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Viale Gian Galeazzo 7, 20136 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8940 4746
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 01:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Western Australia, Australia
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can choose to have your lunch or dinner a la carte or with a special combo which offer different combination of indian dishes, vegetarian option are available as well, the dining room is picturesque and furnished with an indian touch, the food isn't outstanding and quite expensive, you can try this Indian restaurant once maybe at s.Valentine time !

Thank Sgana U
Milan, Italy
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102 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It's with a heavy heart that this once highly regarded restaurant has gone south! The last (and I mean THE LAST) time I ate there, nothing was good -- just bland, not fresh, tiny portions! Samosas and chicken korma were the only two that were ok. Chicken biryani was mushy. Garlic naan was extremely dry. We paid over €80 for... More 

Thank Grazia B
Tripoli, Greece
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154 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Visited the restaurant recently with family. Child friendly, polite service, relaxed atmoshpere, good dishes and mainly reasonable prices. Try the cheese-bread. Book in advance.

Thank RedSkyWalker22
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

After a couple of weeks of craving Indian food, being a British Indian, this place hit the spot. A nice ambience, welcoming staff, and good quality food. Slightly put off by the prices, and would have expected some rice to go with the high prices as complimentary. However, perhaps the closest to an authentic Indian meal in Milan. Way better... More 

Thank Harpal V
Mission, Kansas
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136 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had the 3 mix platter starter, 2 chicken biryanis, 5 naans, 1 chicken curry and 1 palak paneer for 5 of us. The quantity was very little compared to other restaurants over the world. The bill was about 67 Euros.

Thank Mohit19
Milan, Italy
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58 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We chose the menu formula for dinner with mixed starters, main course and dessert. The quantity of food is very wide and quality is good. Staff has been kind and at disposal. The expense was around 25 euros each, in line with comparable restaurants

Thank R0berta33
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The food was too good . The staff was quite helpful in getting us a hotel. Quite centrally located . Will visit again . The serving quantity was also good

Thank pradeepctc2007
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

The place was nice enough and the staff very friendly. Fast service is usually a good thing but this looked and felt like the food was sitting around waiting to be served. The tikka masala looked stewed or boiled and was tasteless. The lamb korma too was actually awful...grisly and tasteless. Most indian restuarants serve large portions which can be... More 

1 Thank Jonathon W
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The food is average, a bit insipid. Way overpriced and the portions are too small for their price. Also we booked the restaurant and showed up 15 minutes early, the personnel seemed upset by this and made us wait outside the restaurant even if there were a lot of empty tables.

1 Thank Aristotele S
London, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

I had never been to an Indian restaurant in Milan and Shiva was a bit of a disappointment. The service was rather slow for a quiet-ish Wednesday night and the food was mediocre. We got a mixed starters that looked like it came out of a Tesco's take away box and the mains were poorly cooked. I had a fish... More 

1 Thank Gabriele G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Gian Galeazzo 7, 20136 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8940 4746

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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