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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
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (24 reviews)
“venison” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Calle Caro 7, 07013 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My dad recommended myself & husband to visit this restaurant. Indian would never be my first choice on a sunny holiday, but we always enjoy a recommendation! So glad we made the effort to visit, the owner / chef was very welcoming and clearly values...More

Thank 723laur1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of my favourite meals in Palma, we had so many courses each one just amazing, exceptional food. The service was some of the best I have ever had. So great service amazing food with the wine included made for a night of...More

1  Thank Teresa K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner is so nice and authentic! We where a big group with a vegan and a vegetarian, which they had no problem with taking care of. The food was so GOOD! Then naan bread with spices and dried food was the best I ever...More

Thank Idakjepsen
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I must have eaten at over 100 curry houses and this is one of the best. If you visit Palma you must visit. The chef explains no cream or pastes used everything cooked form fresh which is important for me. Excellent, amazing in fact! Please...More

Thank Nikki230486
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The restaurant is pleasantly small and cosy. Lovely to be welcomed by rose leaves on the stairs and tables. Shahin is warm and personable and an excellent cook! I enjoyed the different dishes that were served a lot. Knowing everything is made of fresh and...More

1  Thank Renate K
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Passionate owner presenting tasty dishes. Fixed menu, great value. Will definitely come back to Basmati!

1  Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

My wife Emma and I visited Basmati after speaking with the wonderful and passionate owner Shahin. From the first moment you walk into the restaurant the kitchen aromas are wonderful. We received a lovely welcome from Shahin and he gave us an overview and insight...More

Thank jennapot
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is so much more than a restaurant! It is an experience of fine dining and genuine hospitality that is delivered by the happy faced passionate Shahin with unfailing consistency. It fills your belly and touches your heart. We come to Palma frequently from the...More

Thank TheBaseBristol
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I think the previous reviewer was not in Basmati. We visit palma 3 or 4 times a year, one of the first places we visit is Basmati restaurant. There is a choice of vegetarian or meat set menue, which is great because you can sit...More

Thank jaxqui
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with a few friends. Amazing hospitality but the food was below average. The food had no taste. Please do not go here if you are looking out for a good Indian food meal.

Thank Vineet G
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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)
25 August 2015|
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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
US$34 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
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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