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Indian, Asian, Balti
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just had a shocking experience with a member of the delivery team. Came round the corner on a back lane speeding ran us off the road and drove away. When we got to the take away to resolve the matter and let the owners know...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

Just had the worst curry ever! In all my life I don’t think I have ever failed to finish a curry. Usually polish off my wife’s leftovers as well but not this time. My Jalfrezi was a dark brown stodge which looked like it had...More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 February 2021 via mobile

Had a takeaway tonight while working in aberystwyth, it was really very good, quite unusual flavours, very tasty. Definitely a cut above most Indian takeaways! They delivered to our b&b as well.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 9 January 2021 via mobile

Shilam has relocated to Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Aberystwyth and dies takeaway only. Good website which enables online ordering and payment. Haves used three times now and meals have been delicious. Lamb roghan josh, prawn dhansak, chicken mhakani and Bombay potatoes. They will deliver at a...More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

2nd visit for a takeaway and we must have been when the good chef is in! Lamb pathia was gorgeous but could have done with being a bit hotter. Fella's chicken madras was amazing with a thick, not watery, sauce. Children loved theirs too. By...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 7 November 2020

I love my Indian food but this has got to be the worst chicken madras I've ever tasted. Just tasted powdery like water and 4 pieces of chicken. Poor Aberystwyth having to put up with that. And to cap it all one of the more...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 11 September 2020

I have been a customer many times over the years. Sometimes the food has been gorgeous. The best Indian food I have ever experienced. Other times it has been watery and lacking flavour. I don't know why. Different chefs perhaps?

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 22 July 2020 via mobile

Mediocre food, typically what you would expect from an Indian takeaway. Forgot mango chutney and replaced with 1 mint sauce, raging

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2020

Theres was a piece of what looked like pork sausage in my vegetable pilau rice, which I assumed would be meat free. If you're a strict veggie, would not recommend. Also my naan was overdone and tasted burnt, and for 2.75 you get only 2...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 7 January 2020

My friend and I stopped by here while visiting Aberystwyth. It was early in the evening on a Friday night and they greeted us warmly and couldn't have been more polite while waiting on us. The food was perfection, my friend had the Tandoori King...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Shilam Indian Restaurant

  • Yes, Shilam Indian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Shilam Indian Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Shilam Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5