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.

Sharmilee Restaurant

71-73 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, England
+44 116 261 0503
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (26 reviews)
“thali” (16 reviews)
“paneer” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71-73 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (263)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Being a Leicester lad that has been gone for around 20 years, I've constantly craved sweetmarts and not found any decent ones anywhere else (outside Leicester). So a friend said to nip in here for samosas and we ended up having some of my old...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent Service with Great Buffet food every time -what more can you ask for. Would Recommend to anyone Well done guys-keep it up!!

Thank Kalpana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice veg food standard paneers nice and spinach puris is yummy the Indian sweets are beautiful defo come here for the sweets

Thank Gita T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buffet lunch is perhaps not 5* but the snacks, sweet and savoury, are brilliant. You can take away to spice up your own curries at home. As we're not Indian, we always appreciate the staff's friendly and open advice.

Thank pavvickers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited sharmilee on a saturday without making and reservations, luckily we got a table as the place was packed.. the waiter remembered me straight away and said shall i bring over your favourite passion fruit juice, its little things like this that makes me return...More

Thank myakhan17
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This place has some mixed review, but decided to give it a go anyway. I can say I was pleasantly surprised, the food is beautiful. Pure vegetarian food as well. Having tried other places along this glorious road I have to say this ranks very...More

Thank Raks B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to give Sharmilee a 2nd chance after our last visit in early 2017 had left us less than underwhelmed. Disappointingly, nothing has changed. Numerous requests for service before anyone arrives. Excessively long wait fir food & drinks with no apology. Waitering staff clearly...More

1  Thank Chig72
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I had the buffet lunch with my family. Being a Gujarati, i know what the quality should be like, and the curries were well below average and the bateta vada were poor. They need to remember that the restaurant is on Belgrave road, so they're...More

1  Thank charang2018
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The food here is fantastic and service we received was excellent. Nice and clean atmosphere. Will definetely visit again soon.

Thank Bpsweety
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The Sharmilee restaurant has such a warm and characteristic feel. The staff are extremely courteous and deliver excellent customer service. The food is so fresh and vibrant in flavour! The pricing is incredibly great value for the serving you receive for each dish. This is...More

1  Thank Kev N
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 hotels in Leicester
Comfort Nights Hotel
39 reviews
.31 km away
Campanile Hotel Leicester
489 reviews
.98 km away
Ramada Encore Leicester City Centre
650 reviews
1.64 km away
Ibis Leicester
706 reviews
1.69 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Aarti Sweet Centre
76 reviews
.31 km away
Sayonara 4 Seasons
302 reviews
.11 km away
452 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Curve Theatre
1,071 reviews
1.55 km away
Abbey Park
266 reviews
1.07 km away
Abbey Pumping Station
330 reviews
.85 km away
National Space Centre
2,683 reviews
.79 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 September 2015|
Response from Mitul V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They deliver sweets and savouries (mithaai) to anywhere in the UK, including manchester, comes next day if you order before 1pm. However, for restaurant food like indian cuisine, only if you pre-arrange/catering order... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71-73 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 261 0503
  • E-mail
Sharmilee restaurant has been established since 1973, and we pride ourselves in great authentice indian vegetarian cuisine. Only serving the most fresh and tasteful food from snacks like Pani Puri, Crispy Bhajia and Bhel to Main course such as Chana Bhatura, Dhosas, Pau Bhaji and Paneer Tikka Masala. We offer a buffet that is open from 12 to 4pm from tuesday to friday, and 12pm to 9pm on saturdays, 12pm to 8pm on sundays. Monday we are closed, unless a bank holiday.
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