We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basmati Indian Restaurant

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

About
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.
PRICE RANGE
US$33 - US$49
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Indian, Bangladeshi
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (975)
Filter reviews
335 results
Traveller rating
257
43
18
10
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
257
43
18
10
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews peshwari naan curry venison fixed menu chicken tasting menu tapas set menu love indian food best indian the owner chef including wine four courses main course red wine meat dishes visited this restaurant
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 335 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely owner/chief so proud of his food (Bangladeshi Indian fusion) The subtle flavours that are out of this world. #whatafind. Romantic ambiance can’t wait to come back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnnaliseE4
Reviewed 21 November 2018

We visited Basmati Indian restaurant on the recommendation of a friend, and we were not disappointed. Basmati do not offer the traditional menus of other restaurants, but offer a fixed 4 course menu which changes on a regular basis. The food is first class with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shuggyboy007
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Thank you Shahin Awal for the very tasty and excellent dinner menu. We introduced some friends to your exceptional and healthy cooking art. They Indian cooking lovers, as we are, they travelled a lot and tried different restaurants and chefs all over the world and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Claudia73053
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The Chefs kind soul is reflected in all his staff. So even if they haven’t been trained in the best hotel schools of the world, they are friendly and willing to serve you. No á l carte but a set menu with plenty of -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TobiFromSwitzerland
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place! The chef offers so much passion and live into every dish! Highly recommend and so fairly priced. €32.50 each for a tasting menu including wine. Love the concept, love the family vibe and the food was just delightful!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank LizO89
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were just relieved to find Indian restaurants in Mallorca, let alone an outstanding one. Basmati has an original concept where you have a choice of 3 set menus, €16,€27.50,€32.50. This price includes a full bottle of very acceptable red wine. For us the outstanding...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Pitch black inside. Very mediocre food. Irritating greeting from the dominant fussy male who tells you how amazing the food is. Very pleasant female waiting staff who top up the water frequently. If you like a curry go somewhere else because this place is just...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yumsville
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Super-welcoming guy from Dhaka, Bangladesh runs a restaurant - in Palma de Mallorca, of all the unlikely places - that has to be one of the most interesting and authentic Indian restaurants I’ve been to since eating in a family’s fort palace in Rajasthan in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Laura5_sg
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is restaurant with a difference. Not just different from every other indian restaurant you've been to, it stands apart from the dull, the everyday, the routine and the formulaic food served pretty well everywhere else. The decor and ambience and the attentive staff match...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Basmati several times and every time we leave this house as kings and queens. Such a warm welcome, attending staff and superb Indian food: this is the top Indian restaurant of Mallorca. The chef serves you his fixed menu - you'll be surprised...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BertSwings
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
lorraineu583
8 November 2018|
Answer
Response from shahin996 | Property representative |
Hello, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. we receive customers in restaurant, to know menu or any information call us this number please 971710387,,thank you🙏🏽
0
Votes
Google Translation
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing