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21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
+44 116 255 0137
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“dosas” (121 reviews)
“thali” (28 reviews)
“chilli paneer” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days 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.

Thank SarahNRaJ
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank Amin A
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank 447simon
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Touzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

2  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.

1  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

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I have had been recommended by friends to visit Shivali,finally managed as had friend from India and America visiting so for vegetarians seemed good. The reason to give low score is due to fact I have been to many vegetarian restaurant and eaten dhosas however...More

Thank RanjeetK
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I have visited Shivali many times as I find it as one of the best restaurants in Leicester for vegetarians who would like to try different options in a Buffet. Nice dosas, pooris and authentic south indian curries served. The last time I visited in...More

2  Thank Sudheer0410
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We usually travel about 80 miles to relish some authentic food at Shivalli and several other places at Leicester. This is probably our 5th time to this place and we have never felt so hurt before. The food as always was good (without a doubt)....More

1  Thank tweety t
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Questions & Answers
19 September 2016|
Response from Touzo | Reviewed this property |
Probably the NPC carpark next to Bannatynes Gym.
19 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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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