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21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
+44 116 255 0137
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“dosas” (77 reviews)
“thali” (31 reviews)
“chilli paneer” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend and I received a warm welcome. We were directed to a table immediately. We immediately went to the buffet which was well presented and well stocked. When I returned to the table there was a jug of cold water with Ice and lemon...More

Thank Hipmeister
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first time at this restaurant and we'll definitely be back. We had the evening buffet which consisted of poppadoms, chutneys and curries accompanied by freshly cooked dosas and puri. There was even a lovely spiced pudding for afters. Everything tasted fresh and distinctive and...More

Thank peapod11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten from the menu on our first visit and not being overly impressed this time we tried the buffet. We explained we were vegan and the waiter showed us which items weren't vegan and explained everything else was ok for us. We took some...More

1  Thank Belle H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My vegitarian friend introduced me to Shivalli, and I have since introduced many other friends to the delicious wide variety of vegitarian and vegan foods. The food is constistantly good quality, and very reasonably priced. It's wonderful being able to eat somewhere I can know...More

2  Thank Oisin G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited Saturday night for a friends leaving do and I will be honest as I have never visited a vegetarian restaurant. The choices and variety was excellent. Well prepared and varied buffet and they also bring out dosas which are freshly made. Had several small...More

2  Thank Suewoody23
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Having been around many a year, Shivalli is still the consistently right place for a veggie go too in Leicester. Walk there as its on a busy street. parking behind in Newarke street multistory. Buffet nowadays so you eat as little or as enjoyable as...More

1  Thank 2far2day
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visited first time today during their Lumchrime buffet. Great food, Dosa was Excellent and freshly made. Puri also freshly made. Choice of food was excellent, fresh and was definitely worth the visit. Great food, great service. Will definitely be going again. Great value for money...

3  Thank Ukguest2015
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a weekday evening so the restaurant was quite quiet however still a good atmosphere. We both had thali - 3 courses and get to try lots of different curries which were amazing! Would definitely recommend. Fast and friendly service. Also owned by the...More

2  Thank StephBalsom
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We have been dining at Shivalli since 2009 and I could say with my recent experience here , I would never visit this place again nor recommend it. Travelling from Wales, we made it a point to dine at Shivalli everytime we visited Leicester. However,...More

6  Thank ShGnana
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends and was pleased with the selection of food. There's plenty of gluten free options and the staff were excellent with allergen requests.

3  Thank SarahNRaJ
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Questions & Answers
19 September 2016|
Response from Touzo | Reviewed this property |
Probably the NPC carpark next to Bannatynes Gym.
19 September 2016|
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Response from Panacha | Reviewed this property |
NCP is the nearest parking
Alison C
24 March 2016|
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Response from Touzo | Reviewed this property |
They operate a buffet at lunchtimes and on weekends. Weekday evenings is still from menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 255 0137
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