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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” (124 reviews)
“thali” (29 reviews)
“chilli paneer” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

1  Thank Ukguest2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank StephBalsom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

3  Thank ShGnana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

2  Thank SarahNRaJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The facade is not as inviting as it should be but once inside I was greeted by a pleasant gentleman who explained that the buffet will be closing soon and explained that he can bring out extras if I need any. The buffet had a...More

2  Thank Amin A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited at the weekend when the excellent-value buffet was operating. We loved the food and the staff were very helpful pointing out which dishes were lactose-free. I can't think of anything negative to say although I suppose if you're expecting some plush establishment with starched...More

2  Thank 447simon
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I've been here many times over many years - with work, with family, with friends, with my wife. I've always enjoyed it. Lunchtimes and weekends they do a buffet, which is great value. The highlight for me is the fact they will bring out unlimited...More

2  Thank Touzo
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Been multiple times: always superb food, friendly service, not too long to wait for food. Pani Puri are to die for! Recommend the buffet for £5, incredible value. You simply have to go, even if only the once!

3  Thank tom1993_11
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Come and enjoy the Father's Day special buffet with your father. And show love to him. Enjoy the day with your father.

2  Thank Cherian R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

When my colleagues suggested vegetarian I wasn't too impressed. When we got to the restaurant we were welcomed by friendly staff. The food is excellent value and very, very tasty. We had the buffet and there were only a few dishes but they were all...More

2  Thank Sarah H
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Questions & Answers
18 September 2016|
Response from Touzo | Reviewed this property |
Probably the NPC carpark next to Bannatynes Gym.
18 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 11:00
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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