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Shilam Indian Restaurant

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
+44 1970 615015
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
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Opens in 29 min
Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked from afar for family celebration meal after graduation. A warm welcome was found with cheerful service and just the right time to peruse their expansive menu. The dishes we selected were across the spice spectrum of mild to very hot. The dishes were...More

Thank 254rob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you have a long day and not in a mood to cook, shilam is my all time favourite choice. Food tastes perfect as you can find a tinge of beautifully blended spices. Place is lovely and close to everything in town. Good food with...More

Thank Kritika B
Reviewed 1 week ago

After hard day at work went for take away meal for myself and wife when I got home after 8 mile drive was very disappointed to find one of my meals were missing to the value of £6.50 food what we did have was good...More

Thank n0ddfa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have started selling takeaways from our local garage to heat up at home. The first time was poor but decided to give them the benefit of doubt and bought another one tonight. Very very poor value for money. 5 tiny pieces of chicken and...More

Thank RedRoseBob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on a Friday evening when we expected it to be very busy but it turned out to be a quiet night with only five or six other diners there. The decor and ambience in the restaurant is comfortable and welcoming...More

Thank NorthWalesGolfers
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Extremely poor service which was exceptionally slow and staff rude, waited hours for starters let alone main course - do not recommend this place at all!

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Manager extremely rude and unprofessional! Took almost an hour to take food ordered and another hour for starters to arrive. Will not return

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Extremely rude manager, on arrival a few of our friends had to drop out of the meal last minute. The manager individually had a go at several of the group about this. This was then followed by ridiculously slow service. Waited 2 hours for starters...More

Thank Mathew J
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Food is tasty, satisfying and worth trying! Moreover, the food is fresh and the chef modify the dishes according to your choices with excellent flavours. Excellent service!

Thank Kritika B
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

On hearing how amazing this Indian was we couldn’t wait to dine here! What an utter shambles! Dirty cutlery and side plates, no waiter to take our order!!!! and the restaurant was almost empty 🤷‍♀️ The curries were bland and tasteless and not what we’d...More

Thank annaboo10
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Chris H
13 March 2015|
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Response from mark2105 | Reviewed this property |
I think shilam is still better then light off asia...compare to food and service and oviously light off asia is small restaurent then shilam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615015
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