
Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

excellent reviews. happy to make you happy.

Reviewed September 3, 2013

Initial impression when the price for menu was told:- 'its pretty expensive meal for a single person compared to other normal restaurants'. But later we found it completely worth. We liked the kind of passion the owner has for cooking. They maintained uniqueness in service,...More

Thank Chandana R
Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see youmsoon, visiting us.

Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is wonderful Indian restaurant now moved to new premises. We visited the restaurant a few years back and enjoyed the set meal and friendliness of the staff and were looking forward to returning this time, well it has got even better. A romantic atmosphere...More

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Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

Is an honour for us to receive your feedback. It help us to continue improving.

Reviewed August 23, 2013

Having a curry in Spain sounds a bit weird but we had read good reviews and decided to give this a go. If you want a chicken tikka masala this isn't the place for you!! We had the set menu (no option!), £30 euros including...More

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Shahin A, Propietario at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

Thank you very much for your words.

Reviewed August 9, 2013

Ok...Basmati looks like most of the Indian restaurants that I have seen. But here´s the difference: You can choose between a normal or large menu of pre-defined courses. We ended up with the large one...Vegetable pies, followed by chicken tandoori and lamb kebab...afterwards we had...More

Thank Daninsu
Shahin A, Gerente at Basmati Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Thanks for your comment. We try to explain to each customer our kitchen. We hope that you repeat if you return to mallorca.

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bakedbean73
i am visiting palma in october and would love to visit Basmati, i will be with 2 children 9 and 12 who living in birmingham do enjoy "balti" cuisine two of us are also nut allergic Did you find you had to book in advance and do you feel the food is too OTT for children (who i dont think would cope with 4 courses)
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Response from Shahin A | Property representative |
Hi How Are you? It is a pleasure to give the answer for you,,At first Balti style cuisine is the name given to a style of food that is well known and served in Birmingham, England for the first time about 1970, probably 1977... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$34 - $48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 2:30 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
  • E-mail
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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