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Restaurant Shalimar

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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A taste of india
Crispy triangular-shaped pastries filled with tasty vegetable stuffing
Crisp vegetable fritters served with hot and mild chutneys
Sheek Kabab
Minced lamb deliciously spiced and roasted in our clay oven
Fish Pakoras
Appetizing fish morsels coated with a seasoned herbed batter and fried in light oil
Shrimp Malabar
A bombay style shrimp cocktail served with a spicy tomato and cumin chutney over a bed of shredded lettuce soup
Mulligatawny Soup
A spicy lentil soup with chicken, flavoured with lemon
Dahl Soup
A mildly spiced lentil soup
Finely chopped tomatoes and onions dressed with lemon juice, fresh coriander leaves and sea salt
A cooling yogurt and cucumber dish
Hare Dhania Ki Chutney
Hot green chilli and coriander chutney
Aam Ki Chutney
A hot and sweet mango relish
Hot and tangy chunks of pickled limes, chillies or mangoes meat and seafood
Murgh Masala (Chicken)
Chicken in a light and tasty curry sauce
Rogani Gosht (Lamb)
Tender morsels of lamb braised in an aromatic sauce
Gosht Dopiaza (Beef)
Tender pieces of beef cooked with onions in a rich red sauce
Fish Curry
Plump morsels of fish cooked with fresh spices, ginger and garlic
Jhinga Masala
Shrimps in a curry sauce with tomatoes and fresh spices
Clay-oven cooked
Murgh Tandoori (Chicken)
Tandoori-style marinated chicken
Tandoori Shrimp
Succulent shrimp basted in a spicy sauce
Gosht Tandoori (Lamb)
Tandoori-style marinated lamb served with pilaf rice and salad
Murgh Biryani (Chicken)
Basmati rice cooked with cardamom, cloves, saffron and morsels of boneless chicken
Gosht Biryani
Basmati rice cooked with fragrant roasted spices and tender cubes of lamb
Served with salad and raita
Matar Paneer
Peas and onions cooked with fresh homemade cheese and flavourful spices
Saag Paneer
Homemade cheese cooked with a velvety blend of spinach, tomatoes, light cream and clarified butter
Chana Masala
Chick peas in a tangy curry sauce
Sabzi (Seasonal Vegetables)
Flavoured with light spices – cumin, - turmeric – and herbs
Pulav Kashmiri
Basmati rice cooked with homemade cheese, nuts, dried fruits and fragrant spices
Baigan Achari
Eggplant cooked with tomatoes, green peppers and fennel seeds
Dumplings prepared‏ from freshly grated vegetables and chick pea flour, cooked in a mild sauce
Vegetable Curry
Stir-fried seasoned fresh vegetables in a mild sauce containing coriander, paprika and cumin
A mildly spiced lentil dish
Vegetarian Thali
A vegetarian meal composed of dahl, matar paneer, sabzi, raita and basmati rice
Basmati Rice
Long grain fragrant rice of highest quality from the region of dehra dun
Palao Rice
Basmati rice with cardamom, cloves and sautéed vegetables
Tandoori Naan
Yeast-leavened flat bread, cooked in our clay oven immediately before serving
Garlic Naan
Tandoori naan bread, prepared freshly in our clay oven and brushed with clarified garlic butter and fresh coriander leaves
Traditional indian‏ dessert made of lightly caramelised milk, rice and almonds, seasoned with cardamom
Gulaab Jamun
Dumplings made with milk, immersed in a delicately flavoured syrup
Ice Cream with Mango Sauce
Mango Lassi
A refreshing mango yogurt shake
A sweet or salty yogurt drink mango juice
Traditional indian tea simmered with milk and fragrant spices
Coffee, Tea, Milk
Soft Drinks
Spring Water
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Being on the road very often and in restaurants at least a dozen times a week, this is by far the best Indian I’ve had. Butter chicken is a slam dunk. The spices and aromas are all a great part of the experience. Ask for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We always do take-out at Shalimar, as the restaurant is usually crowded and space is limited. When we have eaten in the restaurant, the service is warm and friendly. No wonder Shalimar is popular with locals. The food is well prepared, punctual, and delicious tasting....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jslocombe2016
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We did takeout from here while we stayed with our dogs in a motel room. It was ready when it was supposed to be and the dishes were hot and very very tasty. The decor was lovely and looked very clean when we picked it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Southtravellerforyrs
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The restaurant is a few kilometres south of downtown Sherbrooke and what a pleasant surprise. We arrived just before 6pm on Saturday night (before a concert) and the place was already full, so we sat at the bar. Tim's a great bartender, the place is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Steve N
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is by far one of our favourite restaurants. Food is always delicious and all the dishes are hot and freshly made

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Randy C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food is really good, we had the buffé! Service is one of the best I’ve ever had! If you are in lenoxville go here!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Camilla L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I was dropping my son off at university and we stopped by for dinner here. As I have Celiac Disease it is very tough to find restaurants with gluten free options. Many times I end up not eating as there is nothing suitable. I was...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank TravelFamily118
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Went on a Friday night with 10 people. In the restaurant it is buffet style The buffet selection is limited. But the food that is there is tasty. Service was good. Staff were very nice. Deserts were below average and small/tiny.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Pcun20
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It's always a treat to go eat at the Shalimar. A family style restaurant with first class ingredients in a intimate setting. They have a typical oven so the nann is always fresh and tasty. The meat are well cooked and just spicy enough. The...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jgdion04
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great service and atmosphere. The buffet was full of very tasty with a lot of variety. The lentil soup is superb, butter chicken beef curry and a nice choice of vegetarian dishes.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank estrie05
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